Originally Posted by gflyer
From the FIT website FAQ section:
You do need a medical examination
You can either go in person to the headquarters or get your memebership through your club in Italy. Yes, Italians are much more serious when comes to sport. You will need to pass medical tests (although nothing tragic) and basic vision, to exclude major Health issues.
This said, you will notice that the tournaments/leagues are organized beautifully, that the ratings are true, that competition is intense.