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Black Belts 

TEMAS/SHMA Black Belt Ranks

 

 

 

First Degree Black Belt

Minimum age to test for First Degree Black Belt: 10 Years old.

Training time minimum of 42 months to test date.

Cho Dan - Presentation of Black Belt

* Named Cho Dan - with a monogrammed belt (minimum 6 months from receipt of Black Belt). Certified Cho Dan presented with certificate

* (minimum 6 months from receipt of monogrammed Black Belt). 

Presentations are scheduled Bi-Annually- missed presentation attendance will result in waiting for the next scheduled presentation.

Junior Black Belt Badge to be displayed on the SHMA uniform under the Korean flag until the student reaches the age of 16 Yrs.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Second Degree Black Belt

Minimum age to test for Second Degree Black Belt: 12 Years old.

Minimum time of 24 months from Cho Dan test. 

E Dan - Stripe Presentation

* Certified E Dan (Certification 12 months from Stripe presentation).

Presentations are scheduled Bi-Annually- missed presentation attendance will result in waiting for the next scheduled presentation.

Junior Black Belt Badge to be displayed on the SHMA uniform under the Korean flag until the student reaches the age of 16 Yrs.

 

Third Degree Black Belt

*Minimum age to test for Third Degree Black Belt: 16 Years old. 

Minimum time of 36 months from E Dan test. 

Sam Dan stripe presentation Certified Sam Dan (Certification 12 months from Stripe presentation)

Presentations are scheduled Bi-Annually- missed presentation attendance will result in waiting for the next scheduled presentation.

Sa Dan Instructor may be entitled to Bo Sah Bum Nim.

* Students grading for 3rd Dan are required to be a weekly Class Assistant.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fourth Degree Black Belt

Minimum age to test for Fourth Degree Black Belt: 21 Years old. *

Minimum time of 48 months from Sam Dan test. 

Sa Dan stripe presentation Certified Sa Dan (Certification 12 months from Stripe presentation)

Presentations are scheduled Bi-Annually- missed presentation attendance will result in waiting for the next scheduled presentation.

Sa Dan Instructor may be entitled to Bo Sah Bum Nim.

* Students grading for 4th Dan are required to be a Class Instructor.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fourth Degree Master

*Requires leadership and Instructor training programme.

Junior Master Instructor rank / Sa Bum Nim

* FDM rank by the appointment of TEMAS founding Master only. 

Certified  Junior Master Sa Dan

* (Certification 12 months from stripe presentation). 

* Students grading for 4th Degree Master are required to be instructing their own class.

All Black Belts through 15 will be ranked Junior Grade Black Belt.

At 16 Yrs with approval from TEMAS/SHMA students may be re-certified.

*Indicates SHMA requirements.

Assistant Instructors are entitled to wear the badge providing they meet the minimum class training requirements set forth by SHMA (Regular Termly Attendance / Dedication to SHMA /Events).

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