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 18 years (as of 2016.) 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 2016 he is 23 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 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 is currently taking instruction in another Martial Arts style (American Kenpo under Master Pete Rodriguez,) seking another Black Belt. His hired personal fitness trainer is a professional compettitive bodybuilder who spent time playing in the NFL. 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 21 years old (2016) and is a Black Belt assistant instructor (when available.) She is currently attending Mesa Community College through a qualified grant and in concurrent enrollment with ASU working in her fourth year towards becoming a NICU Nurse (Neo-Natal Intensive Care Unit Nurse.) 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 17 years of age (2016) and a Black Belt assistant instructor (when available) with ActivStars. He is currently a senior in the Varsity Marching Band at Gilbert High School and is currently on track to receive an academic scholarship when he graduates. 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 13 years old (2016) and works diligently (with Mom's "help") pursuing academic excellence in Gilbert at Gilbert Junior High School. He is currently a red belt with brown stripe student (2016) training towards his brown belt, and ultimately, his own black belt one day. 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 28+ years (2016) (Penny) is currently a Brown Belt/Black Stripe. She earned her Brown Belt October 11th, 2015. 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, 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 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 primary passion in life is in being a “very old soul spiritual teacher,” and a "social engineer" for our rapidly changing world (2016.)  I have been actively involved with this since the age of 16 (I am currently 55 years of age as of 2016.) My secondary passion in life is teaching Martial Arts to students. Why? Because of how it can powerfully transform lives in positive and constructive ways, just has it has done with my own. Some of my most rewarding experiences are when I am able to integrate my first passion into my second one successfully. I do this in the most simple and powerful of ways, which are generally not known by almost all who know me personally.

One example of this, was (and still is) the driving force behind my “choices” homework, which is voluntary for students at white through green, but becomes mandatory at blue and above, or anyone over 16 years of chronological age. The ultimate goal of my “choices” homework is to raise students who learn to become competent at making good personal choices, as well as to learn who it is that is actually accountable and responsible for those choices being made…  

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:

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

             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

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

[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 

(Front Choke Attack)

                        “Front Choke Attack” (“stiff fingers” the eyes, bear claw the throat, hand hook neck into face
                                                                 knee kick, “chin over” takedown & finish)
                                                               [alternate finish is a guillotine choke after the inside knee to face]

(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]

(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 Under The Arms To Throw Down Backwards)

                         “Lifting Bear Hug Under the Arms/Knee Bar”  (hook leg/rear head butt, coming down lean
                                                                                                            forward and down while squatting wide and
                                                                                                            back to grab leg, pull forward and up while
                                                                                                            standing to make them fall, stomp groin,
                                                                                                            fall down backwards beside them to set up
                                                                                                            and apply the “knee bar”)

(“Point Blank” Gun Or Knife Attack)

                         “Point Blank Knife Or Gun”  (look into eyes, sharply look away behind them at “something
                                                                            which frightens you more” as you instantaneously
                                                                            “switch-pivot-step back” [shoulders/hips/feet and palm heel
                                                                            strike and grab] step back again turning hips to break wrist &
                                                                            finish off)

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 slash attack [miss] with exaggerated 2nd follow up shuffle slash attack"  
                                      (step towards and outside with high outer forearm block to outer grasping block, step in
                                        again with elbow lock from under the arm  to fold knife hand backwards and down into  
                                        attacker’s body, “chin over” takedown and finish.) [alternate ending after folding arm
                                        stab is an inside face smashing knee to a guillotine choke]

[Knife Stab Attack]

                   "stepping stab attack [miss] with 2nd follow up shuffle/lunging stab attack"
                                      (outer knifehand block to wrist grab, step in and turn to lock elbow from over the arm
                                        against body and hyperextend elbow, fold/break wrist, elbow, forearm blade, or
                                        back fist across face, step in to “chin over” takedown and finish. [alternate ending
                                        after fold/break wrist, elbow, forearm blade, or back fist across face, is an inside
                                        face smashing knee to a guillotine choke]

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

                      “Takedown To Knee Bar”  (“close hips” stepping inside radius of power 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” when 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

[Inside Grappling Defense]
                        “Two Leg Takedown To Arm Bar”  (whenever inside grappling takes place, head butt 1st, then
                                                                                       simultaneously squat to drop head and shoulder down to
                                                                                       their hips while setting your hand hooks behind their lower
                                                                                       hamstrings and take them 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

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

                          “Shoot And Tackle” To A Full Rear Choke Out”  (very aggressively “shoot and tackle” takedown
                                                                                                                violently, “attack the groin,” pass the guard,
                                                                                                                “attack the eyes,”  “attack the larynx,” when they
                                                                                                                 roll over, “float on top” to stay on their back,
                                                                                                                 “attack the back of neck,”“grab an eye socket
                                                                                                                 and push their chin” to roll them over on top of
                                                                                                                 you, set your heel hooks 1st, then set the full
                                                                                                                 rear vascular choke deep to“put them to
                                                                                                                 [this technique can also use a “tracheal
                                                                                                                  choke” with the forearm blade, depending
                                                                                                                  upon the gravity of the situation.]


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


               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)
                                                                                 as they instantaneously drop, find a witness and “secure your
                                                                                 position.” Then, kneel and explain to the attacker what has just
                                                                                  [be prepared to look a commisioner in the eye at court, and
                                                                                   absolutely convince them of your position in this matter.]


Martial Arts Curriculum Red Training For Brown


Renshi Charles Stewart
Martial Arts Curriculum
Red Training For Brown

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

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

           (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

(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)


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


               Crouching X / Twisted X / " L"

Foot Work

                   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) 



Martial Arts Curriculum Orange Testing For Red


Renshi Charles Stewart
Martial Arts Curriculum
Orange Belts Testing For Red

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

             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

          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)

                          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)

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

(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)


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

               Together Stance / Walking Stance / Crouching Stance / Diagonal Stance

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
                   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)


Martial Arts Curriculum Purple Testing For Orange


Renshi Charles Stewart
Martial Arts Curriculum
Purple Testing For Orange

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

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

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

                         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
                          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] 

(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)


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

(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)


Martial Arts Curriculum Blue Testing For Purple


Renshi Charles Stewart
Martial Arts Curriculum
Testing For Purple 

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

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

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

                          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)

(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)

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

               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)



Martial Arts Curriculum Green Testing For Blue


Renshi Charles Stewart 
Martial Arts Curriculum 
Green Testing For Blue  

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

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

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

                          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

               Front Stance / June Bee (yoi)

        #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



Martial Arts Curriculum Yellow Testing For Green


Renshi Charles Stewart 
Martial Arts Curriculum 
Yellow Testing For Green  

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


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


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

(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)


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

Grappling/Ground Fighting 

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

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


Martial Arts Curriculum White Testing For Yellow

Renshi Charles Stewart
Martial Arts Curriculum
Beginners Testing For Yellow 

            Rising Block / Side Block / Low Block

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

          Knee Kick / Front Snap Kick / Front Push Kick

                           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)

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