Past Events

Silat-Raya Bake Sale!

Date: 2024-03-19

Into the fourth year of having bake sale in conjunction with the Hari Raya festivity, the objective of the fundraising initiative is to generate funds dedicated to supporting our youth development program, specifically for their local and overseas training and competitions.

Through the bake sale, we are rallying the community support, especially the national athlete’s parents and family, and engagement around delicious baked goods by local supplier (Malay-Muslim Owned).

And by getting the national athletes (spexScholars or other elite athletes) involved with the delivery of the goods is giving them an opportunity to give back to the society and getting the chance to mingle with the community who have been providing support to them.

Through the bake sale also, we aim to extend beyond just raising funds, but to cultivate empathy within our community. Another objective is where the bake sale becomes not only a fundraiser but also platform for building empathy and solidarity within the community, inspiring us all to contribute to positive change. And via this platform will allow buyers/supporters to buy baked goods and donate to those underprivileged families through the baked goods bundle.

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2023 National Registration

Date: 2023-08-29

Are you the next Silat Champion? You think you have what it takes?

If you are interested, join us as the National Athlete by filling up the online registration in the link below, and our High Performance Manager will contact you shortly.

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Archived Newspaper 2000s - 2014

Date: 2023-08-29

Since you missed out in reading about us when we were featured in the newspaper articles when Pencak Silat just started out.

Or simply, wants to read about us again? Simply click on the title to read more.

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Fundraising: Sponsor-A-Kid

Date: 2023-01-16

Youth athletes are the backbone of any sport. It is instrumental to develop this group of athletes as part of a succession plan. Sponsor-A-Kid is an initiative to provide a platform for all aspiring Silat athletes to have an opportunity to represent the country both locally and internationally.

In reality, not everyone has the same opportunity and means to chase their dream. Being a student-athlete has its own fair share of challenges. Finance is a major part of it. This initiative targets a specific group of athletes who are underprivileged but portray the potential and dedication to excel in the sport. Singapore Silat Federation will sponsor this student in their journey to be an elite athlete.

Over the years, we have seen students who dropped out of training, not due to interest or commitment but rather financial ability. We at Silat Federation share the same sentiment as them and have formulated this campaign to provide these students with unparalleled opportunities. At the same time, we hope Silat Federation will unearth more potential World Champions.

The funds collected will be utilized in the year 2023. We will open application in the first quarter of 2023 and provide a sponsorship package for them in that year. We target to provide sponsorship to 100 student-athletes. Your donation will go a long way in making this a reality.

The campaign will run from the 1st of November 2022 until the 25th of December 2022, and you can donate through the link here:

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Fundraising: Back to School

Date: 2023-01-16

This project is based on supporting underprivileged students and students coming from less fortunate families. The donations collected will be channeled towards providing necessities for these group of students. Basic necessities refer to school shoes, school bags, school uniform and textbook for new education year. The initiative will be extended to affiliated clubs from Singapore Silat Federation. From past experience, this support is greatly appreciated by parent from Silat fraternity. Education is an essential part of growing up. Being a sport fraternity, this reflects a holistic approach with the combination of education and sport. Therefore, this platform allows us to sponsor kids who approached us. We will work hand in hand with our partners to reach out to more people.

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Fundraising: Road to SEA Games

Date: 2023-01-12

This project is based on supporting Silat SEA Games athletes with their funding. The funds raised will be utilized for overseas training, and competition and bring elite-level sparring partners to Singapore. The campaign will showcase the athlete team and coaching team. The campaign is planned for pre-SEA Games selection for a period of 3 months. The whole campaign will be run entirely online and support the coverage of the athletes.

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Raising Silat Awareness through Mass Workout

Date: 2022-11-18

We concluded our fundraising campaign, Raising Silat Awareness through Mass Workout, from the 30th of September to the 31st of October 2022.

This project is based on expanding the awareness of Silat to the wider community. It is an opportunity for those who have wanted to always try Silat to experience it for themselves. The primary objective is to raise funds for the Federation and simultaneously provide a platform for the community to experience Silat. We intend to reach out to people from every walk of life through the marketing of the campaign and reach out to corporate bodies as a form of a healthy lifestyle for their employees. The start of the campaign is to create awareness for the event and draw a crowd to participate in the events. The last 3 days will be a series of events with the final day being a mass workout for the public.

Donors donated through the link below.

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24-Hour Silat Competition

Date: 2022-11-18

This project is based on preparing funds for Youth Development in Singapore Silat Federation for 2023 through the exhibit of the first 24 hours competition. It will be the lead-up for this campaign. Promoting the youth through 24 hours competition

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Archived Newspaper 1970s - 1990s

Date: 2022-09-01

Since you missed out in reading about us when we were featured in the newspaper articles when Pencak Silat just started out.

Or simply, wants to read about us again? Simply click on the title to read more.

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Signing of Agreement with Frank Parlour

Date: 2022-07-14

A signing ceremony was held in the Frank's Parlour on the 13th of June 2022 between Singapore Silat Federation and Frank's Parlour.

