Taekwondo

Belt Ranks

Taekwondo student getting promoted

  • White Belt


    White signifies the innocence and purity of a beginning student that has no prior Taekwondo knowledge.
  • Yellow Belt


    Yellow signifies a plant's recognition of its dependence on the sun for growth and the earth from which the plant takes root. Accordingly students acknowledge their dependence on Taekwondo as his/her foundation of knowledge is being started.
  • Green Belt


    Green signifies growth, the same way a plant breaks through the soil, ready to reach it's full potential. At this stage, the student's Taekwondo skills beginning to develop.
  • Blue Belt


    Blue signifies heaven and represents a plant reaching towards the sky, as the Taekwondo training progresses.
  • Red Belt


    Red signifies danger or blood, and cautions the student to exercise control while warning the opponent to stay away.
  • Black Belt


    The opposite of white; it symbolizes no fear of the dark. It also signifies maturity and proficiency in Taekwondo. There are nine degree (Dan) of Black belt.