Cues for Collection: Collection for Q’s! (2015)

Learn how to teach your dog to collect, when to use that collection, how to cue collection, and how to maintain this invaluable skill set.

Category: Handling, Foundation
Level: Open to All
Class Length: 4 weeks (information/classroom available in read-only mode for 6 months after completion of course)
Start Date: May 11, 2015
Registration Closed: October 12, 2015

Tuition:
Number of Working Spots: 15 ($150)
Number of Auditing Spots: unlimited ($100)
Number of Observing Spots: unlimited ($75)

Course Description

Cues for Collection: Collection for Q's! (2015) :: Stacy Peardot-Goudy

Learn how to teach your dog to collect, when to use that collection, how to cue collection, and how to maintain this invaluable skill set.

How do handlers get those incredibly tight turns? Collection! In this class we will be dealing with the various collection cues necessary to create the utmost in efficiency on course! You will learn how to teach collection as well as transition it from one jump to coursework. This class will teach basics through advanced handling techniques and will feature drills to emphasize all stages.


Course Structure, Requirements & Equipment

Categories: Handling, Foundation

Level: Open to All


Course Length:

4 weeks (information/classroom available in read-only mode for 6 months after completion of course)

Course Structure:

  • Discussion with other students (working and auditing) in the Class Forum as well as access to the general AU forums.
  • Access to Class Chat
  • Access to Faculty Office Hours

Equipment needed:

  • (working participants only): 8 jumps, 2 tunnels

Space needed:

  • 60 x 60

Office Hours:

Yes, TBD



Course Participation & Tuition Levels

Type of participation:

  • Working (can view and read all videos/assignments/posts from instructor, will get instructor answers to course-specific questions posted about assignments and specific to your dog, can actively participate in class forum and chat) Limit: 15
  • Auditing (can view and read all videos/assignments/posts from instructor and working students, will get instructor answers to course-specific questions posted, can actively participate in class forum, chat and office hours) Limit: Unlimited
  • Observing (can view and read all videos/assignments/posts from instructor but cannot post or ask questions or participate in discussions) Limit: Unlimited

Tuition:

  • Working: $150 USD
  • Auditing: $100 USD
  • Observing: $75 USD