Paul de Thouars has been a well known and highly respected martial arts practitioner for almost 60 years. He has been described by his peers as one of the most innovative and devastating martial artists of our time. He was a practitioner of the Indonesian martial arts system of Pukulan Pentjak Silat Serak and the creator of the fighting system Pukulan Pentjak Silat Bukti Negara.
In an age where many claim to have completed several arts in one lifetime and mastered all it’s complexities. Pendekar Paul de Thouars claimed only one art, the art of Sera (or Serak) and til the end contended he was not finished . He was the only lineage holder of the original system of Sera(k) from his teacher and mentor Guru John de Vries.