Max Pup 4 The Tricked Out Puppy

Improve your puppy’s coordination, body awareness and foundation for agility ability while teaching them fun and exciting tricks.

Instructor(s): Chris Ott and Frankie Joiris
Category: Handling, Motivation, Foundation, Puppy, Obstacle Skills, Mental Game, Problem Solving, Health/Nutrition
Level: Open to All
Class Length: 6 weeks
Start Date: January 14, 2013
Registration Opens: December 22, 2012
Registration Closes: January 28, 2013

Tuition:
Number of Working Spots: 10 ($198)
Number of Auditing Spots: 20 ($125)
Number of Observing Members: unlimited ($85)

Course Description

Max Pup 4 The Tricked Out Puppy :: Chris Ott and Frankie Joiris

Improve your puppy’s coordination, body awareness and foundation for agility ability while teaching them fun and exciting tricks.

The Tricked Out Puppy is a the puppy version of the famous Fit To Be Tricked program!

The Fit To Be Tricked program was designed my The Fit To Be Tricked (FTBT) World/National Agility Champion, Chris Ott (Parker), world-renowned theatrical and trick dog trainer, Frankie Joiris, in consultation with internationally recognized physical therapists. It is an exciting program that uses specialized trick training, as a fun way to optimize fitness, flexibility and coordination. FTBT is designed to improve your dog’s performance in agility, increase physical strength and stamina, decrease muscle recovery time and improve learning ability. The Tricked Out Puppy has been modified to make it perfect for helping puppies develop body awareness, coordination, balance, and strength, as well as improve learning ability.


Course Structure, Requirements & Equipment

Categories: Handling, Motivation, Foundation, Puppy, Obstacle Skills, Mental Game, Problem Solving, Health/Nutrition

Level : Open to All


Course Length:

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

Course Structure:

  • Brief assignments to be videotaped for feedback by working participants.
  • 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):

  • balance disks, exercise ball or peanut and other easily available props.

Space required (working participants only): 

  • 10’ x 10’ area

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: 10
  • 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: 20
  • 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: $198 USD
  • Auditing: $125 USD
  • Observing: $85 USD