Guru Daniel Sulestya Agung Prasetya
Direct descendant of Hamengkubuwono I, the king of the Mataram-Jogja kingdom
Inner Wave Pencak Silat Fort Collins
Guru Jake Richter General Manager of Operations I.O.P.S.
Jake was born and raised in Colorado and enjoys mountaineering, fishing, and freestyle skiing with his wife and kids. He began his martial arts journey in 1987 practicing Shotokan in Englewood Colorado. Some of the arts on this journey include: Boxing, JuJitsu, Street, and American Kenpo. Jake recently was tested, and certified in Yogykarta, Indonesia, and holds the rank of International 8th deg Black Belt with Close Quarter Combat Instructor certification at Inti Ombak Pencak Silat Fort Collins. Jake has had the privilege of studying silat and serving as intern of Lakutama under Ki Poleng Sudamala 10th deg Inti Ombak, Tjahyadi Tanudjaja 10th deg Inti Ombak , and Daniel Prasetya 10th deg Inti Ombak, direct descendant of Hamengkubuwono I, the king of the Mataram-Jogja kingdom, while studying in Surabaya, Yogyakarta, and Jarkarta Indonesia. Jake also currently serves as president of U.T.A.M.A. United Teachers Association for Martial Arts.
Guru Steve D'Aurelio/Lead Instructor
Steve D’Aurelio began studying Martial Arts in 2000. In 2005, he began studying with Inti Ombak Pencak Silat and Guru Daniel Prasetya. During his time at Inti Ombak, he has served as Instructor, School Manager, and Demo/Events Team Leader. He taught Martial Arts and Tai Chi at Front Range Community College from 2005 to 2010. Between 2003 and the present he has also taught at various venues in Colorado and Ohio. In 2008, he studied Silat first hand in Jogjakarta, Indonesia. He has trained with teachers from Indonesia, Korea, Hawaii, and around the United States. Steve holds the rank of 6th degree black belt in Inti Ombak Pencak Silat, certified Close Quarter Combat Instructor, 1st degree black belt in Hap Ki Do, and certified instructor of Tai Chi. He continues to study Silat with Guru Daniel and currently teaches at the Inner Wave Pencak Silat headquarters in Fort Collins, CO.
Jason Makris Demo team/Instructor
Jason has been training with Guru Daniel from the age of 12. He is attending Front Range Community College currently pursuing a career in welding. Jason is one of the kid’s class instructors and leads the demo team traveling Colorado to share Silat. He currently holds the rank of 2nd degree black belt and at the age of 19 he is the youngest student to ever achieve this honor at Inti Ombak Pencak Silat Fort Collins. Jason has recently returned from studing Silat in Surabaya, Yogyakarta, and Jarkarta Indonesia. Jason’s favorite quote:
“In the front as a leader, In the middle as a balancer, In the back as an advocate -wave behavior” Guru Daniel
Kyle Mitchell Manager/Instructor
Kyle started his martial arts career at the age of 13 with Aikido and boxing. As an I&E technician Kyle has been able to travel around the world and train with various teachers. In 2008, Kyle moved to Indonesia with his wife to train with Ki Poleng Sudamala of Lakutama. Training in various styles (JKD, Muay Thai, Arnis and Kenpo) has led Kyle to find a permanent home here at Inner Wave Pencak Silat. Training under Guru Daniel since 2005 Kyle currently holds the rank of Black belt with Close Quarter Combat certification. In addition to Kyle’s Silat studies, he is also studying Kapatiran Mandirigma under Master Shelley Millspaugh.