Charles Stewart

Charles Stewart

 

Short Version:
I hold a second degree Dan in the style of Toushikan, which was awarded by Koncho Shigeki Umemoto on April 15th, 2010. I also hold a third degree Shogo (teaching) rank, which is called by title, Renshi. I have been involved with ActivStars' Martial Arts program for over 21 years (as of 2019.) I started as a “parent helper” and eventually years later, was asked to substitute a class for another instructor. After that, as they say, “the rest was history.” J

I teach in the Mesa area and hold great value in the practical application of the martial arts I teach. Toushikan as I teach it is a mixed or blended martial art style consisting of 5 separate disciplines: Karate, Taekwondo, Judo, Hapkido, and Grappling/Ground Fighting.


Long Version:
My first-born son (Lincoln Everette) started as a 5 year old student in ActivStars' Martial Arts program. As of 2019 he is 26 years old and had proven himself as one of our top Black Belt Martial Art Instructors (for over 5 years, ) before moving on to greater things in his life. He is currently working for General Motors as a lead software developer. He graduated from ASU’s Poly Technic Campus (2015) debt free due to 2 academic scholarships, with a bachelors degree in Software Engineering, in the top 8 percent of his class. He now occaionally takes instruction with Master Pete Rodriguez in American Kenpo. He also regularly trains personal fitness with an accomplished compettitive bodybuilder who spent time playing in the NFL (Greg Trent.) As of 2019, He has started teaching his own Martial Arts classes (He rents the gym where he trains with Greg Trent.) In short, he continues to push the development of excellence in his everyday life. I attribute Lincoln’s personal success story to the way in which his Mother and I raised him and his involvement with ActivStars' Martial Arts Program. This program works!

My second-born child (Lindsey Marie) stared as a 4 year old student in ActivStars' Martial Arts program. Today she is over 24 years old (2019,) was at one time a Black Belt assistant instructor, also trains regualrly personal fitness, and occasionally with Greg Trent, like Lincoln above. She graduated in December 2018 with her nursing degree. I attribute Lindsey’s personal success story to the way in which her Mother and I have raised her and her involvement with ActivStars' Martial Arts program. This program works!

My third-born child (Seth Nathaniel) started as a 4 year old student in ActivStars' Martial Arts program. He is over 20 years of age (2019,) has been in the past, a Black Belt assistant instructor with ActivStars. He is currently in college working towards a software engineering degree. I attribute Seth’s personal success story to the way in which his Mother and I have raised him and his involvement with ActivStars' Martial Arts program. This program works!

My fourth-born child (Dekota Logen) started as a 4 year old student in ActivStars'  Martial Arts program. He is over 16 years old (2019) and works diligently (with Mom's "help") pursuing academic excellence in Gilbert High School. He currently is a Brown Belt/Black Stripe. He performs with the Gilbert High School Varsity Marching Band, which won first place in Arizona competition for division 2 bands. I attribute Dekota’s personal success story to the way in which his Mother and I have raised him and his involvement with ActivStars' Martial Arts program. This program works!

Finally, my wife of over 31 years (2019) (Penny) is currently a Brown Belt/Black stripe, working towards her Black Belt in the near future.  Because of the amazing person she is and her involvement with ActivStars' Martial Arts Program, she decided to go to college after getting 4 children into the school system, to work towards receiving a degree to teach children in grade school. She did this while working full-time as a Mom, at a job full-time, and attending school. I honestly do not know how she pulled it off. To this day, I can vividly recall many different times where she broke down crying because of how challenging (difficult) it was for her at times, while going through the expereinces of it all. She graduated with honors from University of Phoenix with her teaching degree in 2012. She is currently (2019) a fifth grade teacher in the Gilbert School District at Harris Elementary School. In part, I attribute Penny’s personal success story to her "warrior spirit," and her involvement with ActivStars' Martial Arts program. This program works!

As for me (Renshi Charles,) my life has seen many changes, and not the least of which is "getting older" (58 as of 2019.) One of things I am most proud of besides teaching Martial Arts, is my work as a “very old soul spiritual teacher,” and a "social engineer" for our rapidly changing world (2019.)  I have been actively involved with this since the age of 16, where as with ActivStars since 37. I have personally expereinced how the ActivStars Martial Arts program can powerfully transform lives in positive and constructive ways. 