As a way to give back to the community, Frank's Parlour has invited Singapore Silat Federation on this exclusive deal offer for everyone in our Silat community to enjoy discounted privileges. The discounted amount will be donated back to Singapore Silat Federation.

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In Remembrance of Coach Romadhon

Date: 2022-07-05

About a month since we lost a very valuable member of the Singapore Silat Federation family, National Coach Mochammad Ichsan Nur Romadhon, we remember him through the achievements that our athletes have shown and received thus far.

From the 4th to the 5th of June 2022, CEO Dr. Sheik Alau'ddin Yacoob Marican, PBM, and his team flew over to Surabaya to pay respects to late National Coach, Mochammad Ichsan Nur Romadhon.

Immediately after touchdown, the team headed to late Romadhon's house to pay a visit to his widow and two children. Checking in on the family, the team also managed to settle all other legal matters before visiting the cemetery where late Romadhon was laid to rest.

Once again, our sincerest condolences to his loved ones. We share in this time of grief, but also share in all the love and memories.

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Signing of Agreement with Terahertz Singapore

Date: 2022-07-05

A signing ceremony was held in the ActiveSG Silat Hall at Heartbeat@Bedok on the 15th of June 2022 between Singapore Silat Federation and TeraHertz Water Device.

The TeraHertz water device is a non-contact, molecular, low-frequency, resonance-activation water device that activates all drinkable fluids. This device converts the water from a cluster state into a linear structure, which can then be easily absorbed by the body cells.

This will definitely help our athletes with their training sessions daily, and we look forward to see how this will benefit our athletes in the coming months.

Stay tuned!

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31st SEA Games

Date: 2022-05-18

Team Singapore's Pencak Silat athletes have been training intensively for the 31st SEA Games, which has just wrapped for them.

As their journey to Hanoi began on the 8th of May 2022, high hopes were lingering amongst the athletes and team officials while they pumped themselves up for their first ever major competition since the pandemic. The hard work and determination of the athletes has definitely paid off, and the achievements that they brought home has made the nation proud.

With the first Gold medal for Team Singapore to be brought home by our very own Male Tunggal athlete, Muhammad Iqbal Bin Abdul Rahman, the team continued to do us proud and eventually achieved 4 Gold, 3 Silver and 4 Bronze medals.

1. ARTISTIC MALE SINGLE - Muhammad Iqbal Bin Abdul Rahman
2. MATCH FEMALE E (65-70KG) - Nurul Suhaila Binte Mohd Saiful
3. MATCH MALE C (55-60KG) - Muhammad Hazim Bin Mohd Yusli
4. MATCH MALE J (90-95KG) - Sheik Farhan Bin Sheik Alau’ddin

1. ARTISTIC MALE DOUBLE - Muhammad Haziq Bin Mohammad Zaque & Muhammad Hazim Bin Mohammad Zaque
2 MATCH MALE F (70-75KG) - Abdul Raazaq Bin Abdul Rashid
3. MATCH MALE G (75-80KG) - Sheik Ferdous Bin Sheik Alau’ddin

1. ARTISTIC FEMALE DOUBLE - Nur Azlyana Binte Ismail & Sharifah Shazza Binte Samsuri
2. ARTISTIC FEMALE TEAM - Iffah Batrisyia Binte Noh, Amirah Binte Sahrin & Nur Ashikin Binte Zulkifli
3. MATCH MALE H (80-85KG) - Muhammad Syakir Bin Jeffry
4. MATCH FEMALE F (70-75KG) - Siti Khadijah Binte Mohd Shahrem

1. ARTISTIC FEMALE SINGLE - Siti Nazurah Binte Mohd Yusoff
2. ARTISTIC MALE TEAM - Muhammad Iqbal Bin Abdul Rahman, Muhammad Nazrul Bin Mohd Kamal, Muhammadinil Mustafar Bin Mohd Isa
3. MATCH MALE B (50-55KG) - Aniq ‘Asri Bin Mohammad Yazid
4. MATCH MALE D (60-65KG) - Muhammad Riansyauqi Bin Mistam

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National Athlete Matters

Date: 2021-09-22

A corner where important information or details will be posted specifically for those in the National Team.

Other than the official platform, all the information will be communicated directly to the national athlete and/or their wards/guardians.

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National Registration

Date: 2021-09-21

Are you the next Silat Champion? You think you have what it takes?

If you are interested, join us as the National Athlete by filling up the online registration form, and our High Performance Manager will contact you shortly.

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SSF 34th Annual General Meeting 2021

Date: 2021-09-21

This year Singapore Silat Federation Annual General Meeting will be held via Zoom as per below details:

Date: 28th September 2021
Time: 8pm (via Zoom)

- President's welcome address
- To Approve and confirm the minutes of the Annual General Meeting held on 28th Oct 2020.
- Matters arising from the Annual General Meeting of 28th Oct 2020.
- To Approve and confirm the Annual Report for the year ending 31st March 2021.
- To Approve and confirm the Annual Statements of Accounts of the year ending 31 March 2021.
- To Appoint the External Auditor for the ensuing year - 1st Apr 2021 to 31st March 2022.
- To Approve the proposed amendments to the Constitutions incorporating changes to the conduct of meeting.

