The manuals are still being sold. Here is where you can find the details: http://synalia.com/manuals-products/
All can be had via electronic copy now, and turn around is usually very fast. There is a new one called "TALK to me!". This was the companion booklet to my presentation at the Animals Intelligence, Behavior and Welfare Symposium, in November, 2010 at the University of Utrecht in the Netherlands. (http://www.kliniekvoorvogels.nl/news.as ... temID=2167
) Along with 5 other speakers, including Drs. Jane Goodall, Irene Pepperberg and Jan van Hoof, evidence and discussion of the incredible intellectual abilities of animals was presented. My job was to show practical ways to access that intelligence. One prime way is to systematically use language with your animal. Does not take any training skill, just a mindfullness. So I wrote this booklet which has exercises and other information to help people get going with this fun and rich way of interacting with their animals. A huge bonus: a thinking dog is a calmer dog!
In April, I will be speaking here: http://pennvetwdc.org/conference/#speakers
At this event, there is a presentation, and then there are, in my case, three workshops available. This is to help people get started. However, many people do very well just starting from the manuals. There is a lot of video on my YouTube channel, (seraphicsynergism or search Kayce Cover). These are example videos rather than instructing videos.
If you want to find more information on this forum, search Julie Kinsey and SianMT. These two trainers are expert in this training system, and in training in general, and have written lots on the subject, relating specifically to your breed (I come from the exotic animal field).
I hope this information will help you get started. I think you and your dog will have a wonderful time and a great adventure and I hope you will post your experiences here, and/or to me at email@example.com