The color of Yellow signifies the first beans of sunlight which shines upon the seed giving it new strength with the beginning of new life. The beginning student begins to create a firm foundation in the Tae Kwon Do technique, just as a deed begins to expand its system deep in the earth as if begins to grow.
The color of Orange represents the growing power of the sun as it warms the earth to prepare for new growth in the spring. The student's mind and body begin to develop and grow as a result of the new Tae Kwon Do experience.
The color of Green signifies the growth of the seed as it sprouts from the earth reaching toward the sun and begins to grow into a plant.
The color of Blue signifies the blue sky as the plant continues to grow toward it. A blue belt student moves up higher in rank just as the plant grows taller.
The color of Red signifies the red-hot heat of the Sun as the plant continues growing toward it. As the student tries to temper the newly found skills and techniques.
The color of Brown represents the ripening of the seed, a maturing and harvesting process. As the student whose techniques and skills have almost reached maturity.
The color of Black signifies the darkness beyond the Sun. A black belt seeks new, more profound knowledge of the Art. As he begins to teach others, he plants new seeds and help them grow and mature.
Show the way by setting a proper example.