Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Speedoggie Online Training Classrooms open TODAY!

These Are The Last Class Sessions for 2019!
All Classes Start October 1st!


For the October/November class session we have extended all our online classes to 8 weeks! Lessons are posted every two weeks and you have a full two weeks to practice, post your practice videos and get individual coaching that is specific to you and your dog. As always, participants have access too all coaching reviews and advice for entire class, as well as participate in all group discussions.

These classes are all held on Facebook, each classroom is a private Facebook page that you will have access to for a full 6 months (in read only format) after the 
completion of the course


All classes are limited so register early to assure a working spot.


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ROCK SOLID WEAVEPOLE ENTRIES
Accuracy • Consistency • Speed
Whether you are just beginning your weave pole sequencing or you are already competing at the highest levels, mastering independent weave entries at speed is a must have skill for every team! In this class you will learn fun and creative ways to work on independent weave entries without having to put your dogs through endless repetitions. 

This class teaches, in detail, a unique and fun skill game that you can practice in small spaces that will improve your dog’s weave pole entry success! Class covers everything from forward focus, speed and weight shift to accuracy and precision in real world situations, and much, much, more. The class is the first in a series of classes to teach you the tools necessary to train your dog to have rock solid weaves in a fun and motivating environment.  This class also covers in detail the best ways to reward your dog for the behavior you are asking. Timing of rewards and cues, placement of rewards and the rate of your reinforcement are critical when striving for fast, independent weavepoles. 

The exercises in this class can be done with any type of weave pole (competition standard poles, weave-a-matics, channel poles, 2x2, etc). Dogs participating in this class should have an understanding of how to weave between poles. Beginner dogs are welcome and exercises can be adapted to training poles (open/offset). To get the most out of the class your dog should be food and/or toy motivated.

Class Length: 8 weeks (information/classroom available in read-only mode for 6 months after completion of course)
Start Date: October 1, 2019
Equipment needed: 4, 6 or 12 weavepoles
Space needed: Average living room size

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"WEAVE'EM ALL!"
PREVENTING WEAVEPOLE POP OUTS

Independent, Accurate, Consistent
and Fast Weavepoles... All 12 of Them!


This class is a follow up class to the Rock Solid Weavepole Entries. It is recommended (but not required) that participants in this class complete Part I of this series. 

In this class we will present upbeat and innovative skills exercises designed to fix weave pole pop out problems as well as improve you and your dog’s overall weave pole performance success. The class covers everything you need to help your dog complete the all the weave poles quickly and accurately, independent of your handling position and in distracting situations.This class also covers in detail the best ways to reward your dog for the behavior you are asking. Timing of rewards and cues, placement of rewards and the rate of your reinforcement are critical when striving for fast, independent weavepoles. 

The exercises in this class can be done with any type of weave pole (competition standard poles, weave-a-matics, channel poles, 2x2, etc). Dogs participating in this class should have a basic understanding of how to weave. Beginner dogs are welcome as exercises can be adapted to training poles (open/offset). To get the most out of the class your dog should be food and/or toy motivated. 

Class Length: 8 weeks (information/classroom available in read-only mode for 6 months after completion of course)
Start Date: October 1, 2019
Equipment needed: 12 weave poles. Many exercises can be adapted to 6 poles if a full set of 12 is not available.  Winged jumps and a tunnel are used in the demonstration videos but substitutions of common household items can be used as a substitute. 

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BEYOND ROCK SOLID
WEAVEPOLE ENTRIES

Independence • Confidence • Focus

This class is a follow up class to the Rock Solid Weavepole Entries and Weave'em All! Preventing Weavepole Pop Out Classes. It is recommended (but not required) that participants in this class complete Part I & II of this series. 

In this class we are focusing on the weave entries and exits, as well as taking those skills and sequencing the entry at speed from other obstacles, focusing on solid collection skills for the at speed challenges. This class also covers in detail the best ways to reward your dog for the behavior you are asking. Timing of rewards and cues, placement of rewards and the rate of your reinforcement are critical when striving for fast, independent weavepoles. depende

The exercises in this class can be done with any type of weave pole (competition standard poles, weave-a-matics, channel poles, 2x2, etc). Dogs participating in this class should have an understanding of how to weave between 6-12 poles. Beginner dogs are welcome and exercises can be adapted to training poles (open/offset). To get the most out of the class your dog should be food and/or toy motivated.

