Latest updates from across the academy

01 December 2023 5:21 pm
​Congratulations to our Chief Instructor, Sensei Tim Griffiths, for passing his rokudan (6th Dan) on Saturday in Japan.

The exam took place at Teikyo University’s Budokan - an incredible building that’s dedicated to martial arts - as part of the JKS International Seminar, which brought together members from over 30 countries across the world for [...]

20 November 2023 6:20 pm
Yesterday’s performance at the JKS England National Championships was the best ever at the event from Bristol Karate Academy members.

The championships, held at Grantham Meres Leisure Centre for the first time, saw the Academy take a squad of [...]

11 November 2023 8:48 pm
A massive well done to over 50 students that passed their kyu gradings last Sunday, as JKS England national squad coach, Matt Price Sensei came to town!

23 October 2023 10:46 pm
​Bristol Karate Academy instructor Tim Griffiths has been named as part of the JKS England team for the JKS World Championships in Japan next year.

This prestigious event will be an incredible opportunity to compete against some of the world's finest competitors in the [...]

02 October 2023 8:38 am
We are delighted to invite you to our end of year seminar on Sunday 5th November, which sees the return of the awesome Matt Price Sensei! This event is open to both members and guests of other clubs and karate associations.

23 September 2023 10:52 pm
We were delighted to have a small team of Academy members travelling to Switzerland to compete in the Basel International Open Masters last weekend.

The event is a truly international affair, with 26 nations in attendance and [...]

14 September 2023 10:45 pm
Congratulations to Adnan Mahmud, who earned a silver medal at the BKF International Open in Sheffield earlier this month!

Adnan competed in the under 21 -60kg kumite where [...]

31 July 2023 8:11 pm
Congratulations to Adnan Mahmud for winning a silver medal at the 2023 EKF English National Championships!

The premier English all-styles tournament of the year took place on Sunday 30th July in the Midlands and Adnan was [...]

21 July 2023 8:14 am
Congratulations to Oli Hulbert, who was awarded his black belt on Sunday in Nottingham!

Oli travelled to the JKS England Summer Course, along with other Bristol Karate Academy members, where he was [...]

20 July 2023 3:29 pm
A big congratulations to all of our Warriors for completing the Summer term of the Bristol Karate Academy Bushido Warriors programme! 22 took part and enjoyed 12 weeks of kicks, punches, blocks, pad work and skill-based […]