Finally, Cikgu Sani spoke. Silat Seni Gayong — Buku PDF The first weapons taught include the kris daggerpisau knifekerambit claw-like knifebuki axetekpi three-pronged truncheon and sundang sword. The Keris of a Sultan can have up to 13 or 15 lok. These targets are optimized for empty-handed striking as well as for striking with the three PTH weapons. Are students over in Malaysia at all similar in this regard?

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The Bugis prince Daeng Kuning, descended from a long line of warriors, brought the style to the Malay Peninsula in the s. It was eventually passed down to his great-grandson Meor Abdul Rahman.

The teaching of Seni Gayong, as with most styles of silat, was once restricted to relatively few students under each master. It was and still remains the method of unarmed combat taught to the Royal Malaysia Police force [2] Training[ edit ] Seni Gayong incorporates strikes, grabs, joint manipulation, and weaponry.

Acrobatics are also included but are comparatively less than other styles of silat. The curriculum is divided into the following stages: Tapak Gayong The student begins by learning foundation stances and footwork patterns or tapak along with basic punches, kicks, blocks, counterattacks and reversals. Seni Keris Having becoming proficient in unarmed techniques, the student is ready for training with weapons.

The first weapons taught include the kris dagger , pisau knife , kerambit claw-like knife , kapak axe , tekpi three-pronged truncheon and sundang sword. Seni Simbat More weapons are introduced, namely the tongkat staff , simbat short stick , tembong long stick , parang machete , tombak spear and lembing javelin.

Seni Cindai Flexible weapons are taught. These are traditionally taught last because they require their flexible nature requires the wielder to have great control to use them skillfully. Moreover, many of these weapons would be near useless in the hands of an inexperienced fighter when compared to a more lethal sword or knife. The weapons taught in this component are the tali rope , cindai silk scarf or cloth , rantai chain , and bengkong cloth belt. Seni Yoi Having learned to fight armed and unarmed, the student is now taught fast and nimble movements to dodge or confuse the opponent.

This may also include various athletic moves. In the past, this stage was comparable to Chinese qinggong , but today it consists mostly of deceptive attacking techniques. Seni Belian Belian is an old Javanese word for a dukun who has died and taken the form of a tiger spirit.

This stage focuses on spiritual and internal training. With the rise of Islamic conservatism in Southeast Asia today, esoteric aspects of silat are either downplayed or re-interpreted to fit into modern religious thought. However, the traditional seni belian is based more strongly on indigenous Indonesian kejawen rather than the Muslim faith. Weapons[ edit ] Seni Gayong makes use of a variety of weapons, some of which may not be included in the mandatory syllabus.

Trainees begin weapons-training by learning the use of the kris. Other small easily learned weapons follow, before progressing to long weapons and finally the more difficult flexible weapons. Cloth weapons like the chindai and bengkong are considered the most advanced of all weapons.

Seni Gayong as taught to the police and special forces may replace some traditional weapons with modern knives, brass knuckles buku lima or even firearms for reasons of practicality.

The traditional tonfa is retained, however, as its techniques can be applied to the T-baton used in law enforcement. The bengkong or waist sash is used for this purpose, and the passing of a test is required before a student can progress to the next stage.

Trainees under the age of 12 go through separate stages than older students. These are as follows: Adult above 12 years old Hitam Mulus black.


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Nashicage I have never felt water this cold in my life. I recognize a number of the blades from what you showed me the rencong for example. And then the food came. We had a great and rambling conversation for a couple of hours. He wanted to keep talking but he allowed me to go fayong sleep. He knew of me from my teacher Cikgu Lan, and he knew that I had come to Kedah to seek his siilat to teach and to commercialize Silat Kuntau Tekpi. He taught his daugter Siti Aminah and passed the system on to her.



People were seated all around me eating their breakfast rice out bumu their bowls with their hands. I now havea student formally apply and supply me with a background and references Silat Seni Gayong p. Cikgu Sani listened and asked a few questions. Malay Weapons site There is what appears to be a very good Malay weapons site at http: This means that the Malaysians may have more official holidays than any other country on Earth! We chanted for about 20 or 30 minutes the time just flew by. Do different instructors gayoong it differently? I was on fumes — out of gas.

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