Coaches

Qualified Taekwon-Do instructors in Gloucester

Having raised over 60 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 lesson, get in touch with us.
Contact our instructors

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
  • Qualified umpire and referee
  • Has trained 8 world champions (from beginner)
  • Has produced over 60 black belts (from beginner)
  • Holds a Level 3 award in education and training
Mr Dirk Sumners IV

Club secretary Mrs Glenis Sumners

  • 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
Club secretary
Instructors
Mr Kevin Archer II

Mr Kevin Archer II

  • Sumners Taekwon-Do fitness coach
  • Qualified Instructor
  • Trained in Child Protection
  • Has trained in Taekwon-Do since 2003
  • Member of Sumners Taekwon-Do since 2004
  • Gained 1st degree black belt 2009
  • Gained 2nd degree black belt 2013
  • Qualified First-Aider
Mr Jonjoe Preston II

Mr Jonjoe Preston II

  • Sumners Taekwon-Do competition coach
  • Qualified Instructor
  • Trained In Child Protection
  • Joined Sumners Taekwon-Do as a white belt in 2003
  • Gained 1st degree black belt 2011
  • Gained 2nd degree black belt 2015
  • Qualified First Aider
Assistant instructors
Mr Jake Hilton II

Mr Gareth Williams I

Ms Zainab Dhalech I

Ms Zainab Dhalech I

Junior assistant instructors

    Ms Katie White I

Ms Mi-Ha Snapes I



Junior assistant coaches
        Mr Adam Smith I
        Ms Chae-Ha Snapes I
          Mr Jakub Molenda I
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.
Looking for experienced Taekwon-Do instructors in Gloucester? Call us on 01452 371 973 or 07796 043 100
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