Welcome to The Scottish Tae Kwon Do Academy. At the Boyle family of TaeKwonDo school, Head Instructor and Co Owner Charles Boyle 5th degree back belt and Mrs Gillian Boyle 3rd degree black belt has been teaching adults, teens and children the ancient Korean martial art of Taekwondo for over fifty years between them.
Mr Boyle is a professionally qualified martial artist for over thirty years and runs the school under the strict guidance of world renowned Grandmaster Hee Il Cho 9th Dan. All club members are licensed members of AIMAA. and Brittish Taekwondo Council. We hope you thoroughly enjoy looking through our website!
On Saturday 15th November 15 students and parents from the Scottish Taekwondo Academy traveled down to Tewkesbury for the 1st ever T.T.F. (Traditional Taekwondo Federation) British championships
hosted by Chairman Master Amrit Kalcutt 6th degree black belt.
9 students entered this championships and came away with a impressive haul of 16 medals with an outstanding 9 British Champion Titles, 4 silver and 3 bronze.
Its was an amazing atmosphere from start to finish for all student whom competed in this great event, there were students competing from all areas throughout Scotland and England.With new friendships being made for kids as young as 4 up till the age of 50. Mr & Mrs Boyle were so proud off all students whom competed in this event and especially winning 9 British titles, out of the nine students only two students from our club misted out in the medals was Scott McDonald and this was only his second competition and took fourth in men orange belt points sparring and Thomas Collins misted out too.
winning students are:
Logan Boyle - 3rd place in boys red-belt patterns, 3rd place in boys continuous red-belt sparring, 2nd place boys red- belt points sparring.
Scott Harper - 1st place in boys continuous red-belt sparring, 1st place boys red-belt points sparring.
Jamie McKenna - 2nd place in men red-belt patterns, 2nd place adults heavyweight red-belt sparring.
Julie Mulholland - 2nd place in ladies lightweight points sparring.
Gillian Collins - 1st place in ladies heavyweight points sparring.
Louis Rowe - 1st place in boys black belt patterns,1st place in boys lightweight black belt points sparring,1st place in boys lightweight black belt continuous sparring. and the Louis winning in the lightweight black belt division Mr Derrick club instructor said that he should try the middleweight division, and he did and won 1st place in boys black belt middleweight continuous sparring with ease.
Ross Derrick - 3rd place in men senior black belt patterns,1st place in men lightweight black belt points sparring and 1st place in men lightweight black belt continuous sparring.
Mr Mrs Boyle club instructor are proud off all students for the great effort that they pot in and the courage with some were really hard fights and for the parents who traveled down and the great support they give all the time.
We would like to thank Crawfurd's Car Centre Greenock and John from Fishers Trucks Ltd for sponsorship. If anyone is interested in joining the Academy, we are offering 1 week of free training to new students until the end of this year. we meet 3 nights per week in the Kerr Hall George Sq Greenock, we offer classes from the age of 3 1/2 upwards or for anymore information log on to www.inverclyde-taekwondo.com for more information.
On Sunday 26th 3 students from Scottish Tae Kwon-Do Academy along with instructors Mr & Mrs Boyle traveled to Larkhall Leisure Centre to train with AIMAA European director Master John Darcy 7th Degree Blackbelt and the 3rd highest ranking member of grandmaster He IL Cho 9th degree blackbelt and AIMAA Ireland chief instructor, also AIMAA'S European Director.
We would like to thank Crawfurds Car Centre Greenock and
John from Fishers Trucks Ltd for sponsorship. If anyone is interested in joining the Academy, we are offering 1 week of free training. we meet 3 nights per week in the Kerr Hall George Sq Greenock, we offer classes from the age of 3 1/2 upwards or for anymore information log on to www.inverclyde-taekwondo.com for more
In photo is from left Mr Derrick, Mr Boyle Club Instructor, Master Darcy in Blue suit, Mr Rowe and in front Logan Boyle.
Students and Instructors from The Scottish Tae Kwon Do Academy recently travelled to the PUMA World Championships in England and returned with an excellent tally of four medals!!
You can read a full report from their trip, featured on the Inverclydenow website, by clicking here.
If anyone is interested in joining, we run classes 5 days a week, within our academy at Kerr Hall in George Sq, Greenock. We have beginners classes, seniors classes, child classes, pre-school classes and ladies classes also. All classes are free for your first week so why not come along and give them a try. Or log onto www.inverclyde-taekwondo.com for more information.
On the Sunday 23th April 2014 the Scottish Taekwon-Do Academy held its 11th Scottish Taekwondo Open Championships at lady Octavia Sport Center Greenock.
Again we had great support from our friends from Master Kallkut W.M.S.T. TaeKwondo Master Harrison M.C.H.F.T.K.D. England and from our A.I.M.A.A. family Mr Belgacem & Mr Walker Larkhall, Hamilton and Lochend
The yearly event seen 110 competitors take to the floor from all over the UK, in the disciplines of Patterns, Point Sparring and Continuous Sparring in 50 division .
The Academy also managed to hold on to a massive 23 Scottish titles on the day, with another 21 silvers and 12 bronze, collecting a total of 56 medals on the day.
Patterns winners were:
1st Place Winners: Stephanie Turner, Reece Houston and Julie Stewart.
2nd Place Winners: Louis Rowe and Gillian Collins.
3rd Place Winners: Leah McCallum, Lauren McCormick, James Clark and Corrie Boyde
Points Sparring Winners were:
1st Place: Aiden Bradley, Stephanie Turner, Scott Clark, Kelsey Kerr, Samuel McClumpha, Caine McCormick, Scott Harper, Lauren McCormick, Zack Robertson, Gillian Collins, Louis Rowe and Ross Derrick.
2nd Place: Tieghan Collins, Kieron Mullan, Aaron Sweeney, Thomas Collins, Kieron Feeney, Leah McCallum, Ross McKendrick, James Clark and Corrie Boyde.
3rd Place: Meghan McCormick, Liam Laughlan, Logan Boyle, Julie Mulholland, Reece Houston, Jordan McIntyre and Julie Stewart.
Continuous Sparring Winners were:
1st Place: Aiden Bradley, Scott Clark, Leah McCallum, Scott Harper, Zack Robertson, Gillian Collins, Louis Rowe and Ross Derrick.
2nd Place: Braiden Miller, Stephanie Turner, Logan Boyle, Mark Jardine, Lauren McCormick, James Clark,Corrie Boyde, Reece Houston, Julie Stewart and Julie Mulholand.
3rd Place: Kieron Feeney.
Mr and Mrs Boyle would like to thank everyone who took part and helped out at this great event. Win or loose on the day you all done fantastic.
The Academy are now looking forward to welcoming Bill "SUPERFOOT" Wallace to the Academy on Thursday the 15th of May. Mr Wallace is an undefeated full contact world champion he competed along-sides the likes of Bruce Lee, Joe Lewis and Chuck Norris. He was also personel trainer, bodyguard and close personal friend of Elvis Presley. If any Local Martial Arts groups would be interested in attending this event then please dont hesitate to get in touch.
If anyone is interested in our Taekwondo class come along to our full-time studio at 11 Kerr Hall George Square Greenock. classes start from ages 3 and a half to any age Mon-Wed-Fri 5pm onwards or go on to inverclyde-taekwondo.com or phone 07901828863 .
Welcome to our new website. We are currently updating and moving all of our information from our previous website so please bare with us. Thank you, Mr. and Mrs. Boyle.