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Latest updates from across the academy

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.

The event was a [...]

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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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29 January 2024 8:22 pm
A mammoth effort from our kangeiko finishers, who completed a week of early morning sessions on Saturday.

Kangeiko means ‘cold training’. And while it was a relief that the [...]

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20 January 2024 10:40 am
JKS England Grand Champion and Shotokan international kata and kumite specialist Thea Priest will be teaching a special seminar at Bristol Karate Academy, open to all karateka, on Saturday 17th February.

Tickets are available now!

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19 January 2024 9:10 am
We're delighted to confirm that we've locked in dates and venues for four special seminars so far this year, including three dates that incorporate kyu gradings.

We kick off the year with [...]

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15 January 2024 10:43 pm
Very soon we'll be holding our 5th annual kangeiko! Kangeiko means "cold training". It is a week-long training programme to start the year with high levels of effort, spirit and commitment to the dojo. It will also help you to [...]

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31 December 2023 10:08 am
2023 was another incredible success story for Bristol Karate Academy members, even compared to the high standards set in 2022! We look back on some of your highlights from throughout the year.

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20 December 2023 5:15 pm
It was always going to be a challenge for this year to compete with last, but you've all done it: 2023 has been even bigger!

And while we are so proud of how all of you have progressed throughout 2023, we were delighted to acknowledge the efforts of [...]

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20 December 2023 9:19 am
120 of you joined us on 17th December for our biggest ever Christmas Party. We were delighted to welcome those people that made this year another incredible one to celebrate: our members and their families. Thanks for your [...]

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