Pukulan is a martial art from Indonesia. Being a martial art meaning that all three disciplines are performed; the sports (ola raga), the fight (bella diri) and the art combined with the spirtual forms (seni budaja).
Mastering each discipline will lead one to learn the ‘complete’ fight. Thus it’s no secret that this takes a lot of time in order to master this. The saying goes: “You can only become a master by training steadily”. Pukulan is derived from the indonesian word Pukul, which means to hit, and in context it means the fight. People who practice Pencak Silat or Pukulan are called Persilats and the teacher is called Pendekar and should be adressed with Soehoe (official), Mas, or Pa.