Class Length: 8 weeks (information/classroom available in read-only mode for 6 months after completion of course)
Start Date: October 1, 2019
Equipment needed: 6 or 12 weavepoles, 2 jumps, table/platform

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REALLY RELIABLE RELEASE CUES

Confident • Motivated • Consistent


Tired of babysitting your dogs stay performance or worse yet, faulting an otherwise beautiful run do to a self released start line, early contact release or exiting the table before the end of the count? If so then this class is for you!

Start lines, contact releases and table performances all have one thing in common and that is the dog should hold position until released. Regardless of what your preferred position and release cues are, this class will help you develop and strengthen you and your dogs performance with simple exercise and fun games that are easily taught and practiced even in the smallest of training spaces.This class also covers in detail the best ways to reward your dog for the behavior you are asking. Timing of rewards and cues, placement of rewards and the rate of your reinforcement are critical when striving for consistent results.

Whether your just beginning your training or are already in competition, having a reliable stay is paramount to your ability to handle effectively. This class is back by popular demand and will instruct you on fun and creative ways to work on your release cues without harsh corrections or having to walk your dog off of a course because they self released from a stay. This class will help you create an upbeat learning environment for you and your dog to work in. Also, since this is an online class you are free to work each weeks lessons when its convenient to your schedule. 

Class Length: 8 weeks (information/classroom available in read-only mode for 6 months after completion of course)
Start Date: October 1, 2019
Equipment needed: 1 Jump
Space needed: Average living room size

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Online Course Structure
-These online classes are each 8 weeks long and are each held as separate Facebook Groups. 
-All participants need to be members of Facebook to participate 
-Video lessons are posted every 2 weeks on Tuesdays 
-PDF Downloadable written instructions and FAQs accompany each lesson video
-Open class discussion for all participants
-Participants can work at their own pace and have the option of posting homework videos for review and coaching advice

Registration & Payment
Registration: Send request via email (SpeedoggieAgility@me.com) CLICK HERE TO EMAIL . All classes are limited so register early to assure a working spot.
You will be given more details on how to send payment when you register for class.
Cost: Each 8 week class session is $175. Payable online via Zelle, ApplePay, Messenger Pay, PayPal or by check.

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Chris Ott is an international level dog agility competitor, trainer, coach, animal and athlete Reiki Practitioner as well as a GJP (Global Judging Program) Affiliate Judge with 35 years experience competing in dog sports. Her achievements include: Multi year USA/AKC World Agility Team Member, USA/AKC European Agility Open Team Member, Cynosport World Steeplechase Champion, Guinness World Record Holder for Dog Weaving, and Multi Year European Agility Junior Agility Team Coach. Chris is also one of the top breeders of performance border collies in the world with multiple dogs of her breeding being selected to represent their countries at FCI, IFCS, WAO, AKC, and Crufts Championships.

Monday, July 29, 2019

Speedoggie August 2019 Online Class Schedule

Weave Entries and Beyond!


Rock Solid Weave Pole Entries (Part I)


Accuracy • Consistency • Speed


Whether you are just beginning your weave pole sequencing or you are already competing at the highest levels, mastering independent weave entries at speed is a must have skill for every team! In this class you will learn fun and creative ways to work on independent weave entries without having to put your dogs through endless repetitions. 

This class teaches, in detail, a unique and fun skill game that you can practice in small spaces that will improve your dog’s weave pole entry success! Class covers everything from forward focus and weight shift to accuracy and precision in real world situations, and much, much, more. The class is designed to teach you the tools necessary to train your dog to have rock solid weave entries in a fun and motivating environment. 

The exercises in this class can be done with any type of weave pole (competition standard poles, weave-a-matics, channel poles, 2x2, etc). Dogs participating in this class should have an understanding of how to weave between a poles. Beginner dogs are welcome and exercises can be adapted to training poles (open/offset). To get the most out of the class your dog should be food and/or toy motivated.

Class Length: 4 weeks (information/classroom available in read-only mode for 6 months after completion of course)
Start Date: August 6, 2019
Equipment needed:
4, 6 or 12 weavepoles
Space needed:
Average living room size

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Beyond Rock Solid Weave Pole Entries (Part II)


This class is a follow up class to the Rock Solid Weavepole Entry Class. It is recommended (but not required) that participants in this class complete Part I of this series. 

In this class we focus on building the skills we developed in Part I of this series as well as taking those skills and sequencing the entry at speed from other obstacles, focusing on solid collection skills for the at speed challenges. 

The exercises in this class can be done with any type of weave pole (competition standard poles, weave-a-matics, channel poles, 2x2, etc). Dogs participating in this class should have an understanding of how to weave between 6-12 poles. Beginner dogs are welcome and exercises can be adapted to training poles (open/offset). To get the most out of the class your dog should be food and/or toy motivated.

