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Often asked: Karate How To Tie A Belt?

How do you tie a martial arts belt?

Wrap the other end of the belt behind you and around your waist with your left hand. Wrap the belt around your waist a second time while maintaining the position of the label end of the belt. Tuck the non-label end of the belt under both layers and up. Pull both ends to tighten the knot.

How long should a karate belt be?

The length is really up to personal preferences, organization guidelines, and competition rules. I personally like my belt to go down to mid-thigh, or an inch or two shorter, but I’ve seen people with belts that only come down about three inches from the knot, and people with belts that touch their knees.

What are karate belt colors?

There are 6 belt colors: white belt, orange belt, blue belt, yellow belt, green belt, brown belt, and black belt. All belts besides the white belt can have dashes to indicate further progress. Here is a summary of the different karate belts.

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