Foundation Weaves

This course will teach you step by step how to teach amazing 12 weave poles to your dog.  By the end of the course they will be doing simple sequneces with 12 straight poles.

Faculty: Barbara Currier
Category:
Obstacle Skills
Level: Pre-Novice
Class Length: 6 weeks
Start Date: August 20, 2012

Tuition:
Number of Working Spots: 12 (Tuition: $175)
Number of Auditing Spots: 25 (Tuition: $100)
Number of Observing Members: unlimited (Tuition: $75)
Level of Access:

Course Description

Foundation Weaves :: Barbara Currier

This course will teach you step by step how to teach amazing 12 weave poles to your dog.  By the end of the course they will be doing simple sequneces with 12 straight poles.


Course Structure, Requirements & Equipment

Category: Obstacle Skills

Level: Pre-Novice


Course Length:

Course Length: 6 weeks (information/classroom available in read-only mode for working/auditing students for 6 months after completion of course)
Start Date: August 20, 2012

Course Structure: progressive games to be videotaped for feedback

  • Brief written assignments (2 per week) and progressive training assignment with the dog to be videotaped for feedback (minimum 2 per week)
  • 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 sets of 2x2 (equaling 6 poles), set of 12 weaves, 4 jumps, tunnels
  • Space required (working participants only): 60’ x 60’ minimum agility ring
    Office Hours: Yes (days/times TBA)

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 hours) Limit: 12
  • 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 (has read-only and view-only access to the class forum, chat and office hours, cannot post or ask questions): Limit: Unlimited

Tuition:

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