Values of Gatka
- The importance of martial art Gatka can hardly be overestimated. A cosmopolitan sport Gatka contributes al-round physical activity during playing or exercise. Every part of the body got involves during Gatka fight and the Gatka player has to move fast, run, squat, lunge, bend and twist his trunk in all directions. Very often, he has to dance on his toes swiftly. Even the eyes and mind have to exert hard to do their allotted tasks. Consequently, it strengthens muscles and nervous tissues, improves structures of joints, helps efficient functioning of all the seven systems of the body and thus imparts speed, agility and endurance to its participant.
- It is also a splendid developer of lung capacity. Besides, playing of Gatka purifies blood and helps to drive away rheumatic germs that might be moving about trying to lodge in the joints. Lastly, it is enormously useful from sociological point of view. An exponent of this art can live with dignity and move in society peacefully and comfortably. Gatkebaaz can easily guard his life by defending a number of opponents at least in time of need due to this self-defence art. It comforts as an effective self-defence for womenfolk who could challenge the eve-teasers easily.
- On the top of it, the Gatka game is comparatively less expensive. It requires much less space and facilities than are needed for many other major games which are far less important so for as imparting of carryover values are concerned. One can never hesitate to assert that proper exercises of Gatka are sure to result in strong physique, graceful posture, keen judgement and fearless mind.
- Gatka sport also has the significance of an activity pursuing the ultimate limits of human potential. On a social scale, it is a significant element in the sound development of the young and the generation of a sense of solidarity in local communities. It would also contribute to the national economy and promote friendly relations.