Karoon Taekwondo Academy's programs for kids teaches your children the skills they need to be successful! In our martial arts programs, your children learn valuable lessons in self-defense and self-discipline, giving them the confidence that helps keep them safe and excel in school!
Each colour belt has a unique meaning, the meanings represent the stage of development the student has reached by obtaining that belt. Below are the 6 colour belt meanings:
White signifies innocence, as that of a beginning student who has no previous knowledge of Taekwon-Do.
Yellow signifies the Earth from which a plant sprouts and takes root as the Taekwon-Do foundations are being laid.
Green signifies the plant's growth as the Taekwon-Do skills begins to develop.
Blue signifies the Heaven, towards which the plant matures into a towering tree as the training in Taekwon-Do progresses.
Red signifies danger, cautioning the student to exercise control and warning the opponent to stay away.
Black, is the opposite of white, therefore signifying maturity and proficiency in Taekwon-Do. It also indicates the wearer's imperviousness to darkness and fear
"The Black Belt Attitude"
I will work hard every day, to be the best I can be
I will respect my instructors and fellow students at ALL times
I will help others by sharing what I know and being kind
I will train my mind as well as my body, by working hard at school
I will apply the black belt attitude at home as well as in class
I will not use Martial Arts to hurt or bully others
I will not use foul language or disrespect anyone’s religion and race
I will not judge anyone else’s ability… but concentrate on my own training
I will not let my parents and teachers down by being lazy and unhelpful
I will not give up when things get tough… I will work harder!