Congratulations to all students who graded in December 2016! Special congratulations to Zach and Lewis, who have trained extremely hard over the past years and have passed their 1st Dan black belt.
Yesterday, the September grading took place at Bartley Green dojo. Special congratulations to Wayne Perkin and Melissa Daly on passing their 2nd Dan and Len Jones on passing his 1st Dan. All your hard work has paid off! Click on
On Wednesday, 14th September 2016, Sensei Hession held kyu gradings at the recently opened Longbridge dojo. Congratulations to everyone who graded. The standard was very high and Sensei Hession was pleased with those who graded. Well done everybody.
Bethany Bird has been training hard with Sensei Hession to prepare for her black belt grading. On 12th of March, she was awarded the Shodan grade by Shihan Cyril Cummins. Well done, Bethany! Congratulations from everyone at Weoley Castle Shotokan Karate
The next grading is coming up soon, so please make sure that you have an up-to-date license and that you have permission from Sensei Hession to grade. If you require a new belt, please let Sensei know your name, belt colour
At the last grading, Lyndsay Daly who has been training at Weoley Castle Shotokan Karate Club for a number of years, passed her 2nd Dan. Here, Sensei Hession is presenting her with her Nakmas grading certificate. Congratulations on this tremendous
Here are some photos of student Louis being presented with his new belt. Louis is the first student who elected to be graded by Sensei Hession at Weoley Castle Shotokan Karate club. Louis received his full 2nd kyu with distinction.
Some photos from grading day, September 19th, 2015. Click on the photo below to see the entire album.