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ACADEMY LAUNCHES 2022/2023 TRACKSUIT
28 February 2022 9:51 am
Bristol Karate Academy unveil their new 2022/2023 jacket today. With blue waves and clean lines, the new jacket is now available to order for all members and will be worn by our competitors at tournaments around the country. [...]
COVID RULE UPDATE
28 February 2022 8:51 am
On Thursday 24th February, government-imposed COVID rules in England changed once again with individual clubs, organisations and businesses left to determine how they deal with COVID in their own setting.
Here’s an update to the much simplified rules for those attending a Bristol Karate Academy dojo [...]
BOOK NOW FOR STEVE CARLESS SENSEI SEMINAR & GRADING!
12 February 2022 9:27 pm
We are delighted to welcome Steve Carless Sensei (6th Dan JKS) for a special open seminar on Sunday 20th March. This event will include a kyu grading.
Steve Sensei is a former 2x SKI GB Grand Champion, having won both kata and kumite in the same year – with 10 individual SKI GB nationals titles to his name [...]
JOIN US FOR KANGEIKO 2022!
17 January 2022 8:47 pm
Very soon we'll be holding our third 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 build resilience and mental toughness.
CHRISTMAS & NEW YEAR TRAINING DATES
12 December 2021 9:27 pm
We're grateful to all of our members for making 2021 a fantastic year! It will be another year not to forget for a number of reasons, and we look forward to rounding it off with you all over our last few classes of the year.
Here are the final classes of 2021 by venue [..]
END OF YEAR QUIZ AND AWARDS
12 December 2021 5:26 pm
As we come towards the end of another unusual year, it was great to be able to get so many of you together for our annual awards. [...]
SIX DAN GRADES AWARDED AT SEMINAR WITH HEAD OF JKS ENGLAND
01 November 2021 12:11 pm
A huge congratulations to all those that graded on Sunday, as we welcomed the Head of JKS England, Alan Campbell Sensei to teach for Bristol Karate Academy for the first time.
Prior to the grading exams, Alan Sensei taught two seminars and demonstrated his exceptional eye for detail with body mechanics. This came into sharp focus as he demonstrated [...]
UPCOMING GRADING DATES
03 October 2021 3:00 pm
Over the next couple of months our members are working towards three separate grading dates. Take a look at the summary below to see which is the right grading event for you. [...]
COVID UPDATE: REMINDER OF LATEST ACADEMY RULES
03 October 2021 1:52 pm
Over the summer, many of the government-imposed restrictions in England ended and the onus was placed on individual clubs, organisations and businesses to determine how to deal with COVID in their own setting.
Government rules have changed from time-to-time and so, to avoid any ambiguity, here are the latest rules for those attending a Bristol Karate Academy dojo until further notice [...]
JOIN US IN OCTOBER AS WE WELCOME SENSEI ALAN CAMPBELL!
30 August 2021 7:14 pm
Bristol Karate Academy are delighted to welcome Head of JKS England, Sensei Alan Campbell for a special open seminar on Sunday 31st October. This event will include both a kyu grading (for anyone grading for 9th kyu and upwards) and a dan grading.
This event is open to Bristol Karate Academy members, JKS members and also members from other associations and federations. [...]