"A punch should stay like a treasure in the sleeve. It should not be used indiscriminately." - Master Chotoku Kyan

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  • 5/28/2017
    Master Class Canncellation
    Good Morning, due to circumstances beyond our control the Master Class today has been postponed. Tra...
  • 5/12/2017
    Championship Kata Course
    Sunday 28.5.17 we host Sesnei Marcus Ingram for a special kata course to help you win competitions. ...
  • 4/1/2017
    Black and Brown Belt Course
    Sunday 2.4.17 is our Black and Brown Belt Course with Sensei Ronnie Christopher. Tudor Grange Lesiur...
  • 4/1/2017
    Black Belt Grading
    The next Black Belt Grading is Sunday 9th April 2017 at Tudor Grange Leisure Centre. You MUST have a...
  • 3/15/2017
    NEW KARATE CLUB
    In March we will be opening a new club in Walsall Wood with Sensei Tammy Tsang 3rd Dan. It will star...
  • 3/15/2017
    CIKA Saturday in Wales
    Saturday the 11th March saw Instructors from Ruach travel down to Cardiff in Wales to train with CIK...
  • 3/15/2017
    Master Class with Sensei Dave Hazard
    Sensei Dave Hazard 7th Dan returns to Ruach Karate on the weekend of the 25th and 26th March special...
  • 2/11/2017
    GOOD LUCK
    Good Luck to all students travelling to Wales tomorrow for the competition, this is the first one of...
  • 2/11/2017
    THURSDAY NIGHT HAS CHANGED
    Thursday night has always been advanced training with Sensei Ronnie, but due to the lateness , not e...
  • 2/11/2017
    Master Class
    Ruach Karate is proud to present a Master Class with Sensei Dave Hazard 7th Dan on the 25.03.16 and ...
  • 2/4/2017
    Rhondda Open Karate Chapionships
    We have a mixed team going down to Wales on Sunday the 12.2.17 for the first competition of the year...
  • 2/4/2017
    Black and Brown Belt Course
    The first Black and Brown Belt course is Sunday 5.2.17 at Tudor Grange Leisure Centre B91 1NB, 8:00 ...
  • 11/25/2016
    Sensei Dave Hazard Course
    This weekend sees Ruach Karate proud to host Sensei Dave Hazard on Saturday 14:00 to 17:00 at Cocksm...
  • 11/8/2016
    Competition Success
    Well it was our Ruach Competition on Sunday and I am very please to say that it was a fantasic day t...
  • 8/27/2016
    I am Team GB
    Saturday is I am Team GB day to celebrate the success at the Rio Olympics and here at Ruach Karate w...
  • 8/5/2016
    Black and Brown Belt Course
    The monthly Black and Brown Belt Course is Sunday 7.8.16 8:00 to 10:00am this is free to all Ruach c...
  • 5/23/2016
    Sensei Aidan Trimble Course
    Ruach are very pleased to present this fantastic opportunity for the first time to be able to train ...
  • 5/15/2016
    CIKA MEDALS
    It was a very early start and a very long day but i am glad to say a very enjoyable and inspiring da...
  • 5/13/2016
    CIKA ENGLAND COMPETITION
     Good luck tomorrow to all the students taking part in the CIKA England Event at Greenbank Spor...
  • 5/12/2016
    Sensei Ronnie Christopher Course
    Sunday 5.6.16 at Tudor Grange Leisure Centre will see our monthly Black Belt course with Sensei Ronn...
  • 5/6/2016
    KRAV MAGA TRAINING
    The next Krav Maga session will be on Sunday 22.05.16 at Tudor Grange Leisure Centre, 8:00 to 10:00 ...
  • 5/6/2016
    Black Belt Success
    A massive congratulations to Joseph Gibson who attained !st degree Sho Dan last night under Sensei R...
  • 4/26/2016
    Tuesday Training
    The floor has been revarnished at Cocksmoor Woods so training is back to normal, Thank you...
  • 4/26/2016
    CIKA ENGLAND SQUAD
    Saturday the 30th April 2016 will see the first CIKA England Squad session held in Bury starting at ...
