The Martial Arts Of Indonesia

Author: Donn F. Draeger
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Preserved in music, dance, and art--as well as in ritual, tribal law, and mythology--the fighting arts of the Indonesian archipelago play a central role in Indonesian culture. The Martial Arts of Indonesia is a heavily illustrated and well-researched work from revered martial arts scholar and teacher Donn F. Draeger. Draeger offers an expert's perspective on the story of Indonesia's martial culture, providing a comprehensive introduction to the sophisticated forms of empty-hand combat. These acrobatic fighting styles like Pencak Silat--which was granted World Cultural Heritage status by UNESCO in 2019--and Kuntao are growing in popularity around the world. This book also has extensive information on traditional Indonesian weapons including: Keris: A dagger with a waved blade and pistol-grip handle Kujang: A sickle-shaped dagger with a distinctive curve Rencong: An L-shaped knife with a slightly curved blade Draeger shows how these unique Indonesian forms are related to their mainland cousins, provides a historical context for their development, and describes the various combat methods employed throughout Indonesia. This edition includes a new foreword by Gary Gartenberg, the world's leading expert on Indonesian martial arts, which explains the lasting importance of this classic study of an ancient martial tradition. With over 400 photos and illustrations of moves and weapons that showcase the intricacies of the Indonesian fighting forms, The Martial Arts of Indonesia is an indispensable addition to any martial artist's library.
The Martial Arts of Indonesia
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Donn F. Draeger
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-03-23 - Publisher:

Preserved in music, dance, and art--as well as in ritual, tribal law, and mythology--the fighting arts of the Indonesian archipelago play a central role in Indonesian culture. The Martial Arts of Indonesia is a heavily illustrated and well-researched work from revered martial arts scholar and teacher Donn F. Draeger. Draeger
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Language: en
Pages: 258
Authors: Lee Wilson
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-03-31 - Publisher: BRILL

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Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Donn F. Draeger
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-03-06 - Publisher: Tuttle Publishing

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Language: en
Pages: 200
Authors: Bob Orlando
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 1996-09-01 - Publisher: Paladin Press

The fighting arts of Indonesia, a mix of pentjak silat and Chinese kuntao, were never meant for sport: they are brutal, unrelenting and designed to take the enemy out and punish him every step of the way. This unprecedented book by a long-time student of Dutch-Indonesian Master Willem de Thouars
The Martial Arts of Indonesia
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Donn F. Draeger
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-03-23 - Publisher: Tuttle Publishing

Preserved in music, dance, and art—as well as in ritual, tribal law, and mythology—the fighting arts of the Indonesian archipelago play a central role in Indonesian culture. The Martial Arts of Indonesia is a heavily illustrated and well-researched work from revered martial arts scholar and teacher Donn F. Draeger. Draeger