Signifies innocence, as that of a beginning student who has no previous knowledge of Tae Kwon Do.
Signifies Earth, from which a plant sprouts and takes root as Tae Kwon Do foundation is being laid.
Signifies the plant's growth as the Tae Kwon Do skill begins to develop.
Signifies the Heaven towards which the plant matures into a towering tree as training in Tae Kwon Do progresses.
Signifies danger, cautioning the student to exercise control and warning the opponent to stay away,
Opposite of white, therefore, signifying the maturity and proficiency in Tae Kwon Do. Black also indicates the wearer's imperviousness to darkness and fear.
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