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Synergy: Empty Hand and Knife

Such a poignant, pithy & pointed a question deserves a much more studied and proven response than what I might think is relayed in the KunTao Silat Video Learning and PracticeGroup training. Any one have an opinion based on experience? Greetings and Felicitations Mr. Steve! I would like to inquire about your distance learning course.¬† […]

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KunTao Silat Level One

Level One sets the stage for the KunTao Silat journey. Level One is the Key to the entire Martial LifeStyle, and so will be the door through which new practitioners must enter the program henceforward. As of August One KunTao Silat memberships will be available ONLY to those who have tested and passed Level One. […]

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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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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 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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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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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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