Savate is a French martial art form which used both hands and feet as weapons therefore combining elements of boxing and kickboxing. The word Savate translates as ‘old shoe’ as this relates to the fact that the practitioners must wear shoes when fighting. The main focus of Savate is striking the opponent with both feet and hand to defeat them. Those who practise Savate must have high levels of strength, composition and agility to carry out the kicks with power and control.
GIVING YOU EXTRA!
Need help? Call us!
Opening hours: Mon-Fri 9am-5:30pm
More about Savate Insurance
Savate has a strict ruling system when it comes to the techniques and styles allowed to be used in a competitive fight, as there are only four kicks and four types of punches which can be used. The style of fighting in which Savate originates from descends from the streets of Paris and Marseille where many drew on the basic skills of kicks and punches to defeat their attacker.
The physical contact involved in Savate, opens this martial art style up to high levels of injuries and accidents. Having personal insurance in place to cover yourself should you receive an injury or accident is recommended to give yourself ease of mind.
What Our Customers Say
Easy to use website, great customer service if you have a query, quality cover.
Easy to navigate website. Got the sports cover I needed that other insurers were unable to provide. Will definitely use SportsCover Direct in the future!
Good cover at excellent price, very clear what is covered. Would definitely recommend.
I use Sports Cover Direct regularly as my daughter competes and have never been disappointed in the service.
Very helpful. Explained everything we needed to know. Very polite. Would definitely recommend.