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23 May 2022 10:09 pm
Starting this Sunday, 29th May, we’re trialling a new, once a month session – Open kumite development training.

15 May 2022 6:00 pm
We're delighted to announce that we'll be joined by TWO guest instructors with both national and international pedigree for our extra special Summer Double Header seminar on Sunday 24th July.

15 April 2022 8:54 am
Academy members Brandon Bennett and Joel Olivier both achieved their JKS black belts in Nottingham on Sunday.

The grading took place after a 2-hour seminar where the head of JKS England, Alan Campbell (7th Dan JKS), explored open handed striking with the 100 karateka in attendance. With this training [...]


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The training at Bristol Karate Academy promotes good overall health, fitness and well-being for both adults and children. The concentration, commitment and dedication required can help you or your child to build a strong, confident and determined character.
Karate classes in Bristol for 5-7 year olds


Our Bushido Warriors courses are a great way to have fun in an environment that's especially for children. Over the 12 week programme, we teach the basics of Karate-Do, from bowing, to kicking, punching and even basic partner work.
Karate classes in Bristol for children


We welcome boys & girls aged 7 and upwards to our regular classes. Whether they want to learn a new skill or just burn off some energy our team of instructors are on hand to help. And if you want to join in too then you'd be welcome, in our family-friendly classes.


You don't have to be young, flexible and fit to start Karate. If you think you'll be the only adult beginner then you'll be pleasantly surprised. When you join us you'll see that we have members of all ages, so you'll always be able to find a suitable training partner.
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