- ITJ -




This "on-line" Black Belt Dan Grade Application is for all Martial Artists who wish to have their Taiho Jutsu Grade(s) recognized by and registered with the Martial Arts International Federation (MAIF) tm, regardless of rank, system, gender, ethnicity, or age. 

In using this On-Line Application Form, it is Important to know that you are applying for "ITJ" Dan Rank Certification or Promotion. 

ITJ Yudansha Rank Fees: Life Member - Any Black Belt Level - $150, Black Belt - $200, Shodan - $225, Nidan - $250, Sandan - $275, Yondan - $300, Godan - $350, Rokudan - $400, Shichidan - $450, Hachidan - $500, Kudan - $550, Judan - $600. 

(Note: Life Members pay only a "flat fee” of $150.00 for Any Level of Dan Grade Certification or Promotion.) 

If your application for Dan rank certification, validation or promotion is Not approved, the fee collected will be refunded to you less the processing fee. 

Note: For ranks "below" Black Belt - You will need to provide your Sensei's name, phone number and email address so that training and rank can be confirmed.  See On-Line Registration 

For all "ITJ Dan Grades" of Black Belt - You are required to submit the following Documents, Photo, and Information to the MAIF International Office at maifhq@gmail.com or brucebethers@gmail.com 

Submit -

1. Copies of all your previous Rank Certificates or Documentation of Training. 

2. Your complete martial arts & professional bio or resume. 

3. Your current Photo (a "close-up"), Men - "Coat & Tie" and Women in "Business Attire". 

4. Three Letters of Recommendation. 

5. Complete Background Check

6. You are required to attend a National Seminar OR be evaluated by the MAIF Internationally Certified Instructor / Examiner OR submit a Video of yourself demonstrating intermediate & advance techniques from your system. 

7. You must be a current "Annual" or "Life Member" of MAIF. 

NOTE - The Non-refundable Processing Fee for all Dan Grades in $25.00 

Benefits of Membership Include: 

* Affiliation with a long-standing National Organization where Integrity, Honor and Discipline do matter. 

* International Programs for Technical, Philosophical and Leadership Development in the Taiho Jutsu. 

* A International Network of Law Enforcement & Military Personnel and Traditional Martial Artists and Organizations. 

* "Professional Quality" Rank and Membership Certificates for MAIF Members. 

* A Responsible Promotion & Certification System for all Taiho Jutsuka

* Technical, Administrative & Communication Assistance for Students and Instructors of Taiho Jutsu. 

* High Quality Training Resources and Events. 

* A Professional, Informative and Website for all Martial Artists. 

* Instructor / Examiner Training and Certification. 

* An International Headquarters with "decentralized" Taiho Jutsu Programs and Leadership. 

* International Training Centers for expert training in both Traditional and Competitive Martial Arts. 

* The "International Taiho Jutsu Institute" for research and technical development. 

* The "International Taiho Jutsu Institute Foundation" for scholarship and resource development. 

* Local, Regional, National and International Training Programs and Events for all members of MAIF. 

* International Exchange Programs and Services with other International and National Organizations such as the German Ju-Jitsu Federation, the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation, the Swedish Ju-Jitsu Federation, Korean Ju-Jitsu Federation, the Spanish Ju-Jitsu Federation, and the Japan Ju-Jitsu Federation & other National Organizations.

* and much more to come...

Example Certificate:  11" X 17 " in Size..!!

Approved Applicants also receive - ITJ Welcome & Authorization Leter, International Taiho Jutsu Patch, Rank Patch and ITJ Lapel Pin.




INFO:   Please note that this form contains limited capacity items which are sold out. They are displayed grayed out and/or are not selectable.

How would you like to pay?

When would you like to pay?

