London Savate World Academy

A Savate Academy you can join from anywhere.

James Southwood Savate coach
Former World Champion James Southwood
  • Former World Champion Savate Silver Glove coach.
  • Recorded classes you can do anytime.
  • English language instruction.
  • Accessible anywhere you have internet connection.

You have struck gold!

If you are in search of a clear path to learn the art of Savate, then you have struck gold. This course goes beyond anything that I have encountered to date, a full program both technically sound and physically measured, led by a true ambassador of the art of Savate.
Mat
South Africa

Latest member content

Advantages of the Chassé (and how to take them)

How to engineer a chassé with all its advantages (5 tips). ...

Chassé Practice Workout

A warm-up, 6 rounds of chassé ideas, then strength and conditioning to finish. ...

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Sharper Fouetté Development

4 Principles of a Proper Fouetté (plus one bonus)

How to ensure you do a legal, accurate, point-scoring Savate Fouetté kick. Are you doing ...

6-Round Fouetté Workout

6 rounds of tactics to explore how to use the fouetté effectively and with good ...

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James Southwood Savate coach

Savate Foundations Tools

A way to ensure you are getting things right. The quality of the foundations determines ...

Kicking and Flexibility

Practise right trajectory, form , and the best use-case for each legal Savate kick, plus ...

Boxing and Conditioning

Part boxing technique class, part workout - a chance to get your form right ...

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An absolute recommendation!

Clear, to-the-point and easy to understand. James is a skilled instructor. His lessons are pleasant and professional as well. An absolute recommendation!
Geert
Netherlands

We have rediscovered our enthusiasm!

As both coach and students, we have rediscovered our enthusiasm as a club. We are all looking forward to new era for our club with your program.
Patrick
USA

Fantastic set of Savate resources!

I want to applaud James for this fantastic set of Savate resources! Nice one!
Lizzy
European Savate Champion

How students around the world have benefited

A few World Academy stories…