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30 August 2021 7:14 pm
Bristol Karate Academy are delighted to welcome Head of JKS England, Sensei Alan Campbell for a special open seminar on Sunday 31st October. This event will include both a kyu grading (for anyone grading for 9th kyu and upwards) and a dan grading.

This event is open to Bristol Karate Academy members, JKS members and also members from other associations and federations. [...]

01 August 2021 4:11 pm
Your guide on what to expect from karate at Tokyo 2020 as well as where and when you can watch it.

19 July 2021 10:22 pm
Bristol Karate Academy students put in top-class performances in Somerset this weekend as seven out of seven grading candidates passed their dan grade exam – a record number for the Academy in one day.

With the COVID pandemic as a backdrop – meaning almost 500 days of interrupted karate training – this was a grading that [...]


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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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