Foundations

The foundations are the individual kicks, punches, steps, and defences of Savate. Get these right and everything else flows smoothly.

CourseAll the Savate kicks in Depth
DescriptionMy top tips for effective, legal strikes using fouetté, chassé, revers, and coup de pied bas.
Lessons7
Video1h45m
LessonTitleLogMinutesSeqDescription
Sweeps and Takedowns
Sweeps and TakedownsTo Do377In which we do front and rear leg coup de pied bas, takedowns and sweeps. (37 mins) Available on London …
6-Round Fouetté Workout
6-Round Fouetté WorkoutTo Do1346 rounds of tactics to explore how to use the fouetté effectively and with good form. Works on a kickbag, …
4 Principles of a Proper Fouetté (plus one bonus)
4 Principles of a Proper Fouetté (plus one bonus)To Do51How to ensure you do a legal, accurate, point-scoring Savate Fouetté kick. Are you doing these 4 things right? Available …
Advantages of the Chassé (and how to take them)
Advantages of the Chassé (and how to take them)To Do32How to engineer a chassé with all its advantages (5 tips). Available on London Savate World Academy Join Today
Chassé Practice Workout
Chassé Practice WorkoutTo Do185A warm-up, 6 rounds of chassé ideas, then strength and conditioning to finish. Available on London Savate World Academy Join …
Revers Practice Workout
Revers Practice WorkoutTo Do2366 rounds (+ one bonus) to improve your range and execution of the different revers using each leg. Includes a …
Getting the Revers Right
Getting the Revers RightTo Do53Are you doing this kick right? Follow along and sharpen your technique. 3 tips to improve your revers latéral and …
Test your understanding of the Savate kicks
Test your understanding of the Savate kicks8A few questions to see what you remember about the kicks. This content is available with London Savate World Academy …
James Southwood Savate coach
Foundation Kicks feedback8Time to see how your kicks are coming on. This content is available with London Savate World Academy online training …
CoursePunching Focus
DescriptionSeries of detailed training for the punches you will use in Savate
Lessons5
Video3h20m
TitleContentLogMinutesSeq
UppercutTaking the uppercut technique through Blue, Green and Red Glove appplications. This content is available with London Savate World Academy …To Do264
Jab41 mins | Warm-up | Punch/kick warm-up | 6 jab rounds | 6 more jab rounds | 3 freestyle rounds …To Do412
DirectsPrinciples of direct (straight) punches with combinations, training, and fitness. This content is available with London Savate World Academy online …To Do431
Boxing CombinationsTraining 3 different boxing combinations with several fitness extensions This content is available with London Savate World Academy online training …To Do455
Using hooksTo improve how and why we use the hook punch (crochet) in Savate (3 ways) This content is available with …To Do453
Foundation Punches feedbackGood work doing all the punching videos. It is time to see how you are getting on using your hands. …6

CourseMoving and Defending
DescriptionTraining to get you moving and escaping like a Savate fighter
Lessons5
Video3h20m

LessonTitleLogMinutesSeqDescription
Forwards/Backwards
Forwards/BackwardsTo Do282Moving forwards and backwards while srtriking. Footwork drills, exercises, and freestyle. This content is available with London Savate World Academy …
Lateral Movement
Lateral MovementTo Do443Today we aim to reinforce our lateral movement by practising it within combinations. This content is available with London Savate …
Foot Placement
Foot PlacementTo Do441In this lesson we look at where we place our feet to accomplish strikes and moves. This content is available …
Common Defences
Common DefencesTo Do435Go through 3 common defences (to head, body, leg) and make them as familiar and automatic as possible. Available on …
Common Escapes
Common EscapesTo Do474To go through 3 methods of escape using footwork, staying mobile. Available on London Savate World Academy Join Today
James Southwood Savate coach
Moving and Defending feedback6It is time to look at how you are moving. This content is available with London Savate World Academy online …

CourseNameDescription
Savate Foundations CertificateThe Foundations are the individual kicks, punches, steps, and defences of Savate. On this course you will demonstrate the skills that you have been working on over the last few weeks or months for a certificate. Please log in or …