A quick photo tour of the shipping process for the Tao of DiscDog.
Thanks to some new fangled TimeLord technology at UPS, my new book, the Tao of DiscDog, arrived in 24 hours from NY. It wasn’t supposed to arrive until Monday. Pretty awesome.
Offense Means Nothing if you Can’t Dodge and Move It’s easy to look good on a heavy bag. You watch a big bad boxer smashing a heavy bag and it’s hard to imagine someone dealing with that kind of offense. But boxing isn’t nearly as much about hitting the other guy nearly as much as […]
Pairs Practice with a Pink Poodle Pairs Disc Dog Freestyle with a Pink Poodle? No kidding. Jolene, a Super Poodle, runs through some of her routine with her handler’s Apryl Lea & Jack Fahle.
Wait The most important skill for successful and safe vaulting is a solid Wait. The End. A solid wait is the key because a vault is a complex, team oriented operation. Perfect timing, especially in the learning phase, is absolutely critical. Nothing throws your timing off like a dog who won’t Wait. A weak Wait […]
One of the most important (and potentially annoying) questions children ask is,”Why?” Why is a powerful question in learning and performance. “Why does this work?” “Why should I do this?” “Why is my dog doing this?” “Why won’t my dog do this?” These questions are often not asked, at all, by dog trainers because the […]
What Kind of Player are You? When playing disc with your dog, what is it that you are trying to do? Are you trying to be an athletic team? Putting on a show? Is it all about the catches? Just trying to keep up with your dog? Of course you are trying to do all […]
Disc Dog veteran, Christi Campbell posted this to the Disc Dog Discussion group on Facebook: Curious… how do you put together a new routine for the first time with a new dog? I have recently had the opportunity to examine my process and I realized I didn’t have time to do it the way I […]
The Working Flank can be a difficult skill to install on some dogs. Obi is the kind of dog who really pushes into the handler. He’s got all kinds of drive for the disc but he has no idea how to make it happen yet other than pressuring the handler. The video below shows you […]