The United States Sport Silat Association (USSSA) is the sole national body for Pencak Silat competition in the United States recognized by the International Pencak Silat Federation (PERSILAT).
We coordinate local, state and national level competitions, so that we may field a strong USA Pencak Silat National Team that represents our country’s diversity of talent, knowledge and skill in Pencak Silat.
Mission and Vision
Vision: To share the cultural heritage of Pencak Silat and the Indo-Malay archipelago with all Americans.
Mission: To serve as a beacon of Pencak Silat values through sport, fellowship and education. To bring together Pencak Silat players from all geographies and background. To foster goodwill with other countries through competition and the shared bond of Pencak Silat.
Board of Directors
President – Jacob Richter, Inti Ombak Pencak Silat
Vice-President – Daniel Prasetya, Inti Ombak Pencak Silat
Secretary-General – Dr. Lee Becker, Inti Ombak Pencak Silat
Deputy Secretary-General – Adam Oliver, Pentjak Silat USA / Anak Serak
Director of Wasit and Juri Development – Dr. Sheik (Sam) Shamsuddin, Silat Seni Gayong
Asia Field Representative – Noeryanto Dhipuro, Pencak Silat Bayu Suci