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02 October 2023 8:38 am
We are delighted to invite you to our end of year seminar on Sunday 5th November, which sees the return of the awesome Matt Price Sensei! This event is open to both members and guests of other clubs and karate associations.

23 September 2023 10:52 pm
We were delighted to have a small team of Academy members travelling to Switzerland to compete in the Basel International Open Masters last weekend.

The event is a truly international affair, with 26 nations in attendance and [...]

14 September 2023 10:45 pm
Congratulations to Adnan Mahmud, who earned a silver medal at the BKF International Open in Sheffield earlier this month!

Adnan competed in the under 21 -60kg kumite where [...]


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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 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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