Beginning - Level I
This class will focus on improving communication between dog & handler. We will start by teaching
basic foundation skills such as work on the flat and working up to distance foundation skills. Class is geared toward
dogs at any level of agility training. Foundation training is a prerequisite for obstacle training class and offers
students a basic introduction to agility. A good place to get your feet wet. Work is done on lead in this class.
This class offers a basic introduction to all the obstacles involved in the sport of dog agility.
The focus continues on strengthening the team relationship with your dog and building solid obstacle foundation skills.
We will continue to work on foundation skills introduced in Beginning I also offer an introduction of all the various pieces
of agility equipment. Off leash control is not required but is preferred.
This class will build on the elements offered in Beginning I, with an emphasis on obstacle mastery
and continued foundation work. Some handling (work on the people half of your team) will also be introduced. This
class is meant to serve as a continuing class for the beginning agility team, and will be offered on an ongoing basis throughout
the summer. Off leash control is required.
This class will focus on fine tuning the agility team, with an emphasis on handling.
Teams in this class should be working at the Novice competition level or preparing to compete at that level (competition
is not required, this is used only as a measure of competence.) We will discuss the various venues available
for competition and their rules/regulations, as well as the classes they offer. At least 1 class per month will focus
on a different agility game. This is an ongoing class. Must be working on weaves and off leash control is required.
This class will focus on fine tuning the overall performance of your agility runs with an emphasis
on competition. There will be a focus on speed, efficiency, accuracy and strategy. Weave poles and
off leash control are required.