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Gesrek is found at Kamongan compound, Pakenjeng village, Pamulihan sub-district, Garut Regency. This traditional art is also called arts of self banishment. The attraction shown by the players is playing chopping river, then stabbed to their stomacher and arms while demonstrating silat martial art, their tongues are sliced with out any wounds. Besides that the player is struck by a trunk of bamboo and rolling or walking on the fire.
The gesrek players consist of 10 people chopping knife holder, supported by 4-5 people functioning to provide instruments and guarding if there is someone else's disturbance.