- Fold the belt exactly in half.
- Wrap the middle of the belt around your waist making sure that the belt overlaps itself and does not cross one side over the other.
- Fold the left end across your waist and stick the right side under the two layers.
- Now fold the left end under the right end, now you should have a tight square.
If you somehow messed up, don't worry! Instructors are forgiving on white belts. If you think not: Start at the beginning.
Tips for method number 1 is to start on your right side and have it just a little longer so it will tie even when you are finished with tieing your belt.
These are tips for method 2:
Remember to start with both sides even for method number two.
Wrap around once.
Wrap one end UNDER the already-wrapped-around belt.
Wrap other end around and also tuck from under.
Tie ends in a regular old pretzel knot.