Grading / Stick Sparring Workshop

Silat Gradings will take place on Sunday 15th May in Firhouse Community Center 10.30am to 12.45pm. I'm will also be teaching an Introduction to Kali Stick Sparring Workshop. Students who attend the workshop will get to learn the basics of stick sparring and each student will get opportunity to stick spar. I have put both events on same day, but you don't have to do both. Prices are below. There are three options - 1. Grading only €30. 2. Stick Sparring Workshop Only €20. 3. Grading + Stick Sparring Workshop €40 (Save €10). Students who wish to grade need to be able to show in class they know the techniques by 7th May, otherwise they won't be able to Grade. If you want to pass then 1. Make sure you have the syllabus. 2. Practice at home 3. Have access to the online training at www.courses.silatireland.com

Spring Challenge 2022

This Spring all our Students can take part in our Silat Spring Challenge by earning the Fire Element Badge. To earn the badge, students must attend minimum of 1 Class per week in any veneue on any night in that week. You have choice of three nights to attend. Each week you will learn new techniques linked to the Fire Element. On Week 6 you will take part in a Class test and if you pass this and have 100% attendance for the 6 weeks, you will earn the Badge.

Covid Restrictions Lifted - 28th Feb 2022

Our Silat Kali Classes are now back to normal. Training times are as follows.                       

Mondays - The Park Community Center 6.45pm - 7.45pm (Family Class Minimum Age 10, unless training with parent or older sibling).

Tuesdays - Adamstown Community Center, 6pm Kids, 7pm Cadets / Teens / Adults.

Wednesdays - The Park Community Center 6.30pm Kids Class.                                      7.30pm Cadets/Teens/Adults.                                                                                      

Introductory Course for Beginners

If this is your first time joining and you are trying out Silat / Kali Self Defence Classes, then you can join our 6 week Introductory Trial. During the 6 weeks, you don't need any special equipment or uniform, and, if you enrol in any class / night / venue, you can train in any of the other classes as part of your Introductory Trial at no extra cost. So if you have to restrict your movements at any time, you can catch up on any classes you missed.

The cost for 4 weeks Inroductory Class  is €40 and if you join with any other family member, a sibling, or parent they get a 50% discount so two family members can train for the price of €60. To book your place, you can check availabilty by Calling / Text Guru Liam 087 9956569 or Email: guruliam@hotmail.com Payment can be made online through PayPal, use this link to pay online www.PayPal.Me/guruliam.com or, go the online shop.

At the end of the 4 weeks, you can continue your training, by joining the club. There is no joining or membership fees. You pay per term (The club operates a number of terms throughout the year). You will also need training equipment. You can buy your own, or, you can order through the club, which operates special prices for the students. Uniform is also available through the club shop.

Online Training : Silat Kali 365

Silat Kali 365 is now available at courses.silatireland.com Now you can learn Silat and Kali from any location, at anytime during the day, through this unique online platform. You can buy a specific course or you can join the monthly membership (only €9.95 per month) and get access to all courses and video lessons. New lesson and courses will be constantly added. Registering is simple, just go to courses.silatireland.com and within 2 mins you will be able to access the material and techniques you need.

Silat Kali 365 is Ideal for following the weekly classes, or if you live to far away to train in a weekly class, you can still learn Silat / Kali directly from Guru Liam, by following the lessons and courses. You will be able to access gradings or just learn for your own development. 

Guru Liam is available for Transitional Year School Courses, throughout the school Year in all Areas of Dublin and surrounding Counties. Guru Liam has been teaching Transitional Year Students since 2001, and, it has proven to be a very popular course among the Students in their TY Year. All Transitional Students who complete the Course, will get a Certificate, and, this can be included in their end of year TY Portfolio.

