How Do You Tie A Black Belt?
Tying a black belt is similar to tying any other colored martial-arts belt; the only difference is that many a black belt is embroidered with the name of the person who earned it. Since the name is usually only on one side, facing in one direction, it is important to tie the black belt in a very specific way. Unravel your black belt and fold it in half, with your name facing inward toward the other side of the belt. Place the middle fold on your belly button. The part of the belt with your name on it should be to your right and facing inward. Wrap both sides of the belt around your body. The sides should cross in the middle of your back. Wrap one side underneath the other side. Bring the sides of the belt to the front. They should be of the same length. Your name should now be on your left side and facing inward. Pull the left side of the belt underneath the double-wrapped part of the belt at your belly button and pull it out from the top. Pull up gently on it at the same time you pull