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The Tony Odisho Training Academy is the industry’s first academy dedicated to extension training and certification. We pride ourselves in offering education far beyond just the application and removal of extensions. The academy strives to teach stylists how to enhance their clients’ experience while growing their business opportunities.

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The four goals of our training academy:


Enhance the stylist’s consultative approach


Boost the stylist’s technical skills


Increase the services that a stylist can offer clients


Provide ongoing education

Our certification classes offer both instructional and hands-on training. Each stylist performs a full-head extensions application on a live model. Every stylist who successfully completes a course receives certification and Illinois CE credit. Training can be held at our academy in Chicago or at your salon.

Certification courses cover all aspects of becoming an extensions expert, including:

Science & Theory



Marketing & Promotion

Application Methods

Placement & Sectioning

Bonding Techniques


Cutting, Blending & Styling