Latest updates from across the academy

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!

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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).

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.

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...

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!