Dogsport Training Classes

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      • additional classes - $15 each
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Class Descriptions

Below are the descriptions of the particular classes listed above, i.e. the ones that are being offered at this time. For a complete list of all possible classes that we can offer, click here.

Advanced Agility

For dogs who are competing in the sport, who want to fine tune their skills. Working on Course analysis, confidence and speed. Full Height Jumps/Spreads. Handling Concepts: Tunnel to/from Contact, more Angled Approaches, Distance and Discriminations, Crossing on Contacts, Advanced Weave Entries and Exits.
Pre-requisite: Instructor Approval, Trial Prep AND Straight Weaves and Full Height Contacts from distance (consider taking the Contacts and Weaves class if your dog needs a little extra help on these pieces of equipment)

Agility 101A Equipment

Time to get busy with Equipment! Introduction to Table, Tire, Teeter - bang game, Height Dogwalk, Low Frame, Jumps (Backside/Switch/Tight), Weave Guides, Angled Tunnels. Handling Concepts: Timing, Showing Path, Finish Cues, Start Lines, Lead Out and Release, Parallel Path, Sequencing.
Pre-requisite: Foundation B

Agility 101B Positions

More equipment work on Table, Tire, Tunnel, Jumps, Weaves, Teeter - bang game; Full height Dogwalk, High Frame. Handling Concepts: Lateral Distance, Post Turns, Front Crosses, Blind Crosses. Introduction to Snooker. Pre-requisite: Agility 101A


Agility 101C Crosses

Continuing to work on equipment skills while fine tuning basic crosses: Handling Concepts: Back Cross on Tunnel, Counter Rotation, Deceleration, Discriminations, Pull to backside, Measuring Dogs, 4' - 8' Tunnel/Jump Gamble.
Pre-requisite: Agility 101B


Competitive B Skills - OUTDOOR FIELD

This is a dynamic class, working on putting it all together for Advanced/Excellent/Masters/International Competition. The class is fluid, and will be modified to suit the current class participants. Pre-requisite: Competitive A

Contacts & Weaves

Improve your dogs performance on these challenging obstacles! Includes proofing, criteria, speed, distance, entrances, confidence and independence on Weaves, Teeter, Dogwalk, and A-Frame.
Pre-requisite: Intermediate A

Foundation A Relationship

Getting started with the basics of your relationship: Walking on a Loose Leash, Sits/Downs and other positions, Drive and Impulse Control, Heel, Finish, Stay, Recall, Etiquette when meeting people, Trick Training and more. Also introduction to Cones, Target Plates, Tunnels, Ladder work.
Pre-requisite: Non aggressive dogs at least 3 months old.

Foundation B Impulse / Awareness

Continuing to work on foundation and obedience skills that will allow your dog to find success, including focus, impulse control and drive. Introduction to Contact Positions, Tippy Boards, Weave Poles, Hoops, Jumps (Tight), and more work with Tunnels, Targeting and Cones.
Pre-requisite: Foundation A or equivalent

Intermediate Agility

For those working at the Intermediate level... for dogs who have had an introduction to all the equipment and handlers who are working on short sequence and basic handling moves like crosses/lead changes/rotation/threadles/push backs etc. Pre-requisite: Agility 101C

Trial Prep-OUTDOOR FIELD

For dogs and handlers getting ready to trial or starting to trial. Held at our OUTSIDE Field, just a few minutes east of Edmonton off Hwy 16. We will go through all the ins and outs of entering a trial, the various organizations available, the measuring process, trial etiquette, volunteer positions, etc; and at the same time work on fine tuning your dog's skills so they are ready for the Starters/Novice level
Prerequisites: Straight weaves (can be with guides), full height contacts, Intermediate B.