Key Dates for 2017

GTI Tournaments
Sunday 29th January 2017 GTI English Open (Cheltenham)
Sunday 9th July 2017 GTI Northwest Open (Liverpool) TBC
Sunday 5th November GTI British Open (Cheltenham)

GTI Black Belt Gradings
Sunday 9th April Black Belt Grading (Derby)
Sunday 8th October Black Belt Grading (Derby)

Other Key Dates (TBC)
100 rounds Charity Sparring 25th June 2017  (10.30am to 1.30pm)  Cheltenham Bournside School *NEW DATE*
Annual AGM 14th May 2017  (Time and Venue TBC)
GTI Instructors Day (Derby) Sunday 11th June 2017 
GTI Black Belt Patterns Seminar TBC

GTI Squad Training Dates
Cheltenham 22nd January 2017 (Coach/Mr J Chow)
Saturday 4th February 2017   (Much Wenlock) 2:30pm – 4:30pm
Cheltenham 12th February 2017 (Coach/Mr J Chow)
Cheltenham 26th March 2017 (Coach/Mr J Chow)
Cheltenham 23rd April 2017 (Coach/Mr J Chow)
Cheltenham 21st May 2017 (Coach/Mr J Chow)
Cheltenham 25th June 2017 (Coach/Mr J Chow) – Now 100 rounds sparring
Saturday 1st July 2017   (Much Wenlock) 2:30pm – 4:30pm
Other dates for Crewe and Liverpool TBC
(NB: Mandatory Squad Training Dates for Squad Selection purposes will be determined by Mr Chow)

2016 GTI British Open on 6th November

We have pleasure in inviting you to our next Taekwondo Tournament of 2016, the 2016 GTI British Open Championships on Sunday 6th November at Cheltenham Leisure Centre, Tommy Taylor’s Lane, Cheltenham GL50 4RN. As always we rely on your support and the support of your students who are officials to ensure the day runs to schedule so please encourage them to attend.gti-british-open-nov-2016

Events will include:
– patterns
– point-stop sparring (for yellow/green belt juniors only)
– continuous sparring (for all other juniors and adults).

Entry fees: £17 for GTI members; £22 for non-GTI entrants.

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All entries will be processed online via .

Any queries should be directed to Mr Seamus McGinley, 5th Dan, via email: gtitaekwondoevents @ or tournaments @ or telephone 07963 065 229.


Website Tournament Results Updates

The GTI website has now been updated with the last tournament results and the latest 2016-2017 Black belt rankings. The delay was due to the holiday’s season.

Please report to our facebook account at or email

GTI Summer Camp 2016

Hi all,

The GTI would like to invite all members and family to the 1st GTI summer camp in a long time. The Summer training camp is booked and ready to roll for the weekend of 1st July to 3rd July (Friday night to Sunday afternoon) at  Green Park Campsite Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire. See


Cost is approximately £75 per person. £20 deposit due 19th June. Open to all – not just the Squad. First come first served as 24 beds are available and then its tents for the rest.  There will be workshops for the taekwondo students which will include a couple of hours on each:

  • – Boxing
  • – Flexible strength
  • – Strategy
  • – Drills
  • – Patterns
  • – Sports psychology

The rest of the family can enjoy the camp facilities. If interested please contact Jasper Chow on

GTI Instructors, please check your email for additional information