snake avoidance training

WITH KEN RAMIREZ.

A KPA LIVE™! Class featuring real-time training and coaching

Available to Watch On Demand
FOUR-LEGGED, FIT & CONFIDENT
with Lori Stevens
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LEARN, PRACTICE, SHARELIVE learning brings concepts to life
  • Learn:  Join the weekly two-hour LIVE virtual classes of real-time training and interactive coaching plus Q and A with Lori. Miss a class? No problem, LIVE classes are also recorded.
    • Engage level students to watch training and coaching and participate in Q and A.
    • Excel level students: Get personalized real-time coaching and feedback on your training in-class plus Q&A. Limited to 10 students
  • Practice: Learn at your own pace with a coordinated week-by-week curriculum featuring pre-recorded webinar-style video lectures from Lori and fun training exercises for you and your dog, all coordinated with the weekly LIVE class.
  • Share:  Use the group discussion forum for asking questions, and sharing learnings.  Excel level students can also share their training videos and get written feedback from Lori between weekly classes.

Every student gets access to the course curriculum and class recordings for a year.  This LIVE Class meets weekly on Wednesdays for 2 hours at 1 pm Pacific / 4pm Eastern. April 7th, 14, 21, 28, May 5.  Earn 1.5 CEUs per webinar from KPA, IAABC, or CCPDT (7.5 CEUs for the series).

Tuition: $479

Engage ($99)Register Now! April 6 Deadline
Excel ($279)Register Now! March 31 Deadline
COmpare side by sideChoose Engage or Excel level

Get The Full Series ($109.95 $84.95) | Select One+ ($24.95 $21.95 ea.)

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Weekly on Wednesdays at 4 p.m. ET, through June 17. 

Get access to all five of the webinars in the Four-Legged, Fit, and Confident webinar series! Each webinar is approximately 45 minutes long followed by 45 minutes of live Q&A. Earn 1.5 CEUs per webinar from KPA, IAABC, or CCPDT (7.5 CEUs for the series).

If you've missed the live webinar, don't worry - it's been recorded. Watch it on demand and jump right back into the series live or watch the whole series at your own pace whenever you want.  Live webinars are on Wednesdays at 4.p.m EST and lifetime access to the recorded webinars are included in your registration. 

#1: Fitness Safe Start, From Targets to Poles - Watch On Demand
#2: Keep it on Paws! - Watch On Demand
#3: Staying in Balance  - Watch On Demand
#4: Riddle of the Sphinx  - Watch On Demand
#5: Fabulous Fitness Finale! - Available to Watch On Demand June 19

4-Legged, Fit, And ConfidentKPA LIVE! Class with Lori Stevens-5 Weeks-Registration opens March 17
  • Learn:  Join the weekly two-hour LIVE virtual classes of real-time training and interactive coaching plus Q and A with Lori. Miss a class? No problem, LIVE classes are also recorded.
    • Engage level students to watch training and coaching and participate in Q and A.
    • Excel level students: Get personalized real-time coaching and feedback on your training in-class plus Q&A. Limited to 10 students
  • Practice: Learn at your own pace with a coordinated week-by-week curriculum featuring pre-recorded webinar-style video lectures from Lori and fun training exercises for you and your dog, all coordinated with the weekly LIVE class.
  • Share:  Use the group discussion forum for asking questions, and sharing learnings.  Excel level students can also share their training videos and get written feedback from Lori between weekly classes.

Every student gets access to the course curriculum and class recordings for a year.  This LIVE Class meets weekly on Wednesdays for 2 hours at 1 pm Pacific / 4pm Eastern. April 7th, 14, 21, 28, May 5.  Earn 1.5 CEUs per webinar from KPA, IAABC, or CCPDT (7.5 CEUs for the series).

Tuition: $479

LEARN, PRACTICE, SHARE

LIVE learning brings concepts to life

  • LEARN

    Six weeks of training, a week-by-week curriculum integrated with four LIVE virtual classes with real-time coaching, interactive learning, and Q&A. Super educational, super fun.

  • PRACTICE

    The LIVE week-by-week curriculum integrates with, and prepares you for, each LIVE class. New levels of advancement each week!

  • SHARE

    Ask questions, share insights, pics, and your training videos. Celebrate progress together!

Let's Begin This Fabulous Journey, Together

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See What's Covered in Each unit

COMPARE STUDENT LEVELS

CHOOSE YOUR STUDENT EXPERIENCE

Enroll for the Engage or Excel student experience.

  • In the Engage experience, you receive the four LIVE classes over Zoom, the integrated weekly course curriculum with both video and detailed written exercises to train the Snake Avoidance protocol; the class discussion forum for comments, questions, and video sharing; access to the class recordings and curriculum for one year.
  • In the Excel experience, you get everything above plus you are one of eight students that Ken will personally coach week-by-week through the protocol. Support from Ken includes feedback on your video submissions, coaching, prioritized Q&A during each LIVE class, and a detailed written assessment of your progress. You might even earn a KPA SkillCheck designation in Snake Avoidance! Students based in the US will also receive the biological material to train the protocol.

Compare the differences below and choose the experience that works best for you!

