Sri I. Nazer gurukkal (Master), one of the renowned Guru’s of Kalarippayattu has been training Kalaripayattu in southern style [MURAI – the oldest form of the martial art Kalaripayattu], and also conducting Kalari Marma Chikilsa (therapeutic treatment in vital points), for the past 30 years. He has trained Kalaripayattu and Kalari treatment under 12 masters in Tiruvanathapuram and Kanyakumari, and teaching southern style Kalaripayattu in Kottayam district since 1978.
He began his training under Sri Thankappan Nadar Master. He learned Marma Chikilsa from Sri H. Robinson master and Sri J Manas master. Some among his masters are Sri Yusuf master, Sri Abubakker (Thambikunju) master, Sri J. Chellayyan Master, Sri Ali Master, Sri Dhurai Raj Master, and Sri Muhammad Sali Master.