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Silat

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Known as ‘RP Selatra’, the Republic Polytechnic’s Silat comprises of members whom are keen to preserve and develop the ancient art forms of Silat, ‘Seni (Artistic)’ and ‘Tanding (Sparring)’.

Under the tutelage of Mr Ismail Bin Ishak, the team has progressed in performance standards and achieved awards at various competitions. In 2016, RP Selatra clinched six Gold, two Silver and ten Bronze medals as well as titled ‘Second Overall Champions at the Tertiary Silat Competition.

With an aim to increase the confidence level of members in both Seni and Tanding, the group challenges itself to try out new and advanced techniques. 

Continuing their zest to promote this indigenous martial arts, the group has also done many outreach performances in their hope to further promote this rich cultural heritage. Continuing their zest to promote this indigenous martial arts, the group has also done many outreach performances in their hope to further promote this rich cultural heritage.Continuing their zest to promote this traditional and time-honored martial art form, RP Selatra has participated in various outreach platforms and brought glory to the institution.