What's this Kalaripayattu sword called?

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  1. Knapf

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    Epee?Maybe not since it's of Indian origin
     
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    It is called a vaal (sword).

    Here are some photos of when I was in India. The movement of Kalaripayattu is dynamic and fluid.

    The Instinctive Edge
     
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    Nice video. the swords they use are flexible, right?
     
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    Some of them are and some are not!
     

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