Dream Weaves - 2 x 2 Training Around The Clock! (Fall 2018)

Instructor: Barb Levenson
Start Date: October 1, 2018
Registration Closed: October 15, 2018

Here’s a 2 x 2 Weave Workshop everyone can use – from Novice to Masters— your first dog or your tenth! This program is totally designed for your success. And you’ll learn how any dog of any breed can have Dream Weaves!

Category: Obstacle Skills, Problem Solving
Level: Open to All (Working spots open to dogs over 1 year. Auditing, Observing Open to All)
Class Length: 6 weeks (information/classroom available in read-only mode for 1 year after completion of course)

Tuition:
Number of Working Spots: 25 ($195)
Number of Auditing Spots: 25 ($125)
Number of Observing Spots: unlimited ($95)
Level of Access:

Course Description

Dream Weaves - 2 x 2 Training Around The Clock! (Fall 2017) :: Barb Levenson

Here’s a 2 x 2 Weave Workshop everyone can use – from Novice to Masters— your first dog or your tenth! This program is totally designed for your success. And you’ll learn how any dog of any breed can have Dream Weaves!

In Dream Weaves, you will get the skills and techniques to teach your dog to weave independently and find weave entries from ANYWHERE! Never babysit weave poles again. This program is structured and easy to follow. Everything will be laid out for you, including troubleshooting the “bumps in the road” are and how to navigate them.

  1. A six –week program suitable for ANY breed of dog
  2. Teach your dog to go from two to six straight up poles in six weeks
  3. Teach your dog to weave no matter WHERE you are on the course
  4. Understand techniques for troubleshooting your weaves
  5. Developing the whys and wherefores of good record keeping to achieve success.
  6. Improve your bond with you dog.
  7. High reinforcement value attached to weaving so your dog will have fun!!!  
  8. Suitable for 1-year old dogs at the novice level and above. 
  9. Weaving approximations are broken down in the event you have to go back and retrain something.
  10. Well-structured method even for those with their first agility dog.

This class features:

  1. Downloadable written instructions for each game
  2. Video explanations
  3. Video demos
  4. FAQs for each game
  5. Pre-Games to be ready for when class starts

Course Structure, Requirements & Equipment

Categories: Obstacle Skills, Problem Solving

Level: Open to All (Working spots open to dogs over 1 year. Auditing, Observing Open to All)


Course Length:

6 weeks (information/classroom available in read-only mode for 1 year after completion of course)

Course Structure:

  • Individualized problem analysis
  • Video analysis
  • General games and training skills needed for all performance dogs
  • Discussions and Q&A (workers and auditors) based on needs of working and auditing students
  • Demo videos
  • Training Articles and handouts
  • Access to faculty office hours

Equipment needed:

  • A set of three 2 x 2 weaves, 24" spacing

Space needed:

  • Enough space for 6 weave poles and approximately a distance of 10' distance from any poles.

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: 25
  • 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: 25
  • 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: $195 USD
  • Auditing: $125 USD
  • Observing: $95 USD