The WAI blog is the place for finding out about all things related to the Warrior Arts of Indonesia. Learn about obscure styles, be informed of the latest news such as workshops or Silek retreats information. As we at The WAI are also about promoting a healthy & holistic lifestyle look out for posts that while not being Silat specific might still prove useful to assist you on your own life journey; articles such as improving Silat performance, optimising recovery, combating stress and sharpening your mental game.
Going the Distance Pt 3 – Distress or De-stress!
(Reproduced from an old article in Martial Arts Illustrated) Part 3 – De-stress or Distress We are all martial artists aren’t we? Amongst other things, we train to master our [...]
Going The Distance Pt 2 – Maximising Your Recovery
(Reproduced & adapted from a three part series I wrote for Martial Arts Illustrated in 2016) Part 2 – Maximising Your Recovery In the first of this three part series [...]
Going The Distance Pt 1 – The Training Program
(Reproduced & adapted from a three part series I wrote for Martial Arts Illustrated in 2016) Part 1 - The Training Program This will be part one of three posts [...]
Cleansing Power of Water
In my last post published several days ago, I shared my experiences with undertaking a traditional Cimande ceremony. One of the elements of that was the sprinkling of [...]
Traditional Cimande Ceremony
The Journey The traditional Cimande ceremony is an integral part of being accepted as a student in the art of Silat Cimande. In this short post, I share [...]