Latest updates from across the academy

19 February 2023 8:00 am
We’re delighted to confirm that we’ll be hosting JKS HQ instructor, Takuya Makita Sensei on Monday 3rd April, as part of his visit to the South West.

This event is open to both members and guests of other clubs and karate associations. [...]

06 February 2023 9:50 pm
Congratulations to the three Bristol Karate Academy karateka that have been selected to be part of the JKS England squad! The selections took place in Harrogate, under JKS England national coach, Sensei Matt Price and assistant [...]

06 February 2023 8:35 am
Thanks to everyone that that took part in this year’s kangeiko – a brilliant week of training hard together and lifting spirits for the year ahead!

Kangeiko means ‘cold training’. Each day we started with an outdoor run in our [...]

23 January 2023 8:42 pm
We're delighted to announce that we'll be joined by TWO guest instructors for our extra special Spring Double Header seminar on Sunday 26th March.

This event is open to both members and guests of other clubs and karate associations and will also double as our club kyu grading [...]

23 January 2023 7:59 pm
Very soon we'll be holding our fourth annual kangeiko! Kangeiko means "cold training". It is a week-long training programme to start the year with high levels of [...] READ MORE
30 December 2022 8:19 pm
We're delighted to confirm that our monthly kumite development sessions will continue in 2023! So what are they? When are they? How much are they? Here's our run down on what's what [...]

27 December 2022 3:10 pm
As 2022 draws to a close, we look back at what a tremendous year it’s been for everyone involved with the Academy.

This year, our members have had the [...]

19 December 2022 10:14 pm
While Christmas is just around the corner, we still have a handful of karate sessions left this year. [...]

19 December 2022 10:05 pm
It’s been a fantastic year for our four dojos. Not least because we’ve finally been able to get back to a full year of near-normality, after a complicated two years.

And while we are so proud of how all of you have progressed throughout 2022, we were delighted to acknowledge the efforts of [...]

19 December 2022 10:02 pm
“The best one yet”, said one of the attendees.

After a while of being unable to hold our annual Christmas Party face-to-face, it was so great to see so many members and their families coming together for an end of year celebration on [...]