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August/September 2024
Schedule

August 30 - September 2, 2024

Education & Certifications:

  • Coat Types Certification

  • HANDS-ON Championship Training: Mock Certification/Competition Training

  • HANDS-ON Creative: Asian Styles on Live Dogs

  • HANDS-ON Technical Skills Training: Determined Hair Growth

  • ONSITE THEORY Canine Structure: Variations & Creations

  • HANDS-ON Technical Skills Training: Determined Undetermined Hair Growth

  • HANDS-ON Model Dog

  • 3 Hearts First Aid Certification

Competitions:

  • Live & Model Dog Pure Breed Challenge

  • Live & Model Dog Free Style Challenge

  • Live & Model Dog Creative Challenge

  • Live & Model Dog Poodle Challenge

  • Live Dog Triple Dog Challenge

  • Live Dog Double Ring Challenge

Education

Thank you, SPONSORS!

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Friday: August 30, 2024

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Coat Types Certification: Demonstration/Presentation

Nash Elite Team Member

To be a specialist in canine coat care, the professional must understand the similarities and differences in the various coat types. Why? Because coat type determines the proper products, tools, techniques, and trim styles.

The online course is required for this Certification

*SPECIAL* Coat Types Online Courses included!

$199.00

  • Certification Course

  • Lunch included

8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Nash Academy - Lexington, Kentucky
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HANDS-ON Championship Training

Mock Certification/Competition Training

Nash Elite Team Member

You can also participate in our onsite championship training event, similar to a mock trim style certification or competition that can take you to the next level in the competition arena by working with our elite training team.

 

Bring a dog you want to compete with and let the team guide you throughout the day before and after photos are taken with a series of photos to document the changes and create grooming guidelines for you to follow to be the best in your chosen profession. 

$299.00: Participate

$99.00: Observe

  • Certification Course

  • Lunch included

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8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Nash Academy - Lexington, Kentucky
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HANDS-ON Creative

Asian Styles on Live Dogs

Nash Elite Team Member

The exchange offers all forms of creative styling with our elite training team members worldwide. You can learn all about:

 

  • Braiding and Beading Long Coat Types

  • Clipping and Carving Shorter Coat Types

  • Scissoring and Sculpting Curly Coat Types

 

Bring Your Creative Dog to participate in hands-on training and learn how to design and implement your trim with a world-famous creative elite training team member OR join the class to observe and discuss with the elite training team and classmates.

$299.00

  • Lunch included

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8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Nash Academy - Lexington, Kentucky

Saturday: August 31, 2024

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HANDS-ON Technical Skills Training

Determined Hair Growth

Nash Elite Team Member

 

Brushing - Carding - Deshedding - Hand Stripping - Hand Plucking Coat with Determined Hair Growth 

 

This class is about the proper techniques for removing determined hair growth using brushing, carding, deshedding, hand stripping, and hand plucking techniques and application. 

  • Design of tools to remove coat naturally. 

  • The material and tools are needed to make the right choice. 

  • Techniques and application of tools. 

You will also discover: 

  • Right Tool for the Coat Type and Texture

  • Right Tool for the Size Dog

  • Right Tool for the Trim Style
     

$299.00

  • Certification Course

  • Lunch included

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8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Nash Academy - Lexington, Kentucky
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ONSITE THEORY Canine Structure

Variations & Creations

Nash Elite Team Member

$199.00

  • Certification Course

  • Lunch included

8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Nash Academy - Lexington, Kentucky
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Sunday: September 1, 2024

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HANDS-ON Technical Skills Training

Determined Undetermined Hair Growth

Nash Elite Team Member

 

Scissors - Thinners - Chunkers 

 

This class is all about the proper techniques for scissors, thinners, and chunkers and what tool works best for what coat types.   

 

  • Best designs for prepping and finishing different coat types.

  • The best material for scissors, thinners, and chunkers.

  • Techniques for scissors, thinners, and chunkers! 

  • Right Tool for the Coat Type and Texture

  • Right Tool for the Size Dog

  • Right Tool for the Trim Style

 

Geib Buttercut Shears will supply over 50 styles and different sizes of shears, thinners, and chunkers to try out on different coat types to see what you like best before purchasing!

 

Model dogs are available for scissoring classes and to try out to discover your favorite styling tools. 

