Signifies Innocence. The student has no previous knowledge of Taekwon-Do.
Signifies the Earth, from which a plant sprouts and takes root as the Taekwon-Do foundation is being laid.
Signifies the Plant Growth as the Taekwon-Do skills begin to develop.
Signifies the Heaven, towards which the plant matures into a towering tree as training in Taekwon-Do develops.
Signifies Danger, cautioning the student to exercise control and warning the opponent to stay away.
Is the Opposite of White, signifying the maturity and proficiency of Taekwon-Do. It also indicates the wearer's imperviousness to darkness and fear.