Registrant Fee: $0.00

Billing information

Billing and Payment
Billing and payment processing for Businesses' events is performed by Member Solutions, Inc. ("MSI"), and this contract is specifically assigned to MSI for all such purposes. Customer knowingly and irrevocably authorizes MSI to charge electronically Customer's bank account and/or credit card for any and all amounts due for Customer's, and anyone registering under Customer's, attendance and participation in the Event. Please note, you may see all or any portion of the following on your bank or credit card statement: "MSI*UNITEDSTATESJUJITSUF 8882448044 ONLINE REG FEE". Any returned payment will be assessed a $25.00 fee. Any unsuccessful electronic transaction is subject to a $10.00 processing fee. MSI is not responsible for any bank fees incurred by Customer. MSI has the sole right to resubmit returned or declined items (plus applicable fees) without prior notice. BILLING INQUIRIES -- 888-244-8044 or by mail to PO Box 297, Hatboro, PA 19040.

Applicant Agreement
I represent that I am the person who appears on the application above. I acknowledge and agree to the statements, terms and conditions above, as well as any applicable terms and conditions for this registration, and that by typing my name below and completing this registration form, I am electronically signing the document, which will have the same legal effect as the execution of the document by a written signature and shall be valid evidence of my intent and agreement to be bound.

Applicant Signature
Please enter your full name in the space below.

Please click the button below to finalize your registration.

Registration inquiries:
Martial Arts International Federation (MAIF) Office
Reno, Nevada 89511USA
Telephone: 775-851-8875

Email: maifhq@gmail.com or brucebethers@gmail.com

"Online Application" for Rank Certification, Validation or Promotion.

= required field
Privacy Policy
Oops! You do not have javascript enabled. This registration process depends on javascript to function correctly.

Please enable javascript in your browser and then reload this page.
Registrant   remove this registrant

use this registrant for billing information
This Application is for becoming a ITJ Certified Dan Grade (Black Belt) with the Martial Arts International Federation (MAIF).

Email:  maifhq@gmail.com  or  brucebethers@gmail.com
For questions regarding ITJ Dan Grade Certification please contact the MAIF International Office: maifhq@gmail.com  or  brucebethers@gmail.com
The Martial Arts International Federation (MAIF) is The International Governing Body for Taiho Jutsu and is the International Affiliate of the United States Ju-Jitsu Federation (USJJF), the North American Jiu-Jitsu Union (NAJJU), Panamerican Jiu-Jitsu Federation (PJJF), and World Ju-Jitsu (WJJ), with the purpose of unifying the All Taiho Jutsuka in an atmosphere of mutual respect and cooperation. The terms of membership are that each individual member consent to waive the Martial Arts International Federation (MAIF) from all liabilities as indicated below.

Waiver of Liability -
In consideration of being allowed to participate in any way in the Martial Arts International Federation (MAIF) athletics/training program, and related events and activities, the undersigned:
Agree that the parent(s) or legal guardian(s) will instruct the minor participant that prior to participating, he or she should inspect the facilities and equipment to be used, and if the participant believes anything is unsafe, he or she will immediately advise his or her coach or supervisor of such condition(s) and refuse to participate.
Acknowledge and fully understand that each participant will be engaging in activities that involve risk of serious injury, including permanent disability and death, and severe social and economic losses which might result not only from their own actions, inactions or negligence but the actions, inactions or negligence of others, the rules of play, or the condition of the premises or of any equipment used. Further, that there may be other risks not known to us or not reasonably foreseeable at this time.
Assume all the foregoing risks and accept personal responsibility for the damages following such injury, permanent disability or death.
Release, waive, discharge and covenant not to sue the Martial Arts International Federation, its officers, its affiliated clubs / schools, regional taiho jutsu training organizations, their respective administrators, directors, agents, coaches, and other employees of the organization, other participants, sponsoring agencies, sponsors, advertisers, and, if applicable, owners and lessees of premises used to conduct the event, all of which are hereinafter referred to as ‘releasees’ from any and all liability to each of the undersigned, his or her heirs and next of kin for any and all claims, demands, losses or damages on account of injury including death or damage to property, caused or alleged to be caused in whole or in part by the negligence of the releasee or otherwise.
Check this box to indicate that you have read and agree to all of the above terms & conditions