As long as your dog is not slowing down, jumping wide or taking any refusals, the two of you understand each other - and that's what matters.
Get some advice on how to stop ring nerves from affecting you competition runs.
Get a better understanding of the benefits and disadvantages of running contacts vs 2on2off contacts.
Learn how to choose which techniques will suit you and your dog and help your team succeed on course!
Agility is a sport where consistency is very important. Dogs thrive on routine; they like things to happen the same way at the same time so that it is predictable. This is also true in agility.
Learn how to apply handling techniques to all kinds of obstacles, not just standard jumps.
Sometimes you get to run on competition courses that offer you a chance to choose between several different handling options. How many can you come up with?
Leading OMD Coach Mikko Aaltonen planned a technique quiz to help develop handlers' skills for applying techniques on a course. Watch a video of possible options to solve the puzzle! Starring on the video are Mikko Aaltonen and Mari Kaplas with Kiia, Yks and Hu.
Do you want to become a more effective and efficient learner? In the third part of the article series about learning OneMind Dogs Coach Magdalena Ziolkowska presents an example of how you can break a training course down into pieces to make sure you take the best out of your learning process.
Learn how to teach your dog to complete the weaves regardless of your motion or position.