Some of the Schools, where we have run our Certified Silat Self Defence Classes. Belvedere College ~ Clongowes Wood College ~ Wesley College~ Celbridge Community College ~Our Lady's Grove Goatstown ~ Castleknock Community College ~ St. Benildus College Kilmacud~ Maryfield College Drumcondra ~ St. Mary's College Baldoyle ~ Blackrock College ~ Piper Hill College Naas ~ New Cross College Finglas ~ Dominican College Drumcrondra ~St. Joseph of Cluny Killiney ~ St Kilian's German School, Roebuck ~ Killinarden Community College Tallaght ~ Colaiste de Hide Tallaght~ The King's Hospital Lucan ~ Loreto College Beaufort Rathfarnham ~ St. Wolstans College Celbridge ~ St.Colmcilles College Knocklyon ~ Adamstown Community College ~St.Joseph's College Lucan ~ CBC Monkstown Park ~ St. Farnan's Prosperous ~ Lucan Community College.

Teachers Comments on the TY Self Defence Course.

Liam is great. An absolute gentleman. Would have no problem recommending him. Will definitely be getting him back.... Trisha. We have Liam again this year for our option modules. Liam is a pleasure to work with and our TY Students and our students really enjoyed the classes each week. I would definitely recommend Guru Liam... Geraldine. We have had Liam for the past 3 Years an absolute gentleman is right. He has so much experience and is a pleasure to work with. Our Students learn lots. Liam's definitely left a lasting impression on how to stay safe and would definitely recommend Liam.... Linda. We had Liam last year, I was on maternity leave, so didn't see it, but feedback was great and we have book again for next month...Leona. We have used Liam and would be more then happy to recommend him. I asked the teacher who co-ordinates with him today and she had no hesitation whatsoever... Imelda.

If you like your TY Students in your College to learn Self Defence through Classes or Workshops, then Contact Guru Liam 087 9956569. Now taking bookings for the 22/23 School Year.

Latest Training Video

Kali Single Stick Online: Certified Course

Learn the basics of Kali Single Stick with this online course covering the stick forms 1 to 10, striking angles and footwork. Idea for home study and self development. Click this link to access course. courses.silatireland.com

Children Classes 2020

Book today to secure your place

Silat Kali Self Defence Classes - Kids

A Unique Unlimited Combat Martial Arts Self Defence System, from S.E.Asia that's Explosive - Exciting - Instantly Effective and Easy to Learn. Guru Liam has 35 Years of Experience and was founder and first person to teach Silat in Ireland. Guru Liam is qualified in both Malay and Indonesian Silat and Filipino Kali. In 2015 he was awarded the title "Pendekar" by Guru Jak Othman and Harimau Berantai Family. One of the highest title that can be awarded and first Irish person to received it. Guru Liam was enroll in The UK Martial Arts Hall of Fame for his work in The South East Asian Martial Arts.

Training covers Defences against the most common Street Attacks, Ground Work, Grappling, Striking, Blade and Stick Defences, Multiple Attack Defences and Personal Awareness.

Classes are fun and are suitable for all ages and levels and Fitness. It doesn't matter if you are a complete beginner or an Experience Martial Artist, you will benefit from the training.

So take the first step. Try out a Intro Course Today by phoning Guru Liam 087 9956569 or email guruliam@hotmail.com or visit us at www.facebook.com/urbansilat 

Silat Kali Self Defence Classes Teenagers / Adults

Come join our classes in Dublin (Firhouse and Lucan) beginners of ages always welcome.

May. 26, 2020

Hi Everyone. This Saturday will be the last class on the current Zoom Course. Due to the success of that course, we will be running another Zoom Course starting Sat 6th June at 11.30am. Each class runs for approx 30 to 40 minutes. I will be teaching during this course - The Fighting applications of the Monyet Decoys 1 to 7, Jurus 15 - 18 and their applications, Elbow Shielding, Monyet Footwork, Ripper, Open Hands and Closed Fist Parries, plus a few surprises. This course will is open to Martial Artist from outside our club and in other countries, so places will be booked out quick, so don't miss out. I will like the last time, send out a free video lesson to each student on the program, after the class covering the most important aspects of that days lesson.. Payment can be made to www.PayPal.Me/guruliam

Apr. 14, 2020

New article on The Principles of the Jurus

Apr. 2, 2020

Jurus Article

New Article on understanding the Pukulan Cimande Jurus and their applications. Just click the More Link above and click Blogs Posts

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