Grading Information

The name Taekwondo is derived from the Korean word "Tae" meaning foot, "Kwon" meaning fist and "Do" meaning way of. So, literally Taekwondo means "the way of the foot and fist".

The links on the right of this page link to information to help students prepare for their next grading.

There is information about the format of each grading including line-work, required patterns and Korean terms.


Tae Kwon-Do History


Belt Colours

Coloured pattern meanings

Grading format and line-work

Korean terms

General Korean Terms


"The way of the foot and fist"