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Join us at #ADIHEX from August 31 to September 8, 2024, at ADNEC!

Foundation Course

The foundation falconry and desert physiognomy course gives an introduction to traditional Arabian falconry. The course consists of practical and theoretical workshops, delivering knowledge, skills, and experience in a desert environment.

Available to students aged 7 to 17.


  • Promote the sustainable traditions of Arab falconry
  • Offer training to young generations on the basic and sound principles of Arab falconry, including falcon training
  • Consolidate the traditional nature of falconry, and present it as an important heritage and cultural front for Abu Dhabi


  • Knowledge of the basic principles of Arabian Falconry.
  • Understanding of the meaning of heritage
  • Knowledge of the importance of falconry in UAE heritage
  • Knowledge of falconry equipment
  • Knowledge of basic falconry anatomy
  • Basic knowledge of quarry hunted in Arabian falconry
  • Understanding of falcon species used in Arabian falconry
  • Knowledge of falcon handling and basic training techniques
  • Development of practical skills essential for falconry
  • Knowledge of Sheikh Zayed falconry passion and conservation efforts
  • Understanding the meaning of sustainable falconry
  • Ability to make Arabian coffee
  • Basic knowledge of desert plants and animals

Cost: 250 AED

Course timings: Saturday & Sunday– 4.00 to 6.30pm