Become an ITMA Certified Tea Master™

Recognized throughout the world, the International Tea Masters Association is the Gold Standard in tea education. It was founded to provide Mastery Level training, education, and professional certification to individuals desiring to become ITMA Certified Tea Sommeliers™ and ITMA Certified Tea Masters™.

The association is respected as meeting superior educational standards by offering its ITMA Certified Tea Sommelier Certification Course™ for achieving the ITMA Certified Tea Sommelier™ designation and for its ITMA Tea Masters Certification Course™ for achieving the prestigious ITMA Certified Tea Master™ designation, the most prestigious title in the tea industry

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ITMA Tea Mastery Certification Course™ :

Starts October 22, 2014, Stockholm, Sweden, Radisson Blu Hagaparken Hotel.

Starts November 17, 2014, Thailand Tea School near the Wang Pu Tan Boutique Hotel.

Starts December 5, 2014, Madrid, Spain, Hotel Wellington Madrid

Inicia 05 de diciembre 2014, Madrid, España, Hotel Wellington de Madrid

Starts December 7, 2014, Sydney, Australia at the 1888 Hotel

Starts by Appointment One-on-One Training Via Skype

Worldwide Training by Location

training tea mastery to people world wide

Training Territory
Regional Directors
ITMA Certified Tea Masters™
Western U.S.A. & Canada Chas Kroll
Eastern U.S.A. & Canada Daniel Johnson
China, Taiwan & Thailand Jay Hunter & Shana Chang
South & Central America,      Mexico, Spain Claudia Zárate Vergés
Europe & Scandinavia Catrin Rudling
India & Sri Lanka To Be Determined
Australia New Zealand & Indonesia Jo Leonard


Our 190-page book, Tea Mastery – Pursuing Your Odyssey Into Tea, published in 2012, follows the rigorous curriculum for training an ITMA Certified Tea Master. Comes with 38 different teas for tasting and evaluation, 100 extra Tea Evaluation Forms, and opportunity to become a ITMA Certified Tea Professional. Click Here for information.


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