Alternating Clockwise then counter clockwise throws to a target starting with a 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 from 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. positions. Thrown with intent and in dog catchable fashion.
- Set up a target at 9 yards at maximum leaping height.
- Face away from the target in BSP Counter.
- 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 cross to The Backhand toss is the traditional disc throw. While it might not be the easiest throw of them all, it is the easiest to throw a hundred yards, and it throw at target.
- Look back away from target and you are in BSP Clock.
- Front cross to Sidearm / Overhand Wristflip
- Look back and Posing is a communication tool for throwing discs to dogs (or people). A pose is a frozen moment of a throw; a key moment of the backswing perhaps, or a in BSP Counter.
- Front cross to Backhand.
- Look Back, Pose in BSP Clock
- Front 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 to Sidearm / OHWF
- Define and experience the Front Cross
- The handler’s feet matter.
- Front Cross to throw Clock and Counter.
- Useful for Passing.
- Useful for [caption id="attachment_27605" align="alignleft" width="300"] Counter Clockwise Working Flank[/caption] Flatwork is the stuff that happens between the catches. How the team moves and transitions, often without the disc, is flatwork. Flatwork.
- Learn to throw behind you.
- Imagining your dog’s line.
- To develop muscle memory
- To train a particular throw
- For throwing off the Front Cross
- Modify for A Zig Zag is a series of catches in smooth succession that forces the dog to move back and forth across the field. Usually performed at a distance of 8-20 and An Around the World is a disc dog flatwork pattern consisting of 4 catches in a circular pattern around the handler. This pattern is typically larger than 5 yards and