Martial Arts in Southeast Asia

Take a look at some literature reflecting the diverse expressions and practices relating to martial arts in Southeast Asia.

The Genteel Sabai

Randai play “The Genteel Sabai” Comes to Kennedy Theatre with Pants-Slapping Action

Act I of Luck & Loss: Manandin’s Gamble

A traditional West Sumatran Randai folk play featuring martial arts, dance, singing, music, and pants-slapping percussion. This video is an exert of Act I.

Gilbert Molina Discusses Randai

Gilbert Molina, a student at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, discusses his participation in the 2005 Randai performance at Kennedy Theatre.