Han Mi Martial Arts Online University

You can practice & review at home, with our online university for Taekwondo, Little Dragons, and Kendo! (The online university for Gracie Jiu-Jitsu is available at gracieuniversity.com.)



Taekwondo Level 4

Taekwondo Level 4 Curriculum is taught for the students that have completed Level 3 study and lasts 2 months to 6 months of training. This level is dedicated to reviewing the first 3 levels of study and to prepare each person for their first degree black belt test. After completing this review, the student will receive a double black stripe belt. This will mean that any student with this rank is cleared to take their black belt test at the next opportunity. After passing that test, they will be allowed to attend black belt classes (Level 5 and above). 



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Lessons in this Course

Double Black Stripe (Nominal Keup) Belt Test

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Korean Words

These are the Korean Words for the double black stripe belt test.

Testing for the Double Black Stripe

Information to be tested on at this level.

Black Belt Prep

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Black Belt Test Checklist

Checklist for the 1st Dan Black Belt Test

Essay Ideas for 1st Dan Testing

This is GM Thompson's essay to all first degree black belt candidates. The first part includes guidelines for writing your essay. The second are his words specifically to the people taking the test.

Forms Review Class

This is a 35 minute forms review class that you can do to prepare for the forms section of your black belt test.

Matthew Thompson

Grand Master
GM Thompson has been teaching martial arts since 1999. He is ranked as a 6th Dan in Taekwondo by Kukkiwon, awarded a Level 1 Master's Instructor Certificate in Taekwondo by Kukkiwon, a 4th Dan in IHF Hapkido from IHF Headquarters in Incheon, South Korea, a Blue Belt in Gracie Jiu-Jitsu, and is a certified Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Instructor. Outside of his martial arts work, GM Thompson has been involved in music instruction and has published an instructional book for percussionist entitled "Perspectives on Drum Set and Snare Drum".