Significance of Colour

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

White
Signifies innocence, as that of the beginner student having no prior knowledge of Tae Kwon-Do

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

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

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

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

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