07720 285 549
About the Academy
Meet the team
Backwell, North Somerset
Nailsea, North Somerset
Latest updates from across the academy
-- ALL --
LIAM PASSES BLACK BELT
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).
JUNIORS SHOW THE WAY AT SOUTH WEST CHAMPS
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.
NATIONAL GOLD FOR BRISTOL KARATE ACADEMY
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...
SEMINAR WITH SENSEI JIMMY BRENNAN - BOOK NOW!
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!
LONG ASHTON DOJO 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.
THREE INTERNATIONAL CHAMPIONS HELP CELEBRATE MILESTONE
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.
SUPER SATURDAY SOLD OUT!
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.
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...