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Sharp Line Cuts Academy is offering an intensive three-day seminar designed exclusively for professional stylists looking to elevate their close hair cutting clipper techniques! This seminar will dive deep into advanced clipper techniques, allowing the professional stylist to expand their skill set and offer specialized close cutting hair styles to their clients. Participants will gain hands-on experience, practical knowledge, and personalized guidance from Master Barber Instructor Frank Holmes who brings 30+ years of close cutting experience in fading, mullets, mohawks, etc.


Day 1 - Foundations of Clipper Cutting

  • Understanding the fundamentals of clipper cutting

  • Clipper selection and maintenance

  • Introduction to various clipper guards and attachments

  • Analyzing facial features and head shapes

  • Techniques for achieving uniform and graduated cuts

Day 2 - Advanced Clipper Techniques

  • Effective client communication and consultation

  • In-depth exploration of fading and blending

  • Creating intricate designs and patterns

  • Handling different hair types and textures

  • Live demonstrations and guided practice

Day 3 - Client Consultation and Customization

  • Tailoring cuts to suit individual client preferences

  • Hands-on sessions with live models (Must bring your own live model)

  • Final assessments and personalized feedback

Assessment & Certification

  • Successful completion of live model assessment on Day 3

  • Active participation and engagement

  • Certificate of Mastery in Clipper Cutting awarded by Master Barber Frank Holmes


Personal clipper set - Specific recommendations provided in the seminar

Mannequin head and stand

Barbering tools - Combs, brushes, scissors

Note-taking materials


We've designed flexible payment methods to suit your needs and budget. The seminar fee is $300.00 payable by cash, credit card, Klarna, and Afterpay.

Dates & Location


  • Sharp Line Cuts Academy - 22034 Shaw Road, Sterling, VA 20164



Seminar Registration

Please complete the form to register for our Close Clipper Cutting Techniques & Styles Seminar

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