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.
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!

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.

Fantastic set of Savate resources!

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

How students around the world have benefited

A few World Academy stories…