This class is for students just starting their journey towards their Black Belt. This class is for all new students ages 7 and up. Learn the basic kicks, blocks, strikes and stances that form a solid foundation in the art of Songahm Taekwondo. Basic class students can come two times a week.
The belts colors you will earn while in Basic are:
After earning your Camo belt rank you graduate from Basic into the Advanced Classes where you continue your journey towards achieving your black belt.
"Pure and without the knowledge of Songahm Taekwondo. As with the Pine Tree, the seed must now be planted and nourished to develop strong roots."
The student has no knowledge of Songahm Taekwondo and begins with a clean (pure) slate.
Purity is often signified by the color white.
"The sun is beginning to rise. As with the morning's dawn, only the beauty of the sunrise is seen rather than the immense power."
The beginner student sees the beauty of the art of Taekwondo but has not yet experienced the power of the technique.
Orange is found among the many colors of the sunrise.
"The seed is beginning to see the sunlight."
The student begins to understand the basics of Taekwondo.
The sun appears to be yellow.
Camouflage (Camo) Belt
"The sapling is hidden amongst the taller pines and must now fight its way upward."
The student begins to realize his/her place in the world's largest martial art. The student must now begin to spar in order to promote in rank.
Camouflage (greens) is used to hide among the trees in the forest.