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Merpati Putih martial arts were originated from a Javanese Royal family of Mataram. Mataram was one of well-known Javanese Kingdoms. After the martial arts of Mataram being in the hands of the seventh generation, which is the hands of the guru Sarengat Siswo Hadi Poernomo, he handed it over to his sons: Mas Poerwanto Hadipoernomo (the older) and Mas Budhi Santoso Hadipoernomo (the younger). The two sons expanded this knowledge so that we recognize it as what Merpati Putih is today. As a sport institution, Merpati Putih was established by the second of April, 1963 in Yogyakarta – Indonesia. (more…)


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