Author Archives: Jon Davidson - Group Leader

Pukulan Pencak Silat: the Art of Striking

Pukulan Pencak Silat: the Art of Striking Continuing our journey within the Indonesian Pencak Silat universe, we cannot help but mention a term that is particularly dear to us, a term that more than any other defines the art we … Continue reading

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Pencak Silat: The Indonesian Martial Art

When we think of martial arts the first names that come to mind are generally Karate, Judo or in some cases Kung fu. These names have now established themselves in Western language and mentality thanks to their widespread diffusion in … Continue reading

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First Online Group Leader Convention

The Naga Kuning Institute hosted the first-ever online Group Leader Convention last Sunday. Jon, Adam and I were all lucky enough to attend. It’s surprising how much of Bukti Negara – The Unified Art you can learn through a Zoom … Continue reading

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Now Offering Online Classes

Beginning November 5, 2020, PNW Silat will offer online classes in Bukti Negara – the Unified Art. For any of you that know us, that might seem like a strange announcement. Online instruction was not something we seriously considered because … Continue reading

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A Brief History of Silat and Bukti Negara

Pencak Silat is the collective name for the increasing number of styles in the various Indonesian martial arts. Kind of like Karate or Kung Fu cover numerous styles from the region they originated. Pencak Silat is unique due to the … Continue reading

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