The Eskrima taught in Full Circle comes out of the arts originating in Stockton, CA. Professor Ashanti teaches Eskrima Serrada influenced by Kada Anan Eskrima (A blend of Serrada, Decuerdas, Largo Mano).

Full Circle Jujitsu descends from the Sanuces-Ryu lineage. Professor Ashanti trained with two direct students of the legendary Dr. Moses Powell.

Karate in Full Circle comes out of the American Goju lineage. Professor Ashanti is a direct student of two Goju grandmasters.

Professor Ashanti’s other major influences in the formulation of Full Circle are his study of Shin Shin Toitsu Aikido (Ki Aikido), Adigun Sipho Capoeira Angola, and Urban Street Survival.

A summary of Professor Ashanti’s lineage and the arts that Full Circle comprises of:

Ranked Arts

World Sansei Koryu Goju-Ryu8th Degree Black Belt Under Founder, Manny Saavedra, Kaicho
American Jujitsu Association5th Degree Black Belt With Original Rank Given By Dr. Percy Simon, Sichidan
Zujitsu-Ryu3rd Degree Black Belt Under Founder, Chaka Zulu, Soke
Sanuces Ryu Jujitsu3rd Degree Black Belt Under Anton Muhammad, Hanshi
Eskrima SerradaPangalawang Guro (Advanced Instructor) Under Guro Khalid Khan - Master #13 Under Founder Angel Cabales

Other Arts With No Rank Given

Adigun Sipho Capoeira AngolaUnder Mestre Terry Baruti
Kada Anan EskrimaUnder Guro Michael J. Butz
Shin Shin Tuitsu Aikido (Ki Society)Under Pietro Yuji Maida, Sichidan - Direct Student of the Founder, Koichi Tohei, Soshu

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