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Date: 2021-07-23

Inna lillahi wa inna ilayhi raji'un ― Verily we belong to Allah, and truly to Him shall we return.

On the 22nd of July 2021, we lost an honourable individual who was the Guru Utama of Perguruan Sendeng Pukulan, Almarhum Jasni Bin Salam.

May Allah SWT grant him the highest peak of Jannah and forgive his sins. Our sincerest condolences to his loved ones.

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31st SEA Games Selection Criteria

Date: 2021-06-07

Qurban & Aqiqah 2021

Date: 2021-06-04

Once again, Singapore Silat Federation will be in partnership with El-Malja in offering the services on Qurban and Aqiqah service for the year 2021.

For those who have trusted us and chose us to carry out the task in arranging for your Qurban/Aqiqah Act (Ibadah) last year, we truly appreciate and grateful for your support! We are looking forward to accommodating your order for your Qurban/Aqiqah once again this year.

And this is also as part of another fundraising initiative for Singapore Silat Federation in aiding the National Athlete’s future programs and development.

We are looking forward to your support!

To place your order, please click on the link provided below:

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24-hrs Pencak Silat Display (Post Credit)

Date: 2020-12-22

Singapore Silat Federation has completed its 24-hours (1440-minutes) Pencak Silat Display, another Fundraising Initiative to aid in the development of the youth training program which includes the local and overseas training, also to help our national athletes with financial or food bank assistance under our program, namely called “Silat with a Heart”.

On behalf of the management of Singapore Silat Federation, we would like to extend our utmost gratitude towards our sponsors, the Silat clubs who are our affiliates, donors, contributors, and most importantly our own national athletes.

Firstly, Singapore Silat Federation would like to convey our thank you to the Sport Singapore for allowing us in organizing the event, especially to the ActiveSG Bedok Team, for advising us on the Safety Management Measures in order for the event to proceed smoothly.

Next highlight will be to our partner – 1Play Sports Pte Ltd – with their Broadcasting Services. Without their strong backing, the audience out there will not be able to watch the Pencak Silat Display live over the digital platforms.

On top of that, Mr. Anthony Raj, COO of 1Play Sports Pte Ltd, personally donated 100 cartons of mineral water, to hydrate the performer, working committee and crew.

Special dedication to our Silat club members who joined us for the display in showcasing your authentic and rhythmic Silat moves, we have the following local Silat club worth mentioning:

1. Persaudaraan Setia Hati Terate Cabang Khusus Singapura
2. Perguruan Silat Seni Grasio (Woodgrove & Marsiling)
3. Perguruan Silat Seni Grasio (Nanyang)
4. Perguruan Silat Seni Grasio (Kampung Ubi)
5. Perguruan Silat Seni Grasio (Kebun Baru)
6. Perguruan Silat Seni Grasio (Bishan)
7. Perguruan Silat Seni Grasio (Sembawang & Northland Primary School)
8. Perguruan Sendeng Pukulan
9. Perguruan Silat Setia Hati ESHA Singapura
10. Perguruan Pencak Sendeng
11. Himpunan Silat Singapura
12. Perguruan Harimau Minangkabau Singapura
13. Perguruan Silat Seligi Tunggal Angkatan Singapura
14. Perguruan Silat Benderang Persada
15. Perguruan Sendeng Belalang Singapura
16. Perguruan Seni Silat Gayong PERWANIT
17. Singapore Silat Federation National Athletes

Companies that came in to support the event with their products, made things easier for Singapore Silat Federation. And we are extremely delighted for their willingness to share their products with our members. We have:

Just Lazzat for sponsoring us with their free-flow Pisang Goreng Snacks. Just Lazzat is known for their Pisang Goreng Nugget, and their fiery Sambal Kicap. Their physical store is located inside My Kampung, at Heartbeat@Bedok. If you are looking to have Pisang Goreng on the menu for your corporate event, they do cater to one too!

Despite being new in the business, a local energy drink brand came in strongly by sponsoring forty (40) cartons of REVEL Energy Drink. With mix-fruit flavour, the drink boosts the performers’ energy after tiring performances back-to-back. You can find their brand at most of the supermarket in Singapore.

Another company that sponsors the event by printing for Singapore Silat Federation and the national athletes with event’s t-shirt is ActiveCool Fashion Pte Ltd. Planning to customize your t-shirt printing for any events, you can get comfortable and trendy t-shirt from them!

Singapore Silat Federation is also grateful to Mr. Ong Eng Huat, Founder and President for the Singapore Book of Records to personally present us with the certificate in setting a new Singapore record for the “Longest Pencak Silat Display Relay” lasting for 24-hours.

And to the individual donors who are not mentioned above and have donated for the program, thank you for being part of the fundraising initiative.

To the following contributors (valued more than SGD500):

1. 1Play Sports Pte Ltd
2. Jasmine Teh Pei Lin
3. REVEL Energy Drink
4. ActiveCool Fashion Pte Ltd
5. Just Lazzat
6. Anthony Raj
7. Is Capital Holding

Once again, we thank you for your contribution, it will go a long way for the federation, and its national athletes.