  • 4/19/2016
    New 1st Dan Black Belts
    A massive congratulations to the five 1st Kyu's who succeeded in gaining their 1st degree Sho Dan Bl...
  • 4/15/2016
    TUESDAY NIGHT TRAINING
    As the floor is being replaced at Cocksmoor Woods Leisure Centre there will be no training on Tuesda...
  • 4/14/2016
    CIKA ENGLAND COMPETITION
    The eagerly awaited CIKA England National Competition is to be held on the 14th May 2016 at Greenban...
  • 4/14/2016
    CIKA SQUAD SESSION
    The first CIKA England Squad session will take place on Saturday 30.4.16 and will continue on a mont...
  • 4/13/2016
    CIKA WORLD
    It was a great weekend in Belgium with Sensei Junior Lefevre and Sensei Ronnie Christopher at CIKA W...
  • 2/14/2016
    CIKA ENGLAND COURSE
    Saturday the 13.2.16 saw twelve intrepid students board the mini bus to Manchester to train with Sen...
  • 1/3/2016
    WELCOME TO 2016
    Welcome back to Ruach Karate for 2016, we start training on Friday 8th January with a full programme...
  • 11/5/2015
    JKS Championships
    A massive congratulations to all our students who took part in the JKS Championships on Sunday 1.11.
  • 11/4/2015
    Competition Success
    A massive congratulations to all the students that took part in the JKS Championships last Sunday. D...
  • 10/19/2015
    NEW BLACK BELTS
    It is with great pleasure that I can tell you that we have three new black belts in the club, Daniel...
  • 9/2/2015
    GOOD LUCK
    A massive good luck to all our students getting ready to head off to University, a fantastic effort ...
  • 8/14/2015
    Congratulations
    A massive congratulations to Sensei Russell who married Ruth yesterday at a church in Erdington foll...
  • 8/13/2015
    GOOD LUCK
    Good luck to all our students getting their exam results today, I know some of you have gained place...
  • 8/4/2015
    Sensei Sean Roberts Course 2015
    Once again we have managed to lure Sensei Roberts away from the sunny shores of Hawaii to visit us i...
  • 5/4/2015
    NEW CLASS ON FRIDAY
    We now have a new class on Friday at Tudor Grange Leisure Centre Solihull starting at 18:00, look fo...
  • 4/5/2015
    Black Belt Success
    It is with great pleasure that I am able to announce that Thomas Meredith from Stratford Upon Avon C...
  • 3/22/2015
    Black Belt Grading
    The next Black Belt Grading of 2015 will be at Tudor Grange Leisure Centre 29.3.15 16:00. All 1st Ky...
  • 1/3/2015
    Instructors Training
    First session back this morning with Ronnie Christopher Sensei for all the Instructors. Thank you so...
  • 12/30/2014
    Members Area
    If you have received a new password you will be able to access the new content in the members area. ...
  • 12/30/2014
    Twitter
    Ruach Karate now has a twitter account for faster up dates and news @ruachtgruach, get on and like u...
  • 7/23/2013
    Shihan Minakami Course
    Sunday 28th July 2013 we welcome Shihan Minakami to Ruach Karate for a day to remember. Black Belts ...
  • 7/2/2013
    Shihan Minakami 8th Dan
    Sunday 28th July will see Shihan Minakami teaching at Ruach clubs Cocksmoor Woods and Tudor Grange L...
  • 6/10/2013
    Congratulations
    Well done to Sensei Gary Beggan on achieving his San Dan 3rd degree Black Belt on Tuesday 4.6.13.
  • 5/23/2013
    Tamworth Karate Training
    Tamworth Karate Training will now take place at Landau Forte Academy Six form, Ashby Road B79 8AA on...
  • 5/11/2013
    Karate Competition
    The next competition will be held on Sunday the 19th May 2013 at Milton Keynes , all instructors hav...
  • 5/11/2013
    Black Belt Grading
    The next Black Belt Grading will be on Sunday 9th June at Crystal Leisure Centre Stourbridge startin...
  • 1/13/2013
    Karate DVD
    We have now updated the DVD so you can see all the kata you need for gradings, learn about the histo...
  • 12/3/2012
    Bromsgrove Training Times
    We have started a class at Bromsgrove Dolphin Leisure Centre on a Saturday, the training time has no...
