The next opportunities for promotional testing are:
Juniors - Monday 21st January
Adults - Wednesday 23rd January
Two teams from Cambridge will be competing in the annual team Canne de Combat competition in Paris. Each team consists of 3 athletes, who all participate in each 6 minute bout, usually facing 2 different opponents for periods of 1 minute each. Great format which means you get to meet many opponents during the competition.
Meet our dedicated team of instructors.
A few photos of our Savate, Canne & Savate Defence
Recent article on Savate by Ollie Batts of Cambridge Academy of Martial Arts
Savate Combat is always fought in the ring. The video below shows some finals of the 2007 World Championships.
Demonstration of canne de combat : The cannists are Kevin Colin (Figeac) and Yoann Leuret (Toulouse). Canne competitions take place in a circular arena, without ropes, but this should give you the idea....
It's not every day that you get to train with someone who has won National, European, and World Championship titles… but we had one of those rare opportunities to do so! The seminar was open to anyone interested in Savate Boxe Française (French Boxing).
Smaël is a true champion in ability and manner, with the highest quality of technical skills. A very able instructor, he can adapt his teaching according to the needs of the public, whether elite level competitors, fitness enthusiasts or young athletes. All-in-all, an enjoyable day.
Following on from the Training Seminar with Smael Mayouf (on 21st July), we held an Open Savate Assaut competition, at St. Bede's Sports Hall.
All of our face-to-face classes have been suspended during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Members can join us in our online classes, held on Mondays and Thursdays.
St Bede's School
Sports Hall & Gym
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings
We offer courses for beginners (see Beginning Savate in the menu), but you are welcome to start at any time.
A four night trial for adults is just £20
If you are in FULL TIME education, you can book your 4 night trial for just £16
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