* Perguruan Seni Silat Setiabakti.

Another Silat Melayu that are gaining a lot of attention lately. A rounded form of silat that compremise Pukulan Buah Melaka (empty hand to hand combat), Seni Tongkat (stick fighting arts),women martial arts, Parang technique (machete) and tembung buluh runcing.
The Grandmaster is Mahaguru Dahlan Karim.
** Article was taken from Perguruan Seni Silat Setiabakti website -
Dahlan KARIM
Founder and Principal Teacher
Penguruan Seni Silat Setiabakti

Born in Kampung Selandar, Malacca on March 19 1951.Has a deep interest in the field of martial arts and has studied 10 silat Melayu.On over ten years in 1994, Setiabakti Seni Silat was set up and register and was approved by the Registrar of Societies under Registration No 1970/94 ( Federal Territory) in Central 22/09/1994.Gelanggang 10 No.2201 Jalan Permata, Taman Permata Ulu Kelang, 53300 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and can be contacted at Hp: 0163500410.

HISTORY martial arts of SETIABAKTI

Collected from ten studies of pure silat teaching. Was registered in 1994. The subjects taught are Silat Seni, Silat Silat Martial Art and Sports. Art and Buah Pukul Technique selected from the best method of martial learned. Taught easily understood and practiced. SHORT technique easy to learn AND EFFECTIVE. To date has trained over 700 students.

HISTORY of SETIABAKTI martial arts teaching

Originally named as Malay Silat by the late Tok Guru Mat Kelang. He was well knowned by people in martial arts skills and a household name in Kampong Selandar, Malacca and the surrounding villages. The art has attracted the attention of Mr. Guru Ali Rani to study the art from Tok Guru Mat Kelang.

After several years of learning ,Mr. Ali Rani was finally appointed as the teacher to develop and expand this martial arts. He has developed this martial arts among his peers and those around Selandar village.To recognised the teaching of Tok Guru Mat Kelang, Pak Guru Ali Rani named the arts of fighting to Silat Mat Kelang.

In 1970, Guru Dahlan Karim learned Silat Mat Kelang from Pak Guru Mat Ali Rani and diijazahkan as a teacher in 1982. Together with Pak Ali Rani, guru Dahlan Karim and partners have agreed to name the silat Mat Kelang as Seni Silat Setiabakti at the end of 1982.

In 1994, the Pertubuhan Seni Silat Setiabakti have registered and been approved by the Registrar of Societies.After completed learning 10 other silat melayu, Guru Dahlan Karim has expanded Silat Setiabakti to several states in Malaysia and overseas.

Learning the skills and techniques of Silat Seni Setiabakti is SIMPLE, EASY to learn and EFFECTIVE. The techniques were selected from the best of martial arts has been learned by Guru Dahlan Karim


Aspire to develop this martial to whole of Malaysia and overseas. This establishment is ready to train Silat martial arts practitioners Setiabakti to either martial or any other stream flows that are interested in expanding in your area and we are ready to train the student and young adult men and women, security officials, members of clubs and associations organizations, whether they have or have not been studying martial arts. I sincerely hope that Silat Setiabakti will grow throughout the country and abroad in line with the success of the leading martial art in Malaysia today. Hopefully this effort will help elevate some of the Malay Silat Martial Art to the world.

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