Bihar Taekowondo Association
Everyone starts out as a taekwondo WHITE BELT. White belt symbolizes innocence. It is the first and most important step of Taekwondo journey. It is a part of Taekwondo uniform.
Next belt is YELLOW BELT. Yellow belt represents the earth. In which the roots of Taekwondo form ready for a beautiful plant to grow.
Next is GREEN BELT. The green colour represents the plant (your taekwondo) starting to grow from the earth.
Next is BLUE BELT. To attain your blue belt, again you have 2 grading, where you attain a Green Stripe (Green One) and you are half way to your Blue Belt. Your blue belt represents the sky or heaven. Your taekwondo skills are growing strong. Like a tall plant or tree growing up towards the blue sky.
Next is RED BELT. To attain your Red Belt, again you have 2 grading, where you attain a Blue Stripe (Blue One) and you are half way to your Red Belt. Red is for danger. At this stage the student become very skilled in their Taekwondo.
And finally there's Taekwondo BLACK BELT. A black belt represents maturity, good level of skill in Taekwondo. A student wearing a Taekwondo Black Belt is known as a Dan grade if they are over 16 years. Or a Poom grade if they are under 16.Black belts start at 1st Dan (or 1st Degree) and heading towards 9th Dan.