Excel

SOLD OUT

$399

Only 8 spots

Engage

$199

limited enrollments

SOLD OUT

4 LIVE Classes over 5 weeks, 2-2.5 hours each, 8.5 hours total

LIVE Class

Real-time coaching during LIVE classes

full participation

observe only

Q&A during LIVE classes
Recordings available post-class

4-unit curriculum coordinated with LIVE class. Includes:

  • Weekly skill videos, webinar-style, pre-recorded

Coordinated
Curriculum

  • Weekly fun training exercises and training challenges, downloadable
  • Written weekly feedback on practice training videos
Weekly training time suggested for exercises

Weeks 1-3: 45 min weekly; Weeks 4-6: 2.5 hours weekly

Weeks 1-3: 45 min weekly; Weeks 4-6: 2.5 hours weekly

Class discussion forum for sharing comments, questions, and videos
Share comments

Discussion
Forum

Ask Ken written training questions

Share practice videos and receive Ken's feedback

Up to 5 minutes per unit and 20 minutes total

See Ken's feedback on
student videos

Share practice training videos with
the class
Unlimited submissions
Unlimited submissions
Eligible for SkillCheck assessment

SkillCheck

Evaluation
from Ken Ramirez

Submit assessment video for up to 30 days
after the class ends

Eligible to earn SkillCheck designation in Snake Avoidance (must meet set criteria)
LIVE class recordings - 1 year

Post Course
Access

Unit video lectures - 1 year

Unit exercises and training challenges - 1 year

More

Course-completion certificate
CEU-eligible

Side by side comparison

CHOOSE YOUR STUDENT EXPERIENCE

Enroll for the Engage or Excel student experience.

  • In the Engage experience, you receive the four LIVE classes over Zoom, the integrated weekly course curriculum with both video and detailed written exercises to train the Snake Avoidance protocol; the class discussion forum for comments, questions, and video sharing; access to the class recordings and curriculum for one year.
  • In the Excel experience, you get everything above plus you are one of eight students that Ken will personally coach week-by-week through the protocol. Support from Ken includes feedback on your video submissions, coaching, prioritized Q&A during each LIVE class, and a detailed written assessment of your progress. You might even earn a KPA SkillCheck designation in Snake Avoidance! Students based in the US will also receive the biological material to train the protocol.

Compare the differences below and choose the experience that works best for you!

Engage

$199

Fewer Than 5 Spots Remain!

LIVE Class

4 LIVE Classes over 5 weeks, 2-2.5 hours each, 8.5 hours total

Real-time coaching during LIVE classes (observe only)
Q&A during LIVE classes
Recordings available post-class

Coordinated Curriculum

4-unit curriculum coordinated with LIVE class. Includes:
  • Weekly skill videos, webinar-style, pre-recorded
  • Weekly fun training exercises and training challenges, downloadable
Weeks 1-3: 45 min weekly; Weeks 4-6: 2.5 hours weekly

Discussion Forum

Class discussion forum for sharing comments, questions, and videos
Share comments
See Ken's feedback on student videos
Share practice training videos with the class (Unlimited submissions)

Post Course Access

LIVE class recordings - 1 year
Unit video lectures - 1 year
Unit exercises and training challenges - 1 year

More

Course-completion certificate
CEU-eligible

Excel

$399

SOLD OUT

LIVE Class

4 LIVE Classes over 5 weeks, 2-2.5 hours each, 8.5 hours total
Real-time coaching during LIVE classes (full participation)
Q&A during LIVE classe
Recordings available post-class

Coordinated Curriculum

4-unit curriculum coordinated with LIVE class. Includes:
  • Weekly skill videos, webinar-style, pre-recorded
  • Weekly fun training exercises and training challenges, downloadable
  • Written weekly feedback on practice training videos
Weekly training time suggested for exercises (Weeks 1-3: 45 min weekly; Weeks 4-6: 2.5 hours weekly)

Discussion Forum

Class discussion forum for sharing comments, questions, and videos
Share comments
Ask Ken written training questions
Share practice videos and receive Ken's feedback (Up to 5 minutes per unit and 20 minutes total)
See Ken's feedback on student videos
Share practice training videos with the class (Unlimited submissions)

SkillCheck

Eligible for SkillCheck assessment
Evaluation from Ken Ramirez
Submit assessment video for up to 30 days after the class ends
Eligible to earn SkillCheck designation in Snake Avoidance (must meet set criteria)

Post Course Access

LIVE class recordings - 1 year
Unit video lectures - 1 year
Unit exercises and training challenges - 1 year

More

Course-completion certificate
CEU-eligible
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SHOW YOUR SKILLS
EARN YOUR DESIGNATION

SkillCheckTM assessment with Ken

Meet the criteria to earn the designation during the course or up to 30 days after the course ends

Snake biological shipped to you to help your training (USA)!

Available only to the Excel experience and included in tuition 

You earned your KPA SkillCheck: Snake Avoidance digital badge!

SkillCheckTM is a formalized KPA method for teachers to provide feedback to students on the skills taught in a specific course. SkillCheck criteria are developed for each KPA course or class.

In this course, SkillCheck is available only to students in the Excel experience. You will receive an easy-to-digest assessment of your skill progress on the Snake Avoidance protocol and, if you demonstrate proficiency, you will earn the SkillCheck designation for Snake Avoidance!

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