7th degree black belt in Goju-ryu Karate under Grandmaster Lou Angel
4th degree black belt in American Kenpo Karate under Grandmaster Ed Parker (founder of American Kenpo Karate)
Speakman learned American Kenpo Karate under Larry Tatum. Speakman trained under Tatum from white belt to third degree black belt.
In June, 2010, he obtained an Eight-degree (8th Dan) in Kenpo Karate.
7th degree black belt in American Kenpo Karate under Master John Sepulveda