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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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Willem knife

Willem de Thouars demonstrates knife for Dan Inosanto

Willem de Thouars demonstrates knife fighting technique for Guro Dan Inosanto in 1994. This is an excerpt from the DVD: Dan Inosanto 1994 where Willem demonstrates knife fighting techniques and a form he learned as a child in Indonesia. Tai Eng, the Butcher was his teacher.

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