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JOIN US AT OUR NEW VENUE IN LONG ASHTON!
27 August 2018 7:40 pm
We're delighted to announce that we're starting a new class in Long Ashton from 11th September! 40 years after opening the first of our dojos in Backwell, the Academy is now opening up at Long Ashton Community Centre on Keedwell Hill - just four miles from the centre of Bristol
SENSEI STEVEN CONNELL ANNOUNCED AS ACADEMY INSTRUCTOR
20 August 2018 7:23 pm
We're pleased to confirm that Sensei Steven Connell has formally joined the instructor team at Bristol Karate Academy, having completed all training and referencing in July.
REGISTER NOW FOR OUR SUPER SATURDAY SEMINAR!
30 July 2018 8:00 pm
We’re delighted to invite you to probably the biggest single day of Shotokan Karate in the South West this year – Super Saturday.
Taking place on Saturday 8th September, this Super Saturday event is organised in celebration of the 40th anniversary of Bristol Karate Academy’s oldest dojo. It’s a full day seminar, featuring three instructors whose successes span our full 40 year history. And to whet your appetite, here’s a quick summary of who’s who...
ALFIE PASSES BLACK BELT
15 July 2018 10:50 pm
Congratulations to Bristol Karate Academy student, Alfie Teague, for passing his black belt at the University of Bath Sports Village on Saturday.
WELL DONE, WARRIORS!
15 July 2018 9:44 pm
Congratulations to our youngest members on successfully completing there 12-week Bushido Warriors course on Friday! In all, fourteen children took part in the course, learning the basics of Karate, kicking, punching and defending themselves as well as concentration, commitment and respect.
BOOK NOW FOR SPECIAL SEMINAR WITH SENSEI FRANK BRENNAN
08 July 2018 1:35 pm
We are delighted once again to host a special seminar at with the world renowned Sensei Frank Brennan! And booking is NOW OPEN!
SOUTHERNS SUCCESS FOR ACADEMY
10 June 2018 2:32 pm
Bristol Karate Academy showed their strength across all age groups when they took nine medals away from the KUGB Southern Region Championships with medallists aged from 9 through to 50. Read our press release.
SILVER MEDAL AT NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS FOR ACADEMY TRIO
07 May 2018 10:36 pm
Bristol Karate Academy came away from this year's KUGB National Karate Championships with Silver in the Senior Team Kata event.
CONNELL PASSES THIRD DAN
23 April 2018 10:20 pm
Congratulations to Bristol Karate Academy member Steven Connell, who passed his Sandan (3rd Dan) grading in Chesterfield on Sunday 22nd April.
FIFTY ATTEND SENSEI SHERRY SEMINAR & GRADING
12 April 2018 9:23 pm
Bristol Karate Academy were delighted to host the Karate Union of Great Britain’s Chief Instructor, Sensei Andy Sherry, at a special seminar on Friday at Ashton Park School in Bristol. Sensei Sherry inspired over fifty attendees, who turned up to train with the British Karate pioneer - the first Brit to receive a JKA black belt way back in 1966.