Savate , also known as boxe française, savate boxing, French boxing or French foot fighting, is a French combat sport that uses the hands and feet as weapons combining elements of English boxing with graceful kicking techniques Only foot kicks are allowed, unlike some systems such as “ Muay Thaiwhich” allow the use of the knees or shins. Savate is a French word for "old shoe or boot". Savate fighters wear specially designed boots. A male practitioner of savate is called a tireur while a female is called a tireuse

How to Play

Only four kind of kicks and four kind of punches are allowed in French boxing, with straight blows, hooks and uppercuts being the main techniques. Kicks are allowed, but shin and knee strike not, except in the variant called chause fight where shins are permitted The length of the match ranges from four round of 1 ½ minutes each ,with a 1miniute break between each round, to five rounds of 2 minutes each ,with a 1 minute break between each round.


  1. Registration No                           - 68

  2. Registration Year                      - 2019.07.31

  3.  Gazette Notification                - Gazette No  2134/37 – 2019.07.31

  4. Duration of the Position             -  04



Mr. Prasad Wickramasinghe

No: 306/2, Doluwa Road, Hidagala, Mahanuwara.




Mrs. Nishani Ganegoda

No: 243 Ganegoda, Megoda, Kalugamuwa, Peradeniya.




Mr. Udara Adikari



  1. List of Affiliated Associations            -

  • Sub Associations / Sports Clubs- 25

1. Mars Savat Academy Kegalle

2. Sri Lanka Black Lept Savat Academy

3. Sri Lanka JKD Jun-Fan Kung Fu Institute

4. Sri Lanka Chinese Kung Fu Sawat Academy

5. Sri Lanka Thunder Savat Colombo

6. Sri Lanka Red Dragon Swat Academy

7. Sri Lanka Dragon Breath Swat Academy

8. Sri Lanka Golden Dragon Savat Academy

9. Sri Lanka Lion Sawat Academy

10. Black Eagle Swat Academy

11. Mars Savat Academy Gampola

12. Jun Fan JKD Sawat Academy

13. Tangalla Sawat Academy

14. Hambantota Savat Academy

15. Ayagama Sports Savat Academy

16. Sri Lanka JKD Institute Gampaha

17. Mars Sawat Academy City

18. Savat Academy in Kandy

19. Mullaitivu Sawat Academy

20. Nawalapitiya Savat Academy

21. Kothmale Sawat Academy

22. Hambantota Savat Academy

23. Thunder Sawat Academy

24. Dragon Breath Savat Academy