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  • Special KUGB Easter Course

  • Latest Training Information due to Covid-19

    Please be advised that due to the latest government guidelines, EDU Lettings who manage the Handbridge Dojo bookings have been informed that the dojo will now have to close from Tuesday 5th January until Sunday 14th February (subject to government updates). We will keep you updated with further notices as and when we have new […]

  • Training January 2021

    Please note, due to the recent change to Tier 4, the dojo will not now open on 4th January as planned. The earliest possible date back in the dojo will be 18th January. However, this is still subject to government and KUGB advice. The website will be updated after the next government statement regarding restrictions. […]

  • Christmas Message 2020

    Dear HSKC Members. I want to wish you all a very safe and special Happy Christmas 2020. It has been a hard year for everyone, myself included. So many courses and plans had to be cancelled. The Handbridge Dojo had its last session of the year on Monday 21st December. Thank you everyone who made […]

  • Resumption of Training Sessions at HSKC

    Dear members, As of Thursday 3 December, HSKC will be resuming training sessions at Queen’s Park High School. We will be following government and KUGB guidelines and also EDU-Lettings procedures which are detailed below. Training times are as follows:- Mon 6pm – 7pm Juniors, Beginners and Intermediates Mon 7pm – 8pm Seniors Thu 6pm – […]

  • Zoom Classes from Red Triangle

    KUGB (Karate Union of Great Britain) *** Important News *** On Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th December, Sensei Sherry and Sensei Frank Brennan will be holding live zoom classes from the Red Triangle. These classes will focus on preparation for those taking their next grade, eg 1st Kyu going for Shodan etc. 3rd Dan and […]

  • Grading Examiner Awards

    I would like to inform all members of HSKC that Sensei Mike O’Connor 7th Dan KUGB has  now been promoted to Grading Examiner. This is a fantastic achievement and brings another important dimension to HSKC. We are extremely lucky to have such a high ranking instructor and now our very own grading examiner. Along with […]

  • Important members message from Sensei Mike O’Connor – HSKC Chief Instructor

    Dear HSKC Members, Current, Past and New,  The Handbridge Dojo in the Gym of Queens Park High School, Handbridge, opened its doors for the first time on Monday 7th Sept to a reasonable start. I know I was not there as I have to Self Isolate after returning from Germany via Switzerland. So I am […]


    Dear HSKC Members, I am very happy to report that the Queens Park High School will reopen to HSKC Members on  Monday 7th September 2020. At our usual times 6-7pm for any children or beginners  and 7pm – 8.30pm for the Senior Class.   It is essential that ALL members check that their KUGB licence is […]

  • Online Training during lockdown period due to Covid-19

    All HSKC members, During these difficult times, a lot of you will probably already be bored and in need of stimulation. There are a number of KUGB clubs currently running online karate sessions. I participated in a session last night with renowned instructors John and Holly Bruce. I have to say, although strange training in […]