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WARRIORS LEVEL UP
08 December 2022 8:46 pm
A big well done to our latest cohort of Warriors for successfully passing their gradings on Friday 2nd December! 12 of our current group of Warriors [...]
13 LUCKY MEDALLISTS AT JKS ENGLAND NATIONALS
22 November 2022 9:40 pm
Bristol Karate Academy members achieved a record number of medals at this year’s JKS England National Championships.
A team of 17 Academy members travelled to Nottingham’s Wildcats Arena on Sunday 20th November for a long but successful day of [...]
JOIN US FOR A SPECIAL SEMINAR WITH MATT PRICE SENSEI
30 October 2022 7:59 am
We are delighted to invite you to our Christmas seminar on Sunday 4th December, which sees the return of the awesome Matt Price Sensei! This event is open to both members and guests of other clubs and karate associations.
IAN CONNELL JOINS THE TEAM OF INSTRUCTORS
22 October 2022 8:38 pm
We're pleased to announce that Sensei Ian Connell has formally joined the instructor team at Bristol Karate Academy, after finalising qualifications last month.
After reaching black belt in Judo, Ian joined the Academy in 2004 and has been fully committed to [...]
TRIO PASS DAN GRADINGS
17 October 2022 10:08 pm
Congratulations to the trio of Bristol Karate Academy members that passed their dan gradings on Sunday at the JKS England black and brown belt course held in Nottingham.
Leading from the front was [...]
BRONZE AT THE COMMONWEALTH CLUB CHAMPIONSHIPS
13 September 2022 8:10 am
It was bronze at the Commonwealth Club Championships for Tim Griffiths on Sunday, as competitors from across the commonwealth descended on Birmingham, UK, for the first of this particular event since the COVID pandemic.
SUMMER SUCCESSES WITH NICK SENSEI
21 August 2022 1:13 pm
The weather eased up just a little to give us the opportunity to have a fantastic seminar and grading with the ever-thought provoking Nick Heald Sensei! After highs of 40, a modest 22 degrees was more than enough for over 70 Bristol Karate Academy students and guests to get a healthy sweat on.[...]
SUCCESS AT CENTRAL ENGLAND OPEN
19 July 2022 10:41 pm
Bristol Karate Academy’s first team outing since the COVID pandemic ended with three medal haul, as our 11-person team travelled to Worcester on Sunday for the Central England Open.
YOUNGSTERS PROMOTED TO NEXT BELT
18 July 2022 10:18 pm
Nine young Warriors impressed Friday’s grading panel as they demonstrated that they were ready for a promotion to their next belt!
INTRODUCING OUR NEW KUMITE DEVELOPMENT SESSIONS
23 May 2022 10:09 pm
Starting this Sunday, 29th May, we’re trialling a new, once a month session – Open kumite development training.