North London Schools of Tae Kwon-Do

Barnet, Cheshunt & Enfield Tae Kwon-Do

Student Information Area

This area contains useful information for students studying Tae Kwon-Do. Use the links on the left to explore each of the sections.

Belt Progression and What the Six Colours Mean


  • White belt with yellow stripe
  • Yellow belt
  • Yellow belt with green stripe
  • Green belt
  • Green belt with blue stripe
  • Blue belt
  • Blue belt with red stripe
  • Red belt
  • Red belt with black stripe
  • Black belt
white Signifies INNOCENCE, as that of the beginning student with no previous knowledge of Tae Kwon-Do.
Yellow Signifies EARTH, from which a plant sprouts and takes root as a Tae Kwon-Do foundation is being laid.
Green Signifies PLANTS GROWTH, as Tae Kwon-Do skills begin to develop.
Blue Signifies the HEAVEN towards which a plant matures into a towering tree as training in Tae Kwon-Do progresses.
Red Signifies DANGER, cautioning the student to exercise control and warning the opponent to stay away.
Black Opposite to white, therefore signifying the maturity and proficiency in Tae Kwon-Do, also indicates the wearers imperviousness to darkness and fear.