Martial Arts Festival

Be thrilled by more martial arts action outside the arena



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Martial arts festival

Festival highlights

Join in the festivities of other martial arts performances, try-outs, fun activities and retail bazaar at Hall 2.

Cultural heritage

Pencak Silat is a form of martial arts that originated from the Malay and Indonesia Archipelagos. With over 1,000 forms and practised in over 60 countries, Pencak Silat comprises both unarmed self-defense and weapon techniques.  Be enthralled by the richness of the history and culture of the Malay Archipelago at the cultural display.

Get up close to the traditional weapons used. Try your hands on the musical instruments that commonly accompanies Silat. Take a selfie with our Silat practitioners decked out in full traditional attire.

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Martial Artist Cosplay

Visit Martial Arts Festival and dressed as your favourite martial artist character to receive a goody bag.

Cosplay players will be making special appearances at the Martial Arts Festival. Expect to see Ken, Ryu and Chun Li from "Street Fighter". Check out the show times below.

Martial arts demonstrations & try outs

Check out martial arts experts from Aikido, Wushu, Taekwondo, Kickboxing, Judo and many more! There will be an amazing line-up of demonstrations from exponents from various martial arts schools to awe you.

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Muay Thai Boran Demo 

GROUP NAME: ASFitness

SESSION SYNOPSIS: Witnessing The Art of Ancient Muay Thai

Wushu

Wushu Crash Course

GROUP NAME: Martial House

SESSION SYNOPSIS: Hai-yak! Master the basics of Wushu through our crash course and be the next Kungfu kid!

Shinmu

Bongukkumbub, Practicing Strikes, Sparring and Self-Defence

GROUP NAME: Shinmu Kendo Dojang Singapore

SESSION SYNOPSIS: Demonstrating the basics strikes and techniques of Kendo. The striking for sparring and self-defence.

Taekwondo

TAEKWONDO (Demo & Tryout Session)

GROUP NAME: Singapore Taekwondo Federation National Demostration Team

SESSION SYNOPSIS: Taekwondo!

Showcase of High element Gyeokpa (Breaking technique), Taekwondo Aerobic Dance, Poomsae Movement (Patten), Kyeorugi Movement (Sparring), self-defence and free style poomsae.

Aikido

Aikido Shinju-Kai Demonstration & Hands-on Session

GROUP NAME: Aikido Shinju-Kai

SESSION SYNOPSIS: A Japanese Modern Art of Self-Defense. (The Way of Harmony) The hands-on session is suitable for all ages from 5 to 80 years old.

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Fencing: introduction to sword-fighting for boys and girls

GROUP NAME: Modern Fencing Academy

SESSION SYNOPSIS: Fencing Fun tryout is an ideal way to introduce fencing in a fun and informative way. Children use plastic masks and colorful foam swords.

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Tryout of Yoshinkan system of Aikido Session & Basic Self Defence

GROUP NAME: AIKIDO SHUDOKAN

SESSION SYNOPSIS:  Participant will be introduced to some basic self defence based on Aikido principles.

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5000 years old Tamil martial arts demonstration

GROUP NAME: Singapore Silambam Friends Association

SESSION SYNOPSIS:  Stick fighting not only used for combat also it is performed on stage as a cultural art.

This demo gives on overview different kind of decorations (called Alangar varisai) types in Silambattam

