Kabaddi-History, Rules and Regulations, fundamental skills, Terminology

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Kabaddi-History, Rules and Regulations, fundamental skills, Terminology

Kabaddi-History, Rules and Regulations, fundamental skills, Terminology

This game has its origin in the Indian subcontinent.It is a rural game and is very popular in rural parts of India as it has simple rules and does not require any equipment.Kabaddi rules were framed in the year 1923 and later revised in the year 1934.Kabaddi is controlled by International Kabaddi Federation established in the year 1952.In the year 1950, the kabaddi Federation of India was founded and it compiled a standard set of rules. In India kabaddi Federation of India regulates its rules and development. Kabaddi was a demonstration game in the year 1982 Asian games at New Delhi. It was officially introduced in the Asian games in the year 1990. Though this is not an olympic game yet efforts are going on to get its recognition in Olympics.India has the honour of winning all the gold medals in the Asian games.

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Rules of the Game:

1. Two teams of seven players each take their position in its own half side of playfield in this game.

2. One player get chance to ‘raid’ in opponent side, by speaking ‘kabaddi-kabaddi’.

3. He moves in a dodging pattern in an attempt to touch opponent players and reach back safely to his side.

4. The opponent player also try to catch hold of the raider so that he cannot go back to his side.

5. Each raider has to cross baulk line during raid.

6. lobby area can only be used during struggle.

7. No player can hit, push etc during struggle.

8. No player can use the abusive words.

9. No player can catch the clothes of the player.

10. Fouls: violent tacking, more than 5 seconds to raid, hitting the out raider, side push etc.

Fundamental skills of kabaddi:

Two fundamental skills are involved in the game of kabaddi:

1. offensive skills

2. Defensive skills

1. Offensive skills:

These offensive skills are performed by raider to touch opponents and come back safe to own half after raid. These skills are can’t, side kick, roll kick, toe kick, front kick, cross kick, round kick, curve kick, dogging kick.

1. Cant: cant is a repeated clear sound of the word ‘kabaddi-kabaddi’ in one single breath during raid by the raider.

2. Toe touch: Toe touch is performed by the raider to touch the opponent by toe or leg during raid.

3. Side-kick: In this, the raider tries to touch opponent by side kicking keeping in mind that opponent should not hold the leg.

4. Front-kick: In front kick, the raider tries to kick from front, in a deceiving action keeping in mind that opponent should not grab the leg.

5. Mule-kick: It is a deceiving kick by and showing back to opponent.

2.Defensive skills:

These are the defensive skills performed to grab raider. Defensive skills are like knee catch , ankle catch , crocodile catch ,wrist catch ,washerman hold , chain formative ,3-2-2 formation , front back formation , etc.

1. Knee-catch: In this the catcher holds or grabs the Knee catch this the raider is unable to escape from the grip of catcher.

2. Ankle-catch: In this the catcher visualises the movement of raider very carefully and grabs the raider ankle firmly. Catcher pulls the raider close and make him to fall.

3. Thigh-catch: It is holding the raider from thigh part. The skills has variation like one thigh catch or double thigh catch.

4. Crocodile-catch: It is holding the arm of raider from a distance later pulling it closer.

5. Wrist-catch: It is grabing the wrist and pulling the raider closer.

Terminology uses in kabaddi:

1. Raid: The player who attempts to go in opponents half play field with single breath of cant.

2. Catch: The defensive player of grabs from the raider and completely over power them, so that he cannot raturn safely to his own half.

3. Live: A player become alive, if a player of opponents team is made out or during raid own team member makes touch to opponents and returns back safe to own team safe to his own half.

4. Dead: During raid if the raider touchs opponent and return back safe to half, then the player whom the touch has been made are considered as dead. They will only return for playing with the help of own teammates, which Will make them alive.

5.cant: It is repeated clear sound from the raider in a single breath.”kabaddi, kabaddi”.

6. Broken cant: If the cant or ‘ kabbadi , kabbadi…’ is broken in the single breath during.

7. Hu-Tu-Tu: It is an another name of kabaddi.

Pro kabaddi

Kabaddi-History, Rules and Regulations, fundamental skills, Terminology

Pro Kabaddi League, which is currently known as Vivo Pro Kabaddi League for sponsorship purpose, is a professional level kabaddi league in India. It was launched in 2014 and it is broadcast on Star Sports.

