Episode 174: Changing Your Plans thumbnail

In this episode, Sarah and Esteban share their thoughts on how external circumstances often require changes in your agility plans. How to stack your training days to maintain flexibility for bad weather and other intrusions in your routine. How to shift gears in a trial environment. The importance of changing your expectations without sacrificing your

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Agility Summer Series – Week 4 thumbnail

In this live session we take a look at a sequence from the recent USDAA South Central Regional Biathlon Jumping. CLICK HERE for the FREE worksheet with bonus exercises https://youtu.be/nP41x5E4TsE

Episode 173: Interview with Silvia Trkman on EO, Course Design, and Handling Challenges thumbnail

In this episode, Sarah and Esteban talk with Silvia Trkman about her recent European Open win and how she continues to be competitive in an ever-changing sport. How your attitude toward challenges can affect your enjoyment of the sport and set you up for a career of success. Silvia's thoughts on course design in Europe.

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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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