One of my ultimate goals teachings Martial Arts for ActivStars is to raise students who learn to become competent at making good personal choices, by way of learning who it is that is actually accountable and responsible for those choices being made, all the while becoming a force for good in the world. 

For any who wish to learn more of the “old soul spiritual teacher” and/or the "social engineer" in me, you may visit my website to look around and explore:  http://CharlesStewartEnterprises.com

May you always be at one with your own knowing, and enjoy the changes coming into your lives,

Renshi Charles Everette Stewart

 

 

Martial Arts Curriculum Brown Training For Black

 

Renshi Charles Stewart
Martial Arts Curriculum
Brown Training For Black

Blocks
             Low Palm Heel-High Ball Of Wrist Combo / Inner-Outer Wrist Circles / Yin-Yang Block w/Counter (wing tip)
             Retreating Inner Crane Wing w/ Counter

Strikes
             Bear Claw / Tiger Claw / Crane Wing Tip / Crane beak

Kicks
[All Combination Kicks]
         Switch Roundhouse-Switch Front Thrust  /  Switch Front Thrust-Switch Roundhouse  /  
         Switch Rising Rear Knee Fake-Switch Front Leg Snap or Thrust /
         Switch Rising Rear Knee Fake-Switch Front Leg Roundhouse 





Self-Defenses
(Front Choke Attack)
                         (twist hips into a upset puch, immediately lock their opposite wrtist by                             
                          pulling 1 shoulder/elbow up high with jaw pressed tight into shoulder                               
                          and simultaneously step through your bodies violently (with elbow held
                          high above shoulder,) immediately upon release, back fist knuckle
                          strike to face, reverse to ribcage, hook skull and pull forward to expose
                          back of neck to hammer fist or knife hand strike, quickly position for
                          finish, whether inside knee/guillotine, or chin over sweep takedown and
                          finish strike or kick to targeted area.                                                   



(Standing Forearm Choke From Behind)
                                                  (they have one arm around neck from behind
                                                    pulling choke with other arm tight)
                                                   
                                                  [immediately tuck chin and shrug shoulders to
                                                   force arm over chin and not under, very quickly
                                                   two hands on one arm (at wrist) while leaning
                                                   forward and squatting deep to side.  Attack groin
                                                   and face/eyes with free hand, then judo flip or
                                                   kneel and roll attacker over you to ground, while
                                                   in motion, pull arm to remove choking arm
                                                   controlling wrist, rise from roll to knee in
                                                   their ribcage damaging it, while folding wrist
                                                   to break for submission. [Can also find immediate
                                                   facial area attack coming out of roll/flip,
                                                   while controlling arm to finish with wrist
                                                   fold/finger break/arm bar/ or what-have-you]
                                                   (Alt Ending: instead of forward kneeling roll, can                                                       
                                                    simply step forward and away opening choking                                                       
                                                    arm, immediate "face strike" to a finish)

                                         
                                                  

(Grounded Side Chest Control)
                                                  (They have one arm around your neck, and one
                                                    arm controlling your arm, laying at your side
                                                    chest area)
                                                   
                                                   [your free hand on their face at under nose
                                                    pressure point pressing face backwards while
                                                    sitting up with a knee into back of skull, throw
                                                    leg over face to grab with legs scissor lock,
                                                    hammer attack vulnerable target area from this
                                                    position and lean backwards with their arm into
                                                    a arm bar lock under your arm, twisting upper
                                                    and lower torso opposite directions, while
                                                    again attacking vulnerable target areas with free
                                                    hammer or knuckle raking strikes.] 




(Standing Bent Over Head Lock Grab)

                          “Head Lock”    (immediately turn head in to “bite” while squatting deep
                                                   and wide, hammer fist the knee “pressure point,”
                                                   upward tiger claw to groin and rake, under nose
                                                   pressure point to take head up & over backwards for
                                                   the takedown & finish) 




(Lifting Bear Hug Grab Over The Arms)

                         “Lifting Bear Hug Over the Arms/Knee Bar”  
                                     (both legs kicking knees high/backwards, as they are sitting you
                                      back down, rear head butt stepping wide and low to reach
                                      between legs backwards to grab leg/pull forward/stand for
                                      takedown, groin stomp, fall backwards beside them to set "knee
                                      bar" under arm pit and "twist") 




