O’Neill Agility Workshops in Australia (2020)

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A variety of agility workshops will be held from Friday – Sunday, July 24 – Aug 1, 2020

Elimbah Sports Ground
Elimbah, Queensland, 4516 Australia


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Workshop Descriptions



DISTANCE SKILLS

Learn to work from a distance to cut corners and stay ahead. Rear crossing, obstacle commitment and independence, lateral space, “go on” and “get out”, working a gamble line, early cues and offering, and distance discriminations will all be covered, as you learn to let the dog do the work! Australia (Kirstin)

FOUNDATION SKILLS FOR AGILITY SUCCESS

A good foundation of skills will prevent issues and put your dog on the right path. Retaining Engagement, Building Drive, Impulse Control, Targeting, Offering, Markers, Positions, and Working with Cones, Handler/Obstacle focus, and more. Australia (Seanna)

GAMES TO BUILD DRIVE & ENGAGEMENT

Introducing fast-paced competition and fun games can help increase drive / focus and confidence. Demonstration Games (non-official fun games) like head-to-head racing, barrel racing, musical mats, relay races etc. can be a fun way to bring the fun back into agility for both dog and handler. For dogs of all ages who are comfortable with jumps and tunnels and are able to work off leash! Australia (Seanna)

HITTING SUCCESS ON FRAME AND DOGWALK - BEGINNER

Teaching from scratch, or improving your current performance on the Frame and Dogwalk, whether running OR stopped. How to build and IMPROVE confidence, consistency and speed. A Frame and Dogwalk training can be very dog dependent, so various training methods and aids will be discussed. - BEGINNER DOG SESSION (dogs over 4 months who are just learning these pieces of equipment) Australia (Kirstin)

HITTING SUCCESS ON FRAME AND DOGWALK - COMPETING

This session will look at your current performance on the Frame and Dogwalk, whether running OR stopped, and
how to improve it.
Success can be found with either running or stopped contacts, but only if the performance is both consistent and fast in a variety of different course scenarios. AFrame and Dogwalk training can be very dog dependent, so various
training methods will be discussed. Whether you are running or stopping, this workshop will look at how to
evaluate your dog and help improve youdog\'s performance, commitment, and consistency. For dogs over 12
months who have an understanding of Frame and Dogwalk. Australia (Kirstin)

INTERMEDIATE HANDLING AND CROSSES

This workshop will focus on understanding when/where to use different crosses and handling maneuvers like the front cross, blind cross, switch (rear cross), rotation, deceleration and other maneuvers to help your dog find the right lines. Various options in each sequence will be analyzed. For dogs and handlers who are sequencing, and comfortable with all of the equipment. Australia (Seanna)

JUMP SKILLS

Teach your dog to develop a great jumping style, learn to adjust stride and hold a line, wraps, acceleration and decelerations, changing leads, body awareness & bending, backside jump skills will be included. Issues like over jumping, knocking, bad timing, and lack of confidence will also be covered. A dog who understands how to jump properly will not only remain healthier, but will also create tighter lines and be more competitive on course. Australia (Kirstin)

JUMPS AND TUNNELS - ADVANCED

For dogs who have a solid understanding of backsides / rear crosses / threadles etc.- this class focuses on body language and communicating with you dog effectively. It is also a great class for teaching the dog to drive and run hard, even through the difficult parts, and not be demotivated by challenge. Australia (Kirstin)

JUMPS AND TUNNELS - INTERMEDIATE

For young or green dogs. Focus on the dog finding value for the jumps and following the handler, great class for motivation, or if you have a dog that goes around jumps, or pulls off jumps at the last second. Australia (Kirstin)

MASTER CLASS IN HANDLING AND CROSSES

This workshop will focus on higher-level courses, and how to find the right lines and make the handling choices that will help your dog find success on more challenging sequences. For dogs and handlers who are running full courses at an Advanced or Masters Level Australia (Kirstin)

PROFICIENCY ON POLES AND SEESAW - BEGINNER

There are many aspects that go into having a great Weave Pole and SeeSaw performance including confidence, speed, independence, distance, entrances and exits. In this workshop, we will look at fine-tuning your performance and increasing speed/independence/confidence on these pieces of equipment. - BEGINNER DOG SESSION (dogs over 4 months who are just learning these pieces of equipment) Australia (Seanna)

PROFICIENCY ON POLES AND SEESAW - COMPETING

There are many aspects that go into having a great Weave Pole and SeeSaw performance including confidence, speed, independence, distance, entrances and exits. In this workshop, we will look at fine-tuning your performance and increasing speed/independence/confidence on these pieces of equipment. - COMPETING DOG SESSION (dogs over 12 months who want to work on issues or be better) Australia (Seanna)

STARTING WITH AN ADVANTAGE (START LINES)

How to get and keep a great Start Line, and USE that Start Line to create distance and drive; motivation and impulse control; and help with discriminations and lines. Do not underestimate the benefits of a great start line… that is where it all STARTS! Australia (Seanna)

WHAT WAS THE COURSE? / REMEMBERING THE COURSE

This Workshop will explore why handlers get lost on course and what to do about it. Tips and tricks to remembering tricky courses, so that handlers can keep on track and concentrate on their dogs, their lines, and their crosses! Australia (Seanna)