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Introducing Footwear Fitting and Comfort Course

Footwear Fitting and Comfort: online course now open for enrollment! Making shoes that fit comfortably and are correctly suited to their function is critical to the success of your shoe brand. This video course takes you step-by-step through the essential footwear fit development process—indispensable knowledge […]

How to Design Shoes Online Course

Sneak Peek into Footwear Courses

Level up your footwear design and development skills! Welcome to the Shoemakers Academy Online Footwear Courses! “The Shoe Dog” takes you on a 90-second sneak peek into Shoemakers Academy online video footwear courses. What do the courses look like?Which courses should I start with?What comes […]

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Sign up for Online Shoemaking Courses

Start Your Shoemaking Career Today! Welcome to the Shoemakers Academy! This short video is an introduction to the Shoemakers Academy website. This video shows you the great educational resources available to shoemakers, shoe designers, and footwear developers. Where do I find the online shoemaking course […]

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Introducing New Online Shoemaking Courses

Online Courses Available Now! Exciting news! Welcome to Shoemakers Academy. We are excited to offer a curriculum of online shoemaking courses for individuals or businesses. Level up your shoemaking skills wherever and whenever you want. It has never been easier to get the guidance and […]

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How Can I Find a Shoe Manufacturer?

Congratulations! You have developed a new shoe design, or your brand is growing, and you are ready to source a new shoe factory to manufacture your brand in China . So, how do you find and vet a shoe factory across the ocean from your […]

South African Running

Pivot & Run – Part 2

The Dream and the Challenge: Part 2 Develop a running shoe for South African runners designed by South African runners. “What is the perfect running shoe for South Africans?” The Pivot & Run shoe would need a firm structure for long-distance running, fatigue-reducing underfoot comfort, […]

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How Does a Factory Make Shoes?

When you walk into a modern shoe factory anywhere in the world, you will see the same footwear manufacturing processes. In China, America, Brazil, and Italy the art of shoemaking is the same. You will see that the giant 20,000 shoe city in China and […]

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Pivot & Run

Brand Building: Part 1 Marathoners Dream Shoe Project Hits the Wall (…and breaks through).   The birth of Pivot & Run, a running shoe brand, started with a dream of three runners, Roger, Alex, and Grant, in Capetown, South Africa. The 2020 Covid pandemic and […]

What materials are Nike shoes made of?

What are Nike shoes made of?

What raw materials does Nike use to make shoes? Here at the Sneaker Factory, we have examined many Nike shoe styles to find out exactly what is inside. We have sectioned The Air Jordan 1, the Nike Vapor Fly, Nike ZoomX Vaporfly Next%, the Air […]