W.A.T.A. Association (World Animal Trainers Association) - who we are
The WATA Association is an amateur sports association registered with CSEN and recognized by CONI.
The goal of WATA is to train all people who want to know the behavior of animals and who want to create with them a "perfect binomial".
With specific training on "Biology, ethology and interaction" received from our staff, you will learn how to interact with animals in the correct way, that is possible starting from the reading of the non-verbal language of their body up to the actual practice.
The WATA association organizes courses and behavioral seminars for its members. The courses are chaired by the major professionals and experts in the following sectors: marine and terrestrial mammals - dog sector - horse sector.
Other initiatives, such as sporting events and excursions, give members the opportunity to exchange their opinions with industry experts, to promote innovative techniques regarding the sectors previously listed, with the possibility of verifying and promoting the results achieved after the different paths training or from personal experiences.
Our logo contains the four elements of Nature:
AIR, WATER, FIRE and EARTH.
The Cosmos is the expression of an organized and orderly ALL. Everything in the universe, at the macrocosmic and microcosmic level, is arranged according to a precise equilibrium.
Originated from a primordial chaos the elements (fire, air, water, and earth) are at the basis of the order of things and of the organization of the Universe.
Each element can not exist without the other, having the ability to mutate into each other.
The logo was created as a function of this balance that must always be maintained respecting the elements that compose it and of life itself.
Each animal depicted in the WATA logo, marine mammals (water), birds of prey (air), terrestrial mammals (earth), is the symbol of this union. The fire for us corresponds to the creation, to the biology of the species and of the earth.
The union of the four elements, correctly respected, leads to equilibrium.
WATA, through the organization of training courses and seminars, wants to spread a great message:
the importance of keeping this fragile balance intact with respect for life and the planet itself.
(symbol the hands that enclose the 4 elements).
Do you want to reach you the perfect combination?
Follow a course wata!
the events in program
29 september 2018
I'M A DOLPHIN TRAINER
Second level course for marine mammals trainer.
Relator: ACCIAI MONICA
10/11 NOVEMBER 2018
COMMUNICATION THROUGH INTERACTION WITH THE HORSE
Thanks to the work with the horse you have the opportunity to improve self-knowledge, self-control, self-esteem, leadership and teamwork.
Relator: FORLANI FABIO
6 - 7 APRIL 2019
THE WOLF AND THE WOLF DOG: FOCUS ON THE CECOSLOVACHIAN WOLF DOG
The event is open to anyone wisTo all owners of "dog wolf" breeds, to those who want to have a wolf dog and want to read up on the species and its correct management and to all animal lovers in general
Relator: ALESSANDRA MONTI AND GIOVANNI SENECA
25 - 26 MAY 2019
Bottlenose dolphin: Biology and Interaction
The workshop is open to trainer and aspirant trainer, evn if you are young or very young, veterinarians, biologists, animal lovers in general.
Relator: ACCIAI MONICA
Technical and speakers who work with wata:
Vice President of Sheddaquarium Chicago.
Author of the book: "Animal Training".
Collaborates with Karen Pryor.
Expert in Clicker Training.
Marine Mammals Veterinary Service.
Behaviorist expert in marine mammal and exotic animals.
Member of the Board of Seaworld.
Behaviorist expert in terrestrial and marine mammals.
Behaviorist expert in cynophilist sector.
National Center for Scientific Research Montpelier.
Ethologist and ecologist.
Technical and speaker WATA.
Behavioural expert in marine mammals.
Technical equestrian and professor of American Riding and Reining.