3. HISTORY OF KABADDI
It is a popular belief that kabaddi originated from the Indian state of Tamil Nadu.
In India, the sport had different names in different states before its establishment
as the sport it’s recognized today. It was called Chedugudu or Hu-Tu-Tu in the
southern part of the country, while it was referred to as Hadudu (for men) and Kit-
Kit (for women) in the east.
In 1918, the first official rules and regulations of kabaddi were brought into effect
before it was declared as the national sport of India
In 1923, an all India tournament of kabaddi was held in Baroda and since then,
several national-level tournaments have been organized across the country.
In 1972, the Amateur Kabaddi Federation of India (AKFI) was formed to promote
the game in India’s neighbouring countries like Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Iran,
Bangladesh Japan, Canada, USA, UK, Argentina, Thailand, Korea, China,
Indonesia, Australia etc.
Kabaddi is the national sport of Bangladesh.
6. RULES AND REGULATION
• Each team shall consist of no more than 12 gamer with best 7
taking to the field at anyone time. Because of the physical
nature of Kabaddi, fits are classified in age and weight
• There are six officials searching after every Kabaddi match.
The officials contain of a referee, a scorer, two assistant
scorers and two umpires.
• The duration of the game is 2 halves of 20 minutes which with
break of 5 minutes in a every half time’s.
7. FOULS OF KABADDI
Persistently protesting or objecting the official’s decision, thereby
disrupting the match.
Showing overt aggression towards the Referee or umpire demanding
a favorable decision.
Choking a raider by shutting his mouth or throat in any way.
Violent means of tackling a player leading to injuries being sustained
by the opponent raider.
Taking more than five seconds to start the raid unless there is some
technical issue specified in the rule.
Holding the Raider with the help of scissors operated by legs.
Coaching from the outside of the court by the coaches and the
8. CARDS IN KABADDI
Green Card : It is shown for an initial warning for any
violation of rules.
Yellow Card : If the yellow card is shown to any player then
the player shall be suspended for 2 minutes from the game
and one technical point shall be awarded to the opposition
Red Card : If the red card is shown to any player, then he
shall be suspended for the rest of the match, and one
technical point shall also be awarded to the opponent team.
In this case, No substitute player is allowed to replace the
red-carded player and the team that loses the player shall
continue the match with the remaining number of players.
10. CIRCLE KABADDI
Circle style kabaddi, also called Punjabi kabaddi.
It is a contact sport that originated in the Punjab region, in the
northern part of the Indian subcontinent.
There are a number of traditional Punjabi kabaddi styles
traditionally played in the Punjabi region.
As standard kabaddi, circle style kabaddi is also played at
state and international levels, through various governing
bodies such as Kabaddi World Cup(Circle Kabaddi).
13. CIRCLE KABADDI MEASURMENT
For men and junior boys, the field of play shall have a radius of 22 meters, and it shall be
divided intotwo equalhalves by a midline.
In the case of women, junior girls, sub-junior boys, and girls, the field of play shall have
a radius of 16 meters,and it must be divided into two equal halves by a midline.
The pala is demarcated by marking lines of 3 meters from the center point of the
midline on each side. It is also considered to be the gate of the court in the center of the
play-field. The Raider should safely reach his home court through the pala only. The
total length of the pala shall be 6 meters, and the pala posts shall be mounds of either
lime powder or of some soft material of 20 cm height and 15 cm diameter. The size of
palais the same for allage groups.