The BKA cater for anyone interesting in entering external karate competitions. There is a wide variety of competitions to enter in both Kata and Kumite, these being at a Regional, National and International level.

We hold training session aimed at the competitive side of karate to give students a taster of what’s involved and the formalities when considering any of these external competitive events.

The coaching staff have taken part at all levels of competitive karate, including refereeing and are happy to share their experiences with anyone interested in exploring this avenue of karate.

See below for 2018 competition dates or for any further detail, please contact


Competition Dates 2018

1st Wishaw Open – 18th February

BKA Kumite Championships – 18th March

Scottish International Open – 14 / 15th April

2nd Wishaw Open – 20th May

British 4 Nations – 26 / 27th May

SKGB Kata Championships – 3rd June

Cumbria Open – 10th June

3rd Wishaw Open – 2nd September

British International Open – 22 / 23rd September

4th Wishaw Open – 28th October

Scottish Open – 25th November