savate

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Related to French kickboxing: Boxe Francaise

sa·vate

 (sə-văt′, -vät′)
n.
A form of boxing in which kicking as well as punching is permitted.

[French, from Old French, old shoe.]

savate

(səˈvæt)
n
(Boxing) a form of boxing in which blows may be delivered with the feet as well as the hands
[C19: from French, literally: old worn-out shoe; related to sabot]
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Bartitsu was dreamed up by Edward William Barton-Wright in the late 19th century and combines elements of boxing, ju-jitsu, cane fighting and French kickboxing.
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