Triangle Elbow Exercise

KunTao Silat Triangle Elbow Exercise KunTao Silat Triangle Elbow Exercise “It is a common practice amongst silat systems to practice the djurus (handwork) and lankahs (legwork) separately. In KunTao Silat we generally practice them together, because in most cases the legwork provides a delivery mechanism for the hitting tools and amplifies the magnitude of the […]

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Pentjak Silat CiMande OK?

Pentjak Silat CiMande with Willem de Thouars – OK? Pentjak Silat CiMande forms and technical applications is performed by Willem de Thouars and filmed by Steve Gartin. Steve’s commentary of Willem’s masterful performance adds layers of useful martial application concepts to the slow motion video of Willem’s lightning-like execution of CiMande techniques. First in the OK? […]

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KunTao Silat in Italy

KunTao Silat in Italy

Estevan Mulloni introduces Malabar KunTao Silat in Italy. Malabar KTS is a traditional Dutch/Indo/Chinese martial discipline codified up to Sigung Level by Pak Steve Gartin from decades of personal training with the de Thouars Brothers. To a considerate, disciplined and well-trained warrior, it might be considered imprudent to be rolling around on the ground with […]

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Memorial Day

Memorial Day

This Memorial Day we thank & honor the blessed fallen Heroes of Liberty for our American freedom! We also honor and support those of our living American heroes who bear life-long scars from their valiant service to our great American Republic! Although Memorial Day falls on only one day a year, the KunTao Silat Family […]

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Kyle demonstrates the crowding and "cage" effect of KTS stances.

Training Partners, Friends & Associates

In KunTao Silat, training partners are a major key to progress and proficiency. YHVH graced me with several exceptional training partners in the early days of my training in the myriad martial arts that ultimately became known as KunTao Silat. George and Phillip were my original training partners and Randall came along a couple of […]

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Rick Vargas Level 4 Malabar KunTao Silat Teacher

Progressing in KunTao Silat

Progressing in KunTao Silat The best place to find current, cutting-edge Kuntao Silat information is on the KunTao Silat Video Testing Group. KTS Members can join the Video Testing Group for free! Watch videos of current and past student tests to learn common mistakes, get tips to help you better prepare for testing at each […]

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Basic Internal Applications

Basic Internal Applications: American KunTao Silat utilizes some energy and power generation concepts that are different from those found in Malabar although the combat strategy is quite  similar. This is a brief introduction of two of the AKTS WarmUp elements with a short demonstration of the melding of the elements from the Breath in Motion […]

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KunTao Silat constant training

In KunTao Silat constant training provides the means to accelerate mastery of the basic, or fundamental, tools of combat. This page is open to everyone because it will provide a glimpse into the possibilities of building your martial lifestyle training around your profession or daily life regardless the martial arts you practice.  WorkStation WorkOut Constant […]

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KunTao Silat health training

KunTao Silat health training for internal awareness

KunTao Silat health training Day Two of the Spring Equinox GuruTraining found the participants a bit on the sore and tired side, so before descending into the creek for rock training we took some time to rejuvenate with some ancient principles from several spiritual disciplines. Although these training sessions are specifically for gurus-in-training, this one […]

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American KunTao Silat

New KunTao Silat T-Shirt Designs

New KunTao Silat T-Shirt designs: The new Official KunTao Silat T-Shirt site is live. http://www.cafepress.com/officialkuntaosilattshirts There are sections for black and white T-Shirts with Malabar KTS, American or just KunTao Silat. There are a few T-Shirts available in other colours as well. Please let me know if you can’t find what you’re looking for or […]

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New KunTao Silat training option-for PracticeLeaders only

KunTao Silat is a much larger body of martial knowledge than most folks can imagine. In order for Gurus-in-Training to comprehend the intricacies and options contained in the first few levels, I have decided to offer personal training sessions wherein the students have the opportunity to ask questions and receive answers in real-time and also […]

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