BELT PROMOTIONS

In Double Dragon Martial Art Center our belts and ranking methodology offer to our participants a different colored belt, starting with a white belt. And the testings are held every two months. Students must demonstrate a proficiency in self-defense techniques associated with Taekwondo as well as proficiency in their given form

Tae Kwon Dois the most practiced martial art in the world today and a new member in the Olympics. Its growing popularity is made possible by its dedicated masters, instructors, students, and families. Hap Ki Do is a dynamic and also eclectic Korean martial art. It is a form of self-defense that employs joint locks, techniques of other martial arts, as well as kicks, punches, and other striking attacks. There is also the use of traditional weapons, including a sword, rope, cane, short stick, and staff (gun) which vary in emphasis depending on the particular tradition examined.

Belt Rangkigns

White Belt Initial rank of any practitioner. Form or “poomsae” is called “Ki Bon Hyung.”
Yellow Belt First school rank of any practitioner. Form or “poomsae” is called “Tae Guk Il Jang.”
Orange Belt Second school rank of any practitioner. Form or “poomsae” is called “Tae Guk Ee Jang.”
Green Belt Third school rank of any practitioner. Form or “poomsae” is called “Tae Guk Sam Jang.”
Purple Belt Fourth school rank of any practitioner. Form or “poomsae” is called “Tae Guk Sa Jang.”
Blue Belt Fifth school rank of any practitioner. Form or “poomsae” is called “Tae Guk O Jang.”
Brown Belt Sixth school rank of any practitioner. Form or “poomsae” is called “Tae Guk Yuk Jang.”
Red Belt Seventh school rank of any practitioner. Form or “poomsae” is called “Tae Guk Chil Jang.”
1st Red/Black Belt Eigth school rank of any practitioner. Form or “poomsae” is called “Tae Guk Pal Jang.”
School Black Belt Ninth school rank of any practitioner. Form or “poomsae” is called “Koryo Hyung.” Note that this black belt is not WTF. It is school assigned to see what kind of black belt a student will be before allowing him or her to test for his or her 1st Dan under