Street Kung Fu is a hybrid art mixing the explosive & powerful striking of Kun Tao & Muay Thai with the fluid blade work of Pentjak Silat.
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Extreme Self Defense for Extreme Situations.
The tribal people from South East Asia have a long history of hunting each other & fighting over territory, trade routes, property & more.
Jungle tribes fight the same way they hunt. Groups of attackers, armed to the teeth with bladed weapons, would ambush a lone victim & overwhelm them.
As a result Pentjak Silat developed as an extreme defense for extreme situations. These fighting methods are vicious & explosive with a focus on survival. Techniques include bone breaking strikes, joint breaks, pressure point strikes & the use of blades, sticks, improvised weapons & more.
Secrets of the Old Kung Fu Masters.
Kun Tao is old hand Kung Fu from the temples & family systems of China that began migrating to the spice islands in the 1200′s.
In order to survive alongside the vicious arts of Pentjak Silat, Kun Tao masters had to refine their art to its core & focus only on the most effective & powerful fighting methods. As a result Kun Tao was rarely taught to non-family members & almost never taught to non-Chinese.
Kun Tao styles are lethal with a unique & unmistakable expressive explosiveness. Methods tend to use devastating close range techniques with rapid fire blasting strikes & explosive grappling breaks.
Use What Works: The Creation of Kun Tao Silat
The primary purpose of martial arts study in the islands is survival. This means that if something works you use it.
Kun Tao masters & Silat masters have been refining their arts & stealing skills from each other since the first Kung Fu master moved to the spice islands. These hybrid styles became known as Kun Tao Silat.
The mixture of Kun Tao & Silat combines the most effective Self Defense methods & the most powerful internal skills of the Chinese and Indonesian masters. It allows for a wide range of techniques & sudden changes in expression that are both explosive & deceptive at the same time.
Learn more about this powerful blend of Pentjak Silat, Kun Tao, Xing Yi, Ba Gua & Tai Chi.