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December Workshops at KineticDog

 

KineticDog is holding the following workshops in December.  All workshops will be taught by Mary Ellen Barry and will be held at Orchard Hills Dog Training in Barto, PA. Surface is indoors on Sprinturf.

 

Registration will open Tuesday November 5 at 8am EST.  Register here: https://form.jotform.com/mebarry/december-workshops-page-1


YOU CAN ONLY SELECT ONE WORKING SPOT PER SUBMISSION.  To register for multiple workshops, you will need to submit multiple forms. 

 

Weave Fix It

Friday December 6: 9am-12pm

Cost: $125 working/$50 auditing

Limit: 7 dogs

 

Problems with entries, exits, independence or speed?  We will help you address your weaving woes and give you a training plan to take home.  Dogs should be 18 months or older and should be weaving 12 poles.

 

Young Dogs/Sequencing

Friday December 6: 1:15-4:15pm

Cost: $125 working/$50 auditing

Limit: 7 dogs

 

Starting to put things together with the baby dogs.  Sequences will consist of 5-10 obstacles. Only jumps and tunnels will be used.  Dogs should be 8 months or older. 

 

Puppies

Friday December 6: 5:30-8:30pm

Cost: $125 working/$50 auditing

Limit: 8 dogs

 

Calling all puppies.  We will work flatwork, handling, life skills and obstacle skills. Any age puppy is welcome.

 

Got It

Saturday December 7: 9am-12:30pm

Cost: $125 working/$50 auditing

Limit: 8 dogs

 

In this seminar, you will learn how, when and where to look at your dog vs. looking at the line. You will learn finally how to use your connection to be timely and to keep the dog committed.  This workshop is suitable to any level dog that is sequencing 4 obstacles or more.  Obstacles will include jumps and tunnels only.

Step To It

Saturday December 7: 1:45-5:15

Cost: $125 working/$50 auditing

Limit: 8 dogs

 

There are several techniques which require the handler to step towards the take-off point or the dog’s line such as a front cross, reverse spin, lateral push, false turn and backside sends. In this workshop we will focus on the correct use of the elements of handling on these techniques such as direction of chest laser, direction and position of foot, handler’s eyes and positioning height of the arm/hands. This workshop is suitable to any level dog that is sequencing three to five obstacles. Obstacles will include jumps and tunnels only. FYI Got It is highly recommended as a prerequisite.

 

Coursework feat. Tunnels & Weaves

Sunday December 8: 9am-5pm

Cost: $200 working/$100 auditing

Limit: 10 dogs

 

This day promises to be a FUN day filled with coursework challenges relating to challenging weave and tunnel entries, exits and independence. Dogs should be able to tackle Masters/Biathlon/International type courses.  Contacts will not be used.