There are three associations that mainly uses Silat Gayong in their curriculum. They are all led by Dato' Meor's closest followers who all have achieve the honor to wear the sixth degree black belt, this is the highest degree a student can attain. The largest is the Pertubuhan Silat Seni Gayong Malaysia (PSSGM).led by the grandmaster's daughter, Cikgu Kalsom, others are know as Pertubuhan Seni Silat Pusaka Gayong Malaysia (PSSPGM), led by Cikgu Majid Mat Isa, Silat Seni Gayong Pasak Singapura (SSGPS) by Cikgu Hussain Kaslan, and also Pertubuhan Silat Seni Gayong Warisan Serantau of Malaysia (PSSGWSM) led by Cikgu Mat Nanyan. Other associations that also teach Silat Gayong, by Dato' Meor, are PERWANIT in Singapore, and Gayong Amerika, (a collaboration of PSSPGM and PSSGM).


The main governing body of PSSGM, (crest at the banner), is headed by the chairman, Cikgu Mohd Razali Mohd Salleh. This body was initially registered in 1962, and is probably the oldest known silat association in Malaysia. Each state has its own branch, whereby they govern the curriculum independently but follow the outline as decreed by the central headquarters. Hence, obtaining a white belt in Selangor, will not be the same as one would obtain from Johor due to each master having their own specialization in those regions. For instance, PSSGM Selangor, at one time invited a master from Pahang in order to give a javelin seminar, since he was the renowned expert.


PSSPGM, is also known as Gayong Pusaka, and was founded when Cikgu Majid was sacked as chief instructor of PSSGM during 1978. PSSPGM recognizes Dato' Meor as the grandmaster even though all the activities are self-regulated. Gayong Pusaka follows an almost identical belt system to that of PSSGM's however; the curriculum followed for each belt system is different. They are renowned for the production of world champions proficient in silat seni tournaments for instance as Jebat, Zulkarnain and Mat.


Singapore the SSGPS is the main body; and it regulates the study of Silat Gayong. Cikgu Hussain Kaslan, its chief instructor, was an early student of Dato' Meor when the study of Silat Gayong was first introduced in Singapore. Some of the masters at the time, who studied PSSGM went for their black belt grading with SSGPS.


Yet another breakaway from PSSGM, is the Pertubuhan Silat Seni Gayong Warisan Serantau Malaysia (PSSGWSM). Which was established in 1992, and is currently led by Cikgu Mat Nanyan. PSSWSM headquarters are in Alor Setar and is active mainly in the northern states. The principal training center is situated in Kampung Kepayang, Ipoh.


Despite the fact that there are three major associations, there is harmony between them today. The original split between the PSSGM and the PSSGPM was a very old grudge and there are many that are trying to reunite them. An example, of the successful merger was the Gayong Amerika which has seen both associations get together to unite Silat Gayong in the western world. Lets hope that the near future bring encourage a more enlighten view of reuniting Gayong.

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