Leadership characteristics model in pencak silat

Oleh :
Suryo Ediyono - 196601201993031001 - Fak. Ilmu Budaya

Pencaksilat  masters  are  leaders  with  distinct  characteristics.  This  research
discusses leader‘s  attitude,  leader‘s  characteristics, and  religious leader.  Research  methods
applied  in  this  research  are  factual  historical  approach,  descriptive  analysis,  and
interpretation  in  terms  of  hermeneutics, coherence, and  synthetics.  The  results  show  that
PencakSilatmaster  characteristics  consist  of  taqwa,tanggap,  tangguh,  tanggon,  and
trengginas.  Taqwameans  that  a  leader  must  always  have  faith  in  God  the  Almighty  and
enforce His teachings consistently and in honorable manners. Tanggap means that a leader
must be attentive and aware of the surrounding problems and social matters. Tangguh means
that a leader must always be tough, strive to develop his ability, never give up in dealing
with  problem,  and  answer  to  challenges.Tanggonmeans  that  a  leader  must  be  discipline,
socially responsible, and durable in the face of trial and temptation. Trengginasmeans that a
leader must always be active, initiative, and creative in pursuing improvement for the sake of
the  society.  PencakSilatleaders  are  role  models  who  have  discipline,  manner,  and  self-
control to enforce honorable acts.  
Keywords:Leadership model, characteristics, pencaksilat