Lesson

Spin & Twist

Description:

Dog spins and twists in both directions in a controlled manner with a distinct verbal and physical cue.

Method:

  1. BSP to Low High, Low High Bite, or Bite
  2. Drop
  3. Clockwise Spin
  4. Low High
  5. Drop
  6. Counter Clock Twist
  7. Low High
  8. Drop
  9. Repeat to 3 reps total

Max Time:

45 seconds

Lessons Learned:

  • Patience by Dog
  • Patience by Handler
  • Waiting works
  • Self Discipline

Purpose:

  • Attention for Access
  • Wait
  • Spin or Twist behavior
  • Drive management
  • Separating Spin or Twist
  • Stance Shifting
  • Exploring Pressure
  • Exploring Releases