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Canicross Instructor Course


Our 2 day Instructor Course Includes:

  • In-person 2 day course including a mixture of both theory and practical
  • Instructor Kit bag worth £450 £450 RRP including the full range of sizes of Sporty Shorty harnesses, a Sporty Paws 1m & 2m Canicross line in a choice of brass snaps or carabiners, and a Sporty Paws S/M and L/XL waist belt all in your very own kit bag. You can even choose the colours of your harnesses, belts and lines.
  • History and background of the sport including Canicross safety
  • Deep dive into the different harnesses, bungee and waist belt styles and their features
  • How to measure up correctly for a Canicross harness
  • Warm up & cool down routine pre & post Canicross run
  • Introduction to Canicross command training
  • How to run a Canicross introduction session from enquiry through to practical session.
  • How to structure a Couch to 5K Canicross programme
  • How to set up a Canicross club
  • Hands on practice with both your own dog and other course attendees
  • Common troubleshooting problems
  • Instructor handbook
  • Instructor T-shirt
  • Use of the Sporty Paws Certified Canicross Trainer logo
  • ​3 free months free membership in our Instructor Guild for on-going support and perks**

The completion of this 2 day Canicross Instructor Course will enable you to become a Sporty Paws Certified Canicross Instructor.