When I took Silat, years ago, we had a series of drills called, “Cimande.” I wasn’t super interested at the time about the history or naming. : Indonesian Pencak Silat, Pukulan Cimande Pusaka: The Principles of Destruction (vol. 1) (): William F. Sanders: Books. Hi guys, Does anyone know of a Cimande Silat Teacher in Sydney Australia? Or failing that other Silat styles in Sydney? Would also be.

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Sincethe government utilizes martial arts to become a searching team. They are made to replace the Golok. With this in mind it seems very unlikely to say that this -or any — version is to be considered the ultimate truth. In Kampung Babakan Tarikolot village, the current descendants of Ciimande Kahir adhere to their precious tradition.

To be frank, as it is obvious to see from the other reviews, you will either love this book or hate it. These Jurus are not simply hand movements. You will disregard his first hand experience and ability. AzamOct 4, Pencak Silat supports religious teachings, but it is not a substitute for religious obligations.

Like another review stated, you will love it or hate silatt. Jun 14, Messages: The battle took place on the esplanade of Cianjur and was won handily by Pak Kahir.

Abah Khaer is a trader who often travels to several areas especially Batavia. However, if you’re more into comfort, then I understand that you probably wouldn’t like it, but I think it’s not a big problem.


Some also posit that Abah Kahir was not from Indonesia but came from an Arab country and that his real name was Abah Kohir kohir meaning pray in Arabicand together with Abah Rangger created Cimande. From then on, he could defeat the robbers who intercepted him when trading and started to build reputation in the martial area. It reminds me of the quote by Robert Heinlein, “One man’s religion is another man’s belly laugh. When Ratu Pucuk Umum abdicated before the Muslim armies led by Molan Yusup Banten regent ina concession was granted by the court stating that the king would be spared if they agreed to isolate themselves in this region.

It is said that Abah Kahir was born in the village of Kamurang in the district of Mande, Cikalong Kulon, part of the regency of Cianjur.

Cimande Silat in Sydney/Australia?

This initiation was recieved by Guru Besar Jerry, Guru Darren, Guru Derek and various other students and teachers, some in more than one lineage of Cimande. During his many trips to the cosmopolitan port of Batavia, he met and exchanged ideas with fighters from Minangkabau land and China as well as local teachers in the region. In addition, the forms he details in the early chapters do not have accompanying photos the photos are in another chapter closer to the end of the bookso you have torn the binding of the book by the time you have begun to understand what he is talking about.


His reputation soon spread beyond the Badui territory and several Pencak Silat exponents dared to test his skill. Abah Kahir had five sons: SummerStrikerOct 6, One person found this helpful. Abah Haji Abdulshamad 5.

Most disturbing is the great amount of space given to “woo- woo” stuff like black magic and such.

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This is believed to make the students arms impervious to pain.

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He has shared some Cimande and Cimande Macan Guling with us at various times and has impressed everyone with his skill, humbleness and kind spirit. The ibing is a dance in which one seeks to focus power in various parts of the body wrists, shoulders, etc. He therefore sware that from this moment, he would use his art only to serve humanity.