Class Length: 4 weeks (information/classroom available in read-only mode for 6 months after completion of course)
Start Date: August 6, 2019
Equipment needed:
6 or 12 weavepoles, 2 jumps, table/platform
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Really Reliable Release Cues


Tired of babysitting your dogs stay performance or worse yet, faulting an otherwise beautiful run do to a self released start line, early contact release or exiting the table before the end of the count? If so then this class is for you!

Start lines, contact releases and table performances all have one thing in common and that is the dog should hold position until released. Regardless of what your preferred position and release cues are, this class will help you develop and strengthen you and your dogs performance with simple exercise and fun games that are easily taught and practiced even in the smallest of training spaces.


Whether your just beginning your training or are already in competition, having a reliable stay is paramount to your ability to handle effectively. This 4 week class is back by popular demand and will instruct you on fun and creative ways to work on your release cues without harsh corrections or having to walk your dog off of a course because they self released from a stay. This class will help you create an upbeat learning environment for you and your dog to work in. Also, since this is an online class you are free to work each weeks lessons when its convenient to your schedule. 

Class Length: 4 weeks (information/classroom available in read-only mode for 6 months after completion of course)
Start Date: August 6, 2019
Equipment needed:
Jump
Space needed:
Average living room size

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Online Course Structure:
-These online classes are each 4 weeks long and are each held as separate Facebook Groups. 
-All participants need to be members of Facebook to participate 
-Video lessons are posted each week on Tuesdays 
-PDF Downloadable written instructions and FAQs accompany each lesson video
-Open class discussion for all participants
-Participants can work at their own pace and have the option of posting homework videos for review

Registration & Payment:
-Send registration request via email (SpeedoggieAgility@me.com) CLICK HERE TO EMAIL 
You will be given more details on how to send payment when you register for class.



Cost:
Each 4 week class session is $100. Payable online via Zelle, ApplePay, Messenger Pay, PayPal or by check.

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Chris Ott is an international level dog agility competitor, trainer, coach, and GJP (Global Judging Program) Affiliate Judge with 35 years experience competing in dog sports. Her achievements include: Multi year USA/AKC World Agility Team Member, USA/AKC European Agility Open Team Member, Cynosport World Steeplechase Champion, Guinness World Record Holder for Dog Weaving, and Multi Year European Agility Junior Agility Team Coach. Chris is also one of the top breeders of performance border collies in the world with multiple dogs of her breeding being selected to represent their countries at FCI, IFCS, WAO, AKC, and Crufts Championships.




Thursday, July 25, 2019

Rock Solid Weave Entry Online Class Registration Open!


Accuracy • Consistency • Speed


Whether you are just beginning your weave pole sequencing or you are already competing at the highest levels, mastering independent weave entries at speed is a must have skill for every team! In this class you will learn fun and creative ways to work on independent weave entries without having to put your dogs through endless repetitions. 

This class teaches, in detail, a unique and fun skill game that you can practice in small spaces that will improve your dog’s weave pole entry success! Class covers everything from forward focus and weight shift to accuracy and precision in real world situations, and much, much, more. The class is designed to teach you the tools necessary to train your dog to have rock solid weave entries in a fun and motivating environment. 

The exercises in this class can be done with any type of weave pole (competition standard poles, weave-a-matics, channel poles, 2x2, etc). Dogs participating in this class should have an understanding of how to weave between a poles. Beginner dogs are welcome and exercises can be adapted to training poles (open/offset). To get the most out of the class your dog should be food and/or toy motivated.



Class Length: 4 weeks (information/classroom available in read-only mode for 6 months after completion of course)

Start Date: August 6, 2019

Equipment needed:
4, 6 or 12 weavepoles

Space needed:
Average living room size



Course Structure:
-This online class is 4 weeks long and is held as a Facebook Group. All participants need to be members of Facebook to participate. 
-1 Video lesson each week (posted Tuesdays)
-PDF Downloadable written instructions and FAQs for each lesson
-Video demonstration and explanations of each assignment
-Detailed review for all student’s homework videos
-Open class discussion for all participants

Registration & Payment
-Send request via email to SpeedoggieAgility@me.com. You will be given more details on how to send payment when you register for class.

-Cost:$100. Payable online via Zelle, ApplePay, Messenger Pay, PayPal or by check.




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Chris Ott is an international level dog agility competitor, trainer, coach, and GJP (Global Judging Program) Affiliate Judge with 35 years experience competing in dog sports. Her achievements include: Multi year USA/AKC World Agility Team Member, USA/AKC European Agility Open Team Member, Cynosport World Steeplechase Champion, Guinness World Record Holder for Dog Weaving, and Multi Year European Agility Junior Agility Team Coach. Chris is also one of the top breeders of performance border collies in the world with multiple dogs of her breeding being selected to represent their countries at FCI, IFCS, WAO, AKC, and Crufts Championships.


