Signifies innocence, as that of a beginner with no previous knowledge of Tae Kwon Do.
Signifies Earth, from which a plant sprouts and takes root as Tae Kwon Do foundation is being laid.
Signifies the growth of the plant as Tae Kwon Do skills begin to develop.
Signifies the heaven towards which the plant matures in to a towering tree as Tae Kwon Do training progresses.
Signifies Danger, cautioning the student to exercise control and warning the opponent to stay away.
Opposite of white, therefore signifying the maturity and proficiency in Tae Kwon-Do, also indicates the wearer’s imperviousness to darkness and fear.