Shihan Cummins demonstrating kumite techniques during the September 2016…

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


Shotokan Karate Demonstration

Saturday 27th July 2013

Between 11.00am and 12.00pm

Queen’s Park, Harborne, Birmingham, B17 9AH.


Sensei Cummins along with students from BHSKC held a demonstration of Shotokan Karate as part of the activities at Queen’s Park on Saturday 27th July 2013. It was a lovely hot morning and everyone was in great spirits looking forward to the demo. The demo covered the key aspects of traditional Shotokan karate as taught by Sensei Cummins showing a very appreciative crowd students of BHSKC performing kata and kumite plus a demonstration of kobudo with demonstrations of the Bo and Nunchaku by Sensei Cyril Cummins 8th dan and Sensei Austin Birks 4th dan respectively. Thanks to all those who took part and we hope that everyone watching enjoyed the demonstration. If you and/or your children are interested in starting Shotokan Karate training at BHSKC then please contact us for details or come along to a session we would love to see you.

Photos from the event are available on our Flickr Photostream and video from the event can be found on our YouTube channel.


Windsor High School Demo

22nd June 2013

On Saturday 22nd June 2013 Sensei Cyril Cummins 8th dan and some of his students put on a demonstration of Shotokan Karate at Windsor High School. Photos from the demonstartion can be found on our Flickr Photostream and video footage on our YouTube channel.