Really Reliable Release Cues Online Class Registration Is Open!


Really Reliable Release Cues
Online Class Registration Is Open!
Tired of babysitting your dogs stay performance or worse yet, faulting an otherwise beautiful run do to a self released start line, early contact release or exiting the table before the end of the count? If so then this class is for you!

Start lines, contact releases and table performances all have one thing in common and that is the dog should hold position until released. Regardless of what your preferred position and release cues are, this class will help you develop and strengthen you and your dogs performance with simple exercise and fun games that are easily taught and practiced even in the smallest of training spaces.


Whether your just beginning your training or are already in competition, having a reliable stay is paramount to your ability to handle effectively. This 4 week class is back by popular demand and will instruct you on fun and creative ways to work on your release cues without harsh corrections or having to walk your dog off of a course because they self released from a stay. This class will help you create an upbeat learning environment for you and your dog to work in. Also, since this is an online class you are free to work each weeks lessons when its convenient to your schedule. 

Each week new lessons will be posted to the group. A video demonstration and a PDF with written details, as well as training tips and suggestions are included with each weeks class installment. Participants are encouraged to post their own training videos for review and to use the discussion forum to ask training questions and/or discuss any issues that arise. The materials in this classroom will remain available to all participants for 6 months after the end of the session (in read-only format). 

FMI, Registration and Payment Information send an email request to: SpeedoggieAgility@me.com
You will be given more details on how to send payment when you register for the class.

This class is 4 weeks long and starts on August 6, 2019.


Cost:$100 (Payable online via Zelle, ApplePay, Messenger Pay, PayPal or by check. 

This is a Facebook class, so you need to be a member of Facebook to participate. 
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Chris Ott is an international level dog agility competitor, trainer, coach, and GJP (Global Judging Program) Affiliate Judge with 35 years experience competing in dog sports. Her achievements include: Multi year USA/AKC World Agility Team Member, USA/AKC European Agility Open Team Member, Cynosport World Steeplechase Champion, Guinness World Record Holder for Dog Weaving, and Multi Year European Agility Junior Agility Team Coach. Chris is also one of the top breeders of performance border collies in the world with multiple dogs of her breeding being selected to represent their countries at FCI, IFCS, WAO, AKC, and Crufts Championships.

Saturday, June 22, 2019

Preventing Weavepole Pop Outs Online Class Starts July 2nd

NEW CLASS!!! REGISTRATION OPEN NOW!

Accuracy • Consistency • Speed

Each week this class will present upbeat and innovative skills exercises designed to fix weave pole pop out problems as well as improve you and your dog’s overall weave pole performance success. The class covers everything you need to help your dog complete the all the weave poles quickly and accurately, independent of your handling position and in distracting situations. Each weeks lessons are posted on Tuesdays. Students can work the exercises when it is convenient to their schedule and post videos of their homework for detailed review. The class is 4 weeks in length. The material in the classroom is available to all participants  (in read-only mode) for 6 months after the end of the class.

The exercises in this class can be done with any type of weave pole (competition standard poles, weave-a-matics, channel poles, 2x2, etc). Dogs participating in this class should have a basic understanding of how to weave. Beginner dogs are welcome as exercises can be adapted to training poles (open/offset). To get the most out of the class your dog should be food and/or toy motivated. 

This class does not cover weave entries (FMI about the next session of "Rock Solid Weave Entries" class contact: SpeedoggieAgiltiy@me.com). 



Class Length: 4 weeks (information/classroom available in read-only mode for 6 months after completion of course)

Start Date: July 2, 2019

Equipment needed:
12 weave poles. 
Many exercises can be adapted to 6 poles if a full set of 12 is not available. 
Winged jumps and a tunnel are used in the demonstration videos but substitutions of common household items can be used as a substitute. 


Course Structure:
-This online class is 4 weeks long and is held as a Facebook Group. All participants need to be members of Facebook to participate in this class. 
-1 Video lesson each week (posted Tuesdays)
-PDF Downloadable written instructions and FAQs for each lesson
-Video demonstration and explanations of each assignment
-Detailed review for all student’s homework videos
-Open class discussion for all participants

Registration and Payment
-Send request via email to SpeedoggieAgility@me.com. You will be given more details on how to send payment when you register for class.


-Cost:$100. Payable online via Zelle, ApplePay, Messenger Pay, PayPal or by check.