World-Class Savate Training.
Can I learn Savate online?
Yes, you can learn Savate online effectively with video, remote coaching, plus a little space and commitment. With a former World Champion in your virtual corner, you can develop excellent technique, fitness, flexibility, and knowledge. Beginners welcome. No partner necessary.
No Savate club near you?
No problem! I can be your coach from anywhere. Join students training all around the world.
Hi. I am James Southwood. I started Savate back in 1999 and since then have had over 200 fights and fought in 7 World Championships. I have been teaching for over 17 years and have helped hundreds of students reach their goals, get into the ring for the first time, win a medal, or simply get started standing on one leg.
What are the lessons like?
Classes are typically 40-45 minutes, with warm-up, technique, freestyle, and conditioning or fitness. I aim to explain the purpose as well as guide you through the technique. I believe full-length classes help you put moves into context and return to techniques as you learn, which you cannot do with just a few minutes demo in a one-off online course. Try the free sample class here on the fouetté kick:
|200-Kick Workout||21 Jun 2021|
Following the popularity of the 100 kick workout last year, here is the sequel. A 20 minute workout that takes you through 200 Savate kicks, with warm-up and core training.
|Using Both Legs||14 Jun 2021|
Technical class in which we go through using both left and right kicks in combinations – both (1) to confuse an opponent and (2) to beat their defences by using all our weapons.
|Question Mark Kick for Savate||07 Jun 2021|
3 different ways to adapt the question mark kick feint for Savate. A great way to misdirect an opponent. Here we use legal trajectories and Savate kicks to make it work.
|Evading Low Kicks||31 May 2021|
Keep your legs away from incoming strikes with these 3 escapes plus bonus footwork fitness round.
|Décalage + Débordement Workout||24 May 2021|
20 minute workout to target your legs, technical form, and stepping speed.
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