BE SAFE - HAVE FUN - ACHIEVE - BUILD CONFIDENCE
We are a friendly Shotokan karate club, established in 2010, to bring traditional Japanese martial arts to Bristol
We teach Juniors aged 6-12 years old, Teens aged 13-17 years, and Adults 18+.
We teach in Ashton, Bedminster & Redland
Chief Instructor Michael Harris, 4th dan, is qualified by licences issued from Japan to Instruct, Referee and Examine.
Michael is a World Karate medallist (2013) and National Kata Champion (2016)
Michael has public liability insurance and is DBS Police-checked (formerly CRB).
We have a club Executive Committee:
Technical Director: Masao Kawasoe, 7th dan JKA
Chairman: Michael Harris, 4th dan
Secretary: Andy Ballantine
Child Protection Officer: Amanda Faramus
Treasurer/Legal Officer: Phil McHenry
Licence Officer : Andy Jessop
We have been successful Internationally and Nationally, and look forward to helping our students develop.
We practice karate as taught by the Japan Karate Association - 'Keeper's of Karate's Highest Traditions'
We are affiliated to the Japan Karate Association (Afro-Eurasia) under Masao Kawasoe, 7th Dan JKA
'Where everyone develops character'