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Tag Archives: savates

Savate: From the Back Alleys of France to the Martial Arts World

Monday, May 19th, 2014

Most martial artists know that savate is the official fighting art of France, but they’d likely be hard-pressed to provide any further details. Savate expert Salem Assli is here to help fill you in on the rest!
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Posted in General Martial Arts History, Savate, Western Martial Arts History.

Savate: The French Manly Art of Self-Defense

Tuesday, March 19th, 2013

In March 1967, Black Belt gave the martial arts world its first in-depth exposure to savate. Read the first part of the article here, then pick up a copy of the April/May 2013 issue to learn how the French fighting art influenced Bruce Lee’s jeet kune do.
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Posted in Savate.