Latest updates from across the academy

24 March 2018 8:23 am
Congratulations to our latest group who finished a 12-week ‘Bushido Warriors’ Karate course last night! Fourteen children aged between 5 and 7 learnt to kick, punch and block. Each child also learnt how to apply their blocks and punches with a partner, as well as learning a Karate Kata.

21 March 2018 8:42 pm
A quick reminder to all of our members that we are closed on Good Friday (30th March) and Easter Sunday (1st April).

With the exception of these two dates, all classes remain in place over the Easter period. As our members have come to expect, we don't close for school holidays, so all of our other classes - including on Wednesday 28th March at Nailsea School and Thursday 29th at Westbury-on-Trym village hall - remain in place.

07 March 2018 7:42 pm
We are delighted to announce that the Karate Union of Great Britain's chief instructor, Sensei Andy Sherry, will be teaching a special seminar at Ashton Park School in Bristol on Friday 6th April 2018.

19 December 2017 11:59 pm
We take a short break each year for all sessions that fall from Christmas Eve to New Year’s Day. Here are the last session dates for 2017 and the first ones for 2018.

18 December 2017 11:28 pm
Thank you to everyone that supported the Bristol Karate Academy Christmas Party on Sunday. It was a fantastic evening with music, food, Father Christmas for the kids and mulled wine and cider for the adults.

15 December 2017 3:38 pm
Congratulations to the eleven children that took part in the Autumn/Winter term of the Bushido Warriors children's Karate course for 5-7 year olds. READ MORE
11 December 2017 12:27 am
Congratulations to the 27 Academy members that passed their grading examinations today under Sensei Bob Poynton in Oldland Common, hosted by Bath Shotokan Karate Club. The standard displayed by our members was excellent, with everyone passing in full.

09 December 2017 5:12 pm
Bristol Karate Academy student, Josh Mashford, got the Christmas present he was wishing for after passing his black belt.

The promotion to 1st Dan was the result of over five years’ hard work...

26 November 2017 10:31 pm
Bristol Karate Academy competitors came away with two titles and four medals in total after a day of close matches at this year's South West Shotokan Karate Championships in Exeter.

29 October 2017 9:45 pm
Congratulations to Bristol Karate Academy’s Johnny Barlow, who successfully passed his second dan exam last Sunday.