Congratulations -Team BHSKC / WCSKC at the GB Open on 7th January 2018

Sunday 7th January 2018 saw the attendance by 6 students of BHSKC / WCSKC competing at the delayed GB open final for 2017.  A successful day with the team heading home with a seven medal tally. Special mention must go to Jack who on his first outing successful achieved a gold medal.

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Congratulations to all those who passed their kyu gradings

Great grading session over two nights everyone did well. A great end to a good year.

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Student of the Year 2017

Special congratulations to our Student of the Year, Elijah Farrell-Reid who’s name has been added to the shield for him to keep for the year.

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Black Belt Certificate Presentation at Weoley Castle Fete Karate Demo

Special congratulations to Oliver Goulden who was presented with his black belt certificate at the BHSKC / WCSKC karate demo at the Weoley Castle Fete on the 8th July 2017.

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Welcome to the combined BHSKC & WCSKC Web site

Welcome to the combined home for Birmingham & Halesowen Shotokan Karate Club and Weoley Castle Shotokan Karate Club. Originally born from Shihan Cyril Cummins’ BHSKC Weoley Castle Dojo, Weoley Castle Shotokan initially grew under the guidance of one of Shihan Cummins’ senior students, Sensei Susan Hession under his BHSKC umbrella before becoming fully independent with Sensei Hession as it’s Chief Instructor in the last year. Students of both clubs have for many years trained and graded together as part of the overall BHSKC family and this continues today. With the passing of Shihan Cummins Sensei Hession has assumed the mantle of Chief Instructor for both BHSKC and WCSKC and whilst both clubs still exist as distinct entities continuing the long tradition established with Shihan Cummins with BHSKC as one of the longest running Shotokan karate clubs in the Midlands and the success had since it’s foundation of WCSKC both clubs have come together under one roof both symbolically with the shared Chief Instructor and physically with the Longbridge Dojo housing both clubs. … Read the rest