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WARRIORS END THE YEAR ON A HIGH
13 December 2020 7:29 pm
A big well done to our youngest members, who completed the Autumn/Winter term of the Bushido Warriors programme on Friday. [...]
A TRULY UNIQUE EVENT WITH SENSEI JIM BRENNAN
07 December 2020 8:55 pm
On Sunday we hosted our fourth and final face-to-face seminar of the year, which incorporated our end of year kyu grading.
This was our third grading during the global pandemic, following all tier and social distancing rules and taking place after five weeks of online training, including [...]
SENSEI JIMMY BRENNAN'S NEXT VISIT
29 November 2020 10:10 pm
***UPDATE AS AT 29TH NOVEMBER: Following the government's update to the Tier system from 2nd December, the venue and training times of the grading on 6th December have changed.***
OVER 200 ITEMS DONATED TO SUPPORT HOSPITAL PATIENTS
05 November 2020 8:46 am
It was just another day at work on the ward for Bristol Karate Academy member, Eden Burrell. Assessments done and exercises prescribed. But conversations with her patients left Eden feeling that something more could be done to help them.
“As I completed a personal care assessment the patient told me her husband was shielding and with no children she didn’t have [...]
SCHEDULE CHANGES FOR LOCKDOWN 2
02 November 2020 1:19 pm
With the introduction of a new government-imposed lockdown from Thursday morning, we have updated our training schedule from this week.
Classes continue as usual on Tuesday in both Long Ashton and Westbury-on-Trym, as well as on Wednesday in Nailsea. As at 2nd November there are [...]
LOCKDOWN 2: ZOOM TRAINING Q&A
02 November 2020 1:00 pm
As we prepare to enter Lockdown 2, we've updated our Q&As to explain how training will work from Thursday onwards.
FIRST ORDERS AT 'THE BRUISED ARMS'
02 November 2020 1:00 pm
Missing the chance to chat before and after training?
This Friday night, after the brown and black belt class, we'll be taking first orders at our virtual pub, The Bruised Arms. [...]
SENSEI PRICE SEMINAR DELIVERS DESPITE PANDEMIC
22 October 2020 11:08 pm
It turns out that a global pandemic plays havoc with karate calendars and training regimes, so this was one event that it was a great pleasure to host, despite the turbulent times.
Saturday 17th October saw karateka from across the south west come together for a special seminar with Sensei Matt [...]
SENSEI MATT PRICE OCTOBER SEMINAR - BOOK NOW!
26 September 2020 9:00 am
We're delighted to announce a special face-to-face seminar with the world renowned Sensei Matt Price, taking place on Saturday 17th October at Ashton Park Sports Centre, Bristol.
BACK IN THE DOJO WITH SENSEI BRENNAN
31 August 2020 10:37 am
One more step back to normality for Karate yesterday as Bristol Karate Academy hosted a special seminar and coloured belt grading with the world renowned Sensei Frank Brennan (8th Dan). [...]