The Giz Gaz is like the opposite of a 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 yards, the Zig... More.
A Zig Zag moves agressively in a straight line from left to right and right to left (clock and counter) in front of the handler, traditionally switching flanks with a sharp turning 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 world, the Front... More.
The Giz Gaz moves softly from left to right and right to left, but uses a On a Rear Cross, the dog switches Flanks with the behind her. From clock to counter clockwise Flank or vice versa. Taken directly from the canine agility world, the Rear Cross is a... More to switch directions. A far more challenging skill than a Zig Zag, the Giz Gaz requires thoughtful and precise flatwork and throwing skills.