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24-hrs Pencak Silat Display

Date: 2020-12-16

*Donation is open from 17 December 2020 to 30 April 2021*

This is another one fundraising initiative introduced by the Singapore Silat Federation to aid in improving the youth development programs catered for our Pencak Silat National Athletes. The COVID-19 Pandemic has affected most of industries in Singapore, and there is no exception for Singapore Silat Federation. The funding allocated for the program is also affected, where we will have to result in reducing the number of programs and activities, we have planned for them. And another main objective is to help athletes with financial or food bank assistance with our Silat with a Heart programme.

The 24-hours non-stop Pencak Silat Display is the inaugural and interesting fundraising initiative where the Silat club (our affiliates) will showcase their Silat moves artistically in showing appreciation to those contributors who have donated the amount and fund for the Singapore Silat Federation. We are targeting to raise a total amount of $500,000 for this project.

Apart from that, Singapore Silat Federation is also aiming to hold a national record for organizing and having Pencak Silat demonstration for 24-hours and to be included in the “Singapore Book of Records”.

On behalf of the Board Members, I am calling out to you to show your understanding and support the future of our national athletes who will one day bring glory to the nation, by contributing Cash Donation to Singapore Silat Federation. Your name or your company’s name will be published and broadcasted live as “Donor” at our official website, and all our social media platforms for a period of 1-month, for donation S$500 and above.

As Singapore Silat Federation is a registered with the Institution of a Public Character (IPC000526), and received its Charity status under the Charities Act since April 2011, we will be able to issue an entitlement of a tax deductible receipt of 2.5 times for all outright cash donation.

Although SSF fund raised is from Dec 2020 to 30 April 2021, SSF is only reporting the amount raised within the project period of 18 – 19 Dec 2020.

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33rd Annual General Meeting 2020 (Closed Event)

Date: 2020-10-15

Singapore Silat Federation will be having its 33rd Annual General Meeting (Appointment for the New Management Committee for term 2020-2022).

Date: 28 October 2020, Wednesday
Time: 8pm

Due to COVID-19 situation, the Annual General Meeting will be conducted virtually via Zoom Meeting.

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Qurban & Aqiqah 2020

Date: 2020-06-22

Singapore Silat Federation is in partnership with El-Malja in offering the services on Qurban and Aqiqah for the year 2020. This is also part of the fundraising project for Singapore Silat Federation in aiding the National Athlete’s future programs and development. We are looking forward to your support! And we would like to take this opportunity to extend our gratitude for the continuous support towards the progression of the sport in Singapore! To place your order, please click on the link provided below:

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5th World Junior Pencak Silat Championship 2020

Date: 2020-01-20

The 5th World Junior Pencak Silat Championship is the first major event hosted by Singapore Silat Federation in 2020, with the theme stars of tomorrow. Stars of tomorrow is about grooming and building our youth today to strive for excellence and be role models and heroes in the future.

350 junior athletes will be expected from different countries to take part in this championship. Check out our social media for more updates!

Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, the event will be postponed. New dates will be announced, do keep a lookout!

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5th Asian Pencak Silat Championship

Date: 2019-12-30

From the 27th to 29th of December, the 5th Asian Pencak Silat Championship took place in Yanji, China. A total of 9 countries took part in the event. The team brought back 7 golds, 2 Silvers and 7 Bronze medals and clinching the 1st runner up position. Team Malaysia clinched 4 Gold, 8 Silver, 8 Bronze medals falling into the 2nd runner up position and Team Vietnam clinched 12 Gold, 9 Silver, 3 Bronze medals and emerged as the overall champion. Congrats to all teams and athletes. Details of the championship will be presented below.

Scoring & Secretariat Team
The scoring team has always lent a helping hand in running competitions. As this is the last competition of 2019, the scoring team also managed the secretariat duties ran the whole event. The event run smoothly and was successful thanks to the team! We hope to see them in more competitions in 2020.

Referee-Jury Refresher Course
One day before the start of the championship, a referee-jury refresher course was held. This was to make sure the officials were updated about the newest rules and for them to bring up and doubts that need clarification. This is also for the new officials from China to practice for one last time before officiating actual matches.

Press Conference
On the 23rd of December, the China Pencak Silat Federation held a press conference with Dr Sheik and the officials of the China Pencak Silat Federation to talk about the future of silat in China. While working hand-in-hand with the China Pencak Silat Federation, Dr. Sheik has big plans to advance and spread pencak silat widely in China in the years to come. The press conference ended rather successfully and we hope to see the advancements in China soon!

Opening and Closing Ceremony
As per tradition, the event starts and ends with an opening and closing ceremony. During the keris mandat procession of the opening ceremony, Dr Sheik gave a speech and even did some moves with the keris. Mr Zhen Cheng, organising chairman of the 5th Asian Pencak Silat Championship 2019 also gave a short speech to welcome the teams to Yanji, China. Dr Sheik also gave out certificates to the new officials from China after completing the course they took before the championship.

