TKD Theory Information

White Belt 10th Kup


Signifies innocence as that of the beginning student who has no previous knowledge of TaeKwon-Do.

Yellow Tag 9th Kup  – Yellow Belt 8th Kup

Signifies earth from which the plant takes root and sprouts as TaeKwon-Do foundation is laid.


 Green Tag 7th Kup  – Green Belt 6th Kup  

Signifies the plant growth as TaeKwon-Do skill begins to develop.


 Blue Tag 5th Kup – Blue Belt 4th Kup


Signifies the heaven towards which, the plant matures into towering tree as training in TaeKwon-Do progresses.


 Red Tag 3rd Kup  Red Belt  2nd Kup

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


 Belt Black Tag1st Kup

Opposite of white, therefore signifying maturity and proficiency in TaeKwon-Do. It also indicates the wearers imperviousness to darkness and fear.