07720 285 549
About the Academy
Meet the team
Backwell, North Somerset
Nailsea, North Somerset
Latest updates from across the academy
-- ALL --
SEVENTY ENJOY ANOTHER SELL-OUT SENSEI BRENNAN SEMINAR
18 July 2019 5:53 pm
Seventy members and visitors enjoyed an excellent seminar with Sensei Frank Brennan (8th Dan) in Nailsea on Sunday.
BLACK BELT FOR ALISTAIR
18 July 2019 5:14 pm
The overwhelming sense of joy was palpable at the purpose-built dojo in Bath University’s sports training village on Saturday, as Alistair Hanlon from Bristol Karate Academy passed his black belt.
IN THE MEDALS AT THE KUGB SOUTHERNS
10 June 2019 1:10 pm
Nine medals and countless outstanding performances made for a tournament to remember for Bristol Karate Academy competitors.
JIM MATEER QUALIFIES AS REFEREE
21 May 2019 9:48 pm
Congratulations to Jim Mateer for successfully passing his refereeing qualification in Chesterfield on Sunday. Jim is the first member of the Academy to qualify as a referee since Bristol Karate Academy's first dojo opened way back in 1978.
BOOK NOW FOR SPECIAL SEMINAR WITH SENSEI FRANK BRENNAN
23 March 2019 12:56 pm
We are delighted to invite you to a special seminar on Sunday 14th July, as we welcome the internationally renowned Shotokan Karate exponent Sensei Frank Brennan (8th Dan) to Bristol! Booking is NOW OPEN!
SEVENTY-FIVE TRAIN WITH UK KARATE PIONEER
21 March 2019 12:58 pm
75 eager karateka enjoyed an inspirational seminar with UK Karate pioneer Sensei Andy Sherry at Nailsea School, North Somerset, on Sunday. The event was hosted by Bristol Karate Academy and attended by Academy members as well as visitors from across the region.
SAFE AS HOUSES - PAUL SECURES SECOND DAN
18 March 2019 12:52 pm
Congratulations to Academy member Paul House, who successfully passed his Nidan (2nd Dan) examination on Saturday in Abingdon, Oxfordshire.
FEBRUARY-APRIL ONE-OFF SCHEDULE CHANGES
19 February 2019 8:48 pm
Between February and April we have a number of schedule changes that affect classes in Nailsea and Backwell (Long Ashton and Westbury-on-Trym venues are unaffected).
SEMINAR WITH SENSEI ANDY SHERRY - BOOK NOW!
09 February 2019 8:31 pm
We are delighted to invite you to a special seminar on Sunday 17th March, as we welcome the Karate Union of Great Britain’s Chief Instructor, Sensei Andy Sherry (9th Dan), to Bristol! Booking is NOW OPEN!
NEW ONLINE AREA AND MEMBERSHIP CARDS
08 February 2019 9:10 pm
We're delighted to launch the next improvement for our Academy members: a bespoke new online area and new membership cards.
Those that have been to Karate in the last couple of months would have noticed that we've moved to a new membership system for the class register. But the changes are much more far-reaching than simply registering you for your classes.