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

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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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What to do with your feet:

Bouncing. Maintaining lead. Circling. Moving from centre of gravity. Taking small steps. use footwork for ...

Common Escapes

Aims To go through 3 methods of escape using footwork – which is common in ...

Common Defences

Aims To go through 3 common defences (to head, body, leg) and make them as ...

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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…