(“Point Blank” Gun Touching Chest)

                         “Gun Touching Chest”  
                                   (hands up looking into eyes, while obtaining and dropping wallet
                                    on "accident," instantaneously -> "palm block to gun hand-while
                                    stepping back-with both hands locking gun wrist & pulling off
                                    balance." quickly step back again turning hips to break wrist,
                                    remove weapon, take control of situation)



One Steps


[Stepping Face Punch VS. Outer Knife Hand Grasping Blocks]
                       “Bear Claw/Rolling Fists”
                               (step in w/simultaneous outer knife hand grasping block and bear claw  to throat,  “rolling fists”
                                 to lock up “arm triangle” for shoulder dislocation takedown and finish. [alternate ending is
                                 rolling fists lock to forearm blade with immediate hips drop and finishing off]



 [Knife Slash Attack]

                   "stepping down diagonal slash attack [miss] "flowing" into next downward diagonal slash attack with
                    shuffle forward"  
                                     
                                       (step towards and outside with high outer forearm block to outer grasping block controling
                                        wrist and breaking/hyperextending elbow, then fold elbow/arm back into attacker with
                                        knife, wedge arm against body and break wrist, uppercut jaw, sweep takedown and stomp
                                        skull.)

[Knife Stab Attack]

                   "stepping stab attack to stomach [miss] with 2nd follow up shuffle/lunging stab attack"
                                      (first stab avoidance is an explosive hips backward "v", second is simul
                                       step back "arms scissors" to trap elbow/wrist for "break/hyperextention"
                                       control of wrist, at knife drop, step back into attacker with elbow across
                                       face, inside knee, guillotine or rollign fists takedown, finish stomp.




[Mid-Section Roundhouse Kick VS. Takedown To Knee Bar]

                      “Takedown To Knee Bar”  (stepping into/inside radius of chest level round kick while rotating
                                                                        towards its catch on your bicep-chest area, shoot stepping leg back
                                                                        extended towards attacker while continuing rotation step over their
                                                                        held leg with your “tripping foot,” as they fall down, fall down
                                                                        alongside, sit up and place their leg behind your armpit under your
                                                                        arm & twist your torso opposite directions for the knee bar
                                                                        submission)

[Inside Grappling Defense]
                       
                        “Tackle To Arm Bar”  (whenever inside grappling takes place, head butt 1st, then  simultaneously
                                                           squat to drop head and shoulder down to their thighs while setting hand
                                                           hooks behind knees driving down violently,immediately attack their groin,
                                                           pass their guard and attack their face and sides of head with a flurry of
                                                           “bombs,” when their arms come up to block, grab one arm and set the
                                                            arm bar submission)




[When The “Stand Up Battle” Is Not Working For You]

                          “Shoot And Tackle” To A Face Smash”
                                       (very aggressively “shoot and tackle” takedown violently, spear the eyes, bear claw the
                                        larynx, when they roll over, "float on top" to stay on back now, hammer the back of 
                                        neck, two handed grab of hair/skull to smash face inot ground twice.)




Kata


         #9 Kum Gung (koom)-(gung)
         #10 Koryo (core)-(yo)

Stances

               Review All Foot Work [step, double step, turn, switch, back step, back switch, front foot off-step, back
                                                       foot off-step] (fastest yet)

                Cat Stance / Crane Stance / Lunging Forward stance / Standing X Stance


Grappling/Ground Fighting
[Review all previous levels]

                                                Knee Bar (any manner in which to hyperextend the knee)

                                                Knee Compression (any manner to place solid object back of knee and fold leg
                                                                                      over with weight to compress/hyperextend/stretch the knee
                                                                                      beyond normal bio-mechanical limits.)

