Demonstration of fluency in Standing in front of the dog with the disc held vertically in the throwing hand is Basic Standing Position (BSP), a foundational position in the Yachi Method. More, Basic Flatwork is the stuff that happens between the catches. How the team moves and transitions, often without the disc, is flatwork. Flatwork concepts in disc dog are taken from the More position, the On a Front Cross, your dog switches Flanks in with you in front of them. From Clock to Counter Clockwise Flank or vice versa. Taken directly from the canine agility More, and the A Low High Toss is a special delivery used to hover discs and create a reliable trigger for the dog..
- BSP Counter to Low High Toss
- BFP Counter 360º
- Front is a stable position directly in front of the handler. Front is an traditional obedience skill. Usually your dog sits in this position, but standing is often acceptable as More A Cross is an canine agility term that describes a change of working sides. Your dog moves from your left to your right (Heel to Side) or from Clock to More to BSP Clock
- Low High Toss and Drop
- BFP Clock 360º
- Front Cross to BSP Counter
- Repeat 2x
- Patience and waiting work.
- Dog follows the handler.
- Handler lead the dog.
- Develop a practical Front Cross and The handler's stance is important. There are many ways to stand and each way you stand can say a different thing. Stances communicate pressure and direction. Switching stances sends information More Shifting.
- Learn about Pressure comes in many forms in dog training. Positional Pressure, Performance Pressure, Environmental Pressure, the Plane of the handler’s body. Pressure is a fact. How you wield it or leverage More.
- Clearly communicate Clock vs Counter.
- One link at a time makes a chain.
- Diagnose the Strong and The Weak Flank is the flank that the dog does not prefer to run. Most dogs are unbalanced and prefer to move in either a clockwise or counter clockwise fashion.The More.
- For Drive is focus and energy applied towards work. There are many kinds of Drive: social drive, tracking drive, prey drive, bite/kill, stalking, and food to name a few. Social drive, More Management
- For Wind Management
- For disaster recovery
- For working with Pressure
- To develop handler footwork
- For Warmup
- To teach Flatwork Foundation
- To work in small spaces