Pukulan Pentjak Silat Sera originates from Indonesian regions as a combative art, known for its use of:
Base (Body Structure), Angle ( Body Alignment) , Leverage (Body Mechanics Force ), which in combination allow easy and yet extreme manipulation of an opponents body, disrupting an opponents Center Balance, Offensive and Defensive response Timing.
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Devastating Pukulan Silat Sera flows from body structure, combining movement with consecutive & concise hitting, unforgiving take-downs, strategic use of body positioning, flexibility and strong body structure, distance and timing to control the opponent while striking vital targets.
The most important aspects of Silat Sera is to train the body to lead the mind in combat. Properly aligned body Structure, Distance and height levels, as well as taking and maintaining control of timing, result in minimal effort and highly efficient disruption and neutralization of the opponent.
Maha Guru Stevan Plinck
was born in Rotterdam Netherlands. His parents where both born in Java Indonesia and are of Eurasian decent and Dutch Indo Culture. Maha Guru Plinck’s Grandfather, Grandmother, and Uncles on his mother’s side all practiced Pentjak Silat. Oom Etien started Cimande at age 8 and Opa Dejong practiced Setia Hati, Cimande and some other styles of Silat. His Grandmother had Setia Hati training as well. His Uncle John Dejong had Minangkabau Silat Training. Maha Guru Stevan personally learned from his Grandmother Oma Dejong at 9 years of age and from his Uncle Oom John at the age of 15 . At Age 17 Maha Guru Stevan began his formal Silat training outside of his family with Guru Besar Arthur Rhemrev in Serak, Cimande, Setia Hati and Combat Jujitsu. At age 25 Maha Guru Stevan began a decade of training with Pendekar Agung Paul de Thouars . Pendekar Paul was his last Serak Teacher. He was associated with Pendekar Paul until 1996.
At the age 35 Maha Guru Stevan began his own lineage, by combined and refining all his knowledge of Pukulan Pentjak Silat Sera. He has been teaching various forms of Silat since the age of 18. He now has over 50 years of authentic Pentjak Silat experience, training students globally.