The purpose this paper is to provide the review of silat curriculum based on the effective ancient roots Malay warfare. Silat is a form of martial art of the Malay race, who are inhabitants the southern part of the Asian continent, covering the Malay Archipelago from the Easter Island in the
east to Madagascar Island in the west (Anuar, 2007).
The word silat means a kind of sport or game, which consists of quick movements in attacking and defending (Anuar, 1987). Silat olahraga is a sport that existed in the midst of development of thousands of silat schools in Archipelago (Anuar, 1993). Olahraga means the ability for a silat exponent to perform his silat techniques in combat with striking and defensive actions such as punching, kicking, throwing, catching, parrying and blocking and any skill related to silat techniques.
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The Curriculum of Seni Silat Malaysia