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30 March 2020 9:32 pm
While the whole nation is facing unusual situations, so are members of Bristol Karate Academy - but for different reasons.

For the last three Sundays in a row, we've been delighted to host three KUGB Grand Champions! And in many ways the restrictions on contact across the UK were what helped make this happen.

24 March 2020 7:58 am
The COVID-19 pandemic didn't stop 65 dedicated members and guests of Bristol Karate Academy training hard on Sunday as the club hosted the renowned Sensei Matt Price (6th Dan) - through a video training session! Believed to be the first special seminar of its kind in the UK, members from across Bristol - and guests from across the UK and Ireland [...]

17 March 2020 2:02 am
Dojo training comes to your living room! While we're forced to close the dojo doors you'll still be able to train on the same day and at the same time as you did before - through our real-time online classes.


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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 will teach the basics of Karate-Do, from bowing, to kicking, punching and also 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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