                                                Shoulder Torque Manipulations (stabilize elbow bent 90 degrees, and press/twist
                                                                                                            wrist backwards)

                                                Vascular Chokes (carotid artery blood flow restriction) [using arms and/or legs]

                                                Tracheal Chokes (forearms into larynx)

                                                Advanced Freestyle Work (watching same as red)

                                                Vagal Response [Purpose: gaining real world control of a potentially dangerous
                                                                                 situation…] IF REPEATED WARNING(S) TO STOP AND TO
                                                                                 LEAVE YOU ALONE DO NOT WORK… (very quickly step
                                                                                 towards an attacker and palm heel strike the forehead
                                                                                 violently at the eyebrows with one hand, as they stumble back,
                                                                                 immediately step towards them and strike the side of their 
                                                                                 neck [Vagal Nerve] with the inside fat part of your other arm’s
                                                                                 forearm very violently)
                                                                                 NOTE:
                                                                                 as they instantaneously drop, find a witness and “secure your
                                                                                 position.” Then, kneel and explain to the attacker what has just
                                                                                 happened…
                                                                                  [be prepared to look a commisioner in the eye at court, and
                                                                                   absolutely convince them of your position in this matter.]

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Martial Arts Curriculum Red Training For Brown

 

Renshi Charles Stewart
Martial Arts Curriculum
Red Training For Brown

Blocks
             Butterfly / Scissors / Inner & Outer Circular Forearm / Upper Leg/Hidden Elbow Combo 

Strikes
             Mid-Section Together / Double Thumbnail Eye / All Ridge Hand Strikes / Head Butt 

Kicks
           (All with quick double-step set up)
           Double Roundhouse (2 leg Combo)-(Back Leg Pivot, Other Leg Jump)
           Flying Side Thrust 
           Inside Crescent/Side Thrust Combo

          (All Switch Kicks)
                                         knee / snap / front thrust / roundhouse / stomp / side thrust / turning back

Self-Defenses
(Front Choke Attack)
                       
                         “Double Thumbnail Eye Strike” (double thumbnail eye strike, uppercut, reverse to solar, stomp knee,
                                                                                   takedown & finish) [alt version, inside knee & guillotine]

(Lifting Bear Hug Over The Arms Attack)
                         
                         “Bear Hug” (head butt & hook leg(s), bend forward & down while squatting/stepping outside and back
                                                to grab leg, pull forward & up as you stand, heel kick groin) [alt version, no lifted?, rising
                                                heel to groin/heel stomp top of foot bones/rear head butt, then continue with technique]

(They’ve Caught Your Mid-level Roundhouse Kick Attack)

                          “Leg Grab” (combo eardrum-front elbow strike, step down with back fist, inside knee, “chin over”
                                                takedown and finish)

(Two Hands Grabbing One Arm Attack)

                          “Two Hand On One Arm/Dive” (face punch, “dive in” & pull up & back, reinforced elbow to face, inside
                                                                                  knee kick, “chin over” takedown & finish)

(Two Hands Shirt Grab At Chest Attack)
                          “Double Handed Shirt Grab” (double eardrum strike, uppercut, bear-claw throat, inside knee,
                                                                               “chin over” takedown & finish)

(Two Hands Grabbing One Arm Attack)
                          “Two Hands On One Arm/Circle” (face punch, open hand inner circular grab & pull while stepping
                                                                                       back, hook neck & knee face, “chin over” takedown & finish)


One Steps
(Two Hand Pushes To Ground)

                   “Forward Roll” (sliding side thrust kick, reinforced elbow to face, step in and turn to for inside knee,
                                                takedown & finish)

(Outer Grasping Block VS Stepping Face Punch)

                    “Judo Trip/Flip” (step towards very quickly w/ simultaneous outer grasping block & high palm heel to face,
                                                  step in tight & turn intofor headlock, extend leg to “judo trip/flip” and finish off on ground
                                                  with arm triangle choke out)

(Stepping Face Punch VS Kick Counters)

                     “Front Leg Side Thrust/Knife Hand Neck” (front leg side thrust, side knife hand neck, step in w/ upset,
                                                                                                 uppercut, inside knee, “chin over” takedown & finish)
                     “Inside Crescent/Side Thrust” (inside crescent-side thrust combo, step in with upset, uppercut, inside
                                                                             knee, takedown & finish)

(Advancing Front Choke VS Wedging Block)
                     
                      “Wedging Block/Knee Kick” (step toward attacker w/ wedging block, grab and pull into knee to groin,
                                                                          uppercut chin, hook jaw, neck grab face into knee, takedown & finish)

(Stepping Face Punch Vs Outer Forearm Block To Outer Grasping Block)

                      “High Palm Heel/Chin Over” (step in w/ outer knife hand/outer grasping block and palm heel to face,
                                                                            inside knee, “chin over” takedown & finish)

