|Welcome to Sport Savate
to the North American Sport Savate Association (N.A.S.S.A.) Website.
Thank you for your interest in Sport Savate. N.A.S.S.A. was created in
2005 to oversee the development of a new light contact Sport Savate
is dedicated to spreading Savate across North America. We will use
Sport Savate competition to introduce Savate to the North American
martial arts community. We hope to encourage a new generation of Savate
competitors. We wish to invite Martial Artists of all styles and ages
to join us in competing in Sport Savate events.
Franšaise Savate is French Shoe Boxing was named back in the 17th
century. Savate started as Street Kicking (which existed in various
versions in many European countries), which was able to absorb
techniques from Martial Arts around the world. It was especially
popular in the Port city’s where sailors would use it for fighting. The
French Foreign Legion as their official Martial Art adopted savate.
Today the Martial Art and Sport of Savate is known throughout Europe. Now to spread Sport Savate throughout North America.