GTMA Global Tournament Rules for the 2023-2024 Season
The tournament philosophy is each person comes to compete, testing their skills against one another. The
purpose is to teach competitors how to win and lose with grace by encouraging the true spirit of competition.
A Celebration for all GTMA Licensees
July 25th – July 30th, 2023
Participants must stay at the Gaylord Texan Hotel to participate in the Special Event that is being held the Sunday after Globals! You won’t want to miss this!
GTMA is proud to announce our Third Annual Global Celebration will be held at the beautiful Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center in Grapevine, TX. Standing on the shore of the majestic Lake Grapevine, Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center welcomes guests to a stunning, one-of-a-kind experience. From the ten-acre Paradise Springs Water Park, to an exciting lineup of family-friendly activities and entertainment, there’s something for the entire family to enjoy. Guests can explore the four-and-a-half acres of airy, indoor garden atriums, four award-winning restaurants, bars, the world-class Relâche Spa, and a state-of-the-art fitness center.
GTMA GLOBAL CELEBRATION 2023
GAYLORD TEXAN RESORT AND CONVENTION CENTER
TO REGISTER FOR HOTEL, TRAINING, & TOURNAMENTS
GO TO: GTMAONLINE.COM
TUESDAY, JULY 25
1-5 PM MASTER’S TRAINING
WEDNESDAY, JULY 26
8 AM LICENSEE ROUND TABLE
9 AM – 12 PM LEADERSHIP PROGRAM REVEAL AND TRAINING
1 – 4 PM LICENSEE GSHIM TRAINING
4 – 5 PM JUDGES TRAINING
6 – 7 PM MASTER’S ASSEMBLY
THURSDAY, JULY 27
8 AM – 12 PM PHYSICAL TRAINING SESSION lA
1 – 5 PM PHYSICAL TRAINING SESSION lB*
6 – 9 PM GTMA LEADERSHIP STUDENTS MOVIE SCREENING EVENT
*FOR THURSDAY PHYSICAL TRAINING, STUDENTS REGISTER FOR 8 HOURS OF INSTRUCTION.
THEY SIGN-UP FOR THE FIRST 1A SESSION FROM THE AVAILABLE BLOCKS AND WILL TRAIN IN
THAT BLOCK FOR THE ENTIRE 4 HOURS DURING THE MORNING SESSION. FOR THE AFTERNOON
1B, STUDENTS ARE FREE TO CHOOSE ON SITE FROM ANY OF THE INDIVIDUAL EVENTS.
SESSIONS ROTATE EVERY HOUR AND WILL HAVE DIFFERENT CURRICULUM EACH TIME,
SO STUDENTS CAN CHOOSE TO STAY IN ONE AREA, OR PICK UP TO 4 DIFFERENT ONES.
BLOCK 1 GSHIM WEAPONS- SJB, JB, NEW DOUBLE SJB FORM
BLOCK 2 GSHIM FIGHTING- SPARRING, STICK SPARRING, BJJ
BLOCK 3 GSHIM MA TRAINING- GSHIM COLOR BELT FORMS, TAI CHI, FAN
BLOCK 4- SWORD, KNIFE, SELF-DEFENSE
FRIDAY, JULY 28
7:30 AM BLACK BELT TESTERS AND JUDGES MEETING
8 – 11 PM INTERNATIONAL & HIGH RANK TESTING
12 NOON- 5 PM GTMA TOURNAMENT OF CHAMPIONS
6 – 8 PM GTMA MASTER’S CEREMONY
8 – 10 PM GTMA GLOBAL CELEBRATION GALA
SATURDAY, JULY 29
8 AM BLACK BELT JUDGES MEETING
9 AM OPENING CEREMONIES AND 2023 GTMA TOURNAMENT SEASON START
7 PM GTMA GRAND CHAMPION TOURNAMENT
SUNDAY, JULY 30
9 – 11 AM GRAND MASTER SPECIAL WORK OUT