London Savate World Academy – COMING SEPT 2020

World-Class Savate Training. Online. Everywhere. From World Champion James Southwood. Launching September 2020. https://youtu.be/PegHpC-Fcpc London Savate has been creating creating champions at British, European, and World level since 2004. In March 2020 Head Coach James Southwood started putting Savate training online and soon had followers around the world – Korea, South Africa, USA, Portugal, even…

Covid Update: return to sport framework

The Government framework for the return to recreational team sport has been published. Individual sporting activities may return only with a ‘public health approved action plan for each sport, with activity taking place under an official governing body’s oversight’. Considering the close quarter nature of combat sports and the inherent risk of transmission, it might…

Gyms reopen 25th July, but no contact sports

The government announcement that gyms will reopen on 25th July is positive, but does not permit contact training. Social distancing still applies to activities. We must therefore remain closed to indoor Savate training for the time being. We are running small outdoor group training with screening protocols and will resume contact training when it is…

Covid Policy and Exit Strategy – London Savate – v1.01

In conjunction with the British Martial Arts and Boxing Association (BMABA), London Savate is publishing its Covid Policy and Exit Strategy. ESCP-London-Savate (PDF 387kb) This document covers: Primary Communication Channel Maximum Class Sizes Arrival and Leaving changes Changing Area and Toilets Registration & Administration Online Academy Insurance Social Distancing Equipment First Aid Considerations Signage &…

Covid-19 Screening Checklist for Outdoor training July 2020

This screening form is our up-to-date basis for allowing safe attendance at outdoor Savate training sessions in London in July 2020. Who is this screening form for? Anyone who wishes to train outdoors with us from July 2020 in groups of us to 5 (plus 1 coach), as permitted in the most recent UK government…

Covid-19 Training Update.

Current UK Government guidance is that 5 students plus 1 coach can train together outdoors, providing they maintain social distancing and appropriate hygiene measures. At this stage we believe this precludes contact training or any padwork, excepting between people from the same household. We have not chosen to attempt outdoor training yet as the current…