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Martial Arts Curriculum Brown Training For Black

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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.]

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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



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