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Lisa West is a 1st Dan Black belt in Karate
Sempai Lisa West is a well respected martial artist and coach from the Bendigo Mixed Martial Arts Academy. Sempai Lisa began her training as a teenager to help her get into shape and improve overall well being. As a dedicated martial artist Lisa not only bounced into shape but took on all the challenges that Karate set before her. Firstly Lisa gained her black belt in 2016, and in the same year won the Kyokushin Karate Championships for her division in Melbourne. The following year coming runner up in the Shinkyokushin Championships in Ballarat.
Sempai Lisa has not just proven herself as a champion Karate-ka, Lisa is also highly respected as a coach and mentor to others at the Bendigo Mixed Martial Arts academy. Lisa has returned to karate after giving birth to her first child with the support of her husband Andrew (2nd Kyu.)
Sempai Lisa West is currently in training for her 2nd Dan, her efforts, commitment and companionship to all club participants is highly regarded, her "Budo" spirit of never giving up is evident and as such remains a role model to all who know her.
Kyokushin Karate Championships | 2016-08-09
Shinkyokushin Karate Championships - 2nd place | 2017-11-09
Shodan Black belt | 2016-07-28
Bendigo Mixed Martial Arts Academy | Sempai