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ITS–Diving has changed from a dangerous sport to a blend of adventure and excitement, thanks to Indonesia’s beautiful under-water panorama. The country offers a huge number of sea parks, either explored or unexplored, in Maluku, Nusa Tenggara, and ...

ITS–Water rafting finds great popularity in Indonesia because of countless rivers scattered across the archipelago. The vast number of rivers, which offer beauty and challenges, helps the adventurous sport accrue more and more fans.Travelling along winding, wild rivers ...

ITS–Equestrian events have limited fans in Indonesia, mainly because of the cost of horses is well beyond the reach of the average person in this country.  Despite the small number of enthusiasts, Indonesia has set up the equestrian ...

ITS–Fencing (Anggar in Indonesian) is a martial art that uses a sword as its tool.  The first Fencing competition was held in Egypt in the 11th century BC. The form of the sword which was created by Koeningsmarken ...

ITS–Wushu is a martial art originally coming from  China. It combines kungfu and Tao actions and relies greatly on physical strength and strong punches. In China, Kungfu is well known as traditional Wushu. To be performed at international ...

ITS–Originally Tae Kwon Do comes from Korea. Tae means foot, Kwon means fist and Do is for the art of kicking. It was introduced in Indonesia in 1972 by Mr. Choi Il Sun (Dan IV, at the fourth ...

ITS–Indonesia has its own martial art, but imported self-defence sports have had their roots here for quite a long time. Karate, originally Japanese, is among the most popular foreign martial arts and it is well preserved in the ...

ITS–Indonesia has made significant achievements in the boxing world, both amateur and professional. The country’s boxing history is written in the triumph of Ellyas Pical, the first Indonesian to win a world championship belt. Pical took his International ...

ITS–Shooting in Indonesia is widely known not only as a sport, but also as a social activity. The Indonesian Shooting Association (Perbakin) routinely organizes an open hunting party to help farmers in the frontiers get rid of wild ...

ITS–Robin Hood should have set his sights on a Southeast Asian country thousands miles away if he wanted to find an equal contender. Archery has been used in Indonesia since the ancient times when people it was done ...