Taekwon-Do Belts

Significance of Colour

Within Taekwon-Do there are six various colours of belt, each with its own significance relating to student progress.

Signifies innocence, as that of the beginner student having no prior knowledge of Taekwon-Do

Yellow signifies the Earth from which the plant sprouts and takes root, as a foundation of Taekwon-Do is being laid.

Green signifies the plants growth as the Taekwon-Do skills begin to develop.

Blue signifies the heaven, to which the plant matures into a towering tree.

Red signifies danger, cautioning the student to exercise control and opponents to stay away.

Black being the opposite to white shows maturity and proficiency in Taekwon-Do. It also indicates the wearer is impervious to darkness and fear.