Courses

The CBTF Coaching Courses have been designed to be completed in stages. There are four stages to becoming fully certified at each coaching level.

The pre-requisites to taking the Competition 1 course are:

  1. You must be 16 years of age to apply for the THEORY portion of the course.
  2. You must be fully certified at the Baton Twirling Foundations level to take the PRACTICAL portion of the Competition 1 Coaching Course.
  3. You must have general knowledge of the skills in the SDP Bronze Pin through Silver Pin.
  4. You must have good knowledge of the Pre-Competitive Level II standard routines.
  5. You must hold a Technical Association membership within your province.

There are four stages to becoming fully certified at each coaching level. This course is available for purchase from the CBTF Store.

The pre-requisites to taking the Baton Twirling Foundations course are:

  1. You must be 15 years of age to apply for the THEORY portion of the course.
  2. You must have general knowledge of and ability to demonstrate the skills in the SDP White through Bronze Pin.
  3. You must have general knowledge of and ability to demonstrate the Pre-Competitive Level I & II standard routines.
  4. You must have a Mentor Coach in place.
  5. You must hold a Technical Association membership within your province.

The CIT Course is an optional two-year course, that will provide you with valuable learning and experience leading up to taking the Baton Twirling Foundations course when you are 15 years of age. This course is available as a no-charge purchase within the CBTF Store.

The pre-requisites for taking the Coach-In-Training Course are:

  1. You must be 13 years of age
  2. You must be registered with a club and hold a membership in your provincial association
  3. You must have a Mentor Coach in place