Solo Applications from different weapon-based Drills (Machete/Knife, Tekpi and Sibat) Hit them hard, hit them fast! ;-) * Train with us: Thurs. 18.30-20.00 / Sun. 18.00-20.00 @Hörnle, Bodensee
The Gelek is the basic movement in Silat. It is a twisting sidestep which can result in a 90° turn with crossed legs. The twisting empowers your movements, spiraling energy through your body upright and down to the floor as well as moving on the floor. The toes faces the same direction, the weight is on the footpads, but it should be your goal to place the heels on the earth with no weight to mislead the enemy. The twisting movement used to enter, hit, control or break your opponent.
Silat has a strong cultural fundament, which is represented by the way of moving in a fight. Without that cultural (and ethnical) knowledge you will not train Silat. Your art may be effective, but it is not Silat without the whole package. You may use some techniques for self defense, but you will not fully understand the beauty of it and never immerse in the culture. You are fighting with the basic principles of your individual body and have to understand and master this first.
A small sibat/spear/staff solo conditioning unit. Targets are head or optional weapon-arm of your opponent. enjoy
An empty hands application derived from a kerambit technique. Go in, deliver, go out.
A small addition to your normal push-ups! Make sure that you bring your hips as low as possible while still in the air.
Avoid 3 common mistakes if you train forward pushing Power-Slaps on pads. The correct way might be: Turn your body, sink in, and use your whole hand. Enjoy.
When fighting/sparring with two weapons, a good deployment platform for your strikes and also a recovering pattern after a strike is a nice thing to have. Here is an option for beginners + generating power from a footwork movement. Enjoy
2nd Video in the Block-Series for Beginner. Instead of thrust, we attack with a hack that gets blocked. You need a bit of a Punjo-Grip! Use your body to pull the defender to your opposite hip (Spear Technique) and open your line of attack again.
If you train with sticks, there are common drills where you mirror each other and hit your sticks against each other. Here we show you an application from a drill after you force a block (with brutal force). Move your body out of the enemy's centerline! Enjoy