Do You Have Different Overs? the Big Over is pretty much just your most impressive over. your big over should be properly timed, thrown before the dog leaves the ground, and should have good separation between the catch and the thrower’s hand
Cued Biting and Tugging of Discs Adds Value to the Handler and Teaches Patience in Drive catching discs happens out there. a good reward history of dog and handler sharing the disc via a bite and tug adds value to the area around the handler giving the dog a reason to hang out there…
The Flank is Out to Your Left and Your Right think of the Clockwise Flank like heel position at a distance. when your dog is working out on your left, facing the same direction as you, you are working the Clockwise Flank.
Leg Overs and Passing dogs leaping over handlers is part of playing disc. when the dog leaps over the handler’s leg it is a Leg Over.
Up Close and Personal with the Leg Vault the Leg Vault is probably the most personal of all the vaults. your dog is in, and on, your face kind of frequently with this skill. it is that intimate nature that makes this a great vault to start with
Just Like a Through Except Back to Front the Backwards Through is a tremendously flexible set up move. it can turn straight lines into arcs and arcs into straight lines… a very useful skill
Scooting is Contagious the scoot, when the dog starts backing up and goes between the handler’s legs, is a flashy set up move that provides great punctuation – a sharp stop, glitch, or pop in sequences and routines
Essence of Elevation – the Seated Over take a seat and grab a stack of discs, from Takes for the babies to super big overs… remember: throw early, before your dog leaves the ground
Hoop! It’s Cool dog leaps through a hoop made of the handler’s arms. this is usually used as a set up move but also with a thrown disc. but to throw a disc, you gotta be quick. There is something special about the dog leaping through the handler like they seem to do with the […]
Quick and Dirty Prey Driven Cuing flag and flash cuing provides for lively and explosive set up moves and also helps dogs commit to vaults and overs. Flag and Flash is a type of cuing based upon prey drive. The pops the disc out sharply to be taken by the dog – this is the […]