Adding Blind Crosses to your Handling System

by Barb Davis Given the opportunity, would you partake in an agility voyage of discovery if it would make you instantly faster; let you see clearly where you are on course; let you set certain lines for your dog with more precision, and minimize stress on your joints and body? This is the journey I have been on as I have incorporated the use of blind crosses in my handling system. Get set to start your own exciting journey, as I share the insights and training exercises I developed from the experiences I encountered during my own adventure. This video covers: What foundation training should be in place before you begin training blind crosses. Training a strong blind cross cue. Exercises to build your dog’s understanding of the blind cross cue. The importance of timing when using a blind cross. Applications of where you might use a blind cross. How to train R.I.F. & R.O.F. Explanations of why I would prefer a blind cross in certain sequences. Examples of common errors. Agility trial footage of my use of blind crosses followed by a slow motion clip explaining why I chose to use it in a certain sequence. Hop aboard and enjoy the journey as you expand your handling system! Click here to download the course maps used in this video! $29.95

DVD: “Training

Running Contacts

with Stride


by Barb Davis Barb will take you step-by-step through Rock-It’s entire training process, including preliminary work. She will explain in detail how she used stride regulators to shape the running contacts. She will also discuss and demonstrate ideas for speeding up contact performance on dogs previously trained in the two-on, two- off method. She will also show the steps used to retrain her border collie, Zesty, to a running A-Frame, and discuss the pros and cons of running contacts $16.95
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