Sean Stark

Silaturahim

This word is packed with a lot of meaning within Pencak Silat Pertempuran. In fact, so much so, that you cannot be part of what we do without moving towards Silaturahim in all that you do and represent. It just simply cannot be. So what does it mean? We are brothers and sisters. Yep. We…

2nd Annual Silat Sunda Camp

2nd International Training Camp by Guru Roedy Wiranatakusumah and Others. May 14-21, 2017 Be prepared to get comprehensive training in Sundanese jurus-jurus, bunga, buah, and senjata at the beautiful Malabar Tea Plantation. Not to be missed! For more information visit this link or contact Guru Roedy!  

Dirty Boxing Seminar!

Hey All! February 25th and 26th I’ll be back in Florida. I’m really excited for those dates for two reasons. The first reason I’m excited is that I’ll be sharing DIRTY BOXING—Combat Silat style with folks. The second reason is that we’ll be in two locations. Day one we’ll be in Orlando area, and day two…

Sucker.

Lately, I’ve been inundated with video after video of martial arts experts, combative experts, and street fighting experts pedaling their systems of self-protection, self-defense, and reality based fighting…. Many of these videos have some good material in them. Truly. Some valid ideas and points of clarity. That’s fantastic! I’d say that you should look at…

Raven Talk Interview

An interview I did with Raven Talk / Fernan Vargas. It gives some of the background of my martial arts training and in particular why I found a home in Pencak Silat and the purpose and value of developing Pencak Silat Pertempuran. You can listen to the interview here!

Notes for the Street-Offense Workshop

Keys to success in Street Offense: Observation, Readiness, and Action. Each key can be broken up even further. This is a conversation. This is not about absolute solutions. This is not about pencak silat or even the martial arts though it is based on my approach, which is from the martial arts. What to watch…

STREET OFFENSE WORKSHOP

SEPTEMBER 24th and 25th, 2016 (Details below) (REGISTRATION IS AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS POST)   If you’re not familiar with Combat Silat, you will be exposed to street ready silat that is systematic AND organic! I’ll be focusing on giving you the tools to see it coming, being pro-active rather than reactive, and even whether there…

SEMINAR ANNOUNCEMENT

https://www.facebook.com/events/999303150137063/ The Florida Seminar weekend is almost upon us! May 28th and 29th! US Tae Kwon Do Hapkido, 905 N Kingsway, Seffner, FL 33584 TOPICS ON DAY ONE: • Evading to Countering • Knowing your tools • Controlling Your Opponent • Being explosive and non-telegraphic • Controlling Chaos • Destroying Structure • Finishing Methods •…

VLOG 6 & Being prepared.

Preparedness is not a moment in time. Being. Prepared. Is a current state of living. It requires attendance. It requires study. It requires training. It requires practice. And it requires testing. (See previous blog post.) It doesn’t just happen.