Belts & Ranks

Color Belt Meanings

White Belt (Huin Tti)
white
Fitness
Yellow Belt (No-Ran Tti)
yellow
Concentration
Blue Belt (Cheoung Tti)
blue
Right Attitude
Red Belt (Hong Tti)
red
Perseverance
Brown Belt (Ja Tti)
brown
Self Control
Brown w/Black Stripe (Dahn Bo Nim)
brown with black stripe
Indomitable Spirit
Black Belt
black
Humility

Black Belt Ranks

10th Degree Black Belt – Kuk Sa Nim (National Teacher)

9th Degree Black Belt – Su Suhk Kwahn Jahng Nim (Senior Executive Master)

8th Degree Black Belt – Suhn Im Kwahn Jahng Nim (Executive Master)

7th Degree Black Belt – Ji Do Kwahn Jahng Nim (Senior Masters)

6th Degree Black Belt Joo Im Kwahn Jahng Nim (Head Masters)

5th Degree Black Belt Pyung Kwahn Jahng Nim (Masters)

4th Degree Black Belt – Sa Bum Nim (Instructor)

3rd Degree Black Belt – Bu Sa Bum Nim (Deputy Instructor)

2nd Degree Black Belt – Kyo Sa Nim (Asst. Instructor)

1st Degree Black Belt – Jo Kyo Nim (Instructor in Training)

Other Terms

Black Belt HolderYu Dan Ja
Martial Arts Student, Apprentice, Disciple – Je Ja