Savate Cambridge
Savate Cambridge


Savate Interclub - Spring 2024

We hold regular Savate interclub competitions in Cambridge at the St Bedes Sportshall. These are friendly events, open to CAMA and GBSF members. Come back for an update.

Next Savate Gradings - date to be confirmed

Now that we are back in the gym, there will be opportunities for promotional testing for

Juniors and Adults in Spring 2024. Come back for an update.

Titis Parisiens - January 2024

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....

Savate Boxe seminar with Smaël Mayouf - Saturday 21st July 2018

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.

Cambridge Savate Assaut Open Competition - Sunday 22nd July 2018

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.



Get fit, and have fun at the same time 
Taking bookings now for a course beginning on Mondays in January 2024

For more information email:

We have classes at:

St Bede's School

Sports Hall & Gym

Birdwood Road



Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings

Beginning Savate or Canne

We offer courses for beginners (see Beginning Savate in the menu), but you are welcome to start at any time. 


We currently offer new trainees a flexible three night trial costing just £10. To book your trial, please email us :, or if you prefer to speak with someone, please call our Senior Instructor, Ollie Batts, on 077 09 814 422

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