Our Coaching Team

Having raised over 120 students from white belt (beginner) to black belt, Sumners Taekwon-Do has a wealth of experience in offering Taekwon-Do lessons of the highest level. To register for a Free Trial, please get in touch with us.

For any information on our martial art classes, speak to our friendly instructors. We also offer first-aid training courses. For any queries, get in touch with us and we will be happy to assist you.

Chief instructor – Mr Dirk Sumners IV

Sumners Taekwon-do Coaching Team  Chief instructor - Mr Dirk Sumners IV
  • 4th degree international instructor
  • Founded Sumners Taekwon-Do in 1997
  • DBS registered
  • Trained in Child Protection
  • Registered B.T.C. instructor
  • Fully-qualified first-aid instructor
  • Global Taekwon-Do U.K. First Aid Officer
  • Global Taekwon-Do United Kingdom Black Belt Grading Official
  • Qualified umpire and referee
  • Has trained 8 world champions (from beginner)
  • Has produced over 120 black belts (from beginner)
  • Holds a Level 3 award in education and training

Club secretary / Welfare Officer Mrs Glenis Sumners

Sumners Taekwon-do Coaching Team
  • Has been in post since the creation of the club in 1997
  • Achieved the rank of 3rd Kup (blue belt/ red stripe) before retiring on medical grounds
  • Also serves as the Club Welfare Officer
  • DBS Registered

Junior Class Instructor

Sumners Taekwon-do Coaching Team

Ms Katie White1st Degree Black Belt

Junior assistant coach

Sumners Taekwon-do Coaching Team

Ms Chae-Ha Snapes 1st Degree Black Belt

Looking for experienced Taekwon-Do instructors in Gloucester? Call us on 01452 371 973 or 07796 043 100