Signification of Belt

10th Kup White Belt

White signifies innocence, as that of the beginning student who has no previous knowledge of Taekwon-Do.

9th Kup Yellow Tag / 8th Kup Yellow Belt

Yellow signifies earth, from which a plant sprouts and takes root as Taekwon-Do foundation is being laid.

7th Kup Green Tag / 6th Kup Green Belt

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

5th Kup Blue Tag / 4th Kup Blue Belt

Blue signifies the heaven towards which the plant matures into a towering tree as training in Taekwon-Do progresses.

3rd Kup Red Tag / 2nd Kup Red Belt

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

1st Kup Black Tag / Black Belt

Opposite to white, therefore signifying the maturity and proficiency in Taekwon-Do. Also indicates the wearers imperviousness to darkness and fear.