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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:
Buy The Martial Arts of Indonesia: A Guide to Pencak Silat, Kuntao and Traditional Weapons by Donn F. Draeger from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780804852777
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