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Activstars Instructor

Superman is a fave superhero because he hid his powers and was humble. Loves Frosted Flakes because they’re GRRREAT! Kraig’s actually scared of the Disney Teacup Ride because spinning makes Sensei sick!

35 Years of Martial Arts Experience

  • 3/11/18 Awarded 7th Degree Black Belts US Shorin-Ryu Karate Association

  • 6/19/13 Inducted into the United Martial Arts Hall of Fame

  • 8/28/11 Awarded 8th Degree Black Belt Secret Society

  • 4/22/10 Promoted 5th Degree Black Belt Toushi Kan Martial Arts Institute

  • 8/23/08 Awarded 6th Degree Black Belt Mixed Martial Arts

  • 8/23/08 Honorary 6th Degree Black Belt Secret Society

  • 1/15/06 Master Instructor Certificate

  • Hanshi Chief Instructor Young Champions of America

  • 1/10/02 5th Degree Black Belt The World Martial Arts Institute

Primary Teachers & Mentors

  • Kancho Shigeki Umemoto

  • 9th Degree Founder/President of Toushi Kan Martial Art Academy

  • Grand Master Jerry Cook

  • 9th Degree Black Dragon Fighting Society & Pierce Family Combat Method.

  • Doshu Shiro Shintaku

  • Founder of Ten Shin Inshi Ryu

  • Master Jinheng Li

  • Senior Beijing Wushu team member, Master of Wushu & Tai Chi

Master Kraig Hollingworth

Clases Impartidas


Palomino at Shiloh Community Church, World Martial Arts Academy

Master Kraig Hollingworth began his martial art training at the prestigious Toushi Kan Martial Art Institute under Shigeki Umemoto, Founder of Toushi Kan Martial Art Institute. Master Hollingworth trained and competed as a Toushi Kan full-contact fighting team member, which won many state, national, and world titles. Today, Master Hollingworth is a senior Toushi Kan Martial Art Institute member. In 1990, Master Hollingworth began studying with Grand Master Jerry Cook and Grand Master Jinheng Li, researching and studying various Chinese martial arts. In 1991, Master Hollingworth began teaching for ACTIVSTARS, I.N.C., teaching over 1300 students throughout Phoenix. In 1995, Master Hollingworth moved to Kansas City to teach and expand the ACTIVSTARS programs. While living in Kansas City, Master Hollingworth studied Kendo under Doshu Shiro Shintaku at the International Ryukyu Kemp Headquarters. In 1998, Master Hollingworth moved to Denver, Colorado, to expand ACTIVSTARS. While directing in Colorado, Master Hollingworth authored The Karate Workbook, a premier workbook for all martial art styles and systems. In 2004, Master Hollingworth created and published Project S.A.F.E. Shield, an A-Z abduction prevention and anti-bully program now being taught in 16 states.

Master Hollingworth is the Director of ACTIVSTARS ATHLETICS and oversees operations in Arizona, Missouri, Kansas, Iowa, Texas, and Florida.

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