Organisation Members (Schools):
ho are entitled to 2 voting representatives
Organisation Instructors: 
who may be one of these  representatives
Instructor Members: 
who are enrolled as WTPA Instructors
Practitioner Members:
who are enrolled as individual members

Associates (under 15): 
non-voting and having special and separate requirements as to Tai Chi/Wushu Swords.
Subsidiary Members: 
non-voting members who are current members of  organisation members

Each of the above categories may or may not be approved for the possession, carriage or use of swords in the practice of Wushu or Tai Chi.