Latest updates from across the academy

09 December 2018 11:50 am
Congratulations to our eight valiant Warriors for completing their beginner course on Friday 7th December! The final class was the culmination of 12 week's hard work, which saw them get to grips with the basics of Karate and have plenty of fun along the way.

07 December 2018 11:39 pm
With 70 attendees, our final seminar of the year - with Sensei Jimmy Brennan - was a great success. Congratulations to the 41 Bristol Karate Academy members that passed their Kyu gradings in our busiest ever grading, including the ten members that passed their first ever Karate exam, all going to full 9th Kyu.

06 December 2018 11:15 pm
Congratulations to Liam Mashford, who became the youngest ever black belt in Bristol Karate Academy’s 40 year history on Saturday, after passing his shodan exam in Surrey under world famous instructors, Sensei Andy Sherry (9th Dan) and Sensei Frank Brennan (8th Dan).

05 December 2018 10:58 pm
Bristol Karate Academy’s juniors let the charge at this year’s KUGB South West Championships in Exeter, taking medals in both the kata and kumite disciplines.

With three silvers and two bronzes for the Academy it was a case of ‘watch this space for the future’, as members from Nailsea, Backwell and Portishead all picked up gongs.

20 November 2018 10:06 pm
Congratulations to Bristol Karate Academy's kata team of Tim Griffiths, Steven Connell and Dan Salter for becoming JKS national champions on Sunday.

The trio took the Senior Team Kata title at the JKS England Open, held at Wildcats Arena...

22 October 2018 10:35 pm
We are pleased to host our fourth and final special seminar of the year with guest instructor, Sensei Jimmy Brennan! Booking is NOW OPEN!

13 September 2018 10:03 pm
On Tuesday we were delighted to welcome 25 new and experienced karateka to Long Ashton Community Centre for the opening of our newest dojo.

12 September 2018 9:26 pm
Three European and World champions descended on Bristol last weekend to celebrate 40 years of Bristol Karate Academy’s oldest dojo - Backwell Karate.

06 September 2018 11:14 pm
Following a fantastic response to our Super Saturday seminar, we're now sold out! We will not be taking any further bookings, nor accepting visitors on the door.

For those already booked on, remind yourself of the details here.

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