Front crosses. Rear crosses. Blind crosses. Which one is best? In this Facebook LIVE replay, Jennifer Crank compares her use of front crosses, rear crosses, and blind crosses between two of her dogs that ran at Westminster, border collie P!nk and sheltie Lucky. This video will give you a better understanding of which cross you
Everyone wants to know how to create the best line for their agility dog, but what does that really mean and how do you do it? In this Facebook LIVE, Esteban shares how he applies the concept of lines to his handling and analysis. You’ll learn: How to set a line for your dog. When
You are running a sequence when your dog makes a mistake. What now? First, you need to know if your handling was correct. A training partner can help by giving you immediate feedback on your timing and position. If you don’t have a training partner, you should videotape your training session so you can review
“Wait until your dog is committed to the obstacle before you move.” “Your dog needs better commitment.” Commitment is a huge buzzword in dog agility but what exactly does it mean? Imagine that you’re invited to a 4th of July cookout and you must RSVP to attend. You confirm by email, buy some groceries to
When does your agility run start? My run starts when my dog is next in line to run. I cue her to tug when the dog in front of us is halfway done, and I enter the ring as instructed by the gate steward, crossing through a magical barrier that separates the agility ring from
Having problems with your dog’s teeter? In this BDA show, Sarah and Esteban break down the performance of the teeter so you can pinpoint exactly where your dog needs improvement. We demonstrate several exercises you can do with your dog to improve their speed and confidence.
What should you be doing with the practice jump at an agility trial? In this 1 minute video, Sponsored Athlete Jennifer Crank explains how she combines visualization with her warm up routine at the practice jump to improve her performance.
Do you need to add some DISTANCE to your handling? In this episode of the Bad Dog Agility Show, Sarah and Esteban show you three different ways to create and take advantage of distance with your handling. CLICK HERE for the FREE worksheet with bonus exercises
Do you want to use more blind crosses but you’re not sure when and how to do them? In this BDA show, Sarah and Esteban show you when you should use blind crosses instead of a front cross or rear cross. You’ll also get key tips on execution and timing from 2-time AKC National Agility