Helsinki Savate Open 2017

By James Southwood. The table in the lounge in the hostel in the centre of Helsinki had a Jenga set balanced on top of it. The Russian girl reached new highs with shaking hands then the Albanian man – worse for wear on cheap beer – set to it with…

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Report: V Budapest Savate Open – 28 January 2017

By Ally Sinyard. This trip was a solid good’n. Of course I didn’t win my fight like a real Hollywood underdog. She absolutely trounced me and it was a pleasure because only in this sport can you travel to different and exciting countries, step into the ring with world-class athletes…

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Jumping Joao

A spinning kick demonstrated by Joao at the London Savate Monday night class at the LSBU Academy of Sport via GIPHY

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Learning to spar: 5 stages on the way.

To be successful when learning to spar an athlete must navigate simultaneously the personal and physical dimensions. Alongside every increment in technical ability, an equal gain must be made in temperament, emotional awareness or self understanding. Failing to heed this will result in technique without internal control – which is…

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Benefits of Assaut

Learning to fight is a great way to improve your body. It requires cardio, endurance, strength, flexibility and skill. The turnoff, however, is the risk of sustaining damage. If you value improving your body but don’t want to risk its destruction, then the balance offered by Savate Assaut provides the…

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Spring 2017 Grading in London

Event: Promotional Grading; Blue and Green Glove. Date: Saturday 4th March 2017, 12pm-3pm Location: Soho Gym, Waterloo, 11-15 Brad Street, SE1 8TG. Cost: £20 to grade. Space is limited so please register via the GBSF site as soon as possible. ==EDIT 20/02/2017 === This event is now full and submissions…

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Events in 2017

Here is a list of events we are either hosting or hoping to attend in the first half of 2017. If you are interested, talk to James or George and we can get you registered, trained and ready. This list will be edited and expanded as we learn of more…

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London Savate Awards 2016

This year we have attended events in Bulgaria, Ireland, France, Japan, Helsinki, Croatia and one again made British champions and vice champions. We have welcomed many, many beginners, sweated, trained hard, started in a new venue and – I hope – had lots of fun. Thank you so much for…

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London Savate International Open 2017

London Savate International Open 2017 Saturday 10th June 2017 London Nautical School, Stamford Street SE1 9NA. Map Join us on Facebook We welcome Savate clubs from around the world to London in Summer 2017 for a packed Savate Open! Organised by London Savate and sanctioned by the Great Britain Savate…

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