Pencak Silat

Pencak silat (; also spelled penchak silat and pentjak silat) is an umbrella term for the martial arts of Indonesia. The leading organization of pencak silat in Indonesia is IPSI (Ikatan Pencak Silat Indonesia, meaning Pencak Silat Association of Indonesia). The liaison body for international pencak silat is the International Pencak Silat Association or PERSILAT (Persekutuan Pencak Silat Antara Bangsa).

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2011 Southeast Asian Games - Concerns and Controversies - Controversial Decision
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Silek - History
... The pencak silat tradition is mostly oral, having been passed down almost entirely by word of mouth ... The combative measures as artifacts of silat roots, evolved around the 7th century A.D ... The earliest evidence of silat being taught in a structured manner comes from the Sumatra-based empire of Srivijaya where folklore tells that it was created by a woman named Rama Sukana who witnessed a ...
Silek
... Pencak silat ( also spelled penchak silat and pentjak silat) is an umbrella term for the martial arts of Indonesia ... The leading organization of pencak silat in Indonesia is IPSI (Ikatan Pencak Silat Indonesia, meaning Pencak Silat Association of Indonesia) ... The liaison body for international pencak silat is the International Pencak Silat Association or PERSILAT (Persekutuan Pencak Silat Antara Bangsa) ...
Pencak Silat - See Also
... Kuntao Silat Styles of silat Weapons of silat. ...