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03 June 2024 5:49 pm
We're delighted to invite you to a special seminar with Alan Campbell Sensei, 8th Dan JKS!

Booking is now open for the event on Saturday 13th July. We welcome members and also guests from other clubs and [...]

03 June 2024 2:02 pm
Congratulations to Bristol Karate Academy’s Tim Griffiths and to his JKS England team mates, Jason Lam and Karanjeet Basran, on another good performance at the EKF E1 Series event in Manchester on 26th May.

At it's launch, the E1 Series was [...]

29 May 2024 8:25 am
Kumite skills and kata skills were both at the ready at the JKS England squad fundraising seminar in May.

Three of the JKS England team that are heading to Japan this summer ran a three hour seminar in Walsall to [...]


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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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