SAVATE (FRENCH KICKBOXING)
Savate, also known as boxe française, is the French Kickboxing art. Savate has origins from the Franch sailors who used to have matches while on long voyages to pass the time.
Savate means “old shoe”, which are used in competition
Savate is know for its fluid, precision kicking and footwork that is light on the toes. Knowing how to maintain range while evading kicks and punches is a signature of the art..
There is a self defense version of Savate that uses techniques not allowed in competition
Savate is practiced all around the World and the techniques can go “toe to toe” with any other kickboxing system..
Kicking in savate is like performing surgery, precision and accuracy is key to success