Bandar Seri Begawan - Some 102 youths from pencak silat scheme of Brunei Muara, Tutong, Temburong took part at the promotion test to the higher level ranking held at Menglait Sports Complex.
The promotion test was divided into four ranking: Black stripe, two black stripes, three black stripes and four black stripes.
The guest of honour, Pengiran Sabri bin Pg Hj Mohamad, Deputy Director of Youth and Sports, presented certificate to those who are promoted to higher level.
The promotion test to higher ranking for the pencak silat scheme of the Youth and Sports Department is one of the important activities to measure the level of achievement of the scheme members.
It is appropriate that the skills acquired through hard practice during training should be evaluated.
The event was organised by Youth and Sport Department, Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports to draw and encourage the young martial art lovers to become exponents of the game; to provide an arena for experiment and know the level of achievement of the martial art technique; to give opportunity for young martial arts participants to be active and competent; to strengthen the relationship amongst the members and increase their self-confidence so that they could follow the training system.-- Courtesy of Borneo Bulletin