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A brief introduction to KunTao Silat A brief introduction to KunTao Silat
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Kuntao, as taught by Ron Kosakowski...this is a very practical Filipino Martial Art Kuntao, as taught by Ron Kosakowski...this is a very practical Filipino Martial Art
Rating: 5
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Willem de Thouars, Old Hand Kuntao Training Volume One Willem de Thouars, Old Hand Kuntao Training Volume One
Rating: 5
Views: 2521

Chris Derbaum-Chinese Indonesian Combat Arts Kuntao Chris Derbaum-Chinese Indonesian Combat Arts Kuntao
Rating: 5
Views: 7045

KunTao Silat Tiger applications KunTao Silat Tiger applications
Rating: 5
Views: 521

Master Scott and team Combat Kuntao demo clip Master Scott and team Combat Kuntao demo clip
Rating: 5
Views: 6038

kuntao silat compilation kuntao silat compilation
Rating: 5
Views: 49867

Setting the KunTao Silat Record Straight Setting the KunTao Silat Record Straight
Rating: 5
Views: 332

Kuntao, a rare Filipino martial art of ancient self defense Kuntao, a rare Filipino martial art of ancient self defense
Rating: 5
Views: 140021

Willem de Thouars The Master Tapes - Old Hand Kuntao Willem de Thouars The Master Tapes - Old Hand Kuntao
Rating: 5
Views: 3571

Close Quarters Kuntao (CQK): Fort Myers, Florida -Kuntao Gathering 2014 Close Quarters Kuntao (CQK): Fort Myers, Florida -Kuntao Gathering 2014
Rating: 4
Views: 612

Master Samuel Scott demos Combat Kuntao at Grandmaster Bobby Taboada's training camp Master Samuel Scott demos Combat Kuntao at Grandmaster Bobby Taboada's training camp
Rating: 5
Views: 7755

Kuntao & Pekiti Tirsia Kali taught at the Filipino Indigenous Fighting Arts Camp, 2013 Kuntao & Pekiti Tirsia Kali taught at the Filipino Indigenous Fighting Arts Camp, 2013
Rating: 5
Views: 11740

Филиппинские боевые искусства - PANANTUKAN, KALI, ESKRIMA, KUNTAO MINDANAO SILAT Филиппинские боевые искусства - PANANTUKAN, KALI, ESKRIMA, KUNTAO MINDANAO SILAT
Rating: 5
Views: 638

How to Use Langkahs 1 and 2 | THE FIGHTING FOOTWORK OF KUNTAO & SILAT How to Use Langkahs 1 and 2 | THE FIGHTING FOOTWORK OF KUNTAO & SILAT
Rating: 5
Views: 34886

KunTao Silat TriAngle Exercises KunTao Silat TriAngle Exercises
Rating: 5
Views: 67447

Close Quarters Kuntao  (Teaching) Close Quarters Kuntao (Teaching)
Rating: 5
Views: 1492

How to Use Enam Matjan: 3rd Series | THE FIGHTING FORMS OF KUNTAO-SILAT How to Use Enam Matjan: 3rd Series | THE FIGHTING FORMS OF KUNTAO-SILAT
Rating: 5
Views: 72566

Willem de Thouars - Kuntao Silat de Thouars Willem de Thouars - Kuntao Silat de Thouars
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Part 2 Kuntao Silat, Lazy Hand, Trapping, and Grabbing. Fight Method video 0046 Part 2 Kuntao Silat, Lazy Hand, Trapping, and Grabbing. Fight Method video 0046
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Kuntao or Kuntao Silat is a Hokkien term referring to Chinese martial arts practiced in Southeast Asia and have usually been influenced by silat .

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The word kuntao means way of the fist (similar to Chuan Fa , or Fist Technique). Purely Chinese kuntao styles exist in China and Taiwan , but kuntao styles have been spread for centuries by merchants and other travelling Chinese people. Forms of kuntao are practiced in Indonesia , Singapore , Malaysia (particularly Borneo ) and the Philippines (where it is often called Kuntaw) as well as in some other countries. Some kuntao styles were not changed but many were. This happened because the styles had to be adapted to a new environment, fighting in different terrain, fighting local styles, defending or fighting with local weapons.

Most Indonesian kuntao styles began to integrate techniques from silat styles and some even changed their name from "kuntao" to "silat". For example, Liu Seong Kuntao is a hybrid kuntao-silat system. Kuntao Silat is the Martial Arts practiced by several ethnic groups in the south of the Philippines . It is said that it is the combination of indigenous Silat and Chinese Kuntao which arrived in the Philippines by Chinese merchants.

Forms

  • Kuntao Silat deThouars is the martial art created by Willem deThouars and is a combination of several Silat and Chinese / Indonesian Kuntao ( Kung Fu ) styles.
  • Malabar Kuntao Silat is the martial art of Steve Gartin , a student of Willem deThouars, and is basically Kuntao Silat deThouars formulated into a new, more structured, learning approach.
  • American Kuntao Silat is the more recent name for Malabar Kuntao Silat . As described by Steve Gartin, it is a friendlier, less brutal version of the original "Malabar Kuntao Silat".
  • Talio American Kuntao is the martial art of Roberto Torres and is the result of Roberto Torres's martial arts studies in Visitacion Kuntao-Arnis , Wu Kung Tao and several Silat styles.
  • Liu Seong Kuntao was created by Willem Reeders based on his studies in Indonesia .
 

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