LATEST NEWS

Latest updates from across the academy

13 September 2022 8:10 am
It was bronze at the Commonwealth Club Championships for Tim Griffiths on Sunday, as competitors from across the commonwealth descended on Birmingham, UK, for the first of this particular event since the COVID pandemic.

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21 August 2022 1:13 pm
The weather eased up just a little to give us the opportunity to have a fantastic seminar and grading with the ever-thought provoking Nick Heald Sensei! After highs of 40, a modest 22 degrees was more than enough for over 70 Bristol Karate Academy students and guests to get a healthy sweat on.[...]

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19 July 2022 10:41 pm
Bristol Karate Academy’s first team outing since the COVID pandemic ended with three medal haul, as our 11-person team travelled to Worcester on Sunday for the Central England Open.

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18 July 2022 10:18 pm
Nine young Warriors impressed Friday’s grading panel as they demonstrated that they were ready for a promotion to their next belt!

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23 May 2022 10:09 pm
Starting this Sunday, 29th May, we’re trialling a new, once a month session – Open kumite development training.

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15 May 2022 6:00 pm
We're delighted to announce that we'll be joined by TWO guest instructors with both national and international pedigree for our extra special Summer Double Header seminar on Sunday 24th July.

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15 April 2022 8:54 am
Academy members Brandon Bennett and Joel Olivier both achieved their JKS black belts in Nottingham on Sunday.

The grading took place after a 2-hour seminar where the head of JKS England, Alan Campbell (7th Dan JKS), explored open handed striking with the 100 karateka in attendance. With this training [...]

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13 April 2022 8:35 am
It was Gold for Bristol Karate Academy's Tim Griffiths at this year’s British Karate Championships in Leicester on Saturday!

In the first BKF 4 Nations Championship since the pandemic, Tim was named British Champion in the [...]

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09 April 2022 10:30 am
While our last class of the latest Warriors course was quiet in terms of numbers, those that came along on 8th April certainly made up for it with the volume of their kiais! [...]


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01 April 2022 8:00 am
From 1st April, our COVID rules have been updated. This will be the final change unless there's a significant change to circumstances over the weeks and months ahead.

Face coverings for both members and spectators are now a matter of personal choice. Please consider [...]

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