About Master Tony

About Tony

Tony tested on september 13th 2014 for 7th degree black- belt, he is now a Master Skinner, and was a 2 time member USA TaeKwon-Do team. Tony has been studying TaeKwon-Do for over 32 years.

In 1992, Tony recieved a Gold Medal with the US Team in Pyongyang, North Korea. He went on to recieve a Bronze medal in 1995 at Sarbinia, Italy.

Tony Skinner

  1. Started the Art of Taekwon-do at age 12
  2. Attended 6 seminars With founder of Taekwon-do General Choi Hong Hi President of I.T.F.
  3. Attended 7 day International instructor's courses with General Choi Hong Hi in Miami 1991
  4. Attended Instructors Course with Grandmaster Park Jung Tae in Canada in March 1995
  5. Hosted 2 day international GTF Instructors seminar in Dover, Delaware 2011
  6. Attended and regional camps, And national and World camps with Grandmaster Sereff and Grand Master Hwang
  7. I have attended numerous Taekwon-do clinics , seminars , camps with numerous instructors around the world
  8. I have tried many different Martial Arts,to improve my own personal style of teaching

Tony Skinner

  1. Started the Art of Taekwon-do at age 12
  2. Attended 6 seminars With founder of Taekwon-do General Choi Hong Hi President of I.T.F.
  3. Attended 7 day International instructor's courses with General Choi Hong Hi in Miami 1991
  4. Attended Instructors Course with Grandmaster Park Jung Tae in Canada in March 1995
  5. Hosted 2 day international GTF Instructors seminar in Dover, Delaware 2011
  6. Attended and regional camps, And national and World camps with Grandmaster Sereff and Grand Master Hwang
  7. I have attended numerous Taekwon-do clinics , seminars , camps with numerous instructors around the world
  8. I have tried many different Martial Arts,to improve my own personal style of teaching

My Instructors:

  1. Diane Snyder 2nd dan Age 12-16
  2. Jerry Sterling 3rd dan Age 16-19
  3. Mr. Jay Gantner 5th Dan age 19- 26
  4. Master Chris Gantner 7th dan 26-present

Tested dates:

  1. 1st - 2nd dan tested by Mr. Murray, test for 1st dan by Diane Snyder
  2. 3rd Dan Tested by Grandmaster Sereff in Colorado
  3. 4th Dan test by Grandmaster Park Jung Tae 1
  4. 5th dan Test by Master Harry and Michael Bonfiglio
  5. 6th Dan tested by board of certified GTF Masters

TKD accomplishments:

  1. 1992- Competed for National Team With Grandmaster Hwang , Represented the US at the International Taekwon-do Federation World Championships in Pyongyang North Korea , The Received Gold Medal with team.
  2. 1995 - Was selected to represent th e US at the 1st Global Taekwon-do Federation World Championships in Sardinia, Italy ,received bronze medal with US team.
  3. 2006 - Traveled to Sardinia , for GTF world championship as a Junior Team coach, where the team placed third
  4. Currently a Class A Umpire in the GTF