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08 November 2020 10:10 pm
***UPDATE AS AT 8TH NOVEMBER: Following the England-wide lockdown throughout November, our special seminar and coloured belt grading with Sensei Jimmy Brennan has been rescheduled to now take place on Sunday 6th December.***

05 November 2020 8:46 am
It was just another day at work on the ward for Bristol Karate Academy member, Eden Burrell. Assessments done and exercises prescribed. But conversations with her patients left Eden feeling that something more could be done to help them.

“As I completed a personal care assessment the patient told me her husband was shielding and with no children she didn’t have [...]

02 November 2020 1:19 pm
With the introduction of a new government-imposed lockdown from Thursday morning, we have updated our training schedule from this week.

Classes continue as usual on Tuesday in both Long Ashton and Westbury-on-Trym, as well as on Wednesday in Nailsea. As at 2nd November there are [...]


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Traditional Karate in Bristol and North Somerset


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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