is a highly developed Martial Art, which makes use of all parts of the body in a dynamic system of
The Southport Karate Academy, formerly West Lancs Karate Academy, offers award winning instruction in the art of Shotokan Karate at Southport's most successful Club. Following the teachings of Sensei Steve Cattle (6th Dan) and Sensei Taiji Kase (9th Dan).
2006 Northern Open Team Kumite Champions
2006 North West Open Team Kumite Champions
2008 North West Open Team Kata Champions
2012 BSK National Team Kumite Champions
2014 ESA National Team Kata Champions
Over 200 medal placings in 15 years, a quarter of which were first place titles.
Over 50 Dan grade Black Belt passes.
Affiliated to The English Shotokan Academy and Karate England.
Affiliated to and Accredited with Sefton Sports Council
Childrens University Learning Destination.
Winner Sefton Sports Council "Coach of the Year Award" 2006
Winner Sefton Council "Junior Sports Personality of the Year" 2005
Runner Up Merseyside Sports Coach of the Year 2006
Highly Commended Sefton Sports Council Sports Club of the Year
Over £7,000 raised for good causes.
NEW MEMBERS ALWAYS WELCOME. Come along and try. Sessions for Adults, Children and Families. First Session is FREE...
Details of Venue and times on The Club Page
Sensei Steve Cattle (6th Dan)
Founder of English Shotokan Academy
Southport Karate Academy
Site Curator- Joy Patel