Master The Challenge: Great Turns from Anywhere On Course

Instructor: Tracy Sklenar
Start Date: September 15, 2016
Registration Closed: September 29, 2016 @ 9 pm Eastern

Can’t ‘get there’? No problem! Get the great turns you want without having to outrun your dog! Learn the timing and techniques to get fabulous turns from anywhere on course while setting yourself up for great positions. This class is perfect for smaller spaces!

Category: Handling, Foundation, Problem Solving
Level: Foundation, Masters/Excellent, International
Class Length: 6 weeks (information/classroom available in read-only mode for 6 months after completion of course)

Tuition:
Number of Working Spots: unlimited ($199)
Number of Auditing Spots: unlimited ($125)
Number of Observing Spots: unlimited ($95)

Course Description

Master The Challenge: Great Turns from Anywhere On Course :: Tracy Sklenar

Can’t ‘get there’? No problem! Get the great turns you want without having to outrun your dog! Learn the timing and techniques to get fabulous turns from anywhere on course while setting yourself up for great positions. This class is perfect for smaller spaces!

Can’t ‘get there’? No problem! This class will teach you the skills and timing needed to cue great turns on course regardless of your position. Learn how to send your dogs to great turns and get him driving back to you. Got a large-striding dog, or one that drives away on lines? Ahead of your dog, behind your dog or working at a distance? You will learn turning techniques that can be done from anywhere on course while also allowing you to continuing moving to the next position. We will also focus on the how to have great timing and connection! Plus, we will incorporate training games to help your dog learn to respond faster and commit better to lines and turns.


Course Structure, Requirements & Equipment

Categories:

Handling, Foundation, Problem Solving


Level:

Foundation, Masters/Excellent, International


Course Length:

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

Course Structure:

  • 2 skill sets with short sequences and one training game each week, with accompanying video demos and written explanations for each. Working participants may video their homework and post in the forum for discussion and feedback from the instructor. Auditors and working students may participate in forum discussions.

Equipment needed:

  • (working participants only): 4 jumps, 1 tunnel

Space needed:

  • approximately 50x50 area is suggested but these games will fit into a variety of smaller spaces.

Office Hours:

Yes, TBD



Course Participation & Tuition Levels

Type of participation:

  • Working (posts responses to written assignments, posts videos of sequences, gets instructor feedback to all of these as well as answers to any questions posted, can actively participate in forum, chat and office) Limit: Unlimited
  • 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 and working students in documents, links, forum and chat but do not participate in class forum, chat and office hours other than to read instructor, worker and auditor posts). Limit: Unlimited

Tuition:

  • Working: $199 USD
  • Auditing: $125 USD
  • Observing: $95 USD