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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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CiMande

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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History of KunTao Silat

History of KunTao Silat – part one How kung fu adapted to the jungles of Indonesia {copyright Joe Judt circa 2005} They stood across from each other on the fighting floor; the dust stained with blood of martial heroes who had measured their skill in an arena where there are no rules. One, a savvy […]

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Wachter's

Wachters’ High power nutrition

Wachters’ High Power Nutrition and KunTao Silat I discovered Wachters’ and was first declared ‘crazy’ in the early 1970s when I became involved in the quest for perfect nutrition. “They” called me a ‘health-food nut.’ Now, decades later, people ask me all the time how I maintain high energy levels for extended periods and never […]

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4th of July KunTao Silat Seminar

July 2 & 3 2016: The 4th of July weekend KunTao Silat seminar is scheduled to be held in the beautiful Western Mountains of New Mexico. {The curriculum may evolve as we receive feedback from the participants. Changes & updates will be published here. } American KunTao Silat is the seminar focus, although Malabar will […]

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KunTao Silat TriAngle Sapu

KunTao Silat TriAngle Sapu

TriAngle Sapu: KunTao Silat’s TriAngular footwork patterns serve many functions. Here Guru Jeff Fargo and Kyle Mentink, from Sigung Joe Judt’s lineage, demostrate a basic triangle sapu {front sweep} technique from the first movement of the training set. Videoed by Steve Gartin at the First Annual American KunTao Silat Gathering at the Seventh Heaven Ranch […]

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Baby stance training

KunTao Silat Stand-a-Dude Training

Stand-a-Dude training began before Elijah could walk and continued until he was too big to hoist. I do NOT recommend this training unless both you and your children are physically blessed and extraordinarily aware. The chance of injury if a mistake is made is quite obvious and no one of good conscious wants that. If […]

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Baby KunTao Silat Training

Stand-a-Dude training began before Elijah could walk and continued until he was too big to hoist. I do NOT recommend this training unless both you and your children are physically blessed and extraordinarily aware. The chance of injury if a mistake is made is quite obvious and no one of good conscious wants that. If […]

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