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The Connection Collective
Our wonderful new page of contributions from dog and horse trainers sharing their understanding of connection.
A recommended browse for rainy days.
Many articles likely to raise more questions:
Podcasts have arrived!
What do you want to learn today ?
MicroLearn Weekends and Short courses
Project 2020 is a collated collection of the hundreds of lessons taught, and lessons learned from training dogs and people. It is a self-service library that can be browsed to a chosen depth with micro-lessons and thoughtful training breaks that changes your learning about dogs.
Join as a SetterMember to explore and expand ….
… and we’re OFF!
A blend of a study course and a mentoring program. You can follow either route or a combination through self-selecting and self-progress. You can regard it as a mentoring process or as a pre-designed curriculum. You can choose your own study options and progress to certification or not.
Workshops & Courses online
A blend of practical training and presentations keeping us busy over the the year.
Get a up to 20% discount on the online courses when you Join as a Member.
For all types of dogs
For thoughtful training
MicroLearning is a chance to explore small bites either with the discussion weekends, which is likely to be a deep dive kicking of in one topic but spreading many threads I am sure, or a short course of one lesson and two weeks application for video uploads and feedback. There will be plenty of selection through the seasons, or you can use the Project2020, teach yourself, prepare some material and bring along to the MicroLearn.
Power of anticipation
Exploring concepts using the focus and motivation that can be used in anticipatory conditions.
The Fade-In Protocol
Celebrating 20 years since Learning About Dogs become a proper business in an age when dog training was only regarded as a hobby. The growth has made education much more accessible and available to great numbers. As I build this new, exciting project compiling all that I have learned I realise that there are hundreds of interlinking threads connecting one area to another.
At last, digital learning brings a benefit that a book can never provide, and offer learning in multiple formats at the same time. You can read, watch, interact, listen; explore understanding, apply your learning, get feedback and expand in a direction of your choice.
With these new eyes you get to view landscapes that you did not know existed.
We have resources to enjoy: in book-format, projects to follow training plans, articles to stretch your thinking.
Join as a member to explore our libraries, research projects, clubs and benefit from discounts on courses.
Held at various venues around the country.
Limited number of handlers, spectators and apprentice-teacher places available.
Note books essential
From short courses of 6 lessons to the 2 year Trainer Accredited by Kay Laurence
Great variety of topics covering training strategies, lifeskills, dog sports and deep learning.
SEMINARS AND PRESENTATIONS
Video and slide based, usually available pre-recorded.
You can browse the web-pages of the books or alternatively, you can buy the printed BOOKS by Kay Laurence
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