In Malaysia, there are virtually 400 totally different disciplines of silat below the patronage of Persekutuan Silat Kebangsaan Malaysia (PESAKA) which 4 of the colleges and its grandmasters are acknowledged because the founding members of PESAKA Malaysia. They’re:
1. Seni Gayung Fatani Malaysia (Grandmaster Tn. Hj. Anuar Abd Wahab A.M.N)
2. Silat Seni Gayong Malaysia (Grandmaster Dato’ Meor Abd. Rahman)
3. Silat Lincah (Grandmaster Dato’ Hj Omar Sin Mauju)
4. Silat Cekak Malaysia (Grandmaster Ustaz Hanafi Ahmad).
Whereas, the opposite disciplines of silat are members of PESAKA Negeri (State members). As there are a lot of sorts of this martial artwork in Malaysia, the disciplines of Silat in Malaysia will be categorized into three main disciplines.
The primary is named Silat Melayu, the native conventional silat within the Peninsula which can be from the identical supply. They’re referred to as Silat Pulut or Gayung Pulut. The Malay Peninsula conventional artwork has been practiced hundred of years in the past within the Malay society particularly in villages. The martial artwork had its origin from the Malay artwork of warfare that had strengthened the Malay Champa empire, Kedah Tua empire, Silat Bunga, Seri Patani, Silat Melayu Asli, Silat Kedah, Seni Gayung Fatani and there are additionally different types of conventional silat that acknowledged as phrase bersilat or bergayung. These colleges attempting exhausting to keep up the unique follow of martial artwork protecting the artwork, self-defense, sports activities, music, tradition and Islamic spiritualism.
The second could be Pencak Silat, a type of self protection that was introduced by the early immigration of Indonesia society. Pencak Silat had been acknowledged because the indigenous Indonesian Artwork of Self Protection. On the twenty fourth and twenty fifth September 1979, the primary assembly organized by Ikatan Pencak Silat Indonesia (IPSI) at the side of different nations in an effort to develop Pencak Silat internationally. On March 1980, Persekutuan Pencak Silat Antarabangsa (PERSILAT) was formally based in Jakarta, Indonesia as its headquarters. Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore have been acknowledged because the founding members of PERSILAT.
In an effort to develop pencak, Malaysia based Persekutuan Silat Kebangsaan Malaysia (PESAKA Malaysia) on the twenty fourth of September 1983 and was efficiently registered on the twenty first Mei 1986 to substitute the previous proposal to kind Majlis Seni Silat Malaysia on the Third of February 1978 (Minutes of assembly of the Ministry of Tradition, Youth and Sports activities 1978).
Lastly, the third could be disciplines that have been developed or created based mostly on experiences, inspirations, steerage, combination or consolidation of some totally different disciplines of silat, pencak silat, artwork of self defence, or different martial arts from abroad, for instance Silat Sekebun, Embun Putih, Kuntau Sendeng, Minang Jawa Kedah, Seri Minangkabau Tapak Suci and Gayung Cekak Sendeng. These colleges grown from daily as there are a lot of specialists that needed to uniform their very own martial artwork colleges reasonably than follow any one of many martial artwork faculty on account of many causes.
On the 4th of December 2006, the Malaysian Authorities acknowledged Silat because the Malaysia official artwork of self-defense and was gazette within the Akta Warisan Negara (Nationwide Heritage Act) (Silat Conference Third-4th, December 2006).
Source by Dr. Nizam Shapie
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