ABOUT BBMA North Lakes

The North lakes Dojo first opened in September 2014 by Sensei Chris in the Lake Haven Shopping Centre Complex and relocated to new huge premises at 5 Botham Close Charmhaven in September 2016.

BBMA North Lakes offers:-

  • Lil Dragons classes for 3 - 8-year-olds focusing on discipline, self-defence, anti-bullying and fun!

  • Our Karate program for 8 years to adult develops essential life skills and self-defence from white to Black Belt and beyond. 

  • Kickboxing for fourteen years and above is a cardio-intensive feel the burn workout encompassing self-defence. 

  • Matayoshi Kobudo is a traditional weapons program for 14 years and above.

  • We also have a great competition pathway for our students both nationally and internationally. 

  • The school also does a lot of work for the community by teaching After Schools and Sports Programs at local schools, self-defence seminars for women, children and demonstrations in the public eye.

  • All instructors, assistant instructors and staff undergo a safe working with children check to ensure our children’s safety.

Sensei Chris and the BBMA North Lakes team are dedicated to helping you reach your individual goals.

Our Mission.

To provide martial arts and life skills programs to men, women and children that educate, inspire and positively influence their lives.
In doing so we:
Change people, one class, at a time.
Change communities one Black Belt at a time.
Change our country one martial arts academy at a time.

meet the BBMA North Lakes team


Sensei Chris

Owner/Head Instructor

has a passion for martial arts and has dedicated his life to sharing this gift with his students. After a long career in Design & Engineering, Sensei Chris made the decision to take the big step and pursue his dream to become a full-time martial arts instructor and open the North Lakes Dojo in 2014.

Sensei Chris is a 3rd Dan Black Belt in Shotokan Karate, a 2nd Dan Black Belt in Kobudo (Okinawan weapons), Owner & head instructor of BBMA North Lakes, NCAS Silver accredited AKF coach, Senior First Aid Officer, BBMA Certified Teacher Trained and has over 20 years martial arts experience.

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Sensei Bec


Sensei Bec has been with BBMA for over 10 years and holds a 3rd Dan Black Belt in Karate, 2nd Dan Black Belt in Kickboxing and Kobudo. NCAS Silver accredited AKF coach, Senior First Aid Officer and BBMA Certified Teacher Trained.
Sensei Bec has a Masters degree in Clinical Exercise Physiology and is a full-time instructor for BBMA North Lakes.

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Tesshi Jason

Program Director/Instructor
Tesshi Jason has been with BBMA for over 7 years and has a background in Tae Kwon Do, holds a 1st Dan Black Belt in Karate and a Orange belt in Kickboxing and is a Senior First Aid Officer.
Tesshi Jason has a 20 year corporate background in entertainment, working as a national buyer for companies such as Video Ezy and Hoyts Corp.

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Sensei Lianne

Assistant Program Director/Instructor
Sensei Lianne has been with BBMA for over 8 years, and holds a black belt in Karate, Kickboxing and Kobudo. NCAS Bronze accredited AKF coach, Senior First Aid Officer and is BBMA Certified Teacher Trained. Sensei Lianne has a background in primary school teaching.

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