Better Families is a Miami Tae Kwon Do school that has been around for over 20 years. Longevity of this school is rare, as most martial arts school do not last up to 10 years successfully. This martial arts school teaches Tae Kwon Do that originates from Korea. Belt system in this school starts from white belt and ends at black belt in the basic curriculum. Those who have become black can continue to advance to degrees upon black belt up to 10 degrees. Once a martial artist is a 10th degree black belt they are considered a grand master.
White belt is the original belt that a Better Families student begins with. Students who are ranked white belt are taught the basics and fundamentals of the Miami Tae Kwon Do program. Better Families has a stripe system within belt rankings as students earn all stripes before testing for the next belt. Each stripe represents what the students have learned. A stripe is confirmation that the students have learned that particular skill. As the belt ranking progress, curriculum becomes more detailed and complex than the previous belt. Later belt rankings are in preparation for becoming a black belt. One of the major goals for martial artists everywhere is to become a black belt.
A test in order to go up belt ranking involves showing what you have learned as a martial artist. Better Families students are also required a letter of consent from school and home saying that students has behaving well both at home and in the classroom. Showing respect and self-discipline in the house and school is important in order to progress to the next belt ranking. These Miami Tae Kwon Do students are known their good behavior and respect along with their martial arts technique.