Ryan Matthews is an inspirational speaker, author and decorated veteran. Using his work training elite Army K-9s, he went on to train more than 3,000 civilian dogs using his proven formula (RCTR), which he’s modified to create a winning 7-step formula to help humans dive into their unlimited potential as well.
His World Of Dog Training Online eLearning platform and natural health supplements have helped dogs from around the world overcome pain, illnesses, and behavioral issues.
Author of The Canine Connection and The Art of Dog Training, Ryan shares powerful messages about the reality of living with PTSD, the process of transformation, and cultivating a warrior mindset to thrive, despite the odds stacked against him.
Ryan’s first TEDx talk, Overcoming PTSD Using Dog Training Techniques, was met with incredible reviews. His Belgian Malinois dog (Zeus) actually wowed the crowd being the first dog to perform tricks on a TEDx stage. In his second TEDx talk titled, Life Lessons Dogs Teach Humans, Ryan shares the tools, strategies, and life lessons that dogs have taught him. In his talk he highlights valuable life lessons dogs teach us on a daily basis. Best of all, his dog Zeus accompanied Ryan for both of his TEDx talks.