Former judge Randy Jackson, "Our Dawg Father" as Ryan aptly called him, got the semi-finalists prepared when they spent time at the Randy Jackson Workshop. Randy wanted to give the kids "more insight" and "the best advantage they've ever had" going into live shows. Randy's camp had a simple objective: to focus on all the feedback the contestants had been given so far, giving them a real chance to succeed once they hit live shows. Randy employed the help of musical directors, vocal coaches, stylists, and movement coaches to cover all parts of a successful performance. Randy even sought the expertise of non-denominational "spiritual advisors" to help guide the contestants through the pressure of this high-stakes competition.