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The martial arts belt

Martial arts like Taekwondo, Karate, Judo, and Jiu-Jitsu have a tradition of wearing belts. A belt is an important piece of clothing in martial arts. Worn correctly, it protects the umbilicus at the front and the back bone at the back, which are two vital pressure points in the body. Martial arts that do not have a belt in their uniforms, wear a sash, which besides protection of the vital points, can also serve to hold swords, knives, sticks, or smaller weapons. [...]  read more