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Competition Maneuver of Keluarga Pencak Silat Nusantara (IX)

Rapid Journal, Vol. 9, No. 1 (Book 31, 2004: 44-45)

© O'ong Maryono

Demonstrated by Abdul Karim Jabad, national coach and trainer KPS Nusantara (Manila, The Philippines)

Here we continue exploring the KPS Nusantara competition maneuvers with briefly describing the ninth sequel or jurus pertandingan IX, as performed by Abdul Karim Jabad trainer KPS Nusantara at Rizal Memorial Stadium, Manila and a national coach. When compared to the maneuvers in jurus pertandingan VIII you will notice that there are many similarities and the difference mostly lies in the order of movements resulting in different degrees of difficulty.

Defense and Attack Tactics

The pesilat stands in position XII (fig. 1) before moving to standing position (sikap bandul buka: fig. 2) This standing position signals that the pesilat is ready to fight. From this position the pesilat enters into action by slowly opening the right palm and left palm to protect the rib, the right leg pulled back in the so-called standing position (buang liuk) as to invite the opponent to attack (fig. 3). Subsequently, the pesilat steps forward with his right foot and moves closer to the opponent (sikap V: fig. 4). From this position the pesilat decides to attack the opponent with a right hand, palm-shaped attack (pukulan gebang: fig. 5).


The pesilat advances with a right runt kick (fig. 6), followed by a rapid landing of the left foot attacking to the opponent’s leg (fig. 7). In closure, the striking pesilat steps back two times, turns into a flying eagle standing position (elang melayang: fig. 8 and 9) and goes back to standby position (sikap siap: fig. 10) in preparation for the next pattern of movements to be discussed in the next issue.





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