Sofa to Savate | 5 Golden Rules of Savate

Sofa to Savate is great if you are looking to start the elegant and effective fighting art of Savate. Includes explanations of the 3 basic Savate kicks, flexibility and strength training, where to put your hands and feet, beginner conditioning drills, PLUS our popular Savate Fitness Test. This is your complete guide to starting out and improving your body with Savate.

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Sofa to Savate | Don’t Get Touched – Principles of Organisation

Sofa to Savate is great if you are looking to start the elegant and effective fighting art of Savate. Includes explanations of the 3 basic Savate kicks, flexibility and strength training, where to put your hands and feet, beginner conditioning drills, PLUS our popular Savate Fitness Test. This is your complete guide to starting out and improving your body with Savate.

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Sofa to Savate | Introducing Savate

Sofa to Savate is great if you are looking to start the elegant and effective fighting art of Savate. Includes explanations of the 3 basic Savate kicks, flexibility and strength training, where to put your hands and feet, beginner conditioning drills, PLUS our popular Savate Fitness Test. This is your complete guide to starting out and improving your body with Savate.

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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 warming up;good footwork feels like moderate pace running;keep left side in front;point toes at partner;feet comfortably beneath you (as when walking);use heels to brake;bend knees to raise heels;stand a few cm shorter than normal;flex/tense ankles somewhat.

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Common Escapes

Aims To go through 3 methods of escape using footwork – which is common in Savate as we like to stay very mobile. Contents Warm-up.1. Décalage.2. Débordement.3. In-Line (en reculant/backwards).Freestyle.Fitness.Cooldown. Discussion point At the beginning of the class I said that in some cases block+counter can be more valuable than escapes. Can you think about…

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