Artistic Category
As per usual, the artistic category was the first event that was contested. The artistic categories contested were: male and female single, male and female double and male and female team. Singapore athletes clinched gold medals from the artistic male team, male single and female single; silver medals from artistic male double and female team; and bronze medals from the artistic female double.

Match Category
The match category started after the artistic event ended. 4 of our athletes, Nurul Suhaila, Siti Khadijah, Sheik Farhan and Muhd Hazim managed to clinch the gold medal for their respective match categories, some fighting from the preliminary rounds all the way till the finals. 6 of our athletes: Sheik Ferdous, Abdul Raaziq, Adib Farhan, Amirah Sahrin, Muhd Riansyauqi and Syahirah Jeffrey clinched the bronze medals, putting their 100% in their respective match categories. Sheik Farhan was also nominated as the best male athlete of the championship! Congratulations to all the athletes!

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World Vovinam Championships

Date: 2019-12-23

Our athletes not only compete and strive in silat events, but also in other sports as well. As part of the cross-training program for the athletes, they are being taught different sports from silat to develop new skills and to also try out new sports - and one of those sports is Vovinam. Vovinam, short for Vo Viet Nam, is a Vietnamese sport. Vovinam involves the use of the hands, elbows, legs, knees and weapons such as swords, knives, chisels, claws, fans. Students also learn how to deal with hand-held weapons, counter-attacks, lock-ups, and levers.

5 of our athletes - Amirah Sahrin, Nurhanishah Shahruddin, Nur Azlyana, Amirul Syafiq and Aniq Asri, took part in the World Vovinam Championships in Phnom Penh, Cambodia from 16th - 22nd December. They participated in different categories such as the (male)pair knife form, female Ying Yang Sword Form, (female)dual knife form, female cross from and male cross form. Aside from the artistic categories, they also competed in some match categories.

Two of the athletes, Nurhanishah Shahruddin and Nur Azlyana clinched the bronze medal for the artistic category (female) Dual Knife Form and (something) Match category respectively.

Congrats to both the athletes and to the team as well. Hours of practice were put in the prepare the athletes for their first world vovinam championship. We hope to see more of such developments for our athletes as well!

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Welcome Home Champions!

Date: 2019-12-06

Our SEA Games Pencak Silat Team has reached Singapore on 6th December, right after the finals match category took place. The team brought back 2 Gold medals, achieving the initial goal set for the team, 1 Silver medal and 2 Bronze medals. The athletes who clinched the Gold, Silver and Bronze medals will be elaborated below.

Gold Medalists
The team clinched the first Gold medal in the male artistic Team category. Nujaid Hasif, Hamillatu Arash and Muhd Nazrul have been competing as a team for many competitions, achieving silver and bronze medals. The Games finally made all those months of waiting and training worthwhile as they achieved their first gold medal. The team clinched the second gold medal when Muhd Hazim defeated his Vietnamese opponent with a 4-1 win. Vietnam is known to be a strong competitor and the 18-year old who had just debuted as a SEA Games athlete proved his strength and calibre as an athlete. Congratulations to all 4 athletes!

Silver Medalist
Muhd Iqbal clinched the silver medal during the male artistic single event. He did perform as well in previous games despite putting in all his effort druing training. The 30th SEA Games however, proved his efforts worthwhile as he made a comeback and placed second in his event category, even with strong competitors.

Muhd Iqbal was the third athlete to present his performance to the panel of juries and scored a total of 461 points before team Philippines came on on top with 470 points. None the less, congratulations to Muhd Iqbal!

Bronze Medalists
Nurul Suhaila came home with a bronze medal after her 5-0 loss with a strong vietnam opponent. Suhaila fought well during her quarters and did her very best to takedown her opponent during the semi-finals.

Atiq Syazwani also came home with bronze medal after her 4-1 loss during the semifinals with Indonesia exponent, Suci Wulandari. The Singapore team athlete was leading with a 5-0 score in the first round and a 4-1 score in the starting of the second. A small action and the deliberation of the judges made a big impact as they ruled a dropping as valid, allowing the Indonesian athlete to catch up. Nonetheless, she put up a great fight and to all the medalists, our greatest congratulations.

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Date: 2019-11-23

The first ever Global Association of Mixed Martial Arts, GAMMA World Championship was held from 18-22 of November. The championship was done in cooperation with the Singapore MMA Federation represented by Dr Sheik Alauddin and also supported by One Championship.

The championship was held as a way to push for the recognition of the mixed martial arts globally. Singapore Silat Federation staff had the honour of assisting the organisers in the event. They were split into different teams - social media team, the officials (judges) team and even helped out in the weigh-in and gloves distribution station.

On 22nd November, our athletes also went down to support the One Championship event that happened at the Singapore Indoor Stadium. We thank the organisers for engaging us in the 1st GAMMA World Championship. We hope to collaborate again in the future!

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8th Singapore Open Pencak Silat Competition

Date: 2019-10-27

From 25-27 October, the 8th Singapore Open was held right after the International Wasit-Jury Upgrading Course. The Class 3 participants had their chance to try out on the arena the things they learnt and to test their skills.

