Skill Building

Skill Building for Performance Sports: Rally Freestyle Elements (Rally-FrEe), Musical Freestyle and Other Dog Sports

Find out how efficient and fun training can be while exploring a variety of positive reinforcement training techniques including lures, target sticks, platforms, shaping and chaining behaviors. Using these techniques plus training games, you will be training foundation behaviors used in tricks, Rally-FrEe, Musical Freestyle and other dog sports. Behaviors trained in this class include: moving and stationary positions relative to the handler (left and right side heeling, center front and behind), spins, leg weaves, paw lifts, bows and more. Class goal is to build focused and enthusiastic canine partners that are eager to learn and work. Prerequisite: A desire to learn and have fun with your dog.