At OneMind Dogs, we break our handling techniques down into 7 core handling elements. Dogs show us every day that these are the core elements they naturally understand. From their perspective, these elements make your communication clear and easy to follow on the agility course.
For all of the aspiring agility champions out there, we’ve got you covered with articles from our top coaches about agility competitions, mindset and more.
Do you ever feel frustrated, sad, or even angry at the end of an agility competition day? How do these feelings affect your ability to focus at trials or to be the best possible teammate for your dog? Is there a mental side to agility…. you bet there is!
These 5 points are simple changes, once you understand them and make the change, your Q rates will increase. Even without any additional training for your dog.
What do you do when you are a motivated dog agility competitor and you injure yourself? You walk!
When it comes to dog agility training, what suits your team better — online or in-person? Get some tips to help you decide!
Over 6 years ago, OneMind Dogs Leading Coach Jaakko Suoknuuti wrote this article about agility from the dog’s perspective vs. our human perspective. Read more to find out how he realised his dogs were correct all along, and why it’s important to trust them.
We’re excited to present our new video series with the Leading OneMind Dogs Coach and the creator of the OneMind Dogs method Janita Leinonen. This is your chance to get an exclusive peek into how the Finnish agility athlete of the year gets the most out of her dogs....
Finnish Sports Journalists’ Association has chosen the best athletes of the year in different sports since 1946. This is the first time they chose the best agility athlete as well. And that person is none other than inventor of the OneMind Dogs method, Janita...
Border Collie Stormy is OneMind Dogs Instructor Lynn Madden's teammate in agility. Together, they've gone through a journey of transforming Stormy from being stressed out in competitions into an agility state champion. "Stormy is an amazing girl. We...