Online Handbooks
Student Handbook
Rev (06/21/11)
Weapon Handbook
Rev (06/26/09)

Uniform Patch Locations

  1. Korean Flag Patch (Red side up) — Right Shoulder, place 1" below shoulder seam
    Wearing this patch is to show respect for the home of Tae Kwon Do.
  2. USA Flag Patch — Left Shoulder, place 1" below shoulder seam
    Wearing this patch is to show respect for our home.
  3. Black Belt Club Patch — Left Shoulder, place 1" below USA Flag Patch
    This patch is awarded to students that have achieved the rank of black belt.
  4. Tournament Stars — Right Arm, place 1" below Korean Flag Patch, and work downwards
    Stars earned for tournament participation. See "Annual Awards" page.
    Tournament Stripes — Both sleeves, from shoulder seam to cuff seam
    Stripes for black belts are place on both sleeves. See "Annual Awards" page.
  5. WMAF Patch — Right Breast
    This patch is to show if you are a member of the WMAF, and to show respect. See "WMAF info" page.
  6. Top Ten Chevron — Place on collar, and work downwards
    These patches show if/ where the student placed in the annual top ten. See "Annual Awards" page.
  7. Assistant Instructor / Instructor Patch — Left Breast, place above rising star patch (if awarded)
    This patch shows if the student is an Assistant or Certified Instructor. See "Special Titles" page.
  8. Rising Star Patch — Left Breast, leaving room for instructor patch(es) above
    This patch shows if the student received the rising star award. See "Annual Awards" page.
  9. Tournament Support Stars — Right Wrist, place 1" above cuff seam
    Stars earned for attendance of supported schools tournaments. See "Annual Awards" page.
  10. Branch Club Patch — Left wrist, place 1" above cuff seam
    Wearing this patch is to show respect for your branch school.
  11. Demo Team Patch — Place 1" above seam, working left to right, bottom to top
    Given annually to a student who participated in Demos/ parades. See "Annual Awards" page.

You may not receive all the patches listed on this page. Instructors may award patches not listed on this page, but they will let you know where to place it on the uniform. If you have any questions feel free to ask your instructor(s). Optionally, a student may place their name on their uniform.

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