Tarung Derajat - Martial arts born from street fights
Achmad Dradjat from Bandung - West Java is the founder of the Tarung Derajat martial arts school. Young Drajat lived a hard life on the streets. He was often abused in fights. A hard life makes him strong. In the end he practiced effective street fighting techniques. His fighting skills are so widespread that many people want to learn martial arts from him.
On July 18, 1972, Achmad Dradjat declared Tarung Derajat as a martial art. Furthermore, Tarung Derajat has also become a combat material in the Indonesian Armed Forces and the Indonesian Police Mobile Brigade.
Strength - Speed - Accuracy - Courage and Tenacity are the five main elements in Tarung Derajat martial arts.
If you observe this martial arts is actually a mixed martial arts. There are many techniques used ranging from kicks, punches, slams and locks. The experience of Professor Ahmad Drajat has succeeded in combining techniques from various martial arts into an effective technique in both ring and street fights.
Tarung Derajat became an official member of the PON national sports week. Tarung Derajat is competed in PON Indonesia.Currently, several Asian countries have opened Tarung Derajat martial arts schools.