Apart from that, this time round, the Singapore Open Championship hosted a total of 37 teams and 62 participating categories. Team Singapore came in first place with a total of 34 golds, 13 silvers and 16 bronze medals. Team PAL B.6.C came in second place with a total of 7 golds, 6 silvers and 8 bronze medals. Team PPLM DKI Jakarta came in third with a total of 5 Gold, 4 Silver and 5 bronze medals.

Every edition of the Singapore Open championship proves to be a success, this time round even more so with the extended course that was very well received by the participants. We hope for more success stories in the future!

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International Wasit - Jury Upgrading Course

Date: 2019-10-22

On 19th of October, the Singapore Silat Federation welcomed delegates from different countries such as Vietnam, Brunei, China, Korea, Netherlands, Suriname and India for the International Wasit-Jury Upgrading Course. Our staff from Singapore Silat Federation and most of our local Wasit-Jury also participated in the upgrading course.

The international Wasit-Jury Upgrading Course held in Singapore held various courses which will be listed below.

International Class 3 Referee-jury Course
This course was catered to national wasit-juries from all the participating countries. The course served as a refresher for them and a space for them to raise their confusion about the rules before they participate in any overseas competitions. Other than the theoratical aspect of the course, the participants also had a practical session where they learnt the hand signals that are crucial during matches and also the Tunggal (single) and Regu (team) syllabus. They then become officials during the 8th Singapore Open as a form of test for the understanding during the course.

International Class 2 & Class 1 Referee-jury Course
This course was catered to upgrade those who are already certified as International Class 3 Wasit-Juries. During the course, they had videos from previous competitions that were used as case-studies to judge the referee's actions and decisions. This then helped them to be better juries, council and competition chairman; especially for the Class 1 Wasit-Jury.

During the course, they had a lot of interaction with the lecturers and they also had a chance to voice out their opinions and thoughts.

International Technical Delegate Course
Other than the referee-juries, technical delegates are also important people that are requried to be around during competitions. They are the ones who will step-in in case of any technical difficulties. During the course, they learnt how to manage the wasit-juries and situations that may come as challenging during competition days.

Lecturers' Course
This course is catered to those who are interested to become lecturers. They were taught the best ways to deliver their teachings, if one day there comes a chance for them to teach the game rules to new wasit-juries in the future. The course was conducted by Mr Heikal Yusope.

On the night of the 22nd of October, a welcoming dinner was held to welcome all the wasit-juries and guests to the course. There was also a combined performance done by Gencak Singapura, Artistari Gentari and our Senior Artistic Team.

We had the honour of having Mr. Nazarisham, Advisor-in-shief of Singapore Silat Federation, Bapak Benny, executive Chairman of PERSILAT and Datuk Megat from Secretary-General of PERSAKA join us for the welcoming dinner as well.

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Bikers-Silat Launching Ceremony

Date: 2019-10-06

Singapore Silat Federation and the SG Bikers group were in talks for a long-term collaboration. On 6th October, the bikers-silat launching ceremony took place alongside the bicentennial appreciation presentation. During the ceremony, the leaders of the different groups were presented with a framed t-shirt that has the bikers-silat logo. There were also performances by our national artistic athletes and cultural performances from different groups. There was also a short demonstration of "Silatrobics".

Other than the performances, there were also booths that showcased the malay heritage and recruitment for instructors, referee-jury and athletes. We thank the Singapore Bikers Group for making time for this celebration of a long-term partnership.

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1st World Beach Pencak Silat Championship 2019

Date: 2019-10-05

Silat has come a long way. Competitions now not only occur in indoor arenas, but outdoor as well. From 30 September to 4 October the 1st World Beach Pencak Silat Championship was held in Phuket Thailand. A total of 18 teams competed in the competition. Our athletes sacrificed their blood, sweat and tears to overcome the challenges of the competition.

The list of medalists are as follows:

Gold Medalist:
Muhammad Syakir Bin Jeffry - Male Class G (75kg - 80kg)
Sheik Ferdous Bin Sheik Alauddin - Male Class I (85kg - 90kg)
Nur Azlyana Bte Ismail and Nurhanishah Bte Shahruddin - Female Double

Silver Medalist:
Nurzuhairah Bte Mohd Yazid - Artistic Single Female
Adib Farhan Bin Ramli - Male Class E (65kg - 70kg)

Bronze Medalist:
Muhammad Syahiran Bin Jeffry - Male Class F (70kg - 75kg)
Abdul Raaziq Bin Abdul Rashid - Male Class H (80kg - 85 kg)
Muhammad Syamil Bin Jeffry - Male Class Open (Over 85kg)
Siti Khadijah Bte Mohd Shahrem - Female Class B (50kg - 55kg)
Nurzianah Bte Mohd Yazid - Female Class C (55kg - 60kg)

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2nd Open Malaysia International Silat Championship 2019

Date: 2019-09-30

Held from the 26th of September to the 30th of September, our Senior athletes ha the opportunity to compete in the 2nd Open Malaysia International Silat Chmapionship 2019. A total of 21 teams, including teams from Japan, Kyrgyztan, Thailand, Pakistan and India took part in the competition. Our scoring team continued their journney from the Philiipines to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to lend a helping hand with the digital scoring system used during the competition. Our athletes put in their best effort during the competition and team Singapore achieved the 1st Runner Up position with a total of 4 Gold medals, 6 Silver medals and 2 Bronze medals. Congratulations team! They are currently headed to Phuket, Thailand for the 1st First World Beach Pencak Silat Championship.

