Latest updates from across the academy

26 July 2020 7:15 am
We’re honoured to announce that Richard Amos Sensei, 8th Dan, will be joining us for a special seminar on Saturday 1st August and we are now open for bookings, using our new booking system.

19 July 2020 9:39 pm
We're so proud of how our latest group of Warriors got on through their 12-week lockdown training course. Children aged 5-7 got stuck in during the height of lockdown for weeks of training through Zoom, expertly run by the [...]

12 June 2020 5:18 pm
While we are scheduled to hold our next grading and seminar on Sunday 12th July we appreciate that with current government guidance it would not be possible to go ahead.

Rather than cancel the event at this stage we are instead putting in place contingency plans to [...]

08 June 2020 9:43 pm
How could we possibly follow up the last three Zoom special seminars, each with a British Grand Champion? With two Australian Grand Champions that also happen to be ISKF World Champions too!

01 June 2020 7:42 pm
This Sunday we’ll be joined by special guests from Down Under! It’s our great pleasure and honour to announce that this Sunday we’ll be joined by both Senseis Adam and Tracy Pearce for a special seminar through Zoom, live from Australia.

11 May 2020 9:36 pm
Sunday saw the third of our special #StayAtHome Seminars and yet another opportunity to train with a well-known name in UK Shotokan Karate. This time it was the turn of Sensei Holly Bruce (5th Dan), to take to the screen on Zoom as participants trained in their own living rooms, dining rooms, bedrooms, sheds and garages!

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. [...]