Lesson

Directional Feeding

Lesson Progress:

Description:

Four throws in efficient succession working off the drop and feeding discs to a leaping dog on the dog’s chosen line.

Method:

  1. Set the Flank
  2. Predict and Cue Drop
  3. Mark Drop
  4. Read Dog’s Line
  5. Deliver leaping catch
  6. Repeat

Max Time:

15 seconds

Lessons Learned:

  • Dog’s Strong Flank
  • General flank balance
  • Dog’s chosen patterns
  • How to deliver to a moving target
  • How to throw in multiple directions

Purpose:

  • for cued Drop
  • for flipping the field
  • for increased drive and drive management
  • increased energy level
  • learning the dog’s pattens
  • for leaping catches