- An amazing video from Saturday’s Special Course
We would like to thank Eric Mather, for taking the time to make and send us this truly incredible video of from the very special kata and kumite course on Saturday. Students from the past and present all training together under Shihan Cummins’ guidance for this special day. Kyu grades to 7th dans all taught ...
- Special Kata and Kumite Course: Faces from the past and present
A special karate course featuring kihon, kata and kumite was held at the BHSKC Bartley Green Dojo on Saturday 25th February 2017 with past and present students of Shihan Cummins gathering together to train with him including Sensei Ronnie Canning, former World Champion, Sensei Slater Williams, 7th Dan and many of his students, Sensei Franklyn ...
- Shihan Cyril Cummins and Sensei Ronnie Christopher Course
On the 7th January 2017 Shihan Cyril Cummins 8th dan and Sensei Ronnie Christopher 6th dan, held a special Shotokan Karate Course at the BHSKC Bartley Green Dojo. We would like to thank Shihan Cummins and Sensei Christopher for teaching an informative & interesting course. Also thanks to all those who attended and helped make ...
- Shihan Cyril Cummins & Sensei Ronnie Christopher Course, just over a week away!
The course featuring Shihan Cyril Cummins 8th dan, “The Trainer of Champions” and Sensei Ronnie Christopher 6th dan, former British, European and World Champion is just over a week away. This is a course not to be missed featuring two karate legends based here in Birmingham. Mark this on your calendar now and don’t miss ...
- Well Done on the December 2016 Gradings!
Well done everyone who passed their gradings, special congratulations to Steve O’Reilly, Eliot, Smantha Abbot & Nick Abbot who achieved the rank of 3rd dan, Leila Partridge who achieved her 2nd dan and Mel O’Reily & Abbi who achieved their 1st dan black belts.
- Shihan Cummins Course at Core Karate
BHSKC are pleased to announce that Shihan Cyril Cummins 8th dan will be holding a training course hosted by our friends at Core Karate. Sensei Dave Prosser and his daughter Sophie both 2nd dans from Core Karate will be familiar to many students who train on the Saturday kata course, they are great karate people ...
- Special Karate Course with Shihan Cyril Cummins 8th Dan & Sensei Ronnie Christopher 6th Dan
We are pleased to present the opportunity for people to train with two of the West Midlands own karate greats :-
Shihan Cyril Cummins 8th Dan & Sensei Ronnie Christopher 6th Dan. This special training course is not to be missed and will take place on Saturday 7th January 2017 at the Bartley Green Dojo.
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- Shihan Cummins demonstrating kumite techniques during the September 2016 pre-grading training
Shihan Cummins 8th dan demonstrates some ippon kumite drills assisted by Sensei Austin Birks 5th dan.
Shihan Cummins demonstrating a take-down from an attack
Shihan Cummins demonstrating the use of tai sabaki (body evasion movements) against an attack
- 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 ...
- 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.
- 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.
- 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 ...
- Halesowen Baths Dojo will be closed until the 10th April for refurbishments
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.
- Halesowen dojo closed for refurbishments until 5th April 2016
The Halesowen Baths dojo will be closing from Easter Sunday 27th March 2016 until Tuesday 5th April 2016 in order to carry out refurbishments. We are awaiting final confirmation of the reopening date from Halesowen Swimming Baths so please check for an update on the 4th April 2016 via this page and our Facebook page.
- 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 ...