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February 18, 2017

 Maybe the only lesson here is this, if you aren't training to this level, you are missing out on a great opportunity to make competition performance much, much easier. Or maybe I am just messing around just for fun!

February 18, 2017

So you want to train a running A-frame. Love it! Watch this public service announcement.

 So... You see the dilemma. It is fast. It is legal. She even manages to shift her weight and get up over the 26" jump after and nicely into the next sequence- but it is not criteri...

February 18, 2017

First you have to train the striding the you want - but in the process of doing that you can’t lose sight of the rest of the training job.  Once you have the basic striding you want on your running contact - you have a few training jobs to do:

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February 18, 2017

Here is a quick video of Echo doing some tests for me on A-frame behaviors. Poor girl, she gets to test lots of methods for the benefit of my students. 

If you haven't looked at the phase 0-3 training process for her, she was originally trained with stride regulators to...

February 18, 2017

Here is a quick video showing where I set two stride regulators on the dog walk for Echo. Lately I have been training other dogs with a stride regulator on the ground roughly 4-7 feet past the end of the dog walk to better control the actual exit off of it. I think I h...

February 18, 2017

Given that lots of students are interested in running contacts on the A-frame, I am trying to find some good foundation exercises (away from equipment) that can help with that process. In this case, I am building on a table behavior. This is a 15 minute video, only cut...

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