London Savate World Academy – COMING SEPT 2020

World-Class Savate Training. Online. Everywhere. From World Champion James Southwood. Launching September 2020. 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…

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Contact training remains forbidden

For those asking why we haven’t reopened yet, this is the current England Boxing advice, which accords with our own understanding of government guidelines. You may be seeing lots of clubs back to pads and sparring, but we don’t believe we can do that legally. Pad work reminder For the…

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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…

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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…

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Covid Aware Certificate

In anticipation of our reopening, London Savate Head Coach James Southwood has completed the ‘Covid-Aware Martial Arts Readiness Award For Instructors’ with the British Martial Arts and Boxing Association (BMABA).

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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…

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