|Rare Indonesian Pentjak Silat Fighting Soempat Stick! Soempat Fighting Stick This stick is constructed of select Indonesian full skin Rattan with stylized burn-patterns and Retina-Retention tape ends. It is hand-formed to the correct angle and has never been offered to the public before. This is a favorite training weapon of Maha Guru Pak Victor deThouars as it gives added advantages over a straight stick. Silat Soempat was founded by Pak Tisari Mardjoeki, a Serak Guru from West Java (1902-1976) after losing a fight in 1952. In 1953, armed with the curved stick he personally developed, he crushed his opponent. The unique curvature of this fighting stick allows for high torque strikes, and hook and drag techniques. Also popular with advanced Escrima, Kali, Arnis practitioners. The Soempat Stick measures 28in long with the bend occurring at the last 8 inch. 1 inch diameter.