There are hundreds of substyles of Pentjak-Silat. As with Kung Fu, it would be pointless to come up with a separate set of maneuvers for each one of them. Instead, several of the major substyles are described here, so that the player can pick one for his character if he wishes. A character need not have a substyle; he can simply be a "general" Silat practitioner if the player wishes. Players who are interested in more information on these and other styles of Pentjak-Silat (and on this fascinating fighting art in general) should consult Donn Draeger's definitive work on the subject, The Weapons and Fighting Arts of the Indonesian Archipelago.
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