Latest updates from across the academy

04 May 2020 10:41 pm
The last three guest instructors at Bristol Karate Academy were former KUGB Nationals Grand Champions (having won kata and kumite in the same year). And now we’re being joined by another one!

We’re delighted to host Sensei Holly Bruce this Sunday morning, for an extended class, from 10-11.30am through Zoom! Please note that [...] READ MORE
06 April 2020 9:53 pm
Congratulations to our latest group of Warriors for completing their latest Warrior levels, including completing three of their classes online! Children between age 5 and 7 completed their latest certificates, from Warrior Level 1 to [...]

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 11:27 pm
After a successful online seminar last week with Sensei Matt Price we're delighted to host another guest instructor this coming Sunday morning - Sensei John Bruce!

John Sensei (5th Dan) will now be teaching an extended Sunday class, from 10-11.30am, through Zoom! While this seminar is our way of saying 'thank you' to our members for making the move online, it's also open to guests from other clubs. [...]

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 [...]

20 March 2020 3:59 pm
We're delighted to see that this week's move to online training has been so well received. We've seen you log on to Zoom in your droves and the classes have had an excellent buzz around them!

As a big thank you, we have arranged a special event for you. Sensei Matt Price (6th Dan) will now be teaching an extended Sunday class, from 10-11.30am!

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.

17 March 2020 1:52 am
While COVID-19 calls disruption read our statement about how we're closing the door on face-to-face class for now and replacing them with online virtual training sessions.

16 March 2020 8:15 pm
We were delighted to host the KUGB's chief instructor, Sensei Andy Sherry (9th Dan) on Sunday 15th March. With over 50 karateka coming together - including visitors from a number of clubs across the South West - the course was a great success. The visit also incorporated [...]

15 March 2020 11:19 pm
Congratulations to Jack Salter for passing his black belt after six and a half years of hard work and dedication. Saturday was the culmination of all that training, as he stood in front of a grading panel of the KUGB's chief instructor, Andy Sherry (9th Dan) and the renowned [...]