The Pivot happens when the dog changes direction enough to cause some kind of reversal of field, essentially a 90 degree angle or more. There is a moment half way between changing directions, a moment when the dog is almost “stationary”. That moment of balance, is the Pivot. A Pivot combined with consistent position can […]
Sequences are just behavior chains and is only as strong as the weakest link in that chain. Each behavior in the chain must be strong. if a link in the chain, a component element of the sequence, is not solid, the sequence will break down, right there, at that point. Especially if we add stress.
Well, it’s been a great trip so far. Shorts and T-Shirts all week so far. Workin’ on my tan man… hah! Eat it Fargo! -20 degrees… lol Here’s a quick recap: Last weekend I arrived in LA and was picked up from the airport by Al Erikson. Al and I ‘met’ online about 3-4 years […]
Here’s Leilani and I creating a new move in 2005. Behold the elusive Reverse Hoop!
A new variation of the scoot that Si and I put together a while back. It’s pretty exciting and flashy. Hope you enjoy…
Spot training can be used as a set up move and can increase the efficiency and flow of a training session.
In agility, the stuff that goes on between the jumps, the team movement and cuing proper direction is called Flatwork. Disc Dog Flatwork is the stuff that happens between the catches in dog Frisbee.
Canine Freestyle with Apryl Lea class #5 followup.
Throwing with Intent is throwing a disc to your dog with the intent to make them look good. Throwing the disc to promote a big leap, to hit the dog in stride on the run or throwing a disc that your dog is going to flip for 10 yards away, is the sign of a mature handler.
Recap of Canine Freestyle Class with Apryl Lea.