Thattu Mettadavu 3 : Khandam
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This Adavu has two components, a tapping action with one foot that comprises of the Thattu, and the Udgattitham action on the other leg with a heel. Sometimes both the tap and the Udgattitam can happen on the same foot, depending on the Jathi.
- Try to make sure the heel is lifted properly
- Be clear with the Udgattitam on the foot even in the third speed.
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