Read what you have. Take some photos. Learn some more. Take some photos. Ask others for advice. Take some photos. etc.
Imagine Lance Armstrong teaching you how to ride a bicycle for a week. But you still have to ride your own bike.
Back in the film days I wanted to learn how to pan moving racing cars. So I used the end of a roll 6 shots on the cars out front of my house. On film it took 2 attempts because I had to wait and see the processed results, refine my technique then try again. Now I prefer the instant preview digital offers.
Is there an iPad version of an in depth D800 ebook somewhere?
"We don’t see things as they are, we see things as we are" - Anaïs Nin