Have you been practicing the handling techniques with the help of the technique videos and don't know what to do next? It's time to combine some techniques in sequences!
The sixth Training Challenge is to plan your own course for this obstacle setup and to time it. The fastest course plan that the OMD coaches came up with will be published in about a month.
Learn a handling technique called Human Arrow which is one of the few handling techniques that needs to be taught to the dog. The Human Arrow helps dogs collect and shape their take-off so that they can land already facing the intended line towards the next obstacle. This is a great technique for dogs who don't naturally collect well when jumping on a turn.
Learn the meaning of these terms. Learn how to build obstacle focus and obstacle commitment for your dog.
Learn how to start building a strong foundation for handling your dog from a distance.
We have received several questions about the Tunnel Brake, where and when to use it. We have collected some "real-life" examples from competition courses.
OneMind Dogs coaches are faced with all kinds of challenges in their work. Jaakko was asked to come up with ways to handle a dog with as little running as possible.
Learn the Whisky Cross! The Whisky Cross is a Rear Cross that is executed at a very tight angle, with an approach from the side or backside of the jump. Your dog is unable to commit to the obstacle early as he won’t see the bar on approach, which makes the technique challenging for some dogs.
Be creative when training! The inspiration for this challenge came from a competition course by Italian judge Ermanno D’Avino.
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Test your dog's skills! In the fourth official Training Challenge we are practicing forward send.