savate glove ranking system
Rank Structure in Savate
Grades are represented by a patch worn on the Integrale or training clothes of the Savateur.
Technical ranks: blue, green, red, white, yellow, Technical Silver 1, 2, 3 (extremely rarely awarded). (A purple glove is sometime awarded to individuals less than sixteen years of age. Those individual have to retake an exam once they reach the age of 18 years of age in order to be awarded the silver glove.
Competition ranks: Bronze and Competition Silver (1, 2, 3, 4, and 5). Competition rank are awarded based on the number of wins/ losses
USSF Technical Progression
Preamble to the Federal technical progression
The Federal technical progression has been designed in order to develop a coherent and systematic way of learning Savate Boxe Francaise. The technical choices that follow are intended to favor the progress of a striker in a situation against an opponent, while executing with correct form. The Savate technical progression is sets on a graduated scale from Kangaroo level to Silver Glove 3, following this order:
Initiation Level: Blue and Green Gloves
Progressing Level: Red and White Gloves
Mastering Level: Yellow Glove
Expert Level: Technical Silver 1 °, 2 °, 3 °
Color gloves (blue, green, red, white) are issued by a jury composed of at least two instructors in possess of the USSF moniteur diploma (2nd Level Instructor). Exceptionally, they can be issued by the responsible Club instructor (he/she needs to possess a USSF monitor diploma).
The yellow glove is issued by a jury of two USSF moniteurs, of which one is representative of the USSF Technical Advisory Committee.
For Technical Silver Gloves (1, 2, and 3), at least three representative of the USSF Technical Advisory Committee with same or higher rank will need to process the exam.
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