What does “white” belt signify?
White signifies innocence as that of a beginning student who has no previous knowledge of taekwondo
What does “yellow” belt signify?
Yellow signifies the earth from which a plant sprouts and takes root as the foundations of taekwondo are being laid
What does “green” belt signify?
Green signifies the plant’s growth as the taekwondo skills begin to develop
What does “blue” belt signify?
Blue signifies the heaven towards which the plant matures into a towering tree as training in taekwondo progresses
What does “red” belt signify?
Red signifies danger warning student to exercise control and warning opponent to stay away
What does “black” belt signify?
Black is the opposite of white signifying maturity and proficiency. It also indicates the wearer’s imperviousness to darkness and fear