Fantastic Foundations for Running Contacts

Instructor: Jordan Biggs
Start Date: April 1, 2019
Registration Closes: April 15, 2019 @ 9 pm Eastern

Getting ready to train running contacts? This class will teach you and your dog the foundation flatwork skills necessary to learn AMAZING and CONSISTENT running contacts! This class is age-appropriate for puppies 4 months and older, and is also terrific for adult dogs preparing to learn running contacts! This class is also useful for folks who are currently training running contacts but still working through the progression. You can then follow up your foundations with the Jordan’s running contacts class!

Category: Obstacle Training, Foundations
Level: Open to all
Class Length: 5 weeks with a one week catch up in the middle (information/classroom available in read-only mode for 1 year after completion of course)

Tuition:
Number of Working Spots: unlimited ($175)
Number of Auditing Spots: unlimited ($100)
Number of Observing Spots: unlimited ($75)

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Course Description

Fantastic Foundations for Running Contacts :: Jordan Biggs

Getting ready to train running contacts? This class will teach you and your dog the foundation flatwork skills necessary to learn AMAZING and CONSISTENT running contacts! This class is age-appropriate for puppies 4 months and older, and is also terrific for adult dogs preparing to learn running contacts! This class is also useful for folks who are currently training running contacts but still working through the progression. You can then follow up your foundations with the Jordan’s running contacts class!

There are so many useful foundation behaviors that go into teaching running contacts that can set your dog up for success. Jordan will teach you and your dog all of the foundation elements that your dog needs to know in order to make the process of teaching running contacts faster, easier and more successful! These flatwork games are puppy-appropriate and create an amazing foundation!


Course Structure, Requirements & Equipment

Categories:

Obstacle Training, Foundations

Level:

Open to all

Course Length:

5 weeks with a one week catch up in the middle (information/classroom available in read-only mode for 1 year after completion of course)

Course Structure:

This course will consist of 4 weekly training packages that cover 4-5 elements of the critical skills needed for running contact training. There will be a week in the middle of the course and at the end of the course used for catch up and perfecting the skills!

  • Downloadable written instructions for each exercise
  • Video demonstrations
  • Video review of your training (working participants)
  • Access to class chat
  • Access to Faculty Office Hours

Equipment needed:

  • (working participants only): tunnel, plank, Manners Minder (or similar), mat/box, basic cavalettis

Space needed:

  • varies based on game but at least enough for full out running and also running through tunnels

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: $175 USD
  • Auditing: $100 USD
  • Observing: $75 USD