Sensei Kathy Jen

Instructor, Dojo Manager, 1st Degree Black Belt

Sensei Kathy Jen holds a Shodan (1st Degree Black Belt) in Shotokan karate. After watching her son, Matthew, take karate, she couldn’t resist joining in the fun and started training with Fonseca Martial Arts in 2005.  She began Sempaing in 2007.  In 2009, she obtained her coaching credentials and started coaching the FMA competition team at AAU and NKF Tournaments.  She is also owner and chief trainer of InsideOut Fitness, a progressive indoor/outdoor fitness business in Glenview.  Sensei Kathy continues to train and feels it is one of the hardest and most fun workouts around.  Her son is a 1st Degree Black Belt, and competes internationally as part of the US Jr. National Karate Team.