GBSF celebrates birthday

March 17th 2021 marks 23 years since the formation of the Great Britain Savate Federation. From the humble beginnings of six enthusiasts, the Federation has gone on to produce over a dozen well-established clubs, has consistently delivered International medals and continues to expand with the growing popularity of Savate and its associated disciplines. Savate training …

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Dr. Julie Gabriel awarded Gant D’Or

Dr Julie Gabriel, President of FISav and founder member of the GBSF, was awarded the prestigious honorific Gant d’Or, or Golden Glove, at Loverval in Belgium, by the European Confederation in October 2017. Very many congratulations from the GBSF!

James Southwood passes Silver Glove

Very many congratulations to James Southwood on gaining his GAT1 (first degree silver glove) at a grading in France this summer, making him only the second GBSF member ever to do so.

Welcome Brighton

Newly-formed Brighton Savate is led by coach Sam Byford-Winter. Sam has recently moved to the UK from Toronto, where hequalified under Gabriel Solignac. Sam instructs adults and children at a full time Martial Art Centre in Brighton, teaching San Da (Chinese Kickboxing), Kung Fu, Tai Chi, Shuai Jiao (Chinese Wrestling) and Chi Gong as well …

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GB Fighter Wins World Title

In Rome on Saturday night, 1st Nov, James Southwood of London became the first British World Champion in Boxe-Francaise Savate