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Welcome to usasportsilat.org,  the official homepage of the United States Sport Silat Association (USSSA).

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USSSA’s vision and mission closely align with our parent organization PERSILAT.

Vision: USSSA’s vision is to make Pencak Silat an attractive and popular sport throughout the United States and the world.

Mission: USSSA’s mission is to make Pencak Silat a competitive and official sport at venues like the Pan American Games,  the Goodwill Games and the Olympics.

Contact

For more information email:  info<at>usasportsilat.org

 

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Blog

Making it official: USSSA on the world and national stage

This past weekend was an historic event for Pencak Silat in the United States.  Our Roadshow to the Olympics was the first truly inclusive gathering of the diverse number of Pencak Silat styles in America.  This summit brought together silat players from over 12 different styles and 10 different states spread across all regions of America.  …

The subtle psychology of scoring in Sport Silat

“Ngluruk Tampa bala menang Tampa ngasorake” “Come without reinforcements. Win without harming”   The expression above originates from Javanese war tactics.  “Come without reinforcements” means go into battle assuming no one is there to bail you out.  “Win without harming” is a statement of principle. The goal is not to conquer or degrade it is …

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Part 2 to yesterday's post. This time Mas Benny Bangau Putih takes his partner down from the outside.
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#pencaksilatPak Benny, USSSA coordinator for New York, demonstrated a tanding (sparring) takedown against a round kick from pencak silat. He incorporated it into a drill...
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USSSA New York coordinator Benny Bangau Putih of White Crane Silat NY explains the rule structure of PERSILAT tanding (sparring).

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#silatinusaPak Benny, USSSA coordinator for NY, explains some scoring strategies for tanding (silat tournament sparring).
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Our California members are hosting a workshop next month in San Francisco. Come find out more about sport Silat and how you can participate! #teamusasilat #silat #silatinusa #sportsilat #pencaksilat #pentjaksilat ...

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