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Hi, I have started taking a Foundations 1 class with my BC, Bella, and I just have a couple of concerned questions about teaching her to do certain things. The trainer in the class has done a great job explaining what we should be working on, we aren't doing any obstacles except tunnel and a jump on the lowest height possible. I think she does this mainly so we can introduce our dogs to it, plus people sometimes complain when you don't get to do any obstacles at all. I think this is fine because Bella needs some serious confidence building (Also, Bella and another dog in the class are les
Im looking into getting into REAL agility with my next dog. But directionals, fancy jump work has always baffled me to death. Terms like blind crosses, front crosses, and wraps from the front or backs of jumps... Teaching a dog to go behind a jump and come in to you from the right wing... or the left wing? Then take a left or right towards an outward jump.. WHAT? And Kip cap?! WHAT? "Out doesn't just mean get outside of the jump, it can also get out past the jump." How am I to teach a dog all this nonsense if I have no clue when people are trying to teach it to me? I am so confused. How doe