TIME 13 Dec (Thu) 14 Dec (Fri) 15 Dec (Sat) 16 Dec (Sun)
11am - 11.45pm Fencing Fun: Introduction to sword-fighting for boys and girls
by Modern Fencing Academy
Pencak Silat Performing Arts
by Pekaba, Ranah PAC
12pm - 12.45pm Arnis: Art of Stick Fighting
by Guerrero Arnis de Mano
Taekwondo (Demo & Tryout Session)
by Singapore Taekwondo Federation National Demonstration Team
1pm - 1.40pm Wushu Performance
by Singapore National Wushu Team
Recreational Judo (Children and Adults)
by Jagsport
1.40pm - 2pm Pencak Silat Demo Silambam Demo (Indian Martial Arts)
by Singapore Silambam
2pm - 2.45pm Bongukkumbub: Practicing Strikes, Sparring and Self-Defence
by Shinmu Kendo Dojang Singapore
Pattern, Breaking Tiles, Self Defence, Practicing Kicking & Sparring
by Singapore Taekwondo Gymnasium
Recreational Wrestling (Children and Adults)
by Jagsport
3pm - 3.45pm Pencak Silat Demo Wushu Crash Course
by Martial House
4pm - 4.45pm Wushu Crash Course
by Martial House
Martial Arts Cosplay
Muay Thai Boran Demo
by ASFitness
Martial Arts Cosplay
5pm - 5.45pm Tryout of Yoshinkan system of Aikido Session & Basic Self Defence
by Aikido Shudokan
Martial Arts Cosplay
Recreational Judo (Children and Adults)
by Jagsport
Savate Demo & Tryout (French Kickboxing)
by Savate Club Singapore
Aikido Demo & Hands-on Session
by Aikido Shinju-Kai
6pm - 6.45pm Wushu Crash Course
by Martial House
Aikido Demo & Hands-on Session
by Aikido Shinju-Kai
Pencak Silat Demo Pencak Silat Weapon Seminar
by Silek Taralak Padang
7pm - 7.45pm Pencak Silat & Arnis Demo
by Grasio Association Singapore & Lightning Arnis Singapore
Taekwondo (Demo & Tryout Session)
by Singapore Taekwondo Federation National Demonstration Team
Kickboxing Tryout
by WAKO Kickboxing Singapore
*Above demonstration schedule is subject to changes. Information is correct at time of publishing.

Learn a technique or two in the various free try-out sessions! Look out for more details soon.

Active Health

Take charge of your life! Find out how small habit changes can help you stay fit, eat well, and sleep better. Visit Active Health booth to find out more.

Retail bazaar

A marvellous collection of vendors have been curated to make your holiday shopping a joyous occasion. Indulge in retail therapy and shop with ease by using your Active Wallet.


Experience Tour

Join the Martial Arts Festival Experience Tour! For only $5, enjoy 2 Pencak Silat try-out sessions at our sport centres and transport to catch the 18th World Pencak Silat Championship 2018.

Tour package highlights

  • Two (2) sessions of Pencak Silat Introductory Workshop (1hr each)
    • Session 1: Learn basic punches, kicks and stances. Practise artistic movement patterns commonly used in competitions.
    • Session 2: Learn foot sweeps and takedowns that you see in competitive matches. Practise intermediate artistic movement patterns.
  • Catch thrilling action from top international athletes at 18th World Pencak Silat Championships at Singapore Sports Hub! Transport will available from selected ActiveSG Sports Centres*.
  • Tour Martial Arts Festival and watch different martial art demonstrations
  • Receive a goodie bag consisting tote bag, T-shirt, scarf and souvenirs. 

 

Who can join?

The tour package is open to ages 8 to 55. Parents are encouraged to join their children on their journey to experience martial arts together.

Pencak Silat Introductory Workshop

You can choose from one of the following sessions:

Sessions 1 & 2 (Pencak Silat Workshops) Time Sport Centre
1 Dec (SAT) & 2 Dec (SUN) 0900-1000
1000-1100
1100-1200
Pasir Ris
1 Dec (SAT) & 2 Dec (SUN) 0900-1000
1000-1100
1100-1200
Toa Payoh
3 Dec (MON) & 4 Dec (TUE) 1000-1100
1400-1500
1930-2030
Bedok

Toa Payoh
3 Dec (MON) & 4 Dec (TUE) 1000-1100
1400-1500
1930-2030
Yishun

Jurong West
5 Dec (WED) & 6 Dec (THU) 1000-1100
1400-1500
1930-2030
Pasir Ris

Bedok
5 Dec (WED) & 6 Dec (THU) 1000-1100
1400-1500
1930-2030
Jurong West

Toa Payoh

Guided tour to 18th World Pencak Silat Championship 2018

You can choose from one of the following session:
  • 13 Dec 2018 7pm - 10pm
  • 14 Dec 2018 5pm - 7.30pm
  • 15 Dec 2018 11am - 1.30pm
  • 15 Dec 2018 2pm - 4.30pm
  • 15 Dec 2018 5pm - 7.30pm
  • 16 Dec 2018 11am - 1.30pm
  • 16 Dec 2018 2pm - 4.30pm
  • 16 Dec 2018 5pm - 8pm 

*Two-way transport will depart from ActiveSG Sports Centres to Singapore Sports Hub for the 18th World Pencak Silat Championships 2018 guided tour. 

For further tour enquires please email Fahmi_Alias@sport.gov.sg

ONLY $5 per person! Fully payable with ActiveSG credits.

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