Learn a handling technique called the Double Lap Turn. This technique enables you to cue a tight, 360-degree turn around a wing, even several meters / feet away from the obstacle. Double Lap Turn is a great tool for handlers who are not able to run to every obstacle with their dogs.
Finnish agility judge Salme Mujunen challenged handlers to handle a backside jump from a distance. Watch the video and find out the rules!
After practicing the Blind Cross with the help of the handling technique video, you can now take your training to the next level: combine several Blind Crosses in a sequence!
Looking for training ideas? Watch the fifth Course Training video!
Test your ability to run a course without walking it first, see how well you can shape your dog’s lines throughout the course without running a virtual dog first.
Learn how to train in a competition type mindset for both you and your dog, see how you can replicate that environment so you can work on anything that might only comes up during a competition.
Learn how to decide what techniques to choose on a course walk based on the best lines for the dog. Then learn how to analyze your own course performance, focusing on the things that went well and the results of your decisions during the course walk.
Learn how to train on a course with distractions similar to those you might see in a trial and see how these types of distractions could affect your concentration and your dog’s performance.
See the benefits of running a course like it is a competition and watch as students train the course afterwards to work on any issues that came up during the clean run training.
Get some great tips for all aspects of course training including course walking, timing, interpretation of your dog’s line and handling technique application. See students run a course with a variety of different handling techniques to achieve optimal lines for their dogs.