Tapak Suci (Muhammadiyah Martial Arts) of Universitas Muhammadiyah Lamongan (UMLA) regained accomplishment in Bali National Championship 2 in Bali. The championship was followed by the participants from various levels from students/adults, high school to elementary students.
In the competition, UMLA had sent 11 athletes of Tapak Suci. Each athlete won in every match comprised 2 silver medals and 9 bronze medals. “Before following the national championship, they had practiced more than usual and finally they won,” said Miptakul Zuhri, UKM Tapak Suci coach.
Dr Abdul Aziz Alimul Hidayat, SKep Ns MKes, the Rector of UM Lamongan appreciated the hard work of his students and their coach. Their achievement in Bali National Championship 2 directly maintains the good name of UMLA. “We hope that UKM Tapak Suci will attract the student to follow the Student Activity Unit (UKM), so it will ease the outstanding student in martial arts. Especially in introducing Tapak Suci in various parties as a Muhammadiyah autonomous organization,” he said.
UKM Tapak Suci UMLA was established in 2010 and currently led by Bayu Firmansyah. All achievements had been accomplished by this unit at local, regional, national, and international levels.