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Taekwon-Do for fun, fitness or self defence

With over 20 years of experience in Taekwon-Do, chief instructor Mr Dirk Sumners holds qualifications as an instructor, competition umpire and referee and as a fully qualified first aid instructor. He holds the post of GTUK first aid instructor. He is also fully insured and indemnified and DBS checked.


Sumners Taekwon-Do was founded in 1997 by Mr Dirk Sumners III Degree Black Belt and since this time the club has gone from strength to strength with over 50 students achieving the coveted “Black Belt”.


The club holds an enviable record in both domestic and international competitions and over the years we have produced 8 World Champions, 9 European Champions and numerous English, Scottish Open, Welsh Open, Irish and British Champions.

No contracts or joining fees...

Just training for fun, fitness or for self defence. We welcome people of all ages and abilities and are proud to have:


• Traditional morals

• Traditional ethics

• Traditional disciplines



Club venues and locations

We currently have two clubs located in Gloucester: Barnwood and Coopers Edge in Brockworth.


See here for more information about classes, locations and timetables.

All the latest news from the club

Outstanding Results at the GTUK British Championships 2014...more 


September Grading Results...more


Small team, massive result: success at the UITF Welsh Open Championships... more

Call us today

01452 371 973

07796 043 100

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