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27 January 2023 4:00 pm
We’re delighted to confirm that we’ll be hosting JKS HQ instructor, Takuya Makita Sensei on Monday 3rd April, as part of his visit to the South West.

This event is open to both members and guests of other clubs and karate associations. [...] READ MORE
23 January 2023 8:42 pm
We're delighted to announce that we'll be joined by TWO guest instructors for our extra special Spring Double Header seminar on Sunday 26th March.

This event is open to both members and guests of other clubs and karate associations and will also double as our club kyu grading [...]

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23 January 2023 7:59 pm
Very soon we'll be holding our fourth annual kangeiko! Kangeiko means "cold training". It is a week-long training programme to start the year with high levels of [...] READ MORE

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Traditional Karate in Bristol and North Somerset

TRADITIONAL KARATE

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

CLASSES FOR AGES 5-7

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

KARATE 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.

KARATE FOR ADULTS

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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