Learn a handling technique called Jaakko Turn. It is a very effective technique for cueing a tight turn on an obstacle if you want your dog to continue on the same handling side after performing the obstacle.
A short speculation on what a difference your point of view can make when analysing agility runs.
In the second OMD Training challenge you will get to do some course training!
An introduction for the Agility Training Challenge 2.
An article about choosing the best running lines. Which way is faster for your dog? Managing to make the right decisions and choosing the fastest lines in every sequence, you can save time, even several seconds.
Agility Training Challenge No.1 is about independent weaves and handling from a distance.
Learn a handling technique called Running On The Dog´s Line. When performing this technique, you must be ahead of your dog and be able to cross your dog’s line of approach before he takes off. You don’t perform a side change but your dog’s line changes towards the next obstacle, like in a serpentine for example.
The first challenge is about independent weaves and handling from a distance. The challenge has four different parts; each of them requires the dog to be sent to the weaves from a distance. Can your dog perform the weaves correctly even if you are sending from a distance to the weaves?
This Agility Training Challenge is all about independent weaves!
Agility competitions always start with the “walk-through”. The walk-through is a five minute period in which the handlers are allowed to walk the course without their dogs.