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05 May 2023 8:13 am
We're proud to announce a special summer seminar with Steve Carless Sensei (6th Dan JKS) on Sunday 2nd July at Nailsea School, near Bristol.

This event is open to both members and guests of other clubs and karate associations and [...]

26 April 2023 8:18 am
It was a one, two for Tim Griffiths and Dan Salter at the Southern England Karate Open on Sunday. The duo took home gold and silver between them in an all-Bristol Karate Academy final of [...]

07 April 2023 9:16 pm
On Monday we were delighted to host former JKS world champion, Takuya Makita Sensei. The seminar, run in association with JKS England, was the first time Bristol Karate Academy have had the pleasure to host an instructor from the JKS world headquarters[…]


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Traditional Karate in Bristol and North Somerset


The training at Bristol Karate Academy promotes good overall health, fitness and well-being for both adults and children. The concentration, commitment and dedication required can help you or your child to build a strong, confident and determined character.
Karate classes in Bristol for 5-7 year olds


Our Bushido Warriors courses are a great way to have fun in an environment that's especially for children. Over the 12 week programme, we teach the basics of Karate-Do, from bowing, to kicking, punching and even basic partner work.
Karate classes in Bristol for children


We welcome boys & girls aged 7 and upwards to our regular classes. Whether they want to learn a new skill or just burn off some energy our team of instructors are on hand to help. And if you want to join in too then you'd be welcome, in our family-friendly classes.


You don't have to be young, flexible and fit to start Karate. If you think you'll be the only adult beginner then you'll be pleasantly surprised. When you join us you'll see that we have members of all ages, so you'll always be able to find a suitable training partner.
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