Savate: French foot fencing Historical & Technical Journal: Fully Illustrated Historical European Martial Arts (Paperback)

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The essential Savate historical journal recommended for all Historical European Martial arts enthusiast, savateurs, savateusse, martial arts aficionado, martial arts instructors, students, athletes and rare martial arts book collectors. This little journal covers the complete historical timeline of the evolution of Savate. Savate can be described as elegant as ballet, scientifically designed, yet deceptively basic. Expressive yet efficient. It is a highly-effective and aesthetically-pleasing form of kick-boxing. Savate combined every known Western fighting forms - boxing, pankration, fencing, street brawling, gymnastics and cane fighting. A sophisticated art practiced by nobles and the bourgeois in the 19th century France. This Journal contains rare photographs of the development of Savate. This journal also contains rare photographs from the 19th and early 20th century, modern photographs of Savate techniques, grading system, and how to appreciate the modern rules of Assaut, combat and combat PRO. Savate is definitively a sports of contrast, but a sport deservedly on the rise. With the efforts of F d ration internationale de savate with 63 member countries, Savate is on the way to the road back to the Olympics. "Art is beauty, the perpetual invention of detail, the choice of words, the exquisite care of execution "- Theophile Gautier.Savate is unique but basic. Elegant but effective. There is no doubt about it. Savate is definitely a sport of contrast, but a sport deservedly on the rise, just the same.

Product Details
ISBN: 9798665657608
Publisher: Independently Published
Publication Date: August 4th, 2020
Pages: 200
Language: English

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