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Break Into The Shoe Business
This course is for anyone who wants to learn how shoes are designed, developed, and manufactured. This is the starter course for our online footwear masterclass curriculum.The course walks you through the key principles, processes, and terminology of modern footwear manufacturing. Created for footwear beginners and career changers alike, this course delivers the basic shoemaking knowledge you need to get started. You will learn the industrial shoemaking techniques of mega brands such as Nike, Jordan, Yeezy, and Adidas.

Build Your Shoemaking Skills Faster!
 foundation course contains the 13 core footwear manufacturing lessons to get you started fast! Once you complete this course, you will be ready to dig deeper into the business of footwear design and manufacturing. The eBook How Shoes are Made is included with your course enrollment.

  • 13 in-depth shoemaking lessons.
  • Over 2 1/2 hours of video instruction by The Shoe Dog, Wade Motawi.
  • Bonus Content: How Shoes Are Made eBook download 
  • Digital Certificate of Completion for Shoemaking for Brand Builders & Designers  included.
  • Risk Free: 30 day 100% money back guarantee.

Does this course cover sneakers and women’s fashion shoes?
Yes! We will cover the shoemaking techniques required to create both sneakers and fashion shoes.

Is this a DIY Shoemaking Course?
No. However, this course does contain valuable information that will help DIY  shoemakers. If you are looking for step-by-step DIY home shoemaking instructions, we have that too. Coming Soon.
The course DIY Shoemaking for Beginners will be found here

Online shoe school

This course is now included in the All Access Pass! 
125 lessons, over 35 hours of on-demand video instruction for shoe designers, developers, and footwear start-ups. Fast-track your footwear career today!
Learn more:
Shoemakers Academy All Access Pass.

Our courses are designed to teach both beginners and professionals. We start from the basics and work our way up, so even if you have no experience, you can still learn and benefit from our courses. Our expert instructor will guide you through every step of the process, and you can ask questions and receive feedback on your progress. Our courses also include detailed video tutorials and written materials, which make it easier for you to learn and practice shoemaking techniques.

Yes of course you can! All Shoemakers Academy students have access to The Shoe Dog. You can chat with Wade but text, zoom or email.
If you have any questions about this course send Wade and email right now!
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We understand that everyone has different schedules, and that’s why our courses are self-paced. You can complete the course at your own pace, whether that’s over a few weeks or several months. Additionally, our courses are available online, which means you can access them from anywhere, at any time. So, you don’t have to worry about finding time to attend physical classes or hassle with expensive travel.

We understand that everyone has different learning styles and goals. That’s why we offer a 30-day money-back guarantee. If you’re not satisfied with the course within the first 30 days, we’ll give you a full refund. We encourage you to give the courses a try, and see how it fits into your learning journey. If it’s not for you, we understand, and we’ll be happy to issue a refund.

We understand your concern about the cost of the course. However, the courses available in the package are comprehensive, and the knowledge and skills you will gain will last you a lifetime. Also, our courses are created by experienced professional who has dedicated his career to the art of shoemaking. We believe that the value of what you’ll learn from our courses far exceeds their cost. You may also consider the high cost of attending in person shoemaking courses.  Plus, we offer a 30-day money-back guarantee, so you can try the course risk-free.

Our courses were created by an experienced professional in the shoemaking industry and are used by universities, trade schools and high schools. You can find our text books and course materials used by professions instructors world wide. We take great pride in the quality of our materials, which include detailed video tutorials, written instructions, and support from our expert instructor. Additionally, we constantly update our course materials to ensure they are up-to-date and relevant. If you have any concerns or questions about the quality of our materials, we encourage you to reach out to our support team, and we’ll be happy to address them.