About Us

Sensei Peter C'ailceta

South Sefton Ju-Jitsu & Kobudo Academy was founded in 1994 by Sensei Peter C’ailceta.

  • 27 years of experience teaching martial arts.
  • 6th Dan in Ju-Jitsu
  • 4th Dan in Kobo-Jitsu
  • 2nd Place in World Sport Nunchaku Combat
  • 2nd Place in World Sport Nunchaku Freestyle
  • Masters certificate in self-defence
  • Member of child protection scheme
  • NVQ in Ju-Jitsu/sport and recreation
  • Film and TV Fight Coordinator
Sensei Peter C'ailceta

Meet The Senseis

Sensei Peter C'ailceta
Head Instructor

Sensei Kevin Gaynor
Senior Instructor

Sensei Sam Hepworth

Sensei Tom Morley

Sensei Matthew Curran
Team Leader

Our Dojo

The Dojo is equipped with:

  • Male and female changing rooms.
  • Toilets.
  • Wall-to-wall mats.
  • All the weapons you need for Kobudo and once you reach Shodan (black belt).

Our Location

Our dojo is in Litherland located in the Bridge Road Gym which provides easy access to several convenience stores and free parking.

For those using public transport, we are situated with Seaforth Railway Station less than a one minute walk away, and on a major bus route covered by the frequently running 53 bus. Several other bus routes are close by also linking Liverpool, Netherton, Litherland, Bootle and villages on the Southport to Liverpool bus routes.

Martial Arts

Kids Ju Jitsu

Ju Jitsu is a great way for your kids to stay active, build confidence and instil discipline. It also helps improve social skills and gives them the ability to handle bullies.

Kids Ju Jitsu

Adults Ju Jitsu

Ju Jitsu helps you stay fit, gives you self defence skills, builds confidence and discipline.

Adults Ju Jitsu


Kobudo students train with a selection of traditional Okinawan weapons, including Nunchaku, Sai, Tonfa, Jo, Bo, Katana, Wakizashi, Kama, Escrima, Naginata, Kobutan and Hojojutsu.