What is Pencak Silat?

Pencak Silat ('Silat') is the generic term for the indigenous martial arts of the Indonesian/Malay archipelago, which includes Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei. Silat has played an important role in the history and culture of Indonesian and Malay peoples.

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Bapak Mohamed Rifai Sahib (1947 - 2014)

Bapak Mohamed Rifai Sahib, or, as he preferred to be known, Pak Rifai, was a man of tremendous energy. One of the most senior masters at IPSI, the Indonesian Pencak Silat Federation, he was a performer, a choreographer, a teacher and an ambassador for Silat. Born in Jakarta, Pak Rifai studied Cimande silat...

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Pencak Silat World Championships 2015

Seven European nations entered the 16th World Pencak Silat Championships, earlier this year, pitching 23 of their finest fighters and artistic performers against competitors from South East Asia, Central Asia, & across the World. From the Member countries of EPSF at the Championships: Belgium, France, The Netherlands, Russia, Spain, The United Kingdom & Ukraine, The Netherlands took the lion’s share of medals for the European competitors, with a total of five Bronze Medals.

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RPSF hosts Silat Summer Camp in Sochi, Russia

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Bapak O'ong Maryono (1953 - 2013)

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Pencak Silat European Championships 2013

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