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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…

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…

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…

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.

How To Learn

This is the process to understanding anything. Of course, in this case I’m focusing on pencak silat. Study. Train. Practice. Test. Repeat. Study: Listen, watch, and feel what your guide has to offer. If that guide is a hands on teacher. Great. If that guide is a static teacher such as a video. Great. (You’ll…

Manifesto Series

4. There are pencak silat people and systems that do not follow the path of silaturahim (brotherhood and sisterhood). They should be avoided if possible—as though they do not exist—not because we fear them, but because they bring nothing of value to Pencak Silat Pertempuran. Do not even utter the names they fight so hard…