Jon Schwochert wins Savate fight

Tactical Development

The Savate we train for at London Savate is a competitive sport. Get better at planning for opponents and building your ring mastery.

CourseSavate tactical training
DescriptionLesons that get you to think about tatics and help you develop a world class Savate game
Lessons10
Video4h
LessonTitleContentLogMinutes
Feinting Cycles
Feinting CyclesHow to make feints that work. A class covering feinting from hand to hand, hand to foot, and back again. …To Do, To Do17
Savate Jab Candidates
Savate Jab CandidatesHaving a jab is an important part of your weaponry when you spar or try to score points. I take …To Do26
7 Savate Sparring Tactics you should be training
7 Savate Sparring Tactics you should be training7 ideas to take control of sparring situations, win exchanges, and deal with any type of opponent. Available on London …To Do7
How Tactics Help Win Exchanges
How Tactics Help Win ExchangesWatching a fight (European Championships, 2021) and asking what tactics are and how to create them. Available on London Savate …To Do9
Jab Tactics in action
Jab Tactics in actionExplore several different uses of the jab in a Savate ring. Irish Open 2015. James Southwood vs Louis-Phillippe Garceau. Available …To Do
Jab Tactics
Jab Tactics3 ways to use the jab tactically in Savate, French boxing. The jab (direct avant) is inexpensive and quick to …To Do35
Baiting and Drawing
Baiting and DrawingHow to set up your preferred replies. Here we break down the Yellow Glove skill of drawing into its component …To Do39
3 Set-ups in Savate
3 Set-ups in Savate50 minute lesson. Can you tell the difference between a set-up and a scoring strike? Here are 3 examples to …To Do50
Fight Analysis 101Aim To introduce a few fight analysis ideas and explore how we might think as fighters. Contents Today I am …To Do28
FeintingAim To practise and reinforce some of the main ways of feinting, thinking about how to misdirect opponents and score …To Do45

CourseHow to prepare for Savate competition
DescriptionHow prepare for a Savate competition? With this in-depth course looking at every aspect of tournament preparation.
Lessons8
Video1h45m

LessonTitleContentLogMinutes
reading the referee thumbnail
Reading the referee: how good fighters adjust to avoid warnings.Do you know the rules of Savate (Assaut) and what the referee will do if …To Do12
How to get your hand raised: inside the judges' scorecard
How to get your hand raised: inside the judges’ scorecardYou only win a Savate fight if you successfully convince the judges that you did. …To Do8
Every battle is won before it is ever fought
Every battle is won before it is ever foughtIt is usual to put in an 8-12 week training plan to prepare your body …To Do5
Assured and ready: the logistics of fight day
Assured and ready: the logistics of fight dayWhat do you need to bring on fight day and how do you structure your …To Do14
Developing Sparring Sequences
Developing Sparring SequencesFor technique that works in sparring and competition, prepare sequences of your best attacks and …To Do36
6-Round Competitive Workout
6-Round Competitive WorkoutThe workout I personally use to get fit for Savate competition. 6 rounds of technique …To Do31
Speed and endurance: running as fight preparation
Speed and endurance: running as fight preparationRunning is a great component of your competition preparation. It is cheap, easily accessible and …To Do
Tactical Imagery
Tactical ImageryMental Imagery is a widely used tool for improving sports performance. Generally it is defined …To Do

CourseFight Psychology
DescriptionVideos and essays to help understand aspects of your self in the fight
Lessons5
Video17m

LessonTitleContentLogMinutes
How to avoid getting out of breath when you box
How to avoid getting out of breath when you boxPart of our psychology toolkit, includes energy systems training tips, the best breathing rhythms, and ways to reduce stress, here’s …To Do17
How to use Imagery and Visualisation
How to use Imagery and VisualisationImprove Savate using imagery, viusualiation, and mental practice Available on London Savate World Academy Join TodayTo Do13
The guided mental practice tool for Savate
The guided mental practice tool for SavateCome with me for a 12 minute guided exploration of using imagery to improve key Savate skills. Available on London …To Do13
Self-Talk for Fighters
Self-Talk for FightersSelf-talk for fighters. How to say the right thing at the right time. This content is available with London Savate …To Do8
Tactical Imagery
Tactical ImageryMental Imagery is a widely used tool for improving sports performance. Generally it is defined as imagining the sporting activity …To Do

CourseFight Breakdowns
DescriptionWatch Savate in action. I have a 20 year fight career and here you can see some old and recent bouts. Includes commentary or breakdowns.

LessonTitleLogDescription
Helsinki Open 2024: Southwood vs Edgren
Helsinki Open 2024: Southwood vs EdgrenTo DoCommentary of an Assaut against a old foe at the Helsinki Savate Open 2024. This content is available …
Helsinki Open 2024: Southwood vs Riihela
Helsinki Open 2024: Southwood vs RiihelaTo DoCommentary of an Assaut against a new opponent at the Helsinki Savate Open 2024. This content is available …
Helsinki Open 2024: Southwood vs Ilves
Helsinki Open 2024: Southwood vs IlvesTo DoMy commentary of an Assaut at the Helsinki Savate Open 2024. This content is available with London Savate …
Fight breakdown | Budapest Open 2024: the Final
Fight breakdown | Budapest Open 2024: the FinalTo DoSouthwood vs Mezsaros, 80kg final, Budapest Savate Open 2024. Fight breakdown (commentary) Available on London Savate World Academy …
Fight Breakdown: Budapest Open 2024, Assaut 1
Fight Breakdown: Budapest Open 2024, Assaut 1To DoOskurus vs Southwood, 80kg, Budapest Savate Open 2024. Fight breakdown (commentary) Available on London Savate World Academy Join …
World Cup Show Match, Austria 2023
World Cup Show Match, Austria 2023To DoFrom the World Cup for clubs held in Weiz, Austria on 07 October 2023. Includes my commentary Available …
Helsinki Savate Open 2023 full fights
Helsinki Savate Open 2023 full fightsTo DoLondon Savate had 3 fighters competing at Helsinki Savate Open in March 2023. Watch the full fights here: …
My 2022 World Championships, Milan
My 2022 World Championships, MilanTo DoWatch the whole of my World Assaut Championships 2022 campaign in Milan, 22-24th September, and listen to my …
Fighting a champion
Fighting a championTo DoHow to get ahead when evenly-matched. Be the champion. Fight breakdown from 2016 Bordeaux. This content is available …
Fighting a tall opponent
Fighting a tall opponentTo Do3 tactics to use against a tall opponent. Fight breakdown from the 2016 World Open in Sofia. This …
Fighting a strong opponent
Fighting a strong opponentTo Do3 tactics to use against a strong opponent. Fight breakdown from the 2015 European Assaut Championships in Budapest. …