Latest updates from across the academy

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 [...]

04 May 2024 8:53 am
Three golds and four bronze medals came back to Bristol thanks to the efforts of our club members' efforts at the BKF Four Nations Championships in Durham over the weekend of the 27th and 28th April.

Another weekend, another tournament and this time it was our [...]

22 April 2024 10:17 pm
Six medals at the Southern England Karate Open yesterday! Despite this being a southern championship, it was quite the journey to get from Bristol to Canterbury, where the event is held - but it was certainly [...]

20 April 2024 9:54 pm
Congratulations to club instructor Tim Griffiths, who was part of the EKF English National Championship winning kata team on 14th April at Ponds Forge International Sports Centre in Sheffield!

Tim was part of the JKS England team that also [...]

24 March 2024 5:45 pm
We were delighted to welcome Steve Carless Sensei (6th Dan JKS) to Bristol Karate Academy once again on 23rd March for our Spring seminar and grading event.

Steve Sensei has become a regular visitor to the dojo, with this being his [...]

11 March 2024 1:43 pm
In our second tournament in just two weeks, Academy competitors outdid themselves once again. This time in Abingdon, at the JKS England Development Series event.

The Development Series is a [...]

04 March 2024 10:05 pm
​Fifteen medals and fifth on the overall medals table – an impressive day’s work for Bristol Karate Academy at the KSE Murayama Cup.

The event was held at the University of Gloucester’s Sports Arena and it was a [...]

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 [...]