Mepantigan is a Form of Balinese martial arts that involves similar physical techniques to those found in self-defense traditions around the world extends the form by also drawing upon Balinese drama, contemporary dance, and gamelan music, fusing fighting with the performing arts to create an entirely new cultural phenomenon.
Pick up around 09:00 am from your hotel in south Bali to Batubulan (Gianyar) . Arrive at the home of Putu Witsen, you will be serve with a welcome drink made from starch rice water and Change into Tridatu or Poleng sarongs. Tridatu feature red, white, and black colours These colours represent Tri Murti, the god trinity concept that serves as one of the basic beliefs of Hinduism in Bali. Head to the middle of a rice field along the riverside accompanied by the referee, and begin to learn the basic technique of Mepantigan before jumping into the muddy field. Putu believes that an emphasis on emotional and spiritual intelligence can develop good character while teaching to avoid violence and grow compassion. Play a game in 2 rounds, where punching, biting, kicking, and hitting is forbidden. At the end of the game, take a dip in the river to clean off the mud and then enjoy a shower under bamboo. Enjoy a simple, organic lunch served with banana leaves and cups made from bamboo. Listen to traditional Balinese music playing in the background. After lunch, get transported back to your hotel.
- Suitable for FIT and Group
- Daily morning & Afternoon departure
- Advanced booking required minimum 48 hours
- Return hotel transfer in air-conditioned vehicle
- What to bring/wear: sunscreen, sandals, change of clothes
- Professional license guide.
Exciting experience for building a relationship and the quality of relationship. Healthy, Happy and Harmony like Balinese !!