2014

Episode 74: Training the Tire

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We discuss the unique challenges the tire presents in dog agility. Agility Right From the Start Our Previous Podcast: How to Generalize Behaviors with Your Novice Dog Back on Track Dog agility is a demanding sport and can be difficult on the body, both the dog's and the human's! Back on Track specializes in dog

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Episode 73: How to Generalize Behaviors with Your Novice Dog thumbnail

We discuss generalization and proofing in dog agility training, two related but different concepts. Back on Track Dog agility is a demanding sport and can be difficult on the body, both the dog's and the human's! Back on Track specializes in dog blankets, beds and wraps that keep muscles warm and reduce the pain in

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3 Benefits of Reviewing Past Courses

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Earlier this year, we analyzed every course from the 2013 AKC National Agility Championship in preparation for the 2014 event and created our online class called the "AKC NAC Prep Course." We designed the prep course to give participants three main benefits: Courses at championship events have a higher level of difficulty than courses at

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Episode 72: Three Ways to Use a Helper thumbnail

We discuss three ways that your agility friends and classmates can help create a better training session. Our previous podcast: Episode 8: Using a Camcorder in Training; Heat Stroke & Water Intoxication Our previous podcast: Episode 3: Start Line Stays; Online Agility Classes Back on Track Dog agility is a demanding sport and can be

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Episode 71: FCI Agility World Championship Wrap-Up thumbnail

In this episode we discuss the results of the 2014 FCI Agility World Championship as well as our own impressions of the event. The official website for the 2014 Agility FCI World Championship Courses by Jos Thines, Courses by Jozef van Eester Results (look in the left hand menu for the day) Live Stream and

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Episode 70: Five Tips for For Watching the FCI Agility World Championship thumbnail

In this episode we discuss how watching the agility world championship can benefit your own agility performance. The official website for the 2014 Agility FCI World Championship Live Stream and Video on Demand by AgilityVision USA Agility Team Facebook Page Back on Track Dog agility is a demanding sport and can be difficult on the

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Episode 69: Dog Agility – The Great Motivator thumbnail

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. This podcast is part of Dog Agility Blogger Action Day. Back on Track Dog agility is a demanding sport and can be difficult on the body, both the dog's

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

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. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_i0ked2Bo3c Click this link to go straight to the points and awards screen.

Episode 68: Innovation in Dog Agility Training thumbnail

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.   article on Chip Kelly's influence on the NFL Back on Track Dog agility is a demanding sport and can be difficult on the body, both the

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