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SAFE AS HOUSES - PAUL SECURES SECOND DAN
18 March 2019 12:52 pm
Congratulations to Academy member Paul House, who successfully passed his Nidan (2nd Dan) examination on Saturday in Abingdon, Oxfordshire.
FEBRUARY-APRIL ONE-OFF SCHEDULE CHANGES
19 February 2019 8:48 pm
Between February and April we have a number of schedule changes that affect classes in Nailsea and Backwell (Long Ashton and Westbury-on-Trym venues are unaffected).
SEMINAR WITH SENSEI ANDY SHERRY - BOOK NOW!
09 February 2019 8:31 pm
We are delighted to invite you to a special seminar on Sunday 17th March, as we welcome the Karate Union of Great Britain’s Chief Instructor, Sensei Andy Sherry (9th Dan), to Bristol! Booking is NOW OPEN!
NEW ONLINE AREA AND MEMBERSHIP CARDS
08 February 2019 9:10 pm
We're delighted to launch the next improvement for our Academy members: a bespoke new online area and new membership cards.
Those that have been to Karate in the last couple of months would have noticed that we've moved to a new membership system for the class register. But the changes are much more far-reaching than simply registering you for your classes.
ACADEMY MARKS 40 YEARS WITH INAUGURAL AWARDS
20 December 2018 9:17 pm
As part of our 40th anniversary celebrations, at the Christmas Party we took the opportunity to recognise the successes of some of our members with our first ever awards, including two new perpetual shields.
CHRISTMAS PARTY RAISES £1,000 FOR TRANSPLANT ASSOCIATION
19 December 2018 9:52 pm
As well as taking some time out to spend time with each other outside of Karate lessons we were delighted to raise so much money for the KUGB's charity of the year, The Transplant Association.
WARRIORS PREPARE FOR NEXT OUTING
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.
BUSIEST EVER GRADING AS 41 PASS THEIR NEXT BELT
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.
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.