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 videos

15min Quicker Décalage Workout

Let's build our stepping ability with these slow, explosive, and static exercises which target lateral ...

Off-Line Attacks

Starting attacks with a décalage (single step) to get off-line, great for avoiding replies and ...

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Sweeps and Takedowns

In which we do front and rear leg coup de pied bas, sweeps and takedowns. ...

Coup de Pied Bas

Technique 37 mins | Coup de Pied bas / Balayage technique | Blue, Green, and Red ...

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Kicking and Flexibility

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

Boxing and Conditioning

Solid Savate Foundations Part boxing technique class, part workout - a chance to get your ...

Balance and Movement

Solid Savate Foundations At the foundation of Savate is good balance and good movement. In this ...

Latest Youtube

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…