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 2019 competition dates or for any further detail, please contact


Competition Dates 2019

1st Wishaw Open – 17th February

BKA Kata Championships – 24th March

2nd Wishaw Open – 14th April

Scottish International Open – 18 / 19th May

British 4 Nations – 25 / 26th May

SKGB Kata Championships – TBC

3rd Wishaw Open – 2nd June

Cumbria Open – 9th June

4rd Wishaw Open – 1st September

British International Open – 14 / 215th September

5th Wishaw Open – 3rd November

Scottish Open – TBC