 

Scissors, chunkers, and thinners of all shapes and sizes will be available!

$299.00

  • Certification Course

  • Lunch included

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8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Nash Academy - Lexington, Kentucky
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3 Hearts First Aid Certification

Nash Elite Team Member: Hillorie Swartz

 

Dog - Cat - Human

 

3 Hearts First Aid and CPR Certification teaches you to properly care for the dog and cat in the salon, daycare, and boarding during emergencies. Knowing what to do and how to proceed can save lives.​​

Online and Onsite

The three online theory courses and 8 hours of onsite training are required to complete your certification course. 

  • Time to Complete Online Course: 66 Minutes

  • Time to Complete Onsite Course:  8 Hours 

 

STEP 1

 First Aid and CPR for Dogs $60: Time to complete 30 Minutes. 

 First Aid and CPR for Cats $30: Time to complete: 18 Minutes. 

 First Aid and CPR for Humans $30: Time to complete: 18 Minutes

Total Fee for Online Only Certification Course Requirements: $120

 

STEP 2
Onsite practical skills courses with detailed slide presentations, demonstrations, lectures, and hands-on training.

Hands-On First Aid and CPR for Dogs, Cats, and Humans 8 Hours 

$199 Total Fee for Onsite Certification Course Requirements

 

Total Fee for Online and Onsite Course Requirements: $319

$319.00

  • Certification Course

  • Lunch included

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8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Nash Academy - Lexington, Kentucky

HANDS-ON Model Dog Training

Nash Elite Team Member

All skill levels.

Model Dog required for this training.

 

$199.00

  • Certification Course

  • Lunch included

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Competitions

Thank you, SPONSORS!

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Friday: August 30, 2024

August 30, 2024
Friday
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Nash Academy - Lexington, Kentucky

August 30, 2024
Friday: Live Dog Morning Challenge
$149.00

8:00 am - 12:00 pm

7:30 am: Check-in
8:00 am: Competition Starts
12:00 pm: Competition Ends

August 30, 2024
Friday: Model Dog Morning Challenge
$149.00

8:00 am - 12:00 pm

7:30 am: Check-in
8:00 am: Competition Starts
12:00 pm: Competition Ends

August 30, 2024
Friday

1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Nash Academy - Lexington, Kentucky
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August 30, 2024
Friday: Live Dog Afternoon Challenge
$149.00

1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

12:30 pm: Check-in
1:00 pm: Competition Starts
5:00 pm: Competition Ends

August 30, 2024
Friday: Model Dog Afternoon Challenge
$149.00

1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

12:30 pm: Check-in
1:00 pm: Competition Starts
5:00 pm: Competition Ends

Saturday: August 31, 2024

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August 31, 2024
Saturday
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Nash Academy - Lexington, Kentucky

August 31, 2024
Saturday: Morning Session

ALL 3 Challenges $447.00 ($149.00 each)

8:00 am - 11:00 pm

7:30 am: Check-in
8:00 am: Competition Starts
11:00 am: Competition Ends

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August 31, 2024
Saturday: Afternoon Session

ALL 3 Challenges $447.00 ($149.00 each)

12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

11:30 am: Check-in
12:00 pm: Competition Starts
3:00 pm: Competition Ends

August 31, 2024
Saturday: Evening Session

ALL 3 Challenges $447.00 ($149.00 each)

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

3:30 pm: Check-in
4:00 pm: Competition Starts
7:00 pm: Competition Ends

Sunday: September 1, 2024

September 1, 2024
Sunday
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Nash Academy - Lexington, Kentucky
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September 1, 2024
Sunday: Morning Challenge
$149.00

8:00 am - 12:00 pm

7:30 am: Check-in
8:00 am: Competition Starts
12:00 pm: Competition Ends

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September 1, 2024
Sunday
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Nash Academy - Lexington, Kentucky
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September 1, 2024
Sunday: Afternoon Challenge
$149.00

1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

12:30 pm: Check-in

1:00 pm: Competition Starts

5:00 pm: Competition Ends

Monday: September 2, 2024

September 1, 2024
Sunday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Nash Academy - Lexington, Kentucky
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September 1, 2024
Sunday: All Day Challenge

$299.00

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

7:30 am: Check-in
8:00 am: Competition Starts
12:00 pm: Competition Ends

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