Some fight with machetes three-feet long, others are armed with daggers curved like the claws of big cats, while other combatants rely on only their minds.
To the world of martial arts — an activity that is currently growing with multiples disciplines gaining popularity across the globe. But as Kristy Skull tells us, theirs is one Indonesian practice that is looking to its past to help it in the future.
Indonesian pencak silat becomes more popular in Europe. Gending Raspuzi, respected pencak silat guru in West Java, was cordially invited to deliver traditional pencak silat workshops in four countries in Europe, from 2-24 April 2016. Gending is scheduled to teach Sundanese pencak silat in France, Grand Canaria, Ireland, and Germany. He is going to equip…
Beksi is one of the most commonly practiced forms of silat in Greater Jakarta and is distinguishable from other Betawi silat styles such as cingkrik, by its close-distance combat style and lack of offensive leg action.
Here are the top 4 reasons why we think you should take your child to the nearest dojo and start their martial arts training.
Originally Written by Elena Scuro for Novak Djokovic Foundation’s blog. Martial arts are great for the children with special needs because they are just an “art.” It includes self-expression and a competition against themselves rather than others.