NOTE: DATE IS TENTATIVE The USF (USA Pencak Silat Federation) is planning on holding its first Pencak Silat tournament in the USA. Sport Silat, or Silat Olahraga consists of four main divisions: “Tanding” or sparring, “Tunggal” or single form category, “Regu” or multiple forms, and “Ganda” or fighting skit. In Tanding or fighting, there are
World Cup Finals Open Martial Arts Championship where Martial Artists of all skill levels from across the globe will gather once again to compete for top prizes in this prestigious tournament. This tournament will be action packed and will be held again at Sheraton Reston Hotel, located near our Nation’s Capital, Washington, DC. As always,
More than 120 competitors from Pencak Silat clubs & National Teams from 12 countries (Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Malaysia, The Netherlands, Russia, Singapore, Surinam, Switzerland, the UK & Vietnam) take part in Tanding categories. Malaysia took the honors for best Male Fighter and Best Team in 2014, while Vietnam was awarded the Best Female Fighter


USA Pencak Silat Federation (USF)
The USA Pencak Silat Federation (USF) is a non-profit Pencak Silat association in the USA to represent Silat from the Nusantara community that includes, Indonesia, Malaysia, Brunei Darusalam, and Singapore. USA Pencak Silat Federation is organized for exclusively charitable, educational and scientific purposes within the meaning of Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of
Multiple Branches!
Silat is growing! There are now three branches in Washington DC area. Our flagship branch in Bethesda, Maryland is headed by Silat masters Kak Wona Sumantri and Kak Richard Subaran. We have our original Asburn location headed by Kak Terra Kurnia and our newest branch in Sterling, Virginia at the Nur Center Loudoun is headed
Mixed Martial Arts
Gender-specific MMA classes ages 15 and up Our MMA program allows students to learn Mixed Martial Arts (striking, grappling, etc) as well as techniques used in Silat competition. Instructor Kak Abdul-Malik Ahmad has competed in MMA, open, grappling and Silat tournaments against opponents of various martial arts styles (Muay Thai, grappling, Judo, kickboxing, etc) for
Preschool Martial Arts Classes 
We are now offering classes for young kids ages 3-5 years old. This class will focus on basic martial arts techniques such as kicking and punching soft targets. We also place a high importance on discipline (lining up and listening to instructions). This class is an active class that involves exciting activities and physical exercise. 



Great classes! I have been studying Silat for years and I love it!
Silat Student, Violet Belt