Resources and Downloads


Promotion Credential Requirements

– Promotion to 7th, 8th or 9th Black Belt Degree membership will be conferred by the Masters Promotion Committee.

– Promotion to 6th Degree Black Belt membership will be organized and authorized in writing by the National Association or Allied National Association and conferred by an ITF Master (8th or 9th degree) appointed by the Technical & Instruction Committee.

– Promotion to 5th Degree Black Belt membership will be organized and authorized in writing by the National Association or an Allied National Association and conferred by an ITF Master (7th, 8th or 9th degree) appointed by the Technical & Instruction Committee.

– Promotion to 4th Degree Black Belt membership will be organized and authorized in writing by the National Association or Allied National Association and conferred by an ITF Master (7th, 8th or 9th degree) appointed by the Technical & Instruction Committee.

– Promotion to 3rd Degree Black Belt membership must be authorized by the National Association or Allied National Association and conferred by an ITF International Instructor (6th degree Black Belt or higher).

– Promotion to 2nd Degree Black Belt membership must be authorized by the National Association or Allied National Association and conferred by an ITF International Instructor (5th degree Black Belt or higher).

– Promotion to 1st Degree Black Belt membership must be authorized by the National Association or Allied National Association and conferred by an ITF International Instructor (4th degree Black Belt or higher).

– Candidates for kup grades are graded by International Instructors who are 4th Degree Black Belt members and higher.

Application Form Downloads

Info Pack for potential Tournament Hosts 2015

CTFI Tournament Host Application Form 2015

ITF Black Belt Degree Application Form (4th-8th degree)

CTFI New Member Application Form(January 2015)

 ITF Umpire Rules

ITF Tournament Rules and Regulations

Tournament Rules

ITF Tournament Rules and Regulations

CTFI Competition Rules – 2017

Other Downloads

Policy Regarding ITF Application Form

Canadian Team Manual – Updated September 2017

CTFI Coaches’ Ethics and Standards

World Championship 2015 CTFI Strategic Timeline