Grading Success for Savate Tigers and Adult Members

Cambridge Academy of Martial Arts has been teaching the combat sport of Savate Boxe Française (French Boxing), since the early 1990s. CAMA instructors held to grading sessions in January. The first was for the Savate Tigers, our pre-teen group. 

The Savate Tiger programme introduces children to the rules of Savate, and helps to build self confidence, self control, respect for others and understanding of rules. 

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Morgan brings home the medals

Morgan Alexander, an Instructor at the Academy, recently competed in the European Savate Combat Championships and the World Savate Assaut Championships.

The finals of the European Combat were held in the mythic Cirque d’hiver in Paris in September. Morgan faced a determined and more experienced opponent in the F-70kg final, and came away with the title of vice-champion of Europe.

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CAMA at the Cherry Hinton Festival, Saturday 22nd September

The Cherry Hinton Festival has a long history as a time of celebration for the harvest safely gathered in and of the years work successfully completed.  It continued yearly until the Second World War. Post-war Cherry Hinton didn’t have the heart to recapture those carefree days, but the festival was eventually revived in 1985, with the whole village invited to join in the preparation and planning of the event. The Festival has continued and grown every year since.

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Maul Mornie Seminar : Silat Suffian Bela Diri : 25th & 26th August 2018

The incredible Maul Mornie is only doing one seminar in the UK this year and it’s going to be in the beautiful University City of Cambridge over the weekend of 25th & 26th August. Maul is a Silat Master from Seria, a small town in Brunei, but he now runs seminars all around the world. His YouTube channel, Maul565, has over forty thousand subscribers, and millions of upload views. Please click on the following link if you are not already a follower:  https://www.youtube.com/user/Maul565

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Savate Cambridge MidSummer Open, July 2018

On Sunday 22nd July, Savate Cambridge held its Midsummer Open, supported by Cambridge Academy. Following on from the Training Seminar with Smael Mayouf (Saturday 21st July), this was an opportunity to take part in a friendly Savate Assaut competition. The event was open to savateurs from any club and included several weight categories for men, women, boys and girls. 

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