Kata

        #7 Pinan Yodan (pin)-(non) (yo)-(don)
        #8 Pinan Godan (pin)-(non) (go)-(don)

Stances

               Crouching X / Twisted X / " L"

Foot Work
(New)

                   Front Foot Off Step / Back Foot Off Step
                   
                   Foot Work Review (faster)

                                                    Step / Double Step / Turn / Switch / Back Step / Back Switch

Grappling/Ground Fighting
[Review all first]
 
                                                Arm Triangle (squeeze both sides of their neck, your head against their arm & your
                                                                          forearm against other side neck )
                                                Toe Grab Ankle Lock (forearm blade inside ankle while grabbing your other forearm,
                                                                                       other hand toes grab & press to squeeze)
                                                Heel Hook Lock (trap foot/toes under arm pit, forearm blade under heel and over hook
                                                                               wrist grab to pull up and back)
                                                Wrist Manipulations (palm heel against fingertips to fold backwards) (palm heel
                                                                                       against punching knuckles to flod wrist inwards) (add
                                                                                       twisting to previous)
                                                Under Nose Pressure Point To Open Up Counter Defense
                                                                                       (when side controlled or chest controlled on your back and they
                                                                                        are head/neck lock grabbing you) [use under nose pressure
                                                                                        point with both hands to open up their head/neck while
                                                                                        pressing away], simultaneously, shoot your hips against the
                                                                                        opposite direction, leg over their head/neck to set up leg
                                                                                        scissor control, find submission with shoulder, elbow, wrist,
                                                                                        or fingers)

                                                 Beginner Freestyle Ground Work (look for obvious feedback scenarios, in particular, arms
                                                                                                               and legs both equally being used to create openings,
                                                                                                               space, submissions, or cardio/exhaust) 

 

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Martial Arts Curriculum Orange Testing For Red

 

Renshi Charles Stewart
Martial Arts Curriculum
Orange Belts Testing For Red

Blocks
            C-Shape Block / Double Forearm Block (front stance moving) / L-Shape Block (back stance moving) / 
            Universal Block (stepping, shuffling, switching)

Strikes
             Arc Hand Strikes (high & low) / All Side-Knife Hand Strikes (front, side, turning rear) / All Reinforced Elbow Strikes (downward,
             side, rear) Downward Knife Hand Neck-Upward Elbow- Front Elbow Combo Strike

Kicks
          2 Leg Combo (Front Thrust, Roundhouse) / Jumping Switch Side Thrust Kick (back leg forward) / 
          Jump Switch Snap Kick (chin high/ball of foot) (back leg forward) Jump Switch Roundhouse Kick (back leg forward)

Self-Defenses
                         
                          One Hand Shirt Grab Attack “Rolling Fists” (grab & face punch, “rolling fists” to lock up “arm triangle,”
                                                                                                         drop hips quickly to take down and finish )
                         
                          Full Nelson Attack “Elbow Squeeze” or “Finger Break” (heel stomp, “squeeze elbows,” rear elbow face,
                                                                                                                             take down & finish) or (too strong?) (then reach
                                                                                                                             behind neck and “break a finger”)
                         
                          Back Choke Attack “Up & Over/Upset” (step back rear elbow/heel stomp, step forward, arm “up & over”
                                                                                                while stepping through w/ upset, takedown & finish)

                          Front Choke Attack “Arm Across” (upset, “arm across” w/step, reinforced elbow face)
                         
                          Front Choke Attack “Double Eardrum” (double eardrum strike, uppercut, four-knuckle bear-claw throat
                                                                                                 strike, inside knee,) [alt finish for brown/black is guillotine finish]
                         
                          Front Choke Attack “Outer Circles/Head Butt” (upset, uppercut, outer circles to clothing grab, head butt,
                                                                                                             takedown finish)


One-Steps
Aggressive One Hand Pushing Attack
(Resisted) (They Are Touching you)

                 “Wishbone and Bow” (grab hand & face punch, “wishbone” to set up wrist lock @ shoulder while stepping
                                                          in to “bow” as you throw them down backwards, finish them off) 

 Advancing Two Handed Push Attack
(Don’t Let Them Touch You)

                  “Imagination” (Outer Wrist Circles) (very quickly step back w/ “outer wrist circles,” palm heel face,
                                                                                   downward knife hand neck, upset, takedown & finish)

