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MARTIAL ARTS RESUME
Chuck Joyner has been a student of Hanshi Teller since 1979 and was recently
awarded the rank of 5th Dan by Hanshi Teller in December, 2010.
Renshi Joyner began his formal
martial arts training in 1977, studying kickboxing and Tae Kwon Do.
He began training under Hanshi Teller at the University of West Florida (UWF)
and received his Shodan in 1980.
Upon moving to Gainesville, Hanshi Teller appointed Renshi Joyner as the Chief
Instructor to continue USA Goju Karate at UWF.
Renshi Joyner continued to teach USA Goju at UWF until 1983, when he left
Florida to accept employment with the CIA.
While residing in Virginia,
Renshi Joyner continued his martial arts training; studying jiu-jitsu and
kickboxing with a former world champion.
In 1987, Renshi Joyner became a
Special Agent with the FBI and was transferred to Los Angeles.
He became certified by the FBI as a Defensive Tactics Instructor, Firearms
Tactical Instructor, Chemical Agents Instructor,
General Police Instructor, and
Master Police Instructor.
He served on the SWAT team as an entry team member and sniper, and later as the
Renshi Joyner served as the FBI Los Angeles Principal Firearms, Defensive
Tactics, and Tactical Instructor.
In this capacity, he provided training to thousands of FBI agents, law
enforcement officers, and military personnel.
While in Los Angeles, Renshi
Joyner continued his martial arts training by studying kickboxing, boxing,
Hapkido, and Mudo. He continues to study Ninpo (Ninjutsu).
Renshi Joyner holds the following
5th Dan - USA Goju
10th Dan – Bujinkan
1st Dan – Hapkido (2000)
1st Dan – Mudo (2002)
1979 – Present USA Goju
2003 – Present Ninjitsu
2002 – 2004 Mudo
1999 – 2002 Hapkido
1984 – 1987 Ju-jitsu
1976 – 1978 Tae Kwon Do
1977 – 1978, 1984 – 1986 Kickboxing (Jimmy Rodriguez,
Renshi Joyner training with Hanshi Teller in the 1970's and dining
with Hanshi Teller after the 2009 Gainesville Challenge.
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