Listed below are the medalists for the championship:
1. Nurzuhairah Binte Mohd Yazid, Nur Azlyana Binte Ismail & Siti Nazurah Binte Mohd Yusoff - Artistic Female Team
2. Muhammad Syakir Bin Jeffry - Match Male G
3. Sheik Ferdous Bin Sheik Alau'ddin - Match Male I
4. Abdul Raaziq Bin Abdul Rashid - Match Male H

1. Muhammad Iqbal Bin Abdul Rahman - Artistic Male Single
2. Nurzuhairah Binte Mohd Yazid - Artistic Female Single
3. Nur Azlyana Binte Ismail & Nurhanishah Binte Shahrudin - Artistic Female Double
4. Artistic Male Double - Nur Hakim Bin Norshamsuddin & Syafiq Syazry Bin Mohd Abdul Majid
5. Muhammad Hazim Bin Mohd Yusli - Match Male B
6. Muhammad Syahiran Bin Jeffry - Match Male F

1. Muhammad Riansyauqi Bin Mistam - Match Male E
2. Danial Hamezi Bin Mohd Nazri - Match Male J

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18th Tertiary Silat Competition 2019

Date: 2019-09-23

Held from 20 September to 22 September, the 18th Tertiary Silat Competition housed a total of 17 participating teams. Throughout the 3 days of competition, the energy from the teams never stopped. There was constant cheers and support that came from every angle in the hall. The students even involved the officials in their short cheering showcase. It was definitely an exciting event overall! Congratulations to all medals and teams!

The medal tally of the top 5 teams are as follows:

Republic Polytechnic:
14 Gold, 3 Silver, 4 Bronze

Ngee Ann Polytechnic Team (A):
3 Gold, 3 Bronze

Institute of Technical Education Team (A):
2 Gold, 1 Silver, 4 Bronze

National University of Singapore Team (A):
1 Gold, 5 Silver, 4 Bronze

Singapore Polytechnic Team (A):
1 Gold, 4 Silver, 1 Bronze

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World Martial Arts Masterships

Date: 2019-09-06

We start this month off with a grand event happening over in Chungju, Korea. The 2019 Chungju World Martial Arts Masterships has begun with our athletes fighting hard through the artistic and match categories. A technical meeting and balloting was also held before the competition started to award the new Referee-Jury who went through the upgrading course, discuss and refresh rules of the game and ballot the athletes according to their weight class.

In silat, it is tradition to do an opening and closing ceremony consisting of the "keris mandat" and opening of arenas. It was an honour to have our Chief Executive Officer, Dr Sheik Alau'ddin Yacoob Marican, PBM and the president of the Silat Federation of Korea, Mr Cho Hyungki to do show some of their moves. Our coach, Mr Galuh Yuliar Denata also performed for the opening and closing ceremony.

The following are the list of medalist from the masterships:

Gold medalist:
Muhammad Iqbal Bin Abdul Rahman - Male Single
Nurzuhairah Mohammad Yazid - Female Single

Silver medalist:
Nur Azlyana Ismail & Nurhanishah Shahrudin - Female Double

MATCH Category
Gold Medalist:
Muhammad Shakir Jeffry - Male Class G (75-80kg)
Sheik Ferdous Sheik Alau'ddin - Male Class I (85-90kg)

Silver Medalist:
Muhammad Hazim Mohammad Yusli - Male Class B (50-55kg)
Abdul Razaaq Abdul Rashid - Male Class D (60-65kg)
Danial Hamezi Mohd Nazri - Male Class J (90-95kg)

Words will never be able to describe how much effort they put into training and competing to achieve outstanding results.

To conclude the competition, Thailand came in 3rd with a total of 2 Gold medals, 3 Silver medals and 5 Bronze medals. Vietnam came in 2nd with a total of 3 Gold medals, 3 Silver medals, 2 Bronze medals and Singapore came in as the overall champion with and total of 4 Gold medals, 4 Silver medals. Congrats team for always achieving beyond expectations!

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National Pencak Silat Championship 2019

Date: 2019-08-05

National Pencak Silat Championship 2019

We welcome the month of August with our yearly event, the National Pencak Silat Championship. This year the 43rd National Pencak Silat Championship was held in conjuction with Pesta Sukan Kebangsaan and GetActive Singapore. A total of 18 teams and 444 participants took part in the event held at Heartbeat@Bedok.

The three day event was held from 2nd August to 4th August and is one of the biggest national event Singapore Silat Federation organised. We also had the honour of having referees from Indonesia and team Nila to lend us a helping hand.

