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…
Aims To go through 3 common defences (to head, body, leg) and make them as familiar and automatic as possible. Contents Warm-up. 1. Defend Head. 2. Defend Body. 3. Defend Leg. Freestyle. Cooldown. Workout Extensions Good defences need a stable core, so try these plank or time under tension workouts
To introduce the Chassé kick, put it into different attacks, and strengthen the muscles it employs. Warm-up.
1. Chassé Lateral Avant. 2. Chassé Lateral Arriére. 3. Chassé Frontal.
Watch multiple Savate kicks being used effectively in the ring. Talk-along fight analysis PLUS workout.
Aims To improve how and why we use the hook punch (crochet). Contents Warm-up. 1. Change trajectory. 2. To prepare kick. 3. Punch of last resort. Freestyle. Cooldown.
Aims To find new angles for kicks using décalage and have a good leg workout. Contents Warm-up. 1. Décalage + Fouetté. 2. Décalage + Chassé. 3. Décalage + Revers Freestyle. Cooldown. Lesson Video 44 minutes Workout Extensions As suggested, try a mix of slow squats, jumping squats, or one-legged squats to finish, if you want…
Aims To have a good workout improving how we use the revers kick in a combination. Contents Warm-up. 1. Revers lateral. 2. Revers frontal. 3. Revers tournant. Freestyle. Cooldown. Lesson Video 44 minutes Workout Extensions Try the oblique workout, or go a bit harder with the muscle engagement workout below.
Aims To investigate best foot placement for certain strikes and movements. Contents Warm-up. 1. Conventional. 2. Movement. 3. Linear. Freestyle. Cooldown. Lesson Video 44 minutes Workout Extensions Any of these abdominal and leg workouts will help your stability and posture when moving. Further study