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  • Sep 18 / 2016
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Congratulations on your gradings!

We would like to congratulate everyone who passed their gradings on Saturday and well done to all those who took their gradings. Special congratulations to all those who took and passed their 1st and 2nd dan black belt gradings these achievements represent the culmination of years of training and dedication. A special mention to Melissa Daly and Wayne Perkin who both passed their Nidan grading.

  • Aug 24 / 2016
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Bartley Green Dojo Summer Closure

The Bartley Green Dojo is closing from tomorrow, Wednesday 24th August and will be reopening and back to normal for training from Wednesday 7th September. Sorry if this causes any inconvenience but training sessions are still continuing as usual at all other dojos and clubs unless specifically indicated.

  • Jul 11 / 2016
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Special Congratulations to Yvonne on passing Shodan

Congratulations to everyone who graded and we would like to offer special congratulations to Yvonne Skalban who passed her shodan (1st dan) black belt grading under Shihan Cummins. Yvonne has shown a great commitment to her training over the years and also contributes to the maintenance and updates of the club site and Facebook page.

Yvonne Skalban Embroidered Black Belt

  • Jun 12 / 2016
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Gradings next week!

The next gradings will be taking place on Saturday 18th June 2016 at Bartley Green Community Leisure Centre. These will start promptly at 11am with a training session for all grades followed by Kyu and Dan gradings. Please arrive at least 15 minutes before the start in order to register. Please remember to bring your license book, grading fee, gum shield and mitts.

If you need to order any belts or equipment for the grading please contact sensei Sue Hession ASAP.

  • Apr 04 / 2016
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Halesowen Baths Dojo will be closed until the 10th April for refurbishments

Hello folks,


The refurbishments of Halesowen Swimming Baths is taking longer than initially expected and we have now been informed that the baths will remain closed until 10th April 2016. Sorry for any inconvenience this may cause. All other clubs are open as usual for training.

  • Mar 19 / 2016
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Easter Opening Times 2016

The opening times for BHSKC clubs over the Easter holiday are as follows:

Weoley Castle will be CLOSED on Maundy Thursday 24th March 2016

Bartley Green will be CLOSED on Holy Saturday 26th March 2016

Quinton will be CLOSED on Holy Saturday 26th March

Halesowen will be CLOSED on Easter Sunday 27th March 2016

Weoley Castle will be OPEN on Easter Monday 28th March 2016

We are still awaiting confirmation of dates for Haden SKC on Good Friday and Easter Monday but is likely to be closed and will confirm this ASAP

  • Mar 13 / 2016
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March 2016 Gradings: Well done to everyone who graded!

On Saturday 12th March 2016 Shihan Cummins held kyu and dan gradings at the BHSKC Bartley Green dojo. We would like to congratulate everyone who graded, Shihan Cummins was pleased with the high standards of those who graded. Well done everybody. Special congratulations to Bethany Bird who achieved the rank of Shodan (1st Dan) black belt. Beth has trained dilligently for the last few years to attain her shodan and has shown great talent along the way winning a number of competitions. Well done!


  • Mar 02 / 2016
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Next Grading is on the Saturday 12th March 2016

The next grading is rapidly approaching so make sure that you have an up-to-date license and that you have the permission of your sensei to grade. If grading and you wish to order belts please contact Sensei Sue Hession via text on 07976995472 with yoir name, belt colour and size required.

In the meantime keep training and practising your grading syllabus and kata.

  • Dec 25 / 2015
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Merry Christmas!

I would like to wish all students at BHSKC and everyone else who has been a part of the club or the activities it has been involved in a very Happy Christmas and hope you all enjoy the holidays on behalf of myself and the BHSKC team.



Merry Christmas,