Balinese Wrestling Traditional Martial Art
Welcome to Mepantigan Bali’s culturistic, healthy and fun programs. Mepantigan is a form of Balinese martial arts that involves similar physical techniques to those found in self-defense traditions around the world. But Mepantigan extends the form by also drawing upon Balinese drama, contemporary dance, and gamelan music, fusing fighting with the performing arts to create an entirely new cultural phenomenon. Participants wear uniforms consisting of traditional Balinese clothing, and can compete on the beach, in the mud of rice fields, or in any open space. Practitioners of Mepantigan gain physical fitness, release stress, and learn valuable lessons in camaraderie and sportsmanship. In addition to physical skills, strength, and agility, both emotional and spiritual intelligences are utilized.
This activity last for 3 hours either from 10 to 13 pm or from 16 to 19 pm. During this program we offer an amazing and fun cultural activities. Guest will be welcomed with “Katos Barong Topeng Kelaras” dance and special Balinese welcome drink and snacks. After enjoying welcome drink and snacks, guest will be given a Tridatu sarong which is Mepantigan traditional clothing by Mepantigan instructor as well as showing the guest how to properly put on the clothing. Once everyone is ready, program will start with lots of different Balinese fun games as a warm up before jump in the mud and get muddy!. All those activities are performed are safe and fun and promoting harmony, with professional guidance from our Mepantigan Bali instructors.