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The Bad Dog Agility Podcast

Welcome to the Bad Dog Agility podcast where we discuss agility training, competition, news and events. You can download the app so you always have the latest episode, and anyone can introduce the next episode.

Episode 212: Do You Really Need Video Analysis? thumbnail

In this episode (26:09) In this episode, Jennifer, Sarah and Esteban address the question of whether or not agility handlers should use video analysis. You Will Learn How video review is different from video analysis. How most people analyze videos today. The relationship between video analysis and visualization. Common barriers to video analysis Mentioned/Related Coach’s

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Episode 211: The Importance of Handling Flexibility thumbnail

In this episode (14:59) In this episode, Sarah, Jennifer and Esteban talk about the important of handling flexibility in dog agility. You Will Learn How handling flexibility can help you run better on course. Two types of handling flexibility. How to develop flexibility in training sessions. Mentioned/Related The 2019 Nationals Prep Course which closes February

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Episode 210: How to Goal Set for Big Events in 2019 thumbnail

In this episode (33:35) In this episode, the BDA team discusses goal setting for big agility events. You Will Learn The difference between a dream and a goal. How to create goals based on a specific agility event. Specific examples of goals from Jennifer and Esteban. What to do with your goals after the event.

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Episode 209: Blind Cross Your Way Into the New Year thumbnail

In this episode (31:50) In this podcast, Sarah, Jennifer and Esteban discuss the blind cross; the pros, the cons, and tips to avoid common mistakes. You Will Learn How the blind cross can help people who lose their place on course. How the blind cross can help people with physical limitations. Why blind crosses may

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Episode 208: Experiments in AKC Course Design with Greg Fontaine thumbnail

In this episode (38:39) In this episode, Greg Fontaine shares how he has worked with the AKC to experiment with course design strategies aimed at providing better spacing for large dogs. You Will Learn What Greg was trying to achieve with his designs. Two different course design strategies Greg used to provide additional yardage between

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Episode 207: Interview with FCI Gold Medalist Martina Magnoli Klimešová thumbnail

In this episode (29:42) In this podcast, FCI silver medalist Jennifer Crank interviews FCI gold medalist Martina Magnoli Klimešová. You Will Learn What skills and foundation Martina thinks are most important when working with puppies. When Martina starts formal agility training. How Martina approaches mental management. How Martina keeps her dog competitive enough to win

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Episode 206: Three Lessons from the Agility World Championship thumbnail

In this episode (24:49) In this episode, Sarah and Jennifer discuss three key lessons from the Agility World Championship. You Will Learn How Jennifer’s preparation led to her individual silver medal and how you can structure your preparation to meet your goals. How your preparation affects your mental management. Why courses today require elite dog

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Episode 205: Five Tips for Better Contact Performance thumbnail

In this episode (23:05) In this podcast, Jennifer, Sarah and Esteban give you practical tips for strengthening your dog’s contact obstacle performance. You Will Learn 5 tips for improving contact performance When the color of your contact zone doesn’t matter Common mistakes handlers make when practicing contacts Elite Science – 1-TDC You have developed an

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Episode 204: How to Use Proofing in Your Dog Agility Training thumbnail

In this episode (33:45) In this episode, Sarah and Esteban discuss the concept of proofing, pointing out common misconceptions and explaining exactly how you should use proofing in your agility training. You Will Learn How to define proofing. How to use proofing to your maximum advantage. The most common misconception about proofing. Why Americans don’t

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