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COVID UPDATE: CHANGES FROM 19TH JULY
18 July 2021 12:19 pm
Read the latest update on changes that will affect Bristol Karate Academy dojos from 19th July through to at least 16th August.
WARRIORS LOOK TO THE AUTUMN/WINTER TERM
16 July 2021 10:49 pm
Congratulations to our 15 five to seven year olds for completing their latest term of Warriors classes!
Our intrepid youngest members took part in a 12-week term, with most starting for the first time, now we're able to hold classes face-to-face once again. We were especially delighted that [...]
JUST WHAT THE DOCTOR ORDERED
28 June 2021 1:22 pm
With the last 15 months weighing heavy, it was a delight to have the opportunity to welcome guest instructor and JKS England national squad coach Matt Price Sensei back to Bristol Karate Academy. With that in mind, it's no surprise that the event was a sell-out, at a [...]
YOUNGEST MEMBERS EARN THEIR STRIPES
28 June 2021 1:06 pm
Congratulations to our youngest members who passed their gradings on Friday!
This was the first youth grading of the year and was the first time our youngsters could prove their worth in front of an examination panel of [...]
NEXT STOP, BLACK BELT
30 May 2021 8:16 pm
Today we held our first ever JKS grading and now have seven members that successfully passed their 1st kyu crossover grading.
For members to take their JKS 1st Dan they must [...]
SENSEI MATT PRICE RETURNS FOR FACE-TO-FACE SEMINAR/GRADING
23 May 2021 1:00 pm
The return of live seminars starts here! We are delighted to invite you to a special seminar with Sensei Matt Price! This is our first major face-to-face event of the year and we’re crossing fingers that it will be the first free of COVID restrictions for over a year too. We hope that this gives you a reminder of how special karate events like this were before the pandemic began! [...]
GRADING DATES ANNOUNCED!
23 May 2021 12:30 pm
Over the next few weeks we'll be holding a series of grading events at Bristol Karate Academy. Here's the lowdown on each of the three events. [...]
CLASSES FOR UNDER 18s RETURN FROM 18TH APRIL
06 April 2021 9:00 pm
After yesterday's confirmation that 'Step 2' of the government's roadmap for easing lockdown will go ahead as planned, we're delighted to be able to re-open for under 18s. Adults are expected to join us from 17th May onwards, depending on confirmation 'Step 3' taking place as is currently scheduled.
A YEAR OF ZOOM! LOOKING BACK
15 March 2021 1:13 pm
At 5pm on 16th March 2020, Boris Johnson announced to the nation that all non-essential contact with others should stop in order to help control the coronavirus pandemic. By 1.52am on 17th March, Bristol Karate Academy launched plans for online classes, with emails going out to all members at 8am that morning and our first ever Zoom karate class running that evening. [...]
JOIN US FOR A SPECIAL ZOOM DOUBLE HEADER
07 March 2021 9:00 pm
We are delighted to invite you to a special ‘Zoom double header’, with two exceptional instructors – Sensei Steve Carless and Sensei Matt Price – on Sunday 21st March 2021. [...]