Belt Order In Karate
There are six different belt colors in the belt order in Karate. The beginner belt is white and the highest ranking belt is black with several colors of belts in between to be won that signifies rank in Karate. As ranking in Karate is achieved a different color belt is awarded until the Karate student reaches master status and receives the coveted black belt for Karate excellence.
- White Belt. The novice Karate student is given a white belt which symbolizes the innocents, purity, and inexperience of the beginner. All new Karate students wear white belts to show they are at the beginning of their journey in Karate. Each color belt from then must be won with skill and dedication.
- Yellow Belt. The yellow belt represents the sunrise that brings life and growth to all planted seeds. As the student progresses the seeds of Karate that have been planted begin to grow.
- Green Belt. The green belt represents the growth activity of spring. The green belt is awarded to the Karate student who is growing with training and signifies the solid foundation the student has worked hard to establish.
- Blue Belt. The Karate student is reminded to reach for the heavens through hard work and dedication by wearing the blue belt that represents the sky.
- Brown Belt. The brown belt signifies the maturing or ripening of the Karate student who has moved into the level of an advanced Karate student capable of showing expert skill in technique.
- Black Belt. Karate is a journey that is traveled one level at a time that ends by receiving the black belt that signifies the Karate training has been mastered. The color black is a mixture of all other colors on the color wheel and symbolizes the perfect combination of each Karate level resulting in master status.