(Defense Against Kicking Attacks)

                   Dodge Straight Front Kick (very quickly off-step outside, stomp knee, reinforced elbow face,
                                                                    takedown & finish)
                   
                   Catch “Telegraphed” Roundhouse Kick To Mid-Section (very quickly step into kick and catch w/a
                                                                                                                         high palm to face, “chin-over” takedown,
                                                                                                                         groin punch, Achilles tendon submission
                                                                                                                          lock)

(Two Hand Pushes To Ground)

                   Backwards Roll Over Shoulder (switch roundhouse, lunge forward with face jab, step in with
                                                                             upset, uppercut, inside knee, takedown & finish)
                                                       
                   On Back To 3 Legged Ant (knee kick to stand, switch front thrust, turning back [other leg], turning
                                                                   back fist to face, step in with upset, uppercut, inside knee, takedown
                                                                   & finish)

Kata

        #5 Pinan Nidan (pin)-(non) (knee)-(don)
        #6 Pinan Sandan (pin)-(non) (sawn)-(don)

Stances
               Together Stance / Walking Stance / Crouching Stance / Diagonal Stance

Footwork
Review (fast speed)

                Step / Double Step / Turn / Switch / Back Step / Back Switch

Grappling/Ground Fighting
[review all previous]

                Side Control Defensive Position (far neck one arm, wrist control other arm, legs drawn near along
                                                                            side with knee under wrist controlled arm, head down tight & near
                                                                            their head)  [purpose: to exhaust their cardio/set up submissions]
                                               
                Chest Control Defensive Position (far armpit-close neck grab with head down tight to far neck, chest
                                                                               to chest with hips down and legs spread wide to side) [purpose:
                                                                               to exhaust their cardio/set up submissions]
                                               
                 Mounting Them Defensive Sprawl/Posted Position (when mounting them, get hips on their chest
                                                                                                              lying down with arms and legs spread out flat
                                                                                                              and wide) [purpose:to exhaust their cardio/set
                                                                                                              up submissions]

                  Leg Triangle From Guard 1 (they are punching you, wrist control, press an arm in, leg over that
                                                                      pressed arm’s shoulder to set up leg triangle submission/choke
                                                                      out)
                                               
                   Leg Triangle From Guard 2 (they are punching you, crossing outer circle wrist blocks to trap
                                                                       arms and gain wrist control, leg over shoulder of second thrown
                                                                       arm to set up leg triangle submission/choke out)

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Martial Arts Curriculum Purple Testing For Orange

 

Renshi Charles Stewart
Martial Arts Curriculum
Purple Testing For Orange

Blocks
            Scooping Block / Wedging Block / Rising Elbow Block / Knife Hand Guarding Block (back stance moving)

Strikes
             All Elbow Strikes / Roundhouse Punch / Knife Hand Strikes (downward & Front) / Uppercut-Hook Combo

Kicks
          Axe Kick / Step Behind Side Thrust Kick / Pivoting Back Leg Forward Side Thrust Kick / Jumping Back Leg
          Roundhouse Kick

Self-Defenses
                         Two Hand Grab Attack “Snap Back Elbows” (knee, “snap back elbows,” palm heel, knife hand,
                                                                                                          upset, takedown & finish)

                          One Hand Cross Grab Attack “Front Block Arm Break” (punch, outer circle grab, front block)
                         
                          One Hand Cross Grab Attack “Chest Arm Break” (face punch, palm up to grab arm and step in with
                                                                                                                    arm over their upper arm to break elbow at chest,
                                                                                                                    1-2 step elbow face, inside knee, takedown &
                                                                                                                    finish )
                         
                          One Hand Cross Grab Attack “Airplane” (punch, outer circle grab, back step while “levering” the elbow,
                                                                                                    takedown and finish)

                          One Hand Shirt Grab Attack “Twist and Wrist” (wrist grab and vertical fist face strike, both hands
                                                                                                              wrist grab tight/elbow up & over  turning
                                                                                                               backwards squeezing your elbow tight, wrist
                                                                                                               break
)
                         
