Meet Elisa “Skittles”
Elisa Greene: 25 Years Old (June 15, 1990), 2″d Dan Black Belt. Styles: Wushu, Shaolin, Tang Soo Do, Taekwondo, Kenpo, Arnis, Sandokan and Shotokan.
I started training at 14 years old in 2004 at the Boys & Girls Club in Willingboro, NJ under Sensei Bill D’Zio with Isshin-Ryu Karate, and in 2 months I was Yellow Belt; shortly (2 weeks later) after that I went to my first competition at the West Chester Classics.
Towards the end of2004, I started training with my Mom with Wushu and Shaolin, then later on by 2010 and on under Sifu Louis Diaz and Sifu/Coach Li Pei Ytm for my Advance Wushu Beijing Style Training.
2005 I began learning Tang Soo Do and Taekwondo in Edgewater Park NJ under Master Jose Torres. h1 2006 I was fortunate enough to meet Grandmaster Ho Sik Pak from the “Best of the Best” movie at US Nationals Championships at the Philadelphia Convention Center; which later became my Tang Soo Do Instructor; under him I am 2″d Dan with the Kyo Sa Nim (Instructor) certification to Teach in 2013, approved by Hwa Rang World Tang Soo Do Federation in Korea.
By 2006 I had competed in Team Trials for Team USA, made the team and for the next 3 years after and competed at the World Cups all over the East Coast and Canada, including the Junior World Cup at Well’s Fargo in 2008.
2006 I started and continued to train with Sensei Les Kiersnowski in Kenpo, Amis and Sandokan. I also I train with Master Alan Cheung for Kenpo, Shotokan and Chinese Martial Arts.
2009 in December I received my Black Belt(s) at the age of 19 under Master Alan Cheung for Universal Kenpo, in order to earn a full Universal Kenpo Black Belt, I had to know Chinese, Korean, Japanese/Okinawan and Filipino Martial Atts to receive this Black Belt: I 51 Dan Black Belt in Wushu, Shaolin, Tang Soo Do, Taekwondo, Kenpo and Shotokan with International Certification to Teach as well. I receive my 2″d Dan in 2013 under Master Alan Cheung as well.
2009-2010: I have competed in the Olympic Taekwondo Fight Circuit; I was to compete for Team Trials for the Junior Olympics until 1 had received an injury 1 week before to my stomach that had prevented me to participate in Team Trials at the Arnold Classics in Ohio.
From 2005 – currently up to 2015, I have been a State, Regional, National, International and World Champion for Weapons, Forms, Fighting, Stick, Nunchaku and Staff Fighting, as well as Self Defense. I have won several Grand Championships over the years as well.
I have been inducted into several Hall of Fames as a Instructor, Competitor, Lion Dance Demo Team and Dragon Dance Demo Team,
Since 2008, I have been teaching Women’s Self Defense, Instructor at a few different Dojos/Dojangs, currently as of the end of 2015 at J Torres TKD Academy to teach Weapons and American Kenpo.
2014 to Present, I have been on Blue Phoenix Stunt Team; along with Hong Kong Style Stunt Team since 2015 with Robert Samuels; (Producer, Actor, and Martial Artist).
2014 to Present, I have been involved with a few different short films and 2 films where I was either a Stunt Woman/Stunt Double, Martial Artist or/and played an Adult or/and Teenager.
Oct 2015 to Present have been involved in a Fancy Brigade (Clevemore), that performed on National TV (on several different News Channels) for the 2016 New Years Day Mummers Parade in Philadelphia.