Dale Ted Watkins

Learn men's haircuts and barbering techniques with City Boy's Dale Ted Watkins, one of England's finest men's hairdressers.


Dale Ted Watkins

Dale Ted Watkins has spent nearly 30 years pushing forward the boundaries of men's hairdressing in the UK. Having trained and worked at Vidal Sassoon, Dale felt the men's market was where his passion lay and he has continued to take this passion through stints in London salons such as Refinery and Adams of London and his clients include Sasha Baron Cohen and Guy Ritchie. Dale’s technical ability and knowledge of traditional barbering techniques puts his education company City Boy at the forefront of men’s hairdressing education and he is constantly in demand as a session stylist. He works closely with photographer Dean Chalkley and Acid Jazz records label boss Eddie Piller, and he often cuts and styles hair for bands' album covers and actors editorials, as well as many advertising campaigns. Dale believes that men’s barbering and hairdressing is undergoing a resurgence back to old-fashioned values and his bespoke approach to cuts and styles reflect traditional male notions of grooming, masculinity and style.

training courses by Dale Ted Watkins

Build Your Skills: Short Back & Sides

 5 videos |  2 hours 33 minutes

This online barbering course from Dale Ted Watkins and Stacey Broughton is the perfect introduction to cutting men’s hair, featuring a range of classic short back and sides haircuts using a variety of barbering techniques including clipper cutting, scissor over comb techniques and clipper over comb techniques. This course is perfect for beginners starting out in the industry after college and for more experienced hairdressers wishing to expand their services and build a male clientele. On completion you can download, print and share a CPD Certificate of Recognition endorsed by VTCT and ITEC.

Quiff It!

 5 videos |  2 hours 51 minutes

Men’s quiffed hairstyles never go out of fashion. From the resurgence of the pompadour to vintage D.A.s and flat-tops and every variation in between, there’s never been a better time to work on your quiff haircut skills. In this intermediate online barbering course we bring you five men’s hairstyles from two of the most respected barbers and men’s hairdressing experts in the UK - City Boy’s Dale Ted Watkins and Sarah Astley. On completion you can download, print and share a CPD Certificate of Recognition endorsed by VTCT and ITEC.

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