April 7, 2016

Handling Exercises for 2016 AKC Nationals #18 Choice

Try these four handling variations for this exercise based on the #18 choice at the 2016 AKC National Agility Championship.

Exercise Based on the #18 Choice at the 2016 AKC National Agility Championship
Exercise Based on the #18 Choice at the 2016 AKC National Agility Championship
  • Full Loop Wrap (4.46 seconds) – the most popular choice at the event, but may be the slower option
  • Forced Front Cross (4.06 seconds) – creates the s-path, requires getting to the take off side of the backside jump, finishing dog on right reduces tunnel trap
  • German Turn (4.10 seconds) – creates the s-path, does not require getting to the take off side of the backside jump, finishing dog on right reduces tunnel trap
  • Serpentine (4.17 seconds) – creates the s-path, does not require getting to the take off side of the backside jump, finishing dog on left controls the turn but emphasizes the tunnel trap

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    • I think all the S-paths are fairly interchangeable. But I’d be surprised to see the full loop end up with the faster time.

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