                          One Hand Shirt Grab Attack "Front Elbow/Arm Bar" (wrist grab and vertical face strike, step across lead
                                                                                                                       leg with front elbow through jaw while turning
                                                                                                                       backwards, arm pulled tight to your chest under
                                                                                                                       their triceps near elbow for arm bar. [Brown/Black
                                                                                                                       Level add... break elbow with arm bar, reverse
                                                                                                                       turn out with another elbow through jaw,
                                                                                                                       overhand grab of neck into a face smashing knee,
                                                                                                                       guillotine finish] 


One-Steps
(High X-Hand Blocks VS Overhead Attacks) [2 left]

                 “Arm Break/3 Strikes” (high x-hand block to left & grab arm, circle to “bridge position,” break elbow, rear
                                                          elbow solar, back fist face, hammer groin)
               
                 “Draw The Sword/ Dislocation” (high x-hand block to left & grab arm, circle to “bridge position,”
                                                                           pivot out, lock up shoulder joint and dislocate)

 (Knife Hand Blocks VS Stepping Face Punches) [2 outside, 1 inside]

                “Stomp Kick/Reinforced Elbow” (outside knife hand block, stomp knee, reinforced elbow face)
               
                “Skittles” (outside knife hand block, pivot roundhouse back knee, switch roundhouse front body{groin,
                                  solar, or face})
                 
               “Jump Turning Back/ Reinforced Elbow” (inside knife hand block, jump turning back mid-section,
                                                                                          reinforced elbow face, takedown & finish)

(Agressive One Hand Shove Advancing Attack)
(Don’t Let Them Touch You)

                “Inner Dropping Crane Wing/Ridge Hand Temple” (step outside w/ inner dropping crane wing, ridge
                                                                                                             hand strike temple, knee kick, takedown & finish)

Kata

        #3 Tykyoku Sandan (tie)-(key)-(oh)-(coo) (sawn)-(don)
        #4 Pinan Shodan (pin)-(non) (show)-(don)

Stances
(Foot Work)
         
               Step / Double Step / Turn / Switch / Back Step / Back Switch

Grappling/Ground Fighting
[Review all previous first]

                                                Shoot & Tackle Takedown / Arm Bar Lock / Achilles Tendon Lock

                                                 From Defensive Guard (sweep to arm bar)
                                                 
                                                 From Defensive Mounted (sweep to Achilles tendon lock)

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Martial Arts Curriculum Blue Testing For Purple

 

Renshi Charles Stewart
Martial Arts Curriculum
Blue
Testing For Purple 

Blocks
            Separating Block “A Style” / Separating Block “B Style” / Separating Block “C Style” / Outer Forearm Side Block
             / Back Hand Block

Strikes
             All Spear Hand Strikes / All Palm Heel Strikes / Hook Punch Head- Body Combo / Upset-Uppercut Combo

Kicks
          Outside Crescent Kick / Turning Back Kick / Jumping Back Leg Snap Kick / Jumping Back Leg Front Thrust Kick

Self-Defenses
                          One Hand Grab Attack “Pull away” (punch, pull away, reinforced elbow)
                         
                          One Hand Grab Attack “Look At Palms” (punch, “look at palms,” twist- pull-step back & down)
                         
                          One Hand Grab Attack “Circle” (punch, “reinforced inner circle release w/ slide back, kick)
                         
                          One Hand Grab Attack “Wishbone/Airplane” (punch, “wishbone/airplane” takedown & finish)

                           Two Hand Grab Attack “scissors” (knee kick, ‘scissors’, inside knee, takedown & finish)
                           Two Hand Grab Attack “Circles” (knee, similar to one hand)

One-Steps
(High Palm Block & Dropping Inner Crane Wing VS Stepping Face Punch)

                  “Punch” (high palm block, reverse punch, knee, takedown & finish)
                 
                  “Hollywood” (high palm stepping back, back step w/ high rear elbow, “clothesline” takedown &finish)
                 
                  “Combo” (inner dropping crane wing, front elbow, side knife hand neck, knee, downward elbow)
                 
                  "Neck Striker" (inner dropping crane wing, arc hand neck, takedown & finish)


(High Palm Blocks VS Stepping Face Punch)
(High X-Hand Blocks VS Overhead Attacks)[2 right]

                 “Elbow Break” (high x-hand block, grab arm and pull right, front block)
               
                 “Airplane Takedown” (high x-hand block to right, grab arm and “airplane takedown” & finish)

