7-13-22: Contact Discriminations

Practice tunnel-contact discriminations for both the A-frame and the dogwalk. Please remember to print and bring the layout and maps to practice.

Workshop: Strategizing Snooker

Saturday, August 20, 2022 Instructor: Nini Bloch Agility people generally love or fear Snooker. The math seems intimidating. It doesn’t have to be. it’s a fun game. We’ll demystify Snooker, so that you can feel confident that you can come up with a plan that will work for you and your dog. You’ll get to test your plan on a … Read More

Building Better Contacts

Saturday, July 9, 2022 Instructor: Susan Giordano Visualize a perfect dog walk performance: Your dog approaches the plank squarely, flies over the three segments, and nails a perfect 2-on-2-off landing, releasing only on your cue. Is that your dog? There are many components to a perfect dog walk, and we will work on some of these depending on the needs … Read More

7-6-22: USDAA Advanced Standard course

This course packs a lot of challenges into a small space, including a flip back from the dogwalk into a nearly straight tunnel and a difficult weave entry. Practice it in sections, if that works better for you.

6-29-22: Those OTHER Jumps

Following up on the OTHER Jumps workshop, here are a couple of sequences with a double, triple, and broad jump that will help you figure out what sorts of adjustments you need to make in approaching and exiting these obstacles so that your dog can follow an efficient path without knocking bars and swinging way wide. Coming to practice 6/29: … Read More