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how it works

Classes are hosted by Fenzi Dog Sports Academy.

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choose

Pick the workshops you want to work on that week.

We offer up to 3 workshops each week.

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watch

Video presentations are posted on Sundays. 

Each is about 1 hour long. You have all week to watch and give it a try! 

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practice

After you’ve watched that week’s lesson, it’s time to get out and do it!

We recommend you video your work; many modules offer video review! 

review

Now cement that new information with a combination of learning quizzes, discussion with classmates, and instructor feedback.

…then keep track of your classes with our getting started pack!

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Whether looking for opportunities to gain training experience, or simply similarly minded dog trainers to trade ideas and problem solve with, our group of program alumni mean you don’t have to go it alone.

* You must have taken at least 1 workshop or be an FDSA student to be approved for membership.

upcoming classes

Instructor

Amy Cook PhD

Scheduled

Jan. 26, 2020
Section 2: Teach Your Clients to Speak Dog
In this workshop, we’ll look at the common signs of stress in dog body language, but then we’ll go deeper into common behavior changes that you can also teach your clients to be on the lookout for, and so that you know when to take breaks or make lessons a lot more fun!

Instructor

Amy Cook PhD

Scheduled

Jan. 26, 2020

Instructor

Liz Laidlaw

Scheduled

Jan. 26, 2020
Section 7: Go Teach! Strategies, Lesson Plans, and Organization
As trainers, we need to have conversations with our clients about matters of reinforcement – fading the food, choosing appropriate schedules of reinforcement, reward hierarchies and when, how and why to start fading those rewards. This workshop will cover those topics.

Instructor

Liz Laidlaw

Scheduled

Jan. 26, 2020

Instructor

Jamie and Michael Badial

Scheduled

Jan. 26, 2020
Section 8: Electives
In this workshop, we’ll discuss the various options of social media and how to determine which platform is right for your business, as well as how to use those platforms to connect with potential clients and grow your impact.

Instructor

Jamie and Michael Badial

Scheduled

Jan. 26, 2020