Available courses

The CBTF Coach-In-Training Program consists of some Theory content, and Practical in-class experience with your Mentor Coach and with Community Development.

Use the CIT Year 1 and CIT Year 2 tracking files to track your activities and upload them to the system you have completed the requirements for that section.

The 2019 Canadians Focus Meeting contains 22 separate segments - BTF Theory, the Skills Development Program, the CBTF Pre-Competitive Program, a Five-Year Illusion Development program and a Wrap-Up segment. These must be viewed in order, and there are short quizzes along the way.

Despite the cancellation of the 2020 Canadian Winner/Championships, a 2020 Canadians Focus Meeting was held online. The recording of this online meeting can be used as an Update as required by judges holding M2, M3 or WBTF Master Judge certifications.

The CBTF Technical Committee appreciates and thanks the authors and presenters for their contributions to this Focus Meeting:

  • Julienne Close-Walsh: Solo
  • Cory Archer: 2Baton
  • Sheri Carter: 3Baton
  • Catherine Lemyre: Duet
  • Andrea James: Medley
  • Deardra Leslie: Solo DanceTwirl
  • Wendy Cruickshank: Compulsory Moves (Level B)
  • Jenna Jemieff: Short Program, Freestyle Pair
  • Kim Genton: Artistic Group
  • Megan Boyle: Twirl Team
  • Natalie Fehres: DanceTwirl Team
  • Ron Kopas: Freestyle Solo, Freestyle Team

The Update-Certified Focus Meeting from the 2019 Canadian Winner/Championships was recorded by the CBTF Technical Committee for use as an Update as required by judges holding M2, M3 or WBTF Master Judge certifications.

The CBTF Technical Committee appreciates and thanks the presenters for their contributions to this Focus Meeting:

  • Deardra Leslie: Back to Basics - Body Technique
  • Ron Kopas: Back to Basics - Aerials
  • Julienne Close-Walsh: Back to Basics - Rolls
  • Stephanie Hewis: Back to Basics - Exchanges
  • Natalie Fehres: Back to Basics - Contact Material
  • Cory Archer: Back to Basics - Multiple Baton
  • Megan Boyle: Hot Seat - Solo
  • Sheri Carter: Hot Seat - Solo
  • Wendy Cruickshank: Hot Seat - DanceTwirl Team
  • Kim Genton: Hot Seat - DanceTwirl Team
  • Andrea James: Hot Seat - Freestyle
  • Jenna Jemieff: Hot Seat - Freestyle

The What's New in CBTF webinar kick-off to the 2019-20 season. The webinar was held October 27 2019.

CBTF Judges must watch the What's New webinar to be considered for Head Judge-Eligible status, and this must be done within the CBTF Education Portal.

The What's New in CBTF webinar kick-off to the 2020-21 season. The webinar was held October 18 2020.

CBTF Judges must watch the What's New webinar to be considered for Head Judge-Eligible status, and this must be done within the CBTF Education Portal.

The What's New in CBTF webinar kick-off to the 2021-22 season. The webinar was held October 17 2021.

CBTF Judges must watch the What's New webinar to be considered for Head Judge-Eligible status, and this must be done within the CBTF Education Portal.