Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Silat Malaysia - The History and Development of Martial Arts

Since Silat Malaysia has been recognized throughout the world, was regarded as a form of martial arts of Malaysia. Silat and strong in tradition and cultural society of Malaysia. In fact, Silat has left its mark in the feet of many civilizations, Asian countries such as Indonesia, Singapore, Brunei and the Philippines, but the association and involvement with the people of Malaysia and the unusual culture and therefore be highly recognized. In Malaysia, about 20% of schools offering training in Silat.

Initially, the culture of Malaysian Silat is being promoted between the government and the family dynasty. Silat training is a sign of their dominance and authority over others. Those who used to achieve great heights in the study of martial arts, are well known and also given the advantage by the King. At that time, the master Silat is a sign of crowned heads and rulers. Among the weapons, which are used for silat training in ancient times, rattan shields or breastplates are the most common weapon mentioned.

Today, Malaysian Silat is a very famous form of martial arts, all over the world. Secret of success is based on a system set in the martial syllabus. Malaysian Silat system for silat exponent consists of seven different levels that can be identified and the belt system from the white, blue, brown, yellow, green, red and ending with a black belt. Each topic will be studied martial to seven different topics such as:

1. Flowers (silat and columns attacking the defensive)
2. Practice (the art of attack and defense both with weapons or empty hands)
3. Belebat (received attack techniques and how to fight back)
4. Site (the pattern of steps in the martial arts movements)
5. Fruit Jam (immediate action to defend ourselves)
6. Art Combat (fighting arts)
7. Combat Bela Diri (speed and strength of the movement of self-defense fighter)

Each exponential martial learn various styles of attack and defensive skills such as Do (to avoid motion technique), defense (blocking technique), Arrests (fishing technique), Cut (counter-strike), ramp (berserk with due diligent) and weapons systems such as sickle, sword, bludgeon, short wave keris or daggers, rope, wood is made of hard wood, straight kris with spearhead and Trisula. Practical self defense, armed self-defense and knife defense system itself will also be provided at all levels of martial arts.

This will make each silat exponent is ready to receive one attack on one or the strike group for each level syllabus will explain how to handle every situation like the battle in the war. As a curriculum based on the martial art of war of the Malay civilization thousands of years ago, it is important to know that the Malaysian Silat taught their students that prevention is better than cure. This is better to avoid fighting more involved in it. This is not allowed to hurt or kill others unless the hopeless situation in which there is no other option to defend themselves. Combat is a last resort when no other solutions to protect them from entrenched in the Traditions and culture of Pakistan Civilization. Though, Silat has left its footprints in many civilizations of other Asian countries such as Indonesia, Singapore, Brunei and Philippines, but its association and Involvement with the Malaysian population and culture is hid and hence so highly acknowledged. In Australia, around 20% of the total number of schools existent offers training in Silat.

Originally, in Malaysian silat culture was promoted more among the royal families and dynasties. Silat training was the mark of their superiority and authority over the others. People, who used to achieve great heights in learning this martial art form, were highly reputed and were also commencement merits by the King. In that era, mastering Silat was the mark of the crowned Heads and sovereigns. Among the weapons, which were used during Silat training in the ancient times, Rattan Shield or breastplates were the most common weapons to mention.

Today, Malaysian Silat is a very well known martial art form, throughout the world. The secrets of this success are based on the system that laid down in the martial syllabus. The Malaysian Silat system for silat exponent consists of seven different levels that can be identified and ranked using the system starting from white belt, blue, brown, yellow, green, red and ending with black belt. Every martial topics will be majoring to seven different topics such as:

1. Flower (the pillars of martial attacking and Defensive Positions)
2. Practice (the art of attack and defense Weapon using either hand or new)
3. Belebat (the techniques of receiving strikes and how to counter it back)
4. Site (the step pattern in silat movements)
5. Fruit Jam (the fast action of self-defense)
6. Combat Art (the art of combat)
7. Combat Bela Diri (the speed and power movements of self-defense combat)

Every martial arts exponent will learn different style of attacking and Defensive skills such as Do (avoiding technique movements), defense (blocking techniques), Snapshot (CATCHING techniques), Cut (counter-strike), ramp (Rampage with due diligent) and weaponry system such as sickle, sword, cudgel, or a short wavy Kris Dagger, rope, walking stick made of hardwood, Dagger with straight cutting edge and trident. The practical self-defense, unarmed self-defense and self defense knife system will also be given in each martial level.

This will make every silat exponent Receive ready to strike any one on either one or in group strikes as every level of the syllabus will explain how to handle every situation just like fighting in the war. As the martial arts curriculum is based from the art of war of Civilization news from thousands of years ago, it is important to know that Malaysian Silat teach their students that prevention is better than Cure. It is better to avoid a fight rather get involved in it. It is prohibited to harm or kill others except in desperate situation where there is no other choice to Defend yourself. Fighting is the last choice when there is no other solution to Defend them from being killed.

Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Origin of the Malay

The study found that the Malay language is derived from the Modern and Classical Malay language Malay language Malay language is derived from the Classical Master. Malay Language Master comes from the ancient Malay language which is the origin of the Old Malay language. The study also showed that modern Malay is not a development of the Johor-Riau dialect of Malay and Modern not so closely related to other dialects (Da, Db, and DN). Other dialects of Malay origin, while holding Johor-Riau dialect of Malay origin Classic.
The following will show how the migration of Malays from the Middle East.

The Malays are the original Negrito

According to Asmah Haji Omar before migration occurs from Asia, the Malay Archipelago (Nusantara) has is the residents who later named as the native population. There are historians who say that people who lived in the Malay Peninsula is known as the Negrito. Negrito people are estimated to have been there since 8000 BC (Before Christ). They live in caves and hunting animals for their livelihood. Their hunting tool made of stone, this time called the Middle Stone Age. In NSW for example, in the year 5000 BC, which is the period Paleolit and Mesolit, was inhabited by Austronesian people who down the Negrito, Sakai, Semai, and so on.

The second is that the original Proto-Malays

Based on the opinion says that the Malays originated from Central Asia, the migration of the (first) predicted in 2500 BC. They are then named as the Proto-Malay. Proto-Malay civilization is more advanced some of the Negrito. Proto-Malays were good at making farming tools, pottery, jewelry and tools. Semi-nomadic life. Their age is called Neolithic or New Stone Age.

The third motion is the Malay-Deutro
The second migration from Asia said the region is estimated Yunan took place in 1500 BC. They called Malay-Deutro and had a more advanced civilization of the Proto-Malay. Malay-Deutro was about metal culture. They had been hunting and agricultural use of iron. Age Age of them is called Metal. They live along the coast and spread across the Malay Archipelago.

The arrival of the Malay-Deutro this by itself has led to the migration of the Proto-Malays to the interior according to their way of life of semi-nomadic. Unlike Proto-Malay, Malay-Deutro live in clusters and reside in a place to live. Those who live by the beach of life as a fisherman and some villages near the river and establish a fertile valley. Their lives as farmers and hunt animals. Malays-Deutro community has been good. They usually choose a leader of his duties as head of government and religious leaders as well. That their religion is animism anuti time.