Create Leap on Lift with a Low High Trigger
- Jump and Pedestal (Spot is a “go to a place”, or “go to a mat” behavior. This means that the dog seeks out and performs a duration behavior on a spot of the handler’s choosing. A Pedestal is a raised spot. Anything a dog can leap onto and perch upon. Spots and Pedestals are important dog training tools. Spot and Pedestal Playlist https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lubsroi69uY&list=PL8zWXaJfi1-uicOT6ElmK9YCIIxNVyIl2...) 7 yards apart
- Dog Waits on Pedestal
- Verbal An Over is any leaping catch that happens over top of the handler’s body. Overs are usually named by the part of the body over which the dog flies, i.e - Leg Over, or the position you are in while doing the Over - Seated Over, Spinning Over, etc. Overs should be taught before Vaults.... Cue
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- Low High A Take is a cued Bite that replicates the placement and timing of a throw. Usually used with overs, vaults, and flips, the Take is a powerful teaching tool for creating habitual leaping and commitment to flying targets. Takes allow the handler great latitude in placing discs. Just pop it out there sharply and hold it; it’s easy to place... or Throw to Trigger Leap
Tips: Create desire for the Pedestal. Use a Low-High take.
Usage: Develop timing of the Low High Trigger for a running dog.