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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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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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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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What kind of people train in KunTao Silat?

What kind of people train in KunTao Silat? KunTao Silat attracts mostly highly experienced martial artists who have been training in martial arts for many years or decades. Here’s a few who attended the First Annual American KunTao Silat Gathering at the Seventh Heaven Ranch in New Mexico 2016. There are also folks who begin […]

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