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February 27, 2017

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Once you have done some basic training with respect to sending your dog around cones, or barrels or trees, you can begin to work on the difference between sending around the forward side of a jump and the back side. As always...

February 27, 2017

For dogs who have trouble organizing their body to enter weave poles at speed, here are some problem solving techniques to play with.  Keep in mind you don’t have to set up all 12 poles to work entries, I often use 4 poles.

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1. Leading with...

February 25, 2017

What better way to think about handling strategy with respect to tunnels, than using a NADAC Tunnelers course as an example.

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See the basic tunnel training article for tips on training the basic tu...

February 25, 2017

Once you have built your dog's comfort with going into a tunnel, both straight and with a bend, these are the skills I think you will want to have.

The first and most used skill is the ability to send your dog to go do the tunnel. Following my standard training process,...

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

When you are practicing weaves, try to make it a game to stay in the poles. The more outlandish you can be, the more your dog can generalize that when weird things happen - it is time to knuckle down and concentrate. You need to set your dog up so they don't rehearse a...

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