History and Evolution of Kabaddi

Kabaddi is fundamentally an Indian game and well known as “Round of Masses”. The game is exceptionally well known, basic and furthermore the standards are effectively justifiable. Nonetheless, solid proof expresses that the game is 4,000 year old, yet not many individuals are had some significant awareness of its starting point.

Kabaddi is a straightforward and practical game, and doesn’t need a tremendous playing region, or any expensive gear. It is essentially an outside sport played on mud court, however later the game is being played on a manufactured surface.

Kabaddi was begun in the southern Indian State of Tamil Nadu. Different types of kabaddi were begun in northern pieces of India. The advanced kabaddi was presented in the Indian National Games at Calcutta in 1938.

The game was presented and promoted in Japan by Sundar Ram of India in 1979. He visited Japan for the benefit of Asian Amateur Kabaddi Federation for a considerable length of time to present the game and the principal Asian Kabaddi Championship was held in 1980.

Presently days the game is known by various names, as Hu Tu in Western India, Chedugudu in Southern India, Kabaddi in Northern India and Ha Do in Eastern India. The term of the game is 35 minutes with 5 minutes in the middle between to change the sides.











The two groups possess inverse parts of a field and alternate sending a “thief” into the other half to win focuses by handling individuals from the other group. The marauder then endeavors to get back to his own group pausing his breathing and saying “Kabaddi” during the entire assault.

At the worldwide group variant of kabaddi, two groups each with seven individuals possess went against equal parts of a field of 10m by 8m (for ladies) and 11m by 13 m (for men) and each group has an additional three players for possible later use. The game is played with brief parts and a brief break during which the groups trade sides.

Groups take turn sending a “pillager” to the contrary group where the objective is to label individuals from the contrary group prior to getting back to his own group. Labeled individuals are “out” and are shipped off field for the present. In the interim safeguard should make a chain, by associating hands. In the event that the chain is separated, an individual from the safeguarding group is shipped off. The point of the protector is to prevent the thief from getting back to his side prior to calmly inhaling.

Kabaddi can likewise be played in three distinct structures like Amar, Gemini and Sanjeevani. Allow us to examine these structures exhaustively.


This type of kabaddi played in light of focuses scored by the two sides. The play field has no specific estimations and nine to eleven players amount to every one of the groups. The fundamental benefit of this type of game is that the cover players stay in the court all through the match and can give their best presentation.


This type of kabaddi is played with 9 players on one or the other side. The principal trait of this type of kabaddi is that a player who is put out needs to stay out until all the colleagues are placed on. The group which is fruitful in putting out every one of the players of the contrary group secure a point.