Pencak Silat

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Pencak silat (in Western writings sometimes spelled "pentjak silat" or phonetically as "penchak silat") is an umbrella term for a class of related Indonesian martial arts.wikipedia
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Pencak silat (in Western writings sometimes spelled "pentjak silat" or phonetically as "penchak silat") is an umbrella term for a class of related Indonesian martial arts.
Today, Indonesian fighting styles are synonymous with pencak silat, a term coined for the martial arts of the Indonesian archipelago.

Silat

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In neighbouring countries the term usually refers to professional competitive silat. Silat is a collective word for a class of indigenous martial arts from the geo-cultural area of Indonesia, more precisely in the Malay Archipelago, a region known locally as Nusantara.
While the word silat is used by Malay-speakers throughout Southeast Asia, the art is officially called pencak silat in Indonesia.

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Silat is a collective word for a class of indigenous martial arts from the geo-cultural area of Indonesia, more precisely in the Malay Archipelago, a region known locally as Nusantara.

Kris

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Local weapons were recorded as being used against the Dutch, particularly knives and edged weapons such as the golok, parang, kris and klewang.
Keris is also a symbol of power and of ethnic pride and in most communities making up the Malay Archipelago (currently southern Thailand, southern Philippines, Brunei, Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia.) - home of Pencak Silat martial arts.

Yayan Ruhian

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The art features prominently in the Hollywood blockbuster John Wick 3, with masters Yayan Ruhian and Cecep Arif Rahman appearing against Wick in the penultimate fight.
By the age of 13, hoping to "show his masculinity", he began studying the traditional martial art pencak silat; his father had practiced karate.

Si Pitung

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The most infamous band of jagoan was the 19th century Si Pitung and Si Jampang, experts in Silat Betawi.
Aside from learning his prayers, he also received training in pencak and situational awareness.

Silat Melayu

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Referred to as silat Melayu, the regional fighting systems of Riau have influenced nearly the entirety of Indonesian pencak silat, and into neighbouring Singapore and Malaysia.
In modern usage, the term is most often used to differentiate the Malaysian styles from Indonesian pencak silat.

Indonesia

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Silat is a collective word for a class of indigenous martial arts from the geo-cultural area of Indonesia, more precisely in the Malay Archipelago, a region known locally as Nusantara. Referred to as silat Melayu, the regional fighting systems of Riau have influenced nearly the entirety of Indonesian pencak silat, and into neighbouring Singapore and Malaysia.
Some theatre traditions also include music, dancing and the silat martial art such as Randai from Minangkabau people of West Sumatra.

Inti Ombak

Many Javanese schools such as Perisai Diri and Inti Ombak have been established internationally in Asia, Europe and America.
Inti Ombak is a style of pencak silat which blends martial arts descended from the Mataram Kingdom of Central Java with those hailing from the island of Madura.

West Sumatra

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The earliest evidence of pencak silat being taught in a structured manner comes from 6th-century Riau from where it spread to the Minangkabau capital in West Sumatra.
Meanwhile, there is also a performance typical of other Minangkabau ethnic groups in the form of a unique blend of martial arts called silek with dancing, singing and acting known as Randai.

Bakti Negara

The most prominent of these is Bakti Negara, which is firmly rooted in the old local Hindu philosophy of Tri Hita Karana.
Bakti Negara is a style of pencak silat from Bali.

Perisai Diri

Many Javanese schools such as Perisai Diri and Inti Ombak have been established internationally in Asia, Europe and America.
Perisai Diri is a martial arts organization of pencak silat from Indonesia that was founded by Raden Mas Soebandiman Dirdjoatmodjo (R.M. Soebandiman Dirdjoatmodjo) on July 2, 1955, in Surabaya, East Java.

Tapak Suci

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Among the most popular modern styles is the Muslim-directed Tapak Suci.
Tapak Suci is one of the ten 'historic schools' of IPSI (Ikatan Pencak Silat Indonesia, or Pencak Silat Association of Indonesia), the leading organization of pencak silat in Indonesia.

Sundanese people

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The Sundanese pencak silat of West Java may be called silat Sunda or silat Bandung.
The Pencak silat martial art in Sundanese tradition can be traced to the historical figure King Siliwangi of Sunda Pajajaran kingdom, with Cimande is one of the most prominent school.

Betawi people

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Among the Betawi people of Greater Jakarta, the pencak silat tradition is rooted in the culture of the jagoan or jawara, local champions seen as heroes of the common people.
Silat Betawi is a martial art of Betawi people, which was not quite popular, but recently has gained wider attention thanks to the popularity of silat films, such as The Raid.

Beksi

The most well-known schools are Cingkrik, Kwitang, and Beksi.

Cingkrik

The most well-known schools are Cingkrik, Kwitang, and Beksi.

Badik

The primary weapon is an indigenous knife called the badik.
The badik is the main weapon in Bugis and Mangkasara styles of pencak silat.

Hyponymy and hypernymy

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Pencak silat (in Western writings sometimes spelled "pentjak silat" or phonetically as "penchak silat") is an umbrella term for a class of related Indonesian martial arts.

Organization

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The leading organization of pencak silat in Indonesia is Ikatan Pencak Silat Indonesia (Pencak Silat Association of Indonesia).

1987 Southeast Asian Games

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Pencak silat first made its debut in 1987 Southeast Asian Games and 2018 Asian Games, both were held in Indonesia.

2018 Asian Games

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Pencak silat first made its debut in 1987 Southeast Asian Games and 2018 Asian Games, both were held in Indonesia.

Malay Archipelago

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Silat is a collective word for a class of indigenous martial arts from the geo-cultural area of Indonesia, more precisely in the Malay Archipelago, a region known locally as Nusantara.

Nusantara

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Silat is a collective word for a class of indigenous martial arts from the geo-cultural area of Indonesia, more precisely in the Malay Archipelago, a region known locally as Nusantara.

Malay language

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The Malay term silat is linked to Minangkabau word silek.