2nd Trip to Montreal with Richard Sylla

2nd Trip to Montreal with Richard Sylla

Later in 2010 we got our wish: French Kickboxing legend Richard Sylla returned to Montreal for another series of workshops, and so we returned again to learn more from the master!  (After learning their lesson driving in the snow, this time Scott, Carlos, and Chris...
Wrapping up the Montreal trip with Richard Sylla

Wrapping up the Montreal trip with Richard Sylla

After all the workshops, several of the resident Savateurs and Savateuses put on some Assaut matches for our viewing pleasure.  When the fights were done, everyone went out for a round of local poutine and then finished off the evening at a local Salsa club (including...
Savate in Montreal with Richard Sylla

Savate in Montreal with Richard Sylla

Here Richard Sylla prepares to demonstrate (on Scott, the lucky duck) his own signature version of the “fouette” or whipping kick that is the number one tool in a Savateur’s (or Savateuse’s) arsenal.  Before the day was over, Monsieur Sylla...
Savate training with the Legendary Richard Sylla

Savate training with the Legendary Richard Sylla

In February 2010, kickboxing legend Richard Sylla visited Montreal and taught a series of workshops on Boxe Francaise Savate – French Kickboxing.  Chris, Scott, and Carlos drove up to Montreal to participate, and were in awe of the welcome they received, both...
Giroux Brothers – Group Picture

Giroux Brothers – Group Picture

Here’s a great shot of the group from the end of the workshop at Giroux Brothers Martial Arts.  They had a great time and were very attentive students when it came to the “leg” game!