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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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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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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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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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Tiger Form Applications

KunTao Silat Tiger form applications

Guru Jeff Fargo demonstrates some applications from the KunTao Silat Tiger Form at the First Annual American KunTao Silat Gathering held in New Mexico at the Seventh Heaven Ranch. Guru Jeff is assisted by Kyle Mentink, a Level Five Teacher. Together they demonstrate the psychology, strategy, tactics and pure ferocity that characterizes KunTao Silat’s Tiger […]

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