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December 2016 Newsletter

Read the GBSF newsletter  to see your representatives on the Executive committee, elected at the November AGM, hear about the exciting new Head of Media and Technology and learn about our keyword for 2017: ‘Outreach’.

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Savate Assaut World Championships 2016

The World Assaut Championships and the World Canne de Combat Championships took place in Varaždin (Croatia) in September 2016. Athletes from 40 countries and 4 continents, including 6 athletes representing Team GB (one of who represented in both Savate Assaut and Canne de Combat), attended the biggest Savate Championships to date! Team GB sent a successful team, returning with 1 silver and 3 bronze medals. A great job from all of our fighters!

Congratulations go to all the team:

Savate Assaut
F 60-65kg Rachel Shore Bronze (Guildford)
F 65-70kg Morgan Alexander Bronze (CAMA)

M <56kg George Bushaway (London)
M 60-65kg James Plaistowe (Guildford)
M 70-75kg James Antill Bronze (Guildford)
M 75-80kg James Southwood Silver (London)

Canne de Combat
F Morgan Alexander (CAMA)

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British Savate Assaut Champions 2016

Results of the British Savate Assaut Championships 2016 held in Farncombe, Surrey on 23rd July.

Congratulations to the Champions:

Female
52-56kg Nathalie Chaar (London)
65-70kg Morgan Alexander (CAMA)

Male
60-65kg James Plaistowe (Guildford)
70-75kg James Antill (Guildford)
75-80kg James Southwood (London)
80-85kg Kalle Heinola (Oxford)
85kg+ Jonathan Schwochert (London)

And congratulations for the best fight of the day: James Antill/Nicholas Gowron

Thank you to all of our competitors,

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Regulations – British Championships 2017

Great Britain Savate Federation
British Savate Assaut Championships 2017
6th May 2017
Broadwater School, Summer’s Rd, Godalming GU7 3BW

REGULATIONS

Timetable
9:00am – Arrivals
9:30am – Weigh-in opens
10:30am – Weigh-in closes
11:00am – Fights start
6:00pm – Fights finish

Participation
– Athletes must meet one or more of the GB title eligibility requirements, these being:
1) hold a UK passport.

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British Savate Assaut Champions 2015

Results of the British Savate Assaut Championships 2015, held in Farncombe, Surrey on 4th July.

Congratulations to the Champions:

  • M65 Emmanuel Roux (London)
  • M70 Tom Bowles (London)
  • M75 James Antill (Guildford)
  • M80 James Southwood (London)
  • M85 Kalle Heinola (Oxford)
  • M85+ Judah Wheeler (London)

And Vice-Champions

  • M65 Matt Humphries (Guildford)
  • M70 Luke Hassan (Birmingham)
  • M75 Hugo Valette (London)
  • M80 Charlie Howes (Guildford)
  • M85 Jasbir Nagi (Guildford)
  • M85+ Tom Handley (London)

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Regulations – British Championships 2015

Great Britain Savate Federation
British Savate Assaut Championships 2015
4th July 2015
Broadwater School, Summer’s Rd, Godalming GU7 3BW

REGULATIONS

Timetable
9:00am – Arrivals
9:30am – Weigh-in opens
10:30am – Weigh-in closes
11:00am – Fights start
6:00pm – Fights finish
Barbecue and social afterwards

Participation
– Athletes must hold a valid GBSF licence, purchased from a GBSF member club or,

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GBSF New Year Social!

The GBSF is having a social on Saturday 3rd January 2015 to celebrate the New Year.

We will be gathering from 6pm at The Refinery, located between Waterloo and London Bridge stations in London (http://www.therefinerybar.co.uk – Nearest tube station Southwark).

Partners, families, friends, supporters are all welcome! We would like this celebration of the New Year to include everyone who is in any way a part of the GBSF.

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British Fighter Wins World Savate Title

FOR RELEASE

British Fighter Wins World Title in Savate, French Boxing.

6th November 2014, London

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

The World Championships in Savate Assaut 2014 saw around 220 athletes from more than 30 nations come to Rome between 30th October and 1st November. The usually dominant French team is selected from tens of thousands of practitioners with a legion of top coaches and government funding.

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World Savate Assaut Championships 2014

The World Championships in Savate Assaut 2014 were held In Rome between 30th October and 1st November.

Team GB sent 3 men and 4 women. GBSF President James Southwood became the first ever British World Champion. James Antill won his second World Silver medal. Full report soon.

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Look the part – Savate team kit crowdfunding 2014

The GB Savate team is crowdfunding to buy team kit for the World Savate Assaut Championships 2014, to be held in Rome 31 Oct – 01 Nov. To help the team look like the winners they are, please head to http://www.crowdfunder.co.uk/GB-Savate-World-Kit/ and pick up a perk in return for your support.

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