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About the WBTF Education Portal

by Sandi Wiemers -

The WBTF Education Portal contains all of WBTF Education Materials for purchase, as well as all available online courses and workshops.    Courses and downloadable materials are available to purchase for both coaches and judges.     Enjoy!     

(Edited by Anastassia Tsaloukas - original submission Wednesday, 9 November 2022, 3:56 PM)


Available courses

Technical Foundation Certification Program
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Technical Foundation Certification Program

Technical Foundation Certification Program

WBTF Judges Manual

WBTF Judges Manual

The WBTF Master Judges Manual is downloadable by sections in PDF.

This manual contains the following major sections:

  • Section 1: General Information
  • Section 2: Short Program
  • Section 3: Freestyle Solo
  • Section 4: Freestyle Pair
  • Section 5: Freestyle Team
  • Section 6: Glossary Appendix
  • Section 7: Solo - The Core Discipline
  • Section 8: Patterns and Planes
  • Section 9: Two Baton
  • Section 10: Three Baton
  • Section 10.5: Three Baton Performance Example Scripts
  • Section 11: Artistic Twirl
  • Section 11.5: Artistic Twirl Performance Example Scripts
  • Section 12: Artistic Pair
  • Section 12.5: Artistic Pair Performance Example Scripts
  • Section 13: Artistic Group
  • Section 14: Scoring of the Cup Disciplines

All materials in the WBTF Master Judges Manual are the property of the World Baton Twirling Federation. 

Your ethical support of this effort by NOT COPYING OR NOT REPRODUCING these materials for others is respectfully requested.


WBTF Coach Level 2 Manual

WBTF Coach Level 2 Manual

The WBTF Level II Coaches Training Manual contains the following major sections:

  • Section 1: Dance Basic
  • Section 2: Physical Basic/Gymnastics
  • Section 3: Competition Events
  • Section 4: Solo
  • Section 5: Two Baton
  • Section 6: Three Baton
  • Section 7: Artistic Twirl
  • Section 8: Artistic Pair
  • Section 9: Compulsories
  • Section 10: Short Program
  • Section 11: Music Basic
  • Section 12: General Freestyle Concept
  • Section 13: Individual Freestyle
  • Section 14: Pair/Team/Group Events
  • Section 15: Pair
  • Section 16: Team/Group
  • Section 17: How to Practice
  • Section 18: Interviews
  • Section 19: Glossary of Terminology
  • Section 20: Basic Twirl – Release and Receptions

All materials in the WBTF Level II Coaches Training Manual are the property of the World Baton Twirling Federation. 

Your ethical support of this effort by NOT COPYING OR NOT REPRODUCING these materials for others is respectfully requested.


WBTF Coaches Level 1 Manual

WBTF Coaches Level 1 Manual

The WBTF Level I Coaches Training Manual is available as a downloadable PDF version  after you have made your purchase.

This manual contains the following major sections:

  • Section 1:    Baton Twirling Introduction
  • Section 2:    History of the World Baton Twirling Federation
  • Section 3:    Purpose & Objectives of the WBTF Coaches Manual
  • Section 4:    Coaches Code of Ethics
  • Section 5:    Basic Anatomy and Physiology For Coaches
  • Section 6:    Use Of Performance Enhancing Drugs in Sports
  • Section 7:    First Aid
  • Section 8:    Psychology
  • Section 9:    Twirling and Pedagogy
  • Section 10:  Class Structure & Basic Fundamentals
  • Section 11:  A - Basic Twirls – Fundamentals, B – Categories of Twirl, C – Basic skills – Method and Tools, D – Sample Skill charts, E - Basic Skills Certification Program, F – WBTF Standard Routine Competition

All materials in the WBTF Level I Coaches Training Manual are the property of the World Baton Twirling Federation..

 Your ethical support of this effort by NOT COPYING OR NOT REPRODUCING these materials for others is respectfully requested.

Technical Foundation Certification Course Materials

Technical Foundation Certification Course Materials

Supplemental materials for the Technical Foundations Certification course. This set of materials includes instructional videos, a manual, and the Standard Solo Music. 

Master Judges Pair & Team Workshop - February 9-10, 2023

Master Judges Pair & Team Workshop - February 9-10, 2023

Course for the Master Judge Workshop - Freestyle Section

To register, select one of the following categories and pay the corresponding amount: 

  • Testing for Certification $65: Any participant wishing to test for Master Judge certification
  • Re-Testing for Certification $45: Select this option if you ONLY need to re-take the Short Program section of the Master Judge series. You MUST have passed all other sections. 
  • Seminar Credit Only $35: Any participant wishing to attend for seminar/renewal credit
  • Learning Only $25: Any participant attending to learn more about Short Program/judging philosophy only

All participants are expected to be honest and register with the enrollment type that applies to them. Any questions around the integrity of enrollment and payment will be reviewed.


Master Judges Freestyle Workshop - January 20-21, 2023

Master Judges Freestyle Workshop - January 20-21, 2023

Course for the Master Judge Workshop - Freestyle Section

To register, select one of the following categories and pay the corresponding amount: 

  • Testing for Certification $65: Any participant wishing to test for Master Judge certification
  • Re-Testing for Certification $45: Select this option if you ONLY need to re-take the Short Program section of the Master Judge series. You MUST have passed all other sections. 
  • Seminar Credit Only $35: Any participant wishing to attend for seminar/renewal credit
  • Learning Only $25: Any participant attending to learn more about Short Program/judging philosophy only

All participants are expected to be honest and register with the enrollment type that applies to them. Any questions around the integrity of enrollment and payment will be reviewed.


Master Judges Short Program Workshop - December 9-10, 2022

Master Judges Short Program Workshop - December 9-10, 2022

Course for the Master Judges Short Program Workshop

To register, select one of the following categories and pay the corresponding amount: 

  • Testing for Certification $65: Any participant wishing to test for Master Judge certification
  • Re-Testing for Certification $45: Select this option if you ONLY need to re-take the Short Program section of the Master Judge series. You MUST have passed all other sections. 
  • Seminar Credit Only $35: Any participant wishing to attend for seminar/renewal credit
  • Learning Only $25: Any participant attending to learn more about Short Program/judging philosophy only

All participants are expected to be honest and register with the enrollment type that applies to them. Any questions around the integrity of enrollment and payment will be reviewed.