2014

Episode 74: Training the Tire

Episode 74: Training the Tire thumbnail

In this episode (17:54) We discuss the unique challenges the tire presents in dog agility. Mentioned Agility Right From the Start Our Previous Podcast: How to Generalize Behaviors with Your Novice Dog Sponsor Back on Track Dog agility is a demanding sport and can be difficult on the body, both the dog’s and the human’s!

Click here to read the full article →

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

In this episode (20:12) We discuss generalization and proofing in dog agility training, two related but different concepts. Sponsor 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

Click here to read the full article →

3 Benefits of Reviewing Past Courses

3 Benefits of Reviewing Past Courses thumbnail

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: #1: Familiarization with the expected level of challenge Courses at championship events have

Click here to read the full article →

Episode 72: Three Ways to Use a Helper thumbnail

In this episode (18:56) We discuss three ways that your agility friends and classmates can help create a better training session. Mentioned 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 Sponsor Back on Track Dog agility is

Click here to read the full article →

Episode 71: FCI Agility World Championship Wrap-Up thumbnail

In this episode (53:26) In this episode we discuss the results of the 2014 FCI Agility World Championship as well as our own impressions of the event. Mentioned 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

Click here to read the full article →

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

In this episode (17:35) In this episode we discuss how watching the agility world championship can benefit your own agility performance. Mentioned The official website for the 2014 Agility FCI World Championship Live Stream and Video on Demand by AgilityVision USA Agility Team Facebook Page Sponsor Back on Track Dog agility is a demanding sport

Click here to read the full article →

Episode 69: Dog Agility – The Great Motivator thumbnail

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. Sponsor Back on Track Dog agility is a demanding sport and can be difficult

Click here to read the full article →

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 (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 Sponsor Back on Track Dog agility is a demanding sport and can be

Click here to read the full article →

Send this to a friend