Gatka is an Indian martial art which involves the use of a number of weapons like the sword, khanda, dagger, kirpan and chakra. There is a khel (sports) version also which involves the use of sticks in place of swords.
The wooden sticks replace swords and a simulated contest takes place minus the swords.Gatka is a Punjabi word and refer to a stick. Gatka is an excellent sport and speed and quick movements are its hall mark