Boyd Cochennic Sensei owns and is Chief Instructor of Elite Martial Arts Academy of Holden,
Louisiana. He is a certified Black Belt Instructor of Isshinryu Karate and has trained in other martial arts that when
combined with Isshinryu Karate, makes a formidable mixed martial arts program. His school is the result of his passion
to help others improve their lives through karate.
Sensei's daughter, Ms. Monica Cochennic
, is a Black Belt Instructor
at Elite Martial Arts Academy. She is an active competitor and winner of many prestigious tournaments across the Southeast
and an important member and leader at the school.
Ms. Mary McDonald is an Isshinryu Karate, Jiu-Jitsu and Kickboxing
practitioner at the school. She aids Boyd Sensei in the instruction and daily operations of the school and
handles all marketing, advertising and design in the development of the school.