Belts and There Meanings

There are six belts: white, yellow, green, blue, red and black. White is given to beginners and black is given to students who have progressed through the grades and have a solid foundation in the techniques of Taekwondo to progress further.

Taekwondo Belts and there meanings

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White Belt

Signifies innocence, as that of the beginning student who has no previous knowledge of Taekwondo.

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Yellow Belt

Signifies the earth from which a plant sprouts and takes root as the foundation of Taekwondo is being laid.

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Green Belt

Signifies the plant’s growth as Taekwondo skills begin to develop.

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Blue Belt

Signifies the Heaven towards which the plant matures into a towering tree as training in Taekwondo progresses. 

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Red Belt

Signifies Danger, cautioning the student to exercise control and warning the opponent to stay away.

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Black Belt

Opposite of white, therefore signifying the maturity and proficiency in Taekwondo, also indicates the wearer’s imperviousness to darkness and fear.