Start your day with a healthy breakfast and hop on your vehicle approximately by 9:00 AM. Take the winding roads that lead to Batubulan (Gianyar) located in south Bali.
This private lesson will give an insight into the Balinese creative and martial art genre and allow you to explore this art with ease. Mepantigan is a Balinese martial art form performed in the mud combined with fire dance, traditional drama, and gamelan. It is infused with traditional performing arts and fighting skills where each participant wears traditional Balinese clothing and competes on a beach, the mud of rice paddy field or other open areas.
Upon arrival at the Putu Witsen’s home, a localite who is renowned for his new wave of Balinese martial arts. Relish on a welcome drink and slip into tridatu or polenh sarongs and head towards the rice paddy fields. Your guide will first instruct you on the simple techniques of Mepantigan before getting into the mud. Learn the unique balance of emotional and spiritual intelligence while avoiding violent movements such as punching, biting, kicking and hitting. After 2 rounds of the game take a cool dip in the river and clean off the dirt. Slip into clean clothes and enjoy a traditional lunch served on banana leaves and cups made of bamboo. After, head back to the hotel and rejuvenate for your next activity.