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, 3rd 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, 3rd 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'