The Jurus of Pukulan Cimande
The Jurus are the foundation or base work of Pukulan Cimande, they are the master keys.
Once mastered, they can be broken down, and, used for defensive applications.
Jurus 1 is considered the Masculine Jurus as it send out force and, power. Jurus 2 is considered a Feminine Jurus as it
seeks to decoy, and seduce an opponent.
Jurus 1 starts all the odd numbers, and Jurus 2 starts all the even numbers. This is important to remember, when you start practicing and learning the Jurus.
All the Jurus
are learned on both Right and Left sides. Jurus 1 starting from the Simba position, a Cat Stance with a Shaolin hand position. Left hand covering the right Fist. Jurus 2 the forearm is held even with the floor, and two fingers on the wrist.
can be trained with a fluid motion, or a slow training motion with snapping on each motion, or with an aggressive all out attitude. Using speed, snap, timing and power, along with a mental keyword to start your aggressive approach to the Jurus.
Keys to defence in Silat lies in the break down of the Jurus "Remember" we don't just block, we strike to break, or, destroy whatever comes into our range.
Jurus Attitudes - What they teach
Jurus 1 - Destruction, teaches to hit, enter and destroy.
Jurus 2 - To hit, catch and break using an
upward hitting motion.
Jurus 3 - The use of circular motion to catch or parry, and the application of the long range uppercut (Sangsot).
Jurus 4 - The development of the Inner Gate Jurus (Dalam) working
on the inside of a punch with parries to follow.
Jurus 5. This is another Elbow Jurus, to develop throwing after blocking across body.
Jurus 6 - The development of Ricochet hitting off your own body, to
hit back to the opponent, using forarms, shoulders, thigh.
Jurus 7 - Teaches the dropping into a lower level and destruction of upward attacks, and the outside or inside Wing Type Blocks.
Jurus 8 - Teaches
the first combination of Jurus. Flowing from one into the other using a combination of Jurus 2, 6, 3.
Jurus 9 - Application of the first simultaneous parry and sweep motion (Sapu)
- A revolving Jurus to teach us how to move in two different directions front to back, then back to front again. Pivoting on the heels of the feet.
Jurus 11 - In this Jurus again you develop a lead leg sweep (Sapu) to the outside
of the body, follow with a elbow (Sikut)
Jurus 12 - To learn to defend against Low/Middle Kicks, with parries to change levels to strike lower vital targets.
Jurus 13 - In this Jurus you develop the
Method of Multi-Angle hitting (Pukulan)
Jurus 14 - In this Jurus you develop the method of moving forward and using Circular motion to Block / Parry and counter simultaneously
Jurus 15 - This again is a combination
Jurus, which includes Jurus 14, 6, and 3, and the attitide of these Jurus combine creates Circulat Motion with Rocochet hits and follow up with a long range uppercut
Jurus 16 - This Jurus develops the appication of motion required
to open up the centre line, to catch kicks and enter to apply leg sweeps and follows up.
Jurus 17 - A multiple attack Jurus, you develop moving from two directions forwards and behind, and develop changing from a high line to
a low line, back to a high line using elbows and spear hands.
Jurus 18 - In this Jurus you are learning the Principle of Bamboo, to take a blow or punch and recover into a counter attack follow up.