Thang-Ta is an Indian martial arts originated from Manipur a north-estern state of India. In Manipuri term, "Thang" means "Sword" & "Ta" means "Spear" that the Thang-Ta means arts of Sword & Spear. Its another name is Huyel Langlon that, "Huyel" means war, "Langlon", means 'Knowledge of Art'. That the "Huyel Langlon" means knowledge of war art.
Thang-Ta is popular term for the ancient Manipuri martial arts, known as Huyel Langlon. It bears different names for different peoples such as Huyel Langlon, Sarit-Sarak, Chainarol, Thang-Ta and Mukna etc.
The different meaning are as under
All above martial arts are known as Thang-Ta martial arts by all the people.
The artists / players of Thang-Ta must follow strictly the following categories of arts.