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In this episode we discuss how watching the agility world championship can benefit your own agility performance.

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The Bad Dog Agility Power 60 for 2014 – Through July

September 5, 2014
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This is a mid-year ranking, the end of year ranking will be limited to dogs with at least 5 runs in Standard and 5 runs in Jumpers With Weaves. Learn more about the Power 60 and the PowerScore. SELECT JUMP HEIGHT: 8″ Class, 12″ Class, 16″ Class, 20″ Class, 24″ Class, 26″ Class 8″ Class

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The Bad Dog Agility Preferred Power 60 for 2014 – Through July

September 5, 2014
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This is a mid-year ranking, the end of year ranking will be limited to dogs with at least 5 runs in Standard and 5 runs in Jumpers With Weaves. Learn more about the Power 60 and the PowerScore. SELECT JUMP HEIGHT: 4″ Class, 8″ Class, 12″ Class, 16″ Class, 20″ Class 4″ Preferred Class  

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Episode 69: Dog Agility – The Great Motivator

September 3, 2014
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In this episode (14:13) In this episode, we talk about how a focus on canine fitness, human fitness, mental preparation, and practice planning can help you in the agility ring. Mentioned This podcast is part of Dog Agility Blogger Action Day. Ways to Listen Subscribe to the podcast on your iPhone or iPad. Subscribe to

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Viewing Your Agility Dog’s AKC Points and Double Q’s for Free

August 29, 2014
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Many AKC competitors don’t realize that they can view their dog’s title progression for free on the AKC website. This video will walk you through the process. Best viewed in HD and Full Screen. Click this link to go straight to the points and awards screen.

Episode 68: Innovation in Dog Agility Training

August 28, 2014
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In this episode (22:06) In this episode, we talk about questioning aspects of your own agility training and creating mini-innovations to get more out of each training session with your agility dog.   Mentioned article on Chip Kelly’s influence on the NFL Ways to Listen Subscribe to the podcast on your iPhone or iPad. Subscribe

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The Last Inch: Closing the Weave Poles

August 22, 2014
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With both the 2×2 method and the channel method, you ultimately get to a point where you are going from offset (by just an inch or less!) to inline. Many dogs and trainers struggle with this final step in the process. I have seen many dogs with near 100% success with one inch offset poles,

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Episode 67: Reflections on Weave Pole Training

August 21, 2014
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In this episode (30:46) We discuss the strengths of various weave pole methods as we revisit weave training with our novice dogs. Mentioned Susan Garrett’s 2×2 Method FlashPaws Silvia Trkman’s Weaves DVD Agility Right from the Start Ways to Listen Subscribe to the podcast on your iPhone or iPad. Subscribe to the podcast in iTunes.

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Episode 66: The Decline of AKC’s Novice A Class

August 13, 2014
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In this episode (41:33) We discuss the decline of the AKC Novice A class and what we can do to grow our sport. Mentioned our post: The Growth of AKC Games our post: The Growth of AKC Preferred and ILP/PAL over 10 Years our post: How Has AKC Agility Grown Over the Past 10 Years?

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