Tony Skinner

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

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

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

  • TKD accomplishments:
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 2006 - Traveled to Sardinia , for GTF world championship as a Junior Team coach, where the team placed third
    • Currently a Class A Umpire in the GTF