Following are the medal tally for the top 10 teams:

Seni Grasio;
44 Gold, 20 Silver, 11 Bronze

Perguruan Sendeng Belalang;
16 Gold, 24 Silver, 23 Bronze

Seligi Tunggal Angkatan Singapura;
9 Gold, 13 Silver, 15 Bronze

Sendeng Pukulan;
6 Gold, 4 Silver, 8 Bronze

Perguruan Pencak Sendeng;
4 Gold, 3 Silver, 6 Bronze

Silek Harimau Minangkabau;
3 Gold, 6 Silver, 2 Bronze

Seni Silat Gayong Perwanit;
2 Gold, 1 Silver, 4 Bronze

Si Rumpun Padi;
2 Gold, 4 Bronze

1 Gold, 9 Silver, 8 Bronze

Setia Hati Esha;
1 Gold, 5 Silver, 14 Bronze

The loud cheers from the crowd and the teams created a lively atmosphere that could only be felt during such championships. Through the support of the crowd and the teams, the athletes fought hard and displayed great sportsmanship. Congratulations to all!

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18th WPSC 2018

Date: 2018-12-17

Singapore won seven gold medals at the 18th World Pencak Silat Championship that was hosted at OCBC Arena, Sports Hub from the 13th to 16th December 2018. Top athletes from over 40 countries competed for top honours at the biennial tournament. This is the third time Singapore hosted the Championship. It was held here previously in 1988 and 2004.

For more information on this event you can visit the official website at

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Junior World Pencak Silat Championship 2018

Date: 2018-04-30

TeamSG Silat Junior brought back 6 Gold, 3 Silver and 6 bronze from the World Junior Pencak Silat Championship 2018 that occured on the 24th till 29th April 2018 in Songkhla, Thailand.

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Date: 2017-08-30

There was 4,888 athletes from 11 countries competing against each other in 39 sports categories from 19 to 30 August on the 29th Sea Games 2017 which was held at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Pencak Silat Team Singapore managed to grab a total of four golds, six silvers and four bronzes and the medalist are ;


Sheik Farhan Bin Sheik Alau'ddin [Men's Tanding Class J (90KG to 95KG)]

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Date: 2016-12-10

2nd - 9th DECEMBER 2016

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5th Asian Beach Games

Date: 2016-10-05

From September 24th to October 2nd, the 5th Asian Beach Games took place in Da Nang, Vietnam with 45 nations sending athletes to compete in the games. Athletes competed in aquatics, athletics, basketball, football, handball, rowing and wrestling, as well as non-Olympic sports such as bodybuilding, ju-jitsu, kabaddi, kurash, muay thai, pencak silat, petanque, sambo, sepaktakraw, vovinam and woodball.

Pencak Silat Team Singapore had a tremendous achievements since last performance in 3rd Asian Beach Games in Bali, Indonesia back in 2008 where the team only brought back 2 bronze whereas this time around the team managed to bring back 2 Gold, 2 Silver and 6 bronze.

Here are the list of medalist;

Gold Medalists;
1. Nurul Khairunnisa Azlani @ Fiona Azlani (Artistic Female Single)
2. Sheik Farhan Sheik Alau'ddin (Match Male Class H)

Silver Medalists;
1. Nurhanishah Shahrudin (Match Female Class C)
2. Nurzuhairah Mohd Yazid, Nur Azlyana Ismail & Nurhanishah Shahrudin (Artistic Female Team)

Bronze Medalists;
1. Muhammad Iqbal Abdul Rahman (Artistic Male Single)
2. Nurul Shafiqah Mohd Saiful (Match Female Class B)
3. Nurul Suhaila Mohd Saiful (Match Female Class D)
4. Nur Abdul Ghani Kamaruddin (Match Male Class D)
5. Abdul Raaziq Abdul Rashid (Match Male Class F)
6. Muhammad Nur Alfian Juma'en (Match Male Class G)

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28th SEA Games Singapore 2015

Date: 2015-05-18

The Southeast Asian Games took place in Singapore's National Stadium after a 22-year long hiatus. Awarded the bid by the Southeast Asian Games Federation (SEAGF) in November 2011, the 28th SEA Games was held from June 5 - 16, 2015.

36 sports and 402 events featured in the 28th SEA Games Singapore 2015. The sports were aquatics (swimming, synchronised swimming, diving, waterpolo), archery, athletics, badminton, basketball, billiards & snooker, bowling, boxing, canoeing, cycling, equestrian, fencing, floorball, football, golf, gymnastics, hockey, judo, netball, petanque, rowing, rugby 7s, sailing, sepak takraw, shooting, silat, softball, squash, table tennis, taekwondo, tennis, dragon boat, triathlon, volleyball, wakeboard & waterski, and wushu.

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16th World Pencak Silat Championship 2015 (2015/01/18)

Date: 2015-01-18

The Phuket City Municipality stadium or Saphan Hin Stadium is where the 16th World Pencak Silat Championship 2015 took place. It was held from January 7th till the 17th. The World Championship had athletes competing in two categories which are the match and artistic. Fighters from more than 45 countries competed in this championship.

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