Kata
        #2 Tykyoku Nedan (tie)-(key)-(oh)-(coo) (knee)-(don)

Stances
               Relaxed Stance
               Back Stance

Grappling/Ground Fighting
[Review all previous levels]

                                                One-leg Takedowns (head butt first) (kneeling & squatting)
                                               
                                                Two-Leg Takedowns (head butt first) (kneeling & squatting)

                                                Defensive Guard Position (then sweep to counter attack & escape)
                                               
                                                Defensive Mounted Position (then sweep to counter attack & escape)

                                                Pulling Guard Takedown (head butt first) (sweep to counter attack & escape)

 

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Martial Arts Curriculum Green Testing For Blue

 

Renshi Charles Stewart 
Martial Arts Curriculum 
Green Testing For Blue  

Blocks
             Sweeping Block / Dropping Block / All Palm Blocks (and reinforced) / Outer Grasping (and reinforced)

Strikes
             Double Eardrum Strike / All Vertical Fists Strikes / All Hammer Fists Strikes / All Back Fists Strikes

Kicks
           Hopping Front Leg Side Thrust Kick / Hopping Front Leg Roundhouse Kick / Roundhouse Kick
           Inside Crescent Kick

Self-Defenses
                          One Hand Shirt Grab 1 (punch, dropping block, shin kick) / One Hand Shirt Grab 2 (punch, front
                                                                      block, reinforced elbow)
                          Cross Grab Attack (punch, reinforced outer circle release, kick) / Bear Hug Over Arms Attack (stomp,
                                                             "santa clause", rear reinforced elbow)
                          Both Arms Grabbed Attack (knee, snap-back elbows, jab-reverse punches) Full Nelson Attack (finger
                                                                            break)

Stances
               Front Stance / June Bee (yoi)

Kata
        #1 - Tykyoku Shodan [(tie)-(key)-(oh)-(coo) (show)-(don)]

 

Grappling/Ground Fighting 
                                                Review all falls and rolls previous
                                                Back Fall / Back roll / Front Fall / Front Roll / Side Fall

                                               Stand Up Grappling Takedowns (Head Butt First)
                                                                                                         Inner leg hook takedown
                                                                                                         Cross-step leg trip takedown
                                                                                                         Cross-step leg sweep takedown
                                                                                                         "Front piggy back" takedown

 

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Martial Arts Curriculum Yellow Testing For Green

 

Renshi Charles Stewart 
Martial Arts Curriculum 
Yellow Testing For Green  

Blocks
             Front Block / High X-Hand Block / Middle Palm Block


Strikes

             Upset Punch / Uppercut Punch / 1-2 Punch (Jab-Reverse)


Kicks

           Hopping Front Leg Snap Kick / Hopping Front Leg Push Kick / Stomping kick


Self-Defenses 
(with striking and kicking counter attacks)


                         Two Hands On One Arm Attack (punch, dive In, kick) / Cross Grab Attack (punch, thumb-crusher, kick)  
                         Bear Hug Under Arms (stomp, knock, rake, break) / Hair Pull (elbow break)


Stances

                Keyoteseke (attention) / Kibadotchie (horse) / Rae (bow)


Grappling/Ground Fighting 
(Preparation)

                                               Back Fall / Back roll / Front Fall / Front Roll / Side Fall


All Beginner Releases (all variations) with counter strikes before and after release

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Martial Arts Curriculum White Testing For Yellow

Renshi Charles Stewart
Martial Arts Curriculum
Beginners Testing For Yellow 

Blocks
            Rising Block / Side Block / Low Block

Strikes
             High Punch / Middle Punch / Low Punch / High-Middle-Low Combo

Kicks
          Knee Kick / Front Snap Kick / Front Push Kick

Self-Defenses
                           One Hand Grab  Attack ( pull away) / (palm down circle) / (palm up circle) / (punch down-snap  up)

                           Two Hand Grab Attack (snap back elbows) / (palms down circles) / (scissors) / (palms up circles)

                           Front Choke Attack (rocket ship explodes) / (arm across) / (10,000lb fist)
               
                           Back Choke Attack (interlocked fingers-hands on back head & spin) / 
(step with arm across)

Stances
               Anza - (sitting) / Attention Stance / Horse Stance / Fighting Stance






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