Coloured Belt Meanings

White

Signifies innocence, as that of a beginner with no previous knowledge of Tae Kwon Do.

 Yellow

Signifies Earth, from which a plant sprouts and takes root as Tae Kwon Do foundation is being laid.

Green

Signifies the growth of the plant as Tae Kwon Do skills begin to develop.

Blue

Signifies the heaven towards which the plant matures in to a towering tree as Tae Kwon Do training progresses.

Red

Signifies Danger, cautioning the student to exercise control and warning the opponent to stay away.

Black

Opposite of white, therefore signifying the maturity and proficiency in Tae Kwon-Do, also indicates the wearer’s imperviousness to darkness and fear.