Episode 172: Watching Your Dog on Course thumbnail

In this podcast, Sarah and Esteban discuss what it means to keep an eye on your dog during agility. Why and when you should keep your eyes on your dog. Why and when you should look away from your dog. The importance of using your peripheral vision. Episode 171: Obstacle Focus vs Handler Focus in

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Episode 171: Obstacle Focus vs Handler Focus in Dog Agility thumbnail

In this episode, Sarah and Esteban talk about the concept of handler focus versus obstacle focus, and how to apply it to your own agility training. What it means for your dog to be handler-focused or obstacle-focused. Which focus you need in order to excel in agility. How a dog's focus can be obstacle-dependent. Silvia

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Episode 170: Homeostasis in Dog Agility thumbnail

Why is it sometimes so difficult to make changes in your handling? In this episode, Sarah and Esteban apply the concept of homeostasis to dog agility, and explain how you can "reset" your agility equilibrium. The definition of homeostasis. How to leave jumps sooner. A helpful tip for handlers who "body block" their dogs on

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Retro Breed Power 10: 2000-2013 thumbnail

The Breed Power 10 is a group of the top 10 dogs in each breed at each height ranked by PowerScore. The Breed Power 10 recognizes the fastest dogs in our sport by using average yards per second, rather than double qualifying (QQ) runs or points. Learn more about the Breed Power 10 and the

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Agility Summer Series – Week 3 thumbnail

In this live session we take a look at a sequence by judge Janet Gauntt. CLICK HERE for the FREE worksheet with bonus exercises

Retro Power60: 2000-2012 thumbnail

The Power 60 is a group of the top 10 dogs in each of the 6 AKC Agility height classes (8″, 12″, 16″, 20″, 24″, and 26″) ranked by PowerScore. Learn more about the Power 60 and the PowerScore. This ranking was introduced in 2013 and rankings were produced each year since. Today we release

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Episode 169: Creating a Crate to Crate Routine thumbnail

In this episode, Sarah and Esteban talk with Jennifer Crank and Sarah Baker about how they manage their time and their dog from the moment they take them out of a crate for a run to the moment they put them back in the crate after the run. When and how to get your dog

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Agility Summer Series – Week 2 thumbnail

In this live session we take a look at a sequence from this AKC Premier Jumpers course by judge Susan Leitner. CLICK HERE for the FREE worksheet with bonus exercises

Episode 168: How to Avoid Tilt in Your Dog Agility Training thumbnail

In this episode, Sarah and Esteban discuss how to recognize and combat tilt in your dog training. How a moment of tilt can set your dog back in their training. How to recognize and avoid tilting in your agility training. Which dogs are most affected by a handler on tilt. Episode 160: How to Work

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