Silat martial arts form is profoundly entrenched in the Malay culture. It gradually popularized in Malaysia and soon became a part of their culture and customs. The origins and beginning of this martial arts form is vague and ambiguous. There have been many stories which describe the origin and establishment of this art form, but none of them have been verified and substantiated till date. In its early days, Silat was considered to be a royal passion and only kings and prince used to learn this art form for attaining higher authority and power.
Silat martial arts form is regarded as an art for self defense, which helps people in achieving sound health and a strong body. In the past few years, people has shown great interest in learning this martial arts form because of its ability to furnish and endow them with tactics and skill for shielding and guarding themselves from the bad.
It is an ancient martial art form. Even today, Silat martial art has managed to encroach and reach different parts of the world. With establishment of Silat schools and clubs, many people have got a chance to become proficient in this art form and acquire this skill with mastery. With numerous styles and forms, Silat is a very diverse and unique form of martial arts.
People who are very much interested in learning different and numerous martial arts form, can rather become proficient with only Silat because it has a bit of Muay Thai, Kickboxing and even Judo.
So, by learning Silat you are indirectly mastering so many other martial arts form as well. Every Silat warrior is pronounced as a pendekar, but the modernization of this art form has resulted into the division of various degrees and levels of Silat gurus, into Junior Master, senior master and grand master. The official and endorsed attire for learning Silat martial arts form is a tengkolok, but now day’s people usually wear loose-fitting pants, while practicing Silat.
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