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SILVER MEDAL AT NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS FOR ACADEMY TRIO
07 May 2018 10:36 pm
Bristol Karate Academy came away from this year's KUGB National Karate Championships with Silver in the Senior Team Kata event.
CONNELL PASSES THIRD DAN
23 April 2018 10:20 pm
Congratulations to Bristol Karate Academy member Steven Connell, who passed his Sandan (3rd Dan) grading in Chesterfield on Sunday 22nd April.
FIFTY ATTEND SENSEI SHERRY SEMINAR & GRADING
12 April 2018 9:23 pm
Bristol Karate Academy were delighted to host the Karate Union of Great Britain’s Chief Instructor, Sensei Andy Sherry, at a special seminar on Friday at Ashton Park School in Bristol. Sensei Sherry inspired over fifty attendees, who turned up to train with the British Karate pioneer - the first Brit to receive a JKA black belt way back in 1966.
WHEN CHILDREN BECAME WARRIORS
24 March 2018 8:23 am
Congratulations to our latest group who finished a 12-week ‘Bushido Warriors’ Karate course last night! Fourteen children aged between 5 and 7 learnt to kick, punch and block. Each child also learnt how to apply their blocks and punches with a partner, as well as learning a Karate Kata.
EASTER TRAINING SCHEDULE
21 March 2018 8:42 pm
A quick reminder to all of our members that we are closed on Good Friday (30th March) and Easter Sunday (1st April).
With the exception of these two dates, all classes remain in place over the Easter period. As our members have come to expect, we don't close for school holidays, so all of our other classes - including on Wednesday 28th March at Nailsea School and Thursday 29th at Westbury-on-Trym village hall - remain in place.
ACADEMY TO HOST CHIEF BRITISH INSTRUCTOR ON 6 APRIL
07 March 2018 7:42 pm
We are delighted to announce that the Karate Union of Great Britain's chief instructor, Sensei Andy Sherry, will be teaching a special seminar at Ashton Park School in Bristol on Friday 6th April 2018.
CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR TRAINING SCHEDULE
19 December 2017 11:59 pm
We take a short break each year for all sessions that fall from Christmas Eve to New Year’s Day. Here are the last session dates for 2017 and the first ones for 2018.
CHRISTMAS PARTY RAISES £371 FOR MIND
18 December 2017 11:28 pm
Thank you to everyone that supported the Bristol Karate Academy Christmas Party on Sunday. It was a fantastic evening with music, food, Father Christmas for the kids and mulled wine and cider for the adults.
YOUTH SECTION GRADUATE THEIR END OF YEAR COURSE
15 December 2017 3:38 pm
Congratulations to the eleven children that took part in the Autumn/Winter term of the Bushido Warriors children's Karate course for 5-7 year olds.
CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR KYU GRADES
11 December 2017 12:27 am
Congratulations to the 27 Academy members that passed their grading examinations today under Sensei Bob Poynton in Oldland Common, hosted by Bath Shotokan Karate Club. The standard displayed by our members was excellent, with everyone passing in full.