Lisa West

Lisa West

Coaching Category: Fitness

Specialization(s): Body Building, Functional Fitness


Lisa West is not only a highly accomplished martial artist but also a strong advocate for women's empowerment and support in Bendigo. As a 2nd Dan Black Belt in Karate, she stands as a testament to dedication and excellence in her craft. Lisa's expertise and passion extend beyond traditional training, as she also takes pride in leading exclusive women-only training sessions, creating a safe and empowering space for women to thrive.

In addition to her martial arts prowess, Lisa holds the esteemed position of a registered nurse. Her background in healthcare further emphasizes her commitment to the well-being and holistic development of individuals. With her unique combination of martial arts expertise and medical knowledge, Lisa offers a comprehensive approach to personal growth and empowerment.

Lisa's journey in martial arts began with a personal desire to improve her physical fitness and overall well-being. As a teenager, she discovered the transformative power of Karate, using it as a means to shape her body and nurture her mind. Throughout her rigorous training, Lisa embraced the challenges posed by Karate, emerging victorious as she earned her black belt in 2016.

2016 was a milestone year for Lisa, as she not only achieved her black belt but also secured an impressive victory in the Kyokushin Karate Championships for her division in Melbourne. This triumph solidified her position as a respected martial artist and served as a testament to her unwavering dedication and relentless pursuit of excellence.

The following year, Lisa's skills and determination propelled her to a runner-up position in the prestigious Shinkyokushin Championships held in Ballarat. Her consistent performance in competitive environments reflects her indomitable spirit and her ability to rise above challenges with grace and tenacity.

While Lisa's accomplishments as a karate champion are truly remarkable, her impact reaches far beyond her personal achievements. She is widely recognized as a mentor, coach, and advocate for women's support in Bendigo. Leading by example, Lisa dedicates her time and expertise to conducting women-only training sessions, creating a nurturing and empowering environment for women to develop their skills and build confidence.

Furthermore, Lisa's background as a registered nurse underscores her commitment to supporting women's holistic well-being. Through her dual roles as a martial artist and healthcare professional, she brings a unique perspective to her teachings, emphasizing the importance of physical and mental health in achieving personal growth and empowerment.

Lisa West's unwavering dedication to women's support and empowerment has made her a champion in Bendigo. Her passion for martial arts, combined with her commitment to healthcare and community, has garnered her immense respect and admiration. As she continues to inspire and uplift women in the region, Lisa's influence will undoubtedly leave a lasting legacy of strength, resilience, and empowerment for generations to come.

Awards & Certifications

2nd Dan Te | 2022-12-08

Work Experience

Teshinkai Karate Dojo | Senior Coach

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Golden Square, Victoria, AU

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