Ron Watson comments on disc dog instructors in response to a status update by Lawrence Frederick on Facebook.
Ron Watson reviews “#SoMe” a film by Loren Feldman.
In our business, teaching people to do cool things with their dogs, we rely on metaphor all the time to communicate complex ideas. A metaphor can be tailored to a specific client or a team and can be used to help them succeed with their dog. Sometimes that means just simplifying the situation and placing the focus on the things we need to succeed, and sometimes we try to completely reframe the handler’s understanding
When we got news from Hero that they had a super durable light plastic disc, the SuperAero, it took
me all of 5 minutes to make the decision to purchase 5 for testing and to start planning a Prima Test.
You may have noticed that PVybe has been using cutting edge technology to teach dog training online for some time now. I will be writing a few pieces this week that speak to technology and teaching. How we have used it in the past and how we are using it now. This post is about my online community and marketing experience from 1998-2008, focusing on community outreach, and online teaching and technology.
An opinion piece by Ron Watson on Injuries and the Canine Athlete.
I recently got a question from a friend about judging the ‘Canine Athleticism’ category that we find in almost all of the organization’s judging systems. This is actually Apryl’s Area of expertise and we’ll hear from her later, but I have opinions on the topic and would love to share them with the disc dogging community.
Toss and Fetch, Single Disc, Mini-Distance, Throw and Catch, whatever you want to call it, the timed distance game with 1 disc, while an interesting event, is no way to introduce players to the sport of canine disc.