Gatka Punjabi meaning: one whose freedom belongs to grace)
The first information of this ancient art dates back to 1600, in northern india (during the times of the 6th Guru of the Sikhs, Guru Hargobind Sahib). But its origins are certainly much older. The Sikh warriors have used and perfected in many battles the gatka, making their martial art.


“Honest Living, Remember God, Charity, Sharing, Sacrifice, Humility, Devotion, Equality, Respect, Forgiveness, Compassion, Self-Help, Integrity, and Service. The way of a Warrior : Is Forever Always has been, is now and always will be. “ Baba Fateh Singh Gatka Akhara

See also: wikipedia Gatka - MADB Gatka - Gatka Documentaries




Gatka is a martial art imprinted on the use of weapons. The sword, long and short. The long stick. Flexible arms. Knives, axes, and much more (see picture). Shields are many, of different sizes. Usually you use 2 arms, one for each hand, in all possible combinations. Typical are the sticks with small shields hand guards, that are used in training.


Physical strength, technical preparation, are as important as the spiritual preparation (and are related to the vast Indian tradition of the guru). Rhythm, grace, fluidity, are the goals to be reached.
The gatka must offer an easy way to learn. Effective with all weapons. Useful



Spectacular collection of videos dedicated to gatka, and his incredible use of weapons. Public shows and demonstrations.

Gatka Tutorials

Playlist dedicated to the Gatka tutorials, lessons and video techniques.

National / international Gatka Competitions

Collection of videos dedicated to the National / International Gatka Competitions Championship. Show and fights.

Nidar Singh Nihang

Spectacular collection of videos dedicated to Nidar Singh Nihang, a master of Gatka.

Gatka music

Section about Gatka music. Many songs to hear and download, totally free. For training motivation.


Collection of free wallpapers easily downloadable, and many other free images and clip art dedicated to bareknuckle boxing world. For real fans.


Android Free Apps (APK) dedicated to the Gatka. To learn also from the mobile phone. Tutorials, exercises, techniques, media, games, curiosity.


Gaming section dedicated to fighting games. All free, immediately playable or downlodables. Online games, PC games, android phone games. To be a warrior also from your desk!