MaxPup Handling Games - One Jump and Beyond

Instructor: Tracy Sklenar
Start Date: May 12, 2017
Registration Closed: May 26, 2017 @ 9:00 pm Eastern

This class is part of a comprehensive series of classes designed to build the Maximum Foundation for your Performance Puppy! Handling Games is open for any puppy 10 months and older – or adult dogs in need of better understanding of handling.

Category: Motivation, Foundation, Puppy, Obstacle Skills, Handling Skills, Problem Solving
Level: Puppy, Adult dog, Competition
Class Length: 4 weeks (information/classroom available in read-only mode for 6 months after completion of course)

Tuition:
Number of Working Spots: unlimited ($185)
Number of Auditing Spots: unlimited ($115)
Number of Observing Spots: unlimited ($85)

Course Description

MaxPup Handling Games - One Jump and Beyond :: Tracy Sklenar

This class is part of a comprehensive series of classes designed to build the Maximum Foundation for your Performance Puppy! Handling Games is open for any puppy 10 months and older – or adult dogs in need of better understanding of handling.

This MaxPup class features a series of motivational games to teach the important handling skills needed to build understanding of the handler’s body language and handling cues. Each handling cue will have 3 progressive levels for maximum understanding: commitment foundation, one jump games, and multi-jump games. You will be able to watch demo videos featuring a variety of different dogs, as well as get feedback on your work with your own dog through video and forum discussions.


Course Structure, Requirements & Equipment

Categories:

Motivation, Foundation, Puppy, Obstacle Skills, Handling Skills, Problem Solving


Level:

Puppy, Adult dog, Competition


Course Length:

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

Course Structure:

  • 2 Progressive training assignments each week with the puppy to be videotaped for feedback.
  • Questions answered and feedback on each assignment from instructor in the class forum.
  • 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): 3 jumps. Jump bumps are recommended for the younger dogs.

Space needed:

  • 40x40

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: $185 USD
  • Auditing: $115 USD
  • Observing: $85 USD