Savate Seminars & Rank Testing
March 13, 2016 12pm-4:00pm
Location: Kensho Martial Arts - 1030 W. North Ave, 3rd floor Chicago, IL 60642
Seminar Fee: $65 Payable to Kensho Martial Arts
Testing / USSF Membership Fee: $25 Payable to USSF
Savate Seminar led by Roger Luri, Silver Glove and Pres USSF followed by Rank Testing by Roger Luri and Greg Znajda, Silver Glove and VP
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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
Honorific ranks have nothing to do with technical or competitive abilities. Eligibility is based on exceptional services rendered for the name of Savate. Only 2 honorific rank can be awarded, they are the "vermilion glove and the golden glove"
Aside from this ranking there is no other kind of glove ranking.
A wrist band and or a chest badge can be worn to designate the corresponding rank of an individual. However, in competition or seminar, the badge must be worn on the left side of the Savateurs' chest.
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.