AdministratorMashal Sports
First edition2014
Latest edition2019
Tournament formatDouble round-robin league and Playoffs
Number of teams12
Current championBengaluru Bulls (1st title)
Most successfulPatna Pirates (3 titles)

The popularity of the Kabaddi Tournament in the 2006 Asian Games was influenced by the establishment of the league. The format of the competition was influenced by the Indian Premier League. The Pro Kabaddi League uses a franchise-based model and its first season was organized in 2014 with eight teams, each of which was paid up to US $ 250,000 in fees

Pro kabaddi 2019 Schedule

Hyderabad Leg

DateDayMatchTime (IST)
20-Jul-2019SaturdayTelugu Titans vs U Mumba19:30
20-Jul-2019SaturdayBengaluru Bulls vs Patna Pirates20:30
21-Jul-2019SundayBengaluru Bulls vs Gujarat Fortune Giants19:30
21-Jul-2019SundayTelugu Titans vs Tamil Thalaivas20:30
22-Jul-2019MondayU Mumba vs Jaipur Pink Panthers19:30
22-Jul-2019MondayPuneri Paltan vs Haryana Steelers20:30
24-Jul-2019WednesdayUP Yoddha vs Bengal Warriors19:30
24-Jul-2019WednesdayTelugu Titans vs Dabang Delhi K.C.20:30
25-Jul-2019ThursdayDabang Delhi K.C. vs Tamil Thalaivas19:30
26-Jul-2019FridayUP Yoddha vs Gujarat Fortune Giants19:30
26-Jul-2019FridayTelugu Titans vs Patna Pirates20:30

Mumbai Leg

DateDayMatchTime (IST)
27-Jul-2019SaturdayU Mumba vs Puneri Paltan19:30
27-Jul-2019SaturdayJaipur Pink Panthers vs Bengal Warriors20:30
28-Jul-2019SundayDabang Delhi K.C. vs Haryana Steelers19:30
28-Jul-2019SundayU Mumba vs Bengaluru Bulls20:30
29-Jul-2019MondayTamil Thalaivas vs Patna Pirates19:30
29-Jul-2019MondayBengal Warriors vs Puneri Paltan20:30
31-Jul-2019WednesdayHaryana Steelers vs Jaipur Pink Panthers19:30
31-Jul-2019WednesdayU Mumba vs UP Yoddha20:30
1-Aug-2019ThursdayGujarat Fortune Giants vs Dabang Delhi K.C.19:30
2-Aug-2019FridayTelugu Titans vs UP Yoddha19:30
2-Aug-2019FridayU Mumba vs Gujarat Fortune Giants20:30

Patna Leg

DateDayMatchTime (IST)
3-Aug-2019SaturdayPatna Pirates vs Jaipur Pink Panthers19:30
3-Aug-2019SaturdayBengal Warriors vs Bengaluru Bulls20:30
4-Aug-2019SundayHaryana Steelers vs Tamil Thalaivas19:30
4-Aug-2019SundayPatna Pirates vs Puneri Paltan20:30
5-Aug-2019MondayDabang Delhi K.C. vs Japir Pink Panthers19:30
5-Aug-2019MondayGujarat Fortune Giants vs Puneri Paltan20:30
7-Aug-2019WednesdayUP Yoddha vs Tamil Thalaivas19:30
7-Aug-2019WednesdayPatna Pirates vs Haryana Steelers20:30
8-Aug-2019ThursdayTelugu Titans vs Bengaluru Bulls19:30
9-Aug-2019FridayBengal Warriors vs U Mumba19:30
9-Aug-2019FridayPatna Pirates vs UP Yoddha20:30

Pro kabbadi 2019 Points Table

Gujarat Fortunegiants22001043
Dabang Delhi K.C.2200102
Tamil Thalaivas2110612
Patna Pirates2110610
Bengal Warriors1100531
Jaipur Pink Panthers1100519
Haryana Steelers1100510
U Mumba21105-13
Bengaluru Bulls21105-16
Telugu Titans40402-32
Puneri Paltan10100-10
U.P. Yoddha20200-56

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One thought on “Kabaddi-History, Rules and Regulations, fundamental skills, Terminology

  • November 20, 2019 at 4:11 pm

    i salute Bisan Singh badi sir .never promoted this type of fixed cricket formet. and big thumbs down to sunil gavasker .for money he sold his views which was against IPL in the beginning. please boycott IPL.


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