Sensei Elisa Au Fonseca

Chief Instructor, Owner, 4th Degree Black Belt

Elisa Au Fonseca is Chief Karate Instructor and co-owner of Fonseca Martial Arts. A three-time World Champion, she is the only American woman to win the world championship in karate and the first person to win multiple world titles at a single world karate championship event. Sensei Au Fonseca, now a fourth-degree black belt, has been competing since the age of 10 and became a member of the USA National Karate Team at the age of 18. She is an experienced instructor, and has taught karate seminars all over the world.