  • 10/2/2012
    High 5 at Bromsgrove
    Following on from the success of the High 5 event in Bromsgrove, Ruach Karate will be opening a club...
  • 9/7/2012
    Karate Class Demonstration
    On Sunday 9th September Ruach Karate will be demonstrating a class at the High 5 event in Sanders Pa...
  • 8/26/2012
    Ruach Karate Hoddies
    To get your hands on one of these fantastic overgi hoodies speak to your Sensei. Thank you.
  • 8/5/2012
    Outstanding Olympics
    This weekend has been an outstanding and inspirational achievement for Team GB in the Olympics. An a...
  • 7/18/2012
    CHARITY KICKS
    Our charity fund raising is beginning again with all proceeds going to Acorns Children's Hospice.The...
  • 6/9/2012
    Well Done
    Students from Ruach travelled down to Milton Keynes on Satuday 9th June to take part in the Randolph...
  • 5/1/2012
    Congratulations
    Andy Thompson achieved his Black Belt on Friday 27th April after training for four and a half years ...
  • 4/24/2012
    New Black Belt
    This weekend saw a tremendous effort result in success for two students of Ruach Cocksmoor Woods Kar...
  • 4/5/2012
    Training Shoes
    High Quality Adidas Training Shoes are now available. Made from soft leather for comfort and safety ...
  • 4/5/2012
    Karate Gi
    Why not treat yourself to this superb Adidas Karate Gi. Ventilated for maximum comfort it is fantast...
  • 4/4/2012
    Inspirational Karate DVD
    Do you have your copy yet of this fantastic DVD? To order a copy email ruachtg@aol.com, thank you.
  • 3/22/2012
    Andy Thompson goes the extra mile
    Karate student Andy Thompson a regular at Stratford Upon Avon Club is planning to cycle from Land's ...
  • 3/8/2012
    With deepest sympathy
    All of our thoughts and prayers are with the family of Sensie Randolph Williams, a friend and team m...
  • 2/22/2012
    Black Belt Grading Dates
    The next Black Belt Grading will take place on Sunday 22nd April 2012 at Tudor Grange Leisure Centre...
  • 11/14/2011
    Charity Sponsorship
    So far for this years charity event we have done over 25000 kicks collectively and have collected ov...
  • 10/14/2011
    Charity 2011
    Everyone has their own reasons for taking up Karate training, setting individual goals and striving ...
  • 10/3/2011
    Help For Heroes
    Welld one to everyone who helped raise money for last years charity Help for Heroes. The Cheques was...
  • 6/11/2011
    Charity
    At the recent Competition the Ruach Clubs presented a cheque for over 1200 to Help for Heroes. Well...
  • 5/30/2011
    Bumper Crop of Blackbelts
    The month of May has seen a number of students achieve success at Black belt gradings. .
  • 5/25/2011
    Charity Walk
    Birmingham each year plays host to the Walkerthon, 26 miles around the City. This year Craig complet...
  • 5/25/2011
    USA Open
    On last Sunday Crystal Leisure Centre hosted the United Styles Associations Open Championships, and...
  • 5/14/2011
    DVD Production
    The club Sensei's came together today to start filming the new DVD's. Check out the gallery for more...
  • 3/31/2011
    Bow Classes
    Every third week of the month we will be doing Bow classes as part of the normal training. Please ma...
  • 3/27/2011
    Competitions
    Check out the Members area for details of all forthcoming competitions..
  • 3/27/2011
    Black Belt & Kyu Grading
    Sensei Ronnie Christopher was very please today to see the hard work of all the students at Pennsn...
  • 3/21/2011
    Ippon by Ivan
    Ivan scores an Ippon during his match in the Legend Karate Championships..
  • 1/1/2011
    Coming soon: Open International Karate Seminar
    Open international Karate Seminar in May, see members area for further details..
  • 1/1/2011
    Congratulations to Terence Wu
    Congratulations to Terence Wu who obtained his 1st Dan Black Belt on Sunday 21/11/2010 at Cocks...
  • 1/1/2011
    A fabulous poem
    What a fabulous poem sent in by Jade Tomlins, age 15 If you would like to wri...