Historical data (oral) were obtained through interviews with several sources, where the timeline of the emergence of their silat style was around the end of the 18th century to the early 20th century. There are two variations of stories that refer to the two cultures of martial art that influence the birth and development of Silat Betawi or Maen Pukulan, Pencak Sunda (Sundanese Pencak Silat) and Chinese KuntaoRead More
Category: Silat World
As one of the oldest sport in the world, wrestling for Indonesians is generally not a strange thing, as it is also one of the oldest practice in Indonesia. Wrestling festival was held during the reign of Majapahit Kingdom.Read More
many cultural elements left by the Mataram Kingdom in the past, its martial art of Pencak Silat is the only thing that hard to find. Even if it is there, it still causes debate among the practitioner, especially those who are involved in the world of the history of pencak silat because of the lack of data and historical records.
Based on some historical records, there is one Mataram Style Pencak from the Mangkunegaran Sunanate lineage which has not yet been revealed clearly.Read More