This is an audio reading of a featured blog post from the Pawsitive Vybe Disc and Dogs Blog: On Engagement | Backchaining an Existential Experience for the Disc Dog Radio podcast.
This is one of the modules from our Sequence Building Class in it’s proper form. The idea was to have Graphic Novel instruction that could stand out on it’s own. I think it works… just in case the lessons and actual class is linked above. There are videos and more words and stuff…
Intent is not the same as trying. It’s about doing and purpose. Intent is purposeful doing and purposeful doing as a habit changes everything.
Tricks, drills, and skills have various purposes. Handlers must approach those skills with proper intent in order to capitalize on the various purposes of tricks, drills, and skills.
Flow is about more than keeping it moving or moving fast. Glaciers can flow. Rockslides can flow. Sand flows through the hourglass. The smoother and more flexible the stuff, the more flexible and fluid the flow. Such is the Way of things that flow.
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Disc Placement is more than distance and height, there is a 3rd variable required to achieve the delicate balance of a guaranteed leaping catch: Time. The longer the disc hangs at your target the more likely the dog is to hop up and leap for it. A sense of time is required to deliver discs to a leaping dog on the run.
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.
Do You Have an Answer?
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.