Bad health habits have the deep dark corners where they dwell as well. They hide in Netflix, on the couch, in “drive-thrus”, down the cookie isle at the grocery store, in our pantries, and in our arteries
Savate is both an elegant and effective fighting style. Behind the flow of the movements there is an insistence on accuracy, efficacy, and the ability to break down an opponent scientifically. Savate teaches accuracy. All Savate kicks use the boot alone. If other fighting arts kick as though swinging a baseball bat, Savate is like…
Q: How prepare for a Savate competition?
A: With this World Academy course.
To a beginner, jumps, spins, and high kicks are high-level Savate, but really, this is just the fun stuff. Anticipating, controlling, observing, and perturbing your opponent – that is high level Savate. The rest is just funny.
There’s a common misconception that boxers aim to punch people in the face. We don’t. We aim slightly off. Unless your opponent is completely stationary, you punch not to the target, but to where it will be in a moment’s time. The novice boxer who stabs uselessly at the old head position soon finds themselves…
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