Balance is more than this or that. Binary is 2 and there is no balance in On vs Off. Balance is 3. This side, that side, and the shared surface between them. Most of the time we as humans miss that, detail and it often is not important. But the 3rd part of balance is […]
What is the difference between a Wait and a Stay? Give it some thought before moving on… I’ll wait and fill some time with some background.
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Separation, the distance between the handler’s hand and the catch, matters. Discs should fly like wings for a moment before being caught because that’s the Way of Flying Discs.
Disc Dog Vault mechanics and communication as seen and taught by Pawsitive Vybe.
Trying to not do the wrong thing is far more difficult than simply doing the right thing. If the wrong thing is the focus of the mind then where does that place the right thing? Obviously not there.
Performance is not Understanding. Just because a dog does it, doesn’t mean the dog knows how to do it or what they are doing. Speaking is about more than making sounds. Communication is more than sharing ideas.
Depth of play can be split into 3 levels: a short, tight, inside game; a medium distanced, purposeful, mid-range game; and a long, big, or outside game.
For both competition and personal development, depth of play should be somewhat balanced between the three, leverage your strengths with more reps and demonstrate competence in areas of weakness strategically.
What is the nature of your game? Is it about competition and winning contests, or something else? It’s OK, it’s not a trick question… It’s a good question to ask oneself. Competition is perhaps my least favorite part of our game. I don’t care too much for competition. Being “the best”; being a champion doesn’t […]
You will never successfully play faster than your dog. The dog always plays at the handler’s speed and not a hair more. If the dog is trying to go faster than the handler it means the handler is probably willing to do so or has done so in the past.
We do elite level disc dog training, and we do it well. We’ve dialed in elite jammers routines, tricks, and sequences on countless occasions, and we do that efficiently and methodically.