martial arts

Indonesia has several martial arts with different characteristics.


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Pencak Silat is one of the most famous martial arts in Indonesia. Randai, a form of traditional theatre from West Sumatra, is combining Pencak Silat in its movements. And it has a very important part in Randai.

Destar is a fabric with certain pattern that is being used as the part of the martial art costume, as a headpiece and a belt. The way to wear Destar is different between man and woman.