Bristol Martial Arts Academy

Martial Art Instruction in Bristol

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252 Central Park
Petherton Rd
BS14 9BZ

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  • Junior Dragons Kickboxing 7-12 Years
  • Adults Fitness Kickboxing 13 Years+
  • Little Dragons Karate 4-6 Years
  • Junior Dragons Karate 7-12 Years
  • Adults Karate 13 Years+
  • Adults Street Self Defence 13 Years+

“Let Us Show You How To Develop Fitness, Confidence and Self Defence... With Our Award Winning Martial Arts Programmes!"

Award winning karate and kickboxing classes for adults and children from 4 years old... We Teach More Than Just Punching & Kicking!

Our Award Winning children's karate & kickboxing programmes help children to develop in loads of different areas. We teach valuable life skills and promote character development. Independent studies show that our karate & kickboxing classes increase mental focus, attention span, awareness, respect, dedication & commitment - traits that will help improve their school work, and make them more eager to help around the house... Traits that your child will use in all other areas of their life. Plus, kids have loads of fun... and make a lot of great friends
along the way!

Our Award Winning adults Bristol karate & kickboxing classes are designed for men and women of all abilities and ages.
They offer simply the best, safest, most fun workout ever created... ANYWHERE!! If you've been craving a
workout that is so much fun... you'll be hooked from the start! And NO... These classes are
NOT violent! They're safe, supportive, and fat-melting... Guaranteed!



Excellent Classes!




I first heard about Bristol Martial Arts Academy through my sister. I use to go to a gym and do the workout classes and use the machines and thought I was getting a decent workout. I didn't even realise that I was only using a few muscles at the gym and getting a poor workout, until I did a kickboxing class and they were sore the following day! I have now been a regular member here for 3 years, and I try to go consistently even with my crazy work schedule. I am determined to get in better shape and so glad my sister dragged me in! Each class is different and makes me feel really good. The whole atmosphere of the place is very welcoming and makes you want to come every week.

Steve Phillpott - 12/04/2015 | report this review

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Bristol Martial Arts Academy - Bristol Karate & Kickboxing Classes For Adults & Kids From 4 Years

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I just started attending classes after being interested in Kickboxing for several years, and I am so glad I finally decided to go! Kickboxing is is a killer workout and a lot of fun. The instructors, Chris & Jake are very knowledgeable, attentive and helpful, and are willing to work with you one-on-one when needed. Highly recommended!

Olivia Pope

I love this place! Recovering from an accident where I strained my foot, I decided to try a few different fitness options to keep from getting bored. There was a special offer on for 3 weeks of classes and I bought it, since friends told me Kickboxing is a great way to get in shape and learn self-defence. It's also challenging and fun. The training mats help take the pressure off my foot and the instructors have given my special strength exercises to do whilst it recovers. Ive always found the instructors to be attentive, supportive and knowledgeable, and once my foot recovers from the strain, I'll step up my training even further. I can't recommend this place enough!

Jen Smith

I joined in 2010 and attained my Black Belt in Kickboxing in March 2014, starting karate in January 2014. Classes are excellent, catering for all ability levels from complete beginner right through to 2nd and 3rd Dan Black Belts under the maxim of you get out what you put in. Sensei's Chris and Jake are excellent too, great technically, and making the classes fun, accessible and challenging. Classes can range from cardiovascular workouts to technical sessions to tournament and fight training for the more adventurous. Sparring is always rigorously supervised and egos and arrogance are definitely not welcome helping promote a cohesive and welcoming philosophy, with a team ethic. All in all, a great club run by people who are passionate about martial arts and making it accessible and engaging.

Matt Green

I wasn't sure what to expect when I set out to look for a kickboxing class, but Chris really put me at ease when I started. We talked about goals and my strength and weakness. I felt very comfortable in the setting and I think that's very important when starting something new. I love the classes, each week is different and I feel stronger and more in confident. The facility is clean and has great equipment that serves perfectly the purpose. If you're looking for a radical change in your gym or fitness routine, I feel very comfortable sending you to Bristol Martial Arts Academy.

Julie Brown

Hi, I just wanted to thank you very much for a brilliant karate birthday party recently. My son and all his friends had a wonderful time. The facility is clean, spacious and well equipped and the instructors had a lovely manner with the children. It was so nice to be able to relax and enjoy the party, instead of being stuck in the kitchen! Thank you :)

Carole Hudson

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Open now!

Monday: 4:45pm - 9:30pm

Tuesday: 5:45pm - 8pm

Wednesday: 4:45pm - 8pm

Thursday: 5pm - 8pm

Friday: 5:30pm - 8:15pm

Saturday to Sunday: Closed

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