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gatka criticism

I recently attended a Gatka lecture, which turned out to be 1hour of criticism from a Nihang. He said the techniques used are all wrong in martial arts and that the dancing done is silly. He made lots of jokes making fun of those who do Gatka and suggested people followed his route of Shastar Vidya.

I know a lot about martial arts, and I do actually agree with the Nihang in that there are certain techniques which aren't completely right in Gatka.

Is this kind of criticism allowed though? Can you have different versions of Gatka? What does the Guru Granth Sahib Ji say about Gatka?

I'm just confused as to whether I should be offended by this Nihang, or whether Gatka should be updated to employ these new better techniques?