Sigung Bob Robins
Sigung Robins began his path in martial arts in 1973 and has been teaching actively for 46 years, 36 since opening Blue Crane Martial Arts in Owen Sound. This established Blue Crane Martial Arts as the oldest club in Grey Bruce. Sigung trained under Master Ron Day, Master Chan Tai San, and Shihan Bill Pickells to name the most notable. He is passionate about instilling the traditional values of respect and dedication. These basic principals shine through in his teaching methods and are a core value of the club.
He was granted the title of Sifu (black sash) at the Scarlett Dragon Society under the tutaledge of Master Day in 1980.
He founded the new school Blue Crane Martial Arts in 1981.
Was bestowed with the title of Sigung by Master Day in 2005.
He has coached dozens of provincial and national champions on the open martial arts circuit.
He has received the “Outstanding Achievement Award” from the City of Owen Sound 15 times for coaching national or provincial champions.
At Blue Crane we believe in developing the skill set of our more advanced students by offering select higher level students the opportunity to develop their leadership through the experience of teaching .By assisting the head instructor the student becomes a teacher themselves. Teaching titles are given once the level of brown has been reached. (Sihing(male), or Sija(female).