AGILITY

 
GROUP CLASSES: 

Intro to Agility

Age Requirement: 6 months or older

Pre-requisites: Puppy Kindergarten OR Basic Manners

Duration: 6 weeks

Capacity: 2-3 students-40 min class, 4-6 students-1 hour 

Cost: $180

Class Description:

This Intro level Agility class is for those who would like to give Agility a try, but do not have goals of competing at Agility trials. In this class, you will learn teamwork, body awareness skills, confidence building, body language & handling and introductory skills for the different obstacles in agility. The Intro to Agility class provides the skills needed to ensure the sport is fun and safe for both you and your dog since Agility is a sport that is very physically demanding on the dog’s part. If you or your dog have never done agility before, this is the class to begin with!

Puppy Agility

Age Requirement: 4 months or older

Pre-requisites: Puppy Kindergarten

Duration: 6 weeks

Capacity: 2-3 students-40 min class, 4-6 students-1 hour 

Cost: $180

Class Description:

This class is designed for puppies at least 4 months of age, who have completed the Puppy Kindergarten class. This class is for those with goals of competing in Agility once the puppy is of age! In this class, teams will build on the basic obedience & life skills learned in Puppy Kindergarten and begin the flatwork necessary to start learning Agility skills. Age-appropriate skills from the Foundation Agility class will also be introduced. 

This class is a pre-requisite for Foundation Agility 2.

Foundation Agility

Age Requirement: 6 months or older

Pre-requisites: Puppy Kindergarten OR Basic Manners

Duration: 6 weeks

Capacity: 2-3 students-40 min class, 4-6 students-1 hour 

Cost: $180

Class Description:

The skills learned in Foundation Agility are the building blocks to every aspect of Dog Agility. In this class, you will learn teamwork, body awareness skills, confidence building, body language & handling and introductory skills for the different obstacles in agility. The Foundation Agility class provides the skills needed to ensure the sport is fun and safe for both you and your dog since Agility is a sport that is very physically demanding on the dog’s part. If you have goals of competing in Agility trials with your dog, this is the first Agility class to begin with! 

 

This class is a pre-requisite for Foundation Agility 2.

 

Foundation Agility 2: Obstacles

Age Requirement: 12 months or older

Pre-requisites: Foundation Agility

Duration: 6 weeks

Capacity: 2-3 students-40 min class, 4-6 students-1 hour 

Cost: $180

Class Description:

In Foundation Agility 2, the focus will be learning how to teach your dog to safely perform the different obstacles in Agility. This class covers jumping skills, teaching the contact obstacles, beginning weave pole training and building on the foundation skills of handling. This is an on-going class. Students must be approved by the instructor to move on to the next level.

This class is a pre-requisite for Sequencing.

 

Sequencing

Age Requirement: 12 months or older

Pre-requisites: Foundation Agility 2

Duration: 6 weeks or Weekly Drop In

Capacity: 2-3 students-40 min class, 4-6 students-1 hour 

Cost: 6 weeks-$180, Drop In-$35

Class Description:

In Sequencing, you will learn how to sequence obstacles together. This class covers learning and applying foundational handling skills to simple sequences as well as improving individual obstacle performance.

Students must be approved by the instructor to move on to the next level.

This class is a pre-requisite for Beginner Agility.

 

Novice Agility

Age Requirement: 12 months or older

Pre-requisites: Sequencing

Duration: 6 weeks or Weekly Drop In

Capacity: 2-3 students-40 min class, 4-6 students-1 hour 

Cost: 6 weeks-$180, Drop In-$35

Class Description:

In Novice Agility, you will learn how to walk and perform longer sequences. This class covers learning how to develop a course walking strategy, learning more handling skills and proofing obstacle performance. This class is appropriate for dogs preparing to compete in Novice or Starters Agility.

Students must be approved by the instructor to move on to the next level.

This class is a pre-requisite for Intermediate Agility.

 

Intermediate Agility

Age Requirement: 12 months or older

Pre-requisites: Beginning Agility 

Duration:  6 weeks or Weekly Drop In

Capacity: 2-3 students-40 min class, 4-6 students-1 hour 

Cost: 6 weeks-$180, Drop In-$35

Class Description:

In Intermediate Agility, you will practice running Novice and Open level sequences and courses. We will discuss course walking strategies, handling options, choosing the best path and cover any questions needed for competition. This class is for dogs that are prepared to or are already competing at the Novice and/or Open level.

Students must be approved by the instructor to move on to the next level.

This class is a pre-requisite for Masters Agility.

 

Masters Agility

Age Requirement: 12 months or older

Pre-requisites: Intermediate Agility                    

Duration: 6 weeks or Weekly Drop In

Capacity: 2-3 students-40 min class, 4-6 students-1 hour 

Cost: 6 weeks-$180, Drop In-$35

Class Description:

In Masters Agility, you will practice running Excellent/Masters level sequences and full courses. We will discuss course walking strategies, handling options, choosing the best path for you and your dog. This class is for dogs that are already competing at the Excellent/Masters level.

Skills & Drills

Age Requirement: 12 months or older

Pre-requisites: Beginning Agility                        

Duration: 6 weeks or Weekly Drop In

Capacity: 2-3 students-40 min class, 4-6 students-1 hour 

Cost: 6 weeks-$180, Drop In-$35

Class Description:

In Skills & Drills, you will practice running Masters and Premier level sequences. We will focus on improving individual handling skills required to master common challenges such as the wrap, back side, threadle and serpentine through practicing short sequences geared towards each challenge. This class is for teams that have completed beginning agility up to teams at the Masters level.  

Contacts & Weaves

Age Requirement: 12 months or older

Pre-requisites: Foundation Agility 2 or higher                        

Duration: 6 weeks 

Capacity: 2-3 students-40 min class, 4-6 students-1 hour 

Cost: 6 weeks-$180

Class Description:

In Contacts & Weaves, we focus on perfecting the performance of all 3 contact obstacles (Dogwalk, A-frame & Teeter) and the Weave Poles. These obstacles tend to be the most difficult and time consuming to train. This class gives you the opportunity to get more practice in with an instructor present to help trouble-shoot any issues that may come up while training the contacts & weaves. Whether you're training running or stopped contacts, 2x2 or channel weaves, this class will help you give a clear understanding of what the dog is expected to do with each obstacle!

Agility Run Throughs

Description: There are 2 Masters level courses set up, usually one Standard and one Jumpers. Teams walk then run each course up to 2 times per course. Instruction is not included, but there will be someone available to assist in the training if necessary/requested (to help reward contacts, play judge, etc) Run throughs are designed for teams who are training/competing at the Masters level, though they can be used by teams at a lower level for exposure to new dogs. If you're unsure about run throughs being a good fit for you and your dog, please ask us! 

Sunday Run Throughs with Rene​: 3:00-5:00pm

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