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TRIO PASS DAN GRADINGS
17 October 2022 10:08 pm
Congratulations to the trio of Bristol Karate Academy members that passed their dan gradings on Sunday at the JKS England black and brown belt course held in Nottingham.
Leading from the front was [...]
BRONZE AT THE COMMONWEALTH CLUB CHAMPIONSHIPS
13 September 2022 8:10 am
It was bronze at the Commonwealth Club Championships for Tim Griffiths on Sunday, as competitors from across the commonwealth descended on Birmingham, UK, for the first of this particular event since the COVID pandemic.
SUMMER SUCCESSES WITH NICK SENSEI
21 August 2022 1:13 pm
The weather eased up just a little to give us the opportunity to have a fantastic seminar and grading with the ever-thought provoking Nick Heald Sensei! After highs of 40, a modest 22 degrees was more than enough for over 70 Bristol Karate Academy students and guests to get a healthy sweat on.[...]
SUCCESS AT CENTRAL ENGLAND OPEN
19 July 2022 10:41 pm
Bristol Karate Academy’s first team outing since the COVID pandemic ended with three medal haul, as our 11-person team travelled to Worcester on Sunday for the Central England Open.
YOUNGSTERS PROMOTED TO NEXT BELT
18 July 2022 10:18 pm
Nine young Warriors impressed Friday’s grading panel as they demonstrated that they were ready for a promotion to their next belt!
INTRODUCING OUR NEW KUMITE DEVELOPMENT SESSIONS
23 May 2022 10:09 pm
Starting this Sunday, 29th May, we’re trialling a new, once a month session – Open kumite development training.
JOIN US FOR OUR 'OPEN' SUMMER DOUBLE HEADER
15 May 2022 6:00 pm
We're delighted to announce that we'll be joined by TWO guest instructors with both national and international pedigree for our extra special Summer Double Header seminar on Sunday 24th July.
BRANDON & JOEL PASS GRADINGS
15 April 2022 8:54 am
Academy members Brandon Bennett and Joel Olivier both achieved their JKS black belts in Nottingham on Sunday.
The grading took place after a 2-hour seminar where the head of JKS England, Alan Campbell (7th Dan JKS), explored open handed striking with the 100 karateka in attendance. With this training [...]
13 April 2022 8:35 am
It was Gold for Bristol Karate Academy's Tim Griffiths at this year’s British Karate Championships in Leicester on Saturday!
In the first BKF 4 Nations Championship since the pandemic, Tim was named British Champion in the [...]
WARRIORS PREPARE FOR NEXT TERM
09 April 2022 10:30 am
While our last class of the latest Warriors course was quiet in terms of numbers, those that came along on 8th April certainly made up for it with the volume of their kiais! [...]