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19 February 2024 8:45 am
What do you do to help you prepare for a tournament? Just one of the questions asked of JKS England Grand Champion, Sensei Thea Priest, at Saturday’s special seminar held for Bristol Karate Academy members and guests.

Thea Sensei, who will be heading to [...]


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12 February 2024 10:12 pm
There were medals of every colour for Bristol Karate Academy competitors at the English Karate Federation’s Championships on Sunday 4th February in Sheffield.

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11 February 2024 8:21 am
​We're delighted to invite you to a special seminar with Steve Carless Sensei, 6th Dan JKS! Booking is now open for the event on Saturday 23rd March. We welcome members and also guests from other clubs and karate associations.

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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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