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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)
                         (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

[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

[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.)


         #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 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



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