Become an ITMA Certified Tea MasterTM
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 tea sommeliers, tea masters, and tea blending designers.
The association is respected as meeting superior educational standards by offering its ITMA Tea Mastery Certification CourseTM for achieving the prestigious ITMA Certified Tea MasterTM designation, and for its ITMA Certified Tea Blending CourseTM, the finest of its kind for discovering and mastering the mystery of tea blending.
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ITMA Tea Mastery Certification CourseTM :
Starts September 11 2014, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania at the Hilton Garden Inn.
Starts September 19, 2014, San Diego, CA at the Courtyard by Marriott Old Town. Course Trainer ITMA Certified Grand Tea Master Roy Fong
Starts September 25, 2014, Sydney, Australia at the Diamant Hotel, Potts Point
Starts October 7, 2014, Vancouver, B.C., Canada, Timber Room Grouse Mountain Resort.
Starts October 13, 2014, Goa, India, Goa Marriott Resort & Spa.
Starts October 15, 2014, Jinghong, Yunnan, China, Xishuangbanna Jing Lan Hotel. Tuition: $4,200 for members ($4,371 nonmembers), includes hotel accommodations, travel within China, and three meals a day.
Starts October 17, 2014, Thailand Tea School near the Wang Pu Tan Boutique Hotel.
Starts October 22, 2014, Stockholm, Sweden, Radisson Blu Hagaparken Hotel.
Starts October 31, 2014, San Diego, California, at the Courtyard by Marriott Old Town. For Health Care Practitioners
Starts December 7, 2014, Sydney, Australia at the 1888 Hotel
Starts by Appointment One-on-One Training Via Skype
ITMA Certified Tea Blending Designer CourseTM :
Starts October 8, 2014, New York City at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel.
Worldwide Training by Location
|Western U.S.A.||Chas Kroll|
|Eastern U.S.A.||Daniel Johnson|
|Canada||Dr. Clinton Lee|
|China & Taiwan||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 &
Our 190-page book, Tea Mastery - Pursuing Your Odyssey Into Tea, published in 2012, follows the rigorous curriculum for training a ITMA Certified Tea MasterTM. Comes with 38 different teas for tasting and evaluation, 100 extra Tea Evaluation Forms, and opportunity to become a ITMA Certified Tea ProfessionalTM. Click Here for information.
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