COLOR SIGNFICANCE
The Way of the Gentle Warrior
  • Orange:     Ember;  Starting the fire to illumiate the path.
  • Yellow:      Light;   The path is illuminated, Now you can see the way.
  • Green:        Growth; Body and mind are growing in the way of the                                             warrior (BUSHI-DO).
  • Brown:       Maturity; Our immature, undisciplined, and                                                          inexperience  ways are dying.
  • Black:        All colors; All student ranks are passed. Expert or   Adult level (Dan) obtained.                    
  • Red:          Blood; Is synonym of KI or CHI (Vital life force).                      The Japanese Grand Master Red Belt is a deeper shade then that used by Korean student ranks.