An Indian student practice various postures of traditional sport Pole Mallakhamb, during the training session at Shree Samarth Vyayam Mandir in Mumbai, India, 27 April 2018. It was originally practiced by wrestlers and soldiers as a strength training exercise. Malla means wrestler and khamb means pole. It is a sport of strength and power, which provides a complete exercise for the entire body. Mallakhamba requires the strength of wrestling and the flexibility of gymnastics and yoga, and practitioners must combine those elements to perform aerial yoga poses while gripping a vertical pole.