Silat Institute

Silat martial arts school is a school that teaches Pencak Silat self-defense, combat sport and MMA We are affiliated with the USA Pencak Silat Federation.

Silat Martial Arts School of Virginia is an institution dedicated to martial arts through the structure and heritage of Penack Silat, an dynamic art from South-East Asia. We offer mulitple curriculums where students can learn the art of Pencak Silat as well as MMA, etc. In additonal to the traditional aspects of Pencak Silat aspects that includes culture, self-defense, weapons, inner power, and th

Photos from Silat Institute's post 04/28/2024

In Williamsburg for Silat tournament with Chris Robinson and Carol Marley

Join us for an exhilarating two-week Silat Summer Camp, where each (one-week) session promises a blend of fun, excitement, and the opportunity to learn an incredible and safe martial art from Southeast Asia known as Silat, or more formally, Pencak Silat. Taught by accomplished black belts who have competed and medaled in international Silat tournaments, our program includes a variety of activities from exercises and stretching to games, team activities, and detailed technique training. We are limiting enrollment to a maximum of 20 students per session, with a minimum of 10, ensuring personalized instruction and an optimal learning environment. Apply today to secure your spot!

Silat Institute – High-level Silat Training in the USA 12/05/2023

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Silat Institute – High-level Silat Training in the USA For over two decades in the Washington DC Area, our school has been a hub for those looking to enhance their physical fitness, learn self-defense, and explore the rich cultural heritage of the unique martial art of Silat.


Save the date for the 2nd USA Pencak Silat Festival in the Washington, DC area hosted by the USA Pencak Silat Federation. For more details visit,

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Photos from Silat Institute's post 11/01/2022

Family Fun Night Demo at ADAMS Center.

Photos from Seni Persilatan's post 06/30/2022

History of Jurus Wajib - (Tunggal and Regu)

Photos from Silat Institute's post 06/02/2022

Was hot outside today, but we kept it cool and fun.


On your mark...

Photos from Silat Institute's post 05/21/2022

Friday extra training session in the park.

Photos from Silat Institute's post 05/15/2022

Seminar with in Virginia focusing on Harimau techniques! Money raised will go to charity.


Girls Silat class full!


Youngsters battling it out


Not just for kicks.

Photos from Silat Institute's post 04/08/2022

Girls Silat class making progress. Many were fasting too!

Photos from Silat Institute's post 04/03/2022

Focusing on flexibility this month, since some of our students are fasting.

Photos from Silat Institute's post 04/01/2022

Girls showing how to kick from low positions - a specialty of Silat.


There is no losing. Only winning and learning.


Tendangan Sabit


Girls Silat class tonight - full!


Upper body strength for Silat

Photos from Silat Institute's post 03/08/2022

Boys Silat class going strong!


Girls Silat class went well today! Thanks to Kak Sara for helping me out.


We are starting a girl's Silat class Thursday at 6pm-7:30 at Hidayah Academy. Girls ages 8 and up.


Ready to rumble.

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512 Herndon Parkway
Herndon, VA

Opening Hours

Monday 7:30pm - 9pm
Wednesday 6pm - 8pm
Thursday 6pm - 5pm
Sunday 2pm - 4pm

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