Pencak Silat

Indonesian Martial Arts

What is Pencak Silat?

Pencak Silat is an Indonesian way of self-defence martial arts. It is what some parts of Indonesia uses like Bali, Jawa, Sunda, Padang, Melayu and Malay.

Pencak Silat and It's Role In History

Pencak Silat plays an important role in Indonesia's religious history. Since the age of ancient Indonesian Hindu-Buddhist kingdoms like Srivijaya, Majapahit, and kingdom of Sunda, these kingdoms used Pencak Silat to train their soldiers and warriors.

Pencak Silat And It's Background

Pencak Silat is Indonesian Martial Arts. Warriors and soldiers has used this type of martial arts before in battle and it has grown around the world, still being used today by many people from different cultures and religions. Some countries has started teaching Pencak Silat, or even start tournaments. This type of martial arts has been used by many people, from many different countries around the world. Many people, any gender and age, fight with quick movement, also using objects to fight in battles.

By Patrick Dimovski