Here’s a little Brisk Morning Jam with Kiva and Juicy Juice.
One of the goals as a professional dog trainer is to have a simple, accessible philosophy that can be communicated easily and applied fairly simply by clients that are new to dog training. One of the ways we do that as Positive Trainers is to speak very loosely and throw the words cookie, reward and […]
The Pivot happens when the dog changes direction enough to cause some kind of reversal of field, essentially a 90 degree angle or more. There is a moment half way between changing directions, a moment when the dog is almost “stationary”. That moment of balance, is the Pivot. A Pivot combined with consistent position can […]
Sequences are just behavior chains and is only as strong as the weakest link in that chain. Each behavior in the chain must be strong. if a link in the chain, a component element of the sequence, is not solid, the sequence will break down, right there, at that point. Especially if we add stress.
Well, it’s been a great trip so far. Shorts and T-Shirts all week so far. Workin’ on my tan man… hah! Eat it Fargo! -20 degrees… lol Here’s a quick recap: Last weekend I arrived in LA and was picked up from the airport by Al Erikson. Al and I ‘met’ online about 3-4 years […]
Here’s Leilani and I creating a new move in 2005. Behold the elusive Reverse Hoop!
A new variation of the scoot that Si and I put together a while back. It’s pretty exciting and flashy. Hope you enjoy…
Spot training can be used as a set up move and can increase the efficiency and flow of a training session.
In agility, the stuff that goes on between the jumps, the team movement and cuing proper direction is called Flatwork. Disc Dog Flatwork is the stuff that happens between the catches in dog Frisbee.
Canine Freestyle with Apryl Lea class #5 followup.