Welcome to The Inverclyde Cho’s Tae Kwon-Do Scotland homepage. At Master Boyle’s family of Tae Kwon-Do school, Head Instructor and Co Owner Master Charles Boyle, 6th degree back belt and Mrs Gillian Boyle, 4th degree black belt has been training adults, teens and children the ancient Korean martial art of Tae Kwon-Do for over a combined effort of 58 years between experience. Master Boyle is a professionally qualified martial artist with over 34 years. The School runs under the strict guidance of world renowned martial artist, Grandmaster Hee IL Cho, 9th Dan. All club members are licensed members of A.I.M.A.A. (Action International Martial Arts Association) and the British Tae Kwon-Do Council. We hope you thoroughly enjoy looking through our website. If you have any questions, feel free to call or email us. You can also contact us via our facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/ScottishTaekwondoAcademy/ Additional Links: Twitter: @STATKD
Master Boyle and Mr Derrick with students whom sat black/belt
On Saturday 2nd December Inverclyde Cho’s Tae Kwon Do held its annual black-belt grading at 11a Kerr Hall George Square Greenock and was overseen by Master Charles Boyle 6th degree black-belt and Academy Chief Instructor with Senior Student Mr Ross Derrick 3rd degree assisted on the day.
The morning started off with a twenty min warm up, leading into all patterns, basic and advanced line work, sparring then on to pad work, self-defence, 3v’s1 sparring, 2v’s 1 sparring and 2v’s1 self-defence, and then on to breaking boards.
The seminar was organized by Mr & Mrs. Belgacem from Hamilton, and we would like to thank them for the invite to train with the legend instructor Master John Darcy, Over 140 students took part on the day with some traveling from Aimaa Ireland and Mr Salik Miah and students from Aimaa East Yorkshire England.
The seminar was over two and a half hours and their was students from whit belt to 6th Degree black belt taking part in this great seminar.
For anyone interested in joining Master Boyle family run Cho’s Tae Kwon Do school with over 76 years experience teaching all ages the aspects of Tae Kwon Do, come along and try your one free weeks training anytime. or contact Inverclyde Cho’s Tae Kwon-Do log on to www.inverclyde-taekwondo.
com, or contact Master Boyle on 07901828863 or Mrs Boyle on 07908715883 or pop into our new training hall at Kerr Hall 11a George Square Greenock PA15 1PQ , any evening from 5pm. Classes are offered to students from the age of 3 ½ and upwards.
On Saturday 30th September Inverclyde Cho’s Tae Kwon Do Scotland held its 2nd inter-club Competition at it full time studio at 11a George Square Greenock, Master & Mrs Boyle run this family run Tkd school with over 70 years experience between them.
On the 25th and 26th August Master Charles Boyle of Inverclyde Cho’s Tae Kwon Do Scotland was invited to travel to Delphi Adventure Resort in Galway Ireland to take part in Aimaa Ireland 1st International Training Camp 2017.
Again we had great support from friends Master & Mrs Kallkut & Mr & Mrs Hall W.M.S.T. Tkd in Mr Salik Miah from West Yorkshire England.
The yearly event seen 160 competitors take to the floor from all over the UK, in the disciplines of Patterns, Point Sparring and Continuous Sparring over 70 division.
Our local students also managed to hold on to a massive 8 Scottish titles on the day, with another 13 silvers and 7 bronze, collecting a total of 28 medals on the day.
Patterns winners were:
1st Place Winners: Gavin Patton.
2nd Place Winners: Scott Quartieri, Brian Lynch, Ross Derrick.
3rd Place Winners: Gillian Collins, Sam Cox.
Points Sparring Winners were:
1st Place: Declan McGhee,Connor King, Ross Derrick.
2nd Place: Teighan Collins,Owen Harvey,Leah McCallum,Dylan Lappin, Sam Cox, Brian Lynch.
3rd Place: Robbie Cumming, Mitchell Morris, Gavin Patton, Jason Cox.
Continuous Sparring Winners were:
1st Place: Declan McGhee,Leah McCallum,Connor King,Ross Derrick,
2nd Place: Owen Harvey, Scott Quartieri,Sam Cox, Brian Lynch,
3rd Place: Gavin Patton,
A special thanks goes to Mrs Rowe,Mrs Laughlan,Miss Fyfe, Mr McCallum, and parents Mr McIntyre and Mr Campbell for there Van to take our Gear up to Lady Octavia Sport Centre and senior black belts Ross Derrick, Louis Rowe and other Black belt students for helping out on the day.
Master 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.
For anyone interested in joining Cho’s Tae Kwon-Do log on to www.inverclyde-taekwondo.co
m, or contact Master Boyle on 07901828863 or Mrs Boyle on 07908715883 or pop into our new training hall at 11a Clarence St Greenock next door to Crawfurds Car Centre, any evening from 5pm. Classes are offered to students from the age of 3 ½ and upwards.Master & Mrs Boyle would like to thank our Sponsor Crawfurds Car Centre Greenock for there continue support.
On Sunday 20th November 11 students from Inverclyde Cho’s Tae Kwon-Do Scotland along with instructors Master & Mrs Boyle traveled to Hamilton to train with A.I.M.A.A. (Action International Martial Art Association) European director Master John Darcy 7th Degree Black belt and the 3rd highest ranking member under our very own Grand Master Hee IL Cho 9th Dan and Cheif instructor and Founder of A.I.M.A.A.
This October, we made our way to Wales for the 2016 United Tae Kwon-Do International open
Seven students took to the floor and returned with an impressive haul of 10 medals.
Below are some pictures from the Day. It was good to meet up with friends and compete against some great fighters. Overall, we managed to secure 3x 1st place, 4x 2nd place and 3x 3rd place. A great effort from everyone, you’ve done us proud. ~ Master Boyle. We’d like to thank our sponsors at Crawfuds Car Centre, Greenock for their continuous support as well as Arc Vehicle rental for supping the transport.