On 27th October 2012 three members of the GBSF ventured over to Schorndorf, Germany to the Halloweenturnier competition hosted by Savate-Club Buhlbronn e.V, led by Ari Papadopoulos. Judah Wheeler (M 85kg+), Tom Handley (M 75-80kg) and Siân-Marie Clark (F 52-56kg) all fought well, against a range of opponents from World Silver medallist to novices. Overall they won one Gold and two Silver medals!
The GBSF sent a team of eight fighters, two coaches and two officials to compete in the World Championships in Savate Assaut, in Bulgaria. Morgan Alexander and James Antill won Bronze medals, and officials Jasbir Nagi and Carl Hamill were selected to officiate for the finals.
The British Savate Assaut Championships 2012 were held on Sunday 8th July at the iconic Maida Gym in Aldershot. Spectators witnessed a first class day of Savate Assaut action, including British Championship bouts and a full schedule of novice, international and non-title fights. We were especially pleased to welcome athletes from Ireland who competed in contests with British athletes. Bouts ran almost continuously from 11.30am to 6:00pm, with the only break being for an impressive display of Canne de Combat by Jon West and Morgan Alexander.