Symbolises the birth of a new life as the student undertakes a new challenge as they start their karate training.
Represents the roots and the stem of the plant moving closer to the sun as the students’ karate skills and techniques improve.
Represents a plant which has grown to full bloom and ready for harvest as a student’s maturity increases
Represents the first rays of sunlight as the student becomes more open to following instructions.
Symbolises the plant growing towards the blue sky as the student’s knowledge and understanding of karate continues to develop.
Relates to a depth of knowledge that is stored in a student’s mind
As the students’ knowledge expands, the orange belt represents the expansion of the sunrays of the earth.
Relates to how the student is developing towards the black belt through his strong dedication.
The highest ranking of karate belts. It represents dark shadows behind the light of the sun as the student has a mind full of essential knowledge