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Sale Limited Seats Available! Sneaker Authentication Course
  • 2-hour live Zoom workshop with “The Shoe Dog,” Wade Motawi.
  • Weekend workshop with convenient times for New York, Los Angeles, and the U.K./E.U.
  • Learn how to run a professional footwear inspection on your brand.
  • Don’t get ripped off by a manufacturer selling you poorly made shoes and protect yourself from buying fake sneakers.
  • Impress your friends and colleagues with your ability to authenticate Air Jordan, Nike, Adidas, and Vans on the fly.
  • Step-by-step footwear inspection techniques for beginner shoemakers, designers, developers, start-up brands, DIYers and sneakerheads alike.
  • Become a master with the in-depth review of our 50 point Complete Shoe Inspection Checklist.
  • Interactive Q&A session, bring your questions to “Ask the Shoe Dog”

Sign Up Now and Save (was $150, now $99)
+ FREE  Ebook download of How to Spot Fake Sneakers.
+ FREE  50 Point Cheat Sheet Download, not available anywhere else

Live Session 1: Sorry this session is full 
Saturday, May 21, 2022: 9:00am PST / 12:00pm EST / 4:00pm GMT

Live Session 2:
Saturday, June 18, 2022 9:00am PST / 12:00pm EST / 4:00pm GMT

Recorded Session:
Available now
 $49.99

Sale The Full Course! Shoe Company Start-Up Pro Pack Download

The Shoe Company Start-Up Pro Course Download includes materials not available anywhere else.

1.   How Shoes are Made, ebook
2.  Shoe Material Design Guide,ebook
3.  How To Start Your Own Shoe Company, ebook
4.  Footwear Pattern Making and Last Design, ebook
5.   Real factory shoe pattern in downloadable PDF and live vector .ai formats.
6.   Sample shoe specification drawing, 8 pages. PDF and .ai formats.
7.   Factory blueprint for an EVA & rubber running shoe outsole unit. PDF and a live vector file.
8.   Complete line item shoe specification in .xls format.
9.   3D print files for size 9 shoe last in STL format.
10.  Die-cut files to make a cardboard shoe last.
11.  Shoe size run calculator in .xls format.
12. Start-up shoe company profit margin calculator in .xls format.
13. The graded pattern for an Arris running shoe. PDF and .ai formats.
14. The graded pattern for a women’s T-strap high heel shoe. PDF and .ai formats.

Sale The Full Course! Shoe Company Start-Up Pro Pack Download

*COMPLETE AT-HOME COURSE*
Great value + Materials not available anywhere else

Delivered by Mail:
1.    How Shoes are Made
2.   Shoe Material Design Guide
3.   How To Start Your Own Shoe Company
4.   Footwear Pattern Making and Last Design
5.   Cut-paper shoe pattern from our factory.
6.   Blueprint for an EVA & rubber running shoe outsole unit from our factory.

Delivered by Instant Download – Materials not offered anywhere else:
1.    How Shoes are Made – PDF ebook
2.   Shoe Material Design Guide – PDF ebook
3.   How To Start Your Own Shoe Company – PDF ebook
4.   Footwear Pattern Making and Last Design PDF ebook
5.   Cut-paper shoe pattern from our factory – PDF and live vector .ai formats.
6.   Blueprint for an EVA & rubber running shoe outsole unit. PDF and a live vector file.
7.   Real factory shoe pattern – PDF and live vector .ai formats.
8.   Sample shoe specification drawing, 8 pages – PDF and .ai formats.
9.   Complete line item shoe specification – .xls format.
10.  3D print files for size 9 shoe last – STL format.
11.  Die-cut files to make a cardboard shoe last.
12.  Shoe size run calculator – .xls format.
13.  Start-up shoe company profit margin calculator – .xls format.
14.  The graded pattern for Arris running shoe – PDF and .ai formats.
15.  The graded pattern for a women’s T-Strap high heel shoe – PDF and .ai formats.

What Services Are Available?

Are you in need of more personalized help? Having trouble getting your footwear brand off the ground? Has something gone wrong with your shoes? Looking for a designer or a factory to make your shoes?

We offer private consulting with Wade Motawi, “The Shoe Dog.” This personal 90 minute session will assess your project needs and set you up for success. Don’t waste any more time and money without consulting an expert – schedule your initial private consultation now.

“My goal is to help you save time, money, headaches, and heartaches. Solving your footwear challenge is my mission. With over 25 years of footwear design, development, merchandising, and sourcing experience, I have been there and I can help. I wrote the books on shoemaking!” – Wade Motawi

INITIAL PRIVATE CONSULTATION: 90 minutes

Additional hourly, short term, and long term services available:

  • Break Down Barriers: Footwear project viability assessments, merchandising, design, and technical assistance.
  • Referrals for professional designers and developers.
  • Strategic footwear sourcing and procurement.
  • Introductions to trustworthy sourcing production managers and quality shoe factories.
  • Map Your Strategy: Build your business plan and solidify your brand identity.
  • Materials, components, and hardware sourcing.
  • China quality inspection information or inspection team referrals.
  • Assistance with costing and factory price negotiations.
  • Staff training, technical training, and private or semi-private customized lessons in shoemaking.
  • Footwear sustainability assessments, audits and opportunities.
  • Just about anything shoe or product design-related!

Please contact my team via email for scheduling before purchasing: [email protected]
We will get back to you right away with immediate times available for Zoom, Skype, Team, Chat, or in-person appointment.

 

Confidentiality:
The absolute confidentiality of your project is the standard operating procedure for our team. Your designs, product briefs, business plans, and marketing strategies will be handled with care and security. If you require an NDA please send in advance of your consultation.

Before your consultation:
To make the most of your time, please send a brief outline of your project and any specific questions you may have. If you have any photos, drawings, specs, or product briefs relevant to your questions please send them in advance of the meeting time.

I look forward to helping you on your journey.

Wade Motawi
&  The Sneaker Factory Team

 

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