A Black Belt is a White Belt that Never Gave up!
Kim's Major TaeKwonDo

  A Black Belt is a White Belt that Never Gave up! 

  Belt Rank System

White Belt  

The color of White signifies a birth, innocence, or beginning of a seed, as that of the beginning student who has no previous knowledge of Tae Kwon Do.
Treat others the way you want to be treated.
  • I keep my uniform clean and neat.
  • I take care of my body.
  • I use courtesy words like "please" and "thank you" when speaking with others.
  • I speak politely with good manners even when I disagree with someone.
  • I appreciate different cultures and customs.

Yellow Belt  

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.

Concentrate with your eyes, body, and mind.
  • I pay attention to details.
  • When we practice with targets I take my time and look before  I kick.
  • When I practice I put all my energy and effort into my techniques.
  • I make eye contact with people who are taking to me.

Orange Belt  

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. 

Goal Setting
Work hard to achieve your dreams.
  • I have a goal to be a Black Belt.
  • I break big project into small parts.
  • I use my time wisely.
  • I write down goals that are important to me.
  • I take my homework seriously so that I will be better prepared.
  • I share my goals with my instructors so they may help me to achieve them.

Green Belt  

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.

Together everyone achieve more.
  • I am willing to admit my mistake.
  • I wait my turn in line when getting a drink.
  • I am careful whenever I work with partner.
  • I am quiet whenever the teacher is speaking.
  • I share things with my brothers and sisters.
  • I line up quickly at the beginning of TaeKwonDo class.

Blue Belt 

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. 

Believe in yourself.
  • I resist peer pressure.
  • I introduce myself to other people wherever go.
  • I am trying out for my school play.
  • I take positively about myself.
  • I am proud of my hard work and expect to be successful.
  • I have been working hard I believe I will pass my next belt test.

Red Belt  

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.

I am in charge of my behavior.
  • I don't blame others if I make a mistake.
  • I am gracious to my opponents in competition whether I win or lose.
  • I walk away to cool off if my brother or sister makes me angry.
  • I try not to yell when I get upset.
  • I stop and think before I act.
  • I wait for the teacher to finish before asking for help.

Brown Belt 

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.

Never give up.
  • I always finish what I start.
  • I stay positive even if things don't do exactly right the first time.
  • I am patient and understand that everything improves with practice.
  • I didn't break the board on my first two tries so I tried again and break it.
  • I always work on my stretching I have gotten more flexible.

Black Belt  

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.

  • I am willing to help others.
  • I am a good role model to others
  • I try to see opportunity instead of obstacles.
  • I learn the warm-up exercise with enthusiasm.
  • I praise and compliment others for doing a good job.
  • I try to include everyone when I am in charge of a group.
Freshman Belt
Sophomore Belt
Junior Belt

Senior Belt