Agility

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GETTING STARTED IN AGILITY

Beginners Agility Skills

Geared towards teams who intend on competing, this class covers the building blocks for a successful agility team. Foundation work for perfect contacts, mechanics of basic handling, motivation and focus will be taught. Learn the best uses for toy and food rewards. This is the “building block” course for all agility courses, and is open to dogs and puppies of any age.
Prerequisite: Must have taken at least one of the following classes, or the equivalent, or pass an evaluation with an instructor:

  • Basic Canine Manners
  • Advanced Canine Manners
  • Recall Bootcamp
  • Control Unleashed
  • Agile Pups
Class Session Start - End Location
Beginners Agility Skills - Friday 6:00pm - Lynsey Heffner August 27, 2021 - October 15, 2021 Area B1 Class Full
Beginners Agility Skills - Friday 4:45pm - Lynsey Heffner September 10, 2021 - October 15, 2021 Area B1 Class Full
Beginners Agility Skills - Thursday 12:30pm - Sally Silverman August 26, 2021 - October 14, 2021 Area B2 Class Full
Beginners Agility Skills - Thursday 11:15am - Sally Silverman August 26, 2021 - October 14, 2021 Area B2 Class Full

AGILITY FOUNDATION CLASSES

Agility 1

This will be a 2-part class where you will learn the handling system taught at Y2K9s, with an emphasis on practicing this system over one and two-jump sequences. You will also learn contact and weave-pole training from the ground up. The class will focus on transferring target behavior to contact equipment and back-chaining each contact obstacle. Weave poles are taught using channels and/or 2x2 methods.
Prerequisites: Basic Agility Skills or comparable class. Dogs must be old enough to start jumping at their full height.

Class Session Start - End Location
Agility 1 - Monday 8:30pm - Debbie Lazaro August 23, 2021 - October 18, 2021 Area A (Turf) Class Full
Agility 1 - Friday 7:15pm - Lynsey Heffner August 27, 2021 - October 15, 2021 Area B1 Class Full
Agility 1 - Thursday 10:00am - Sally Silverman August 26, 2021 - October 14, 2021 Area B2 Class Full
Agility 1 - Tuesday 4:45pm - Rosie Sutherland August 24, 2021 - October 12, 2021 Area A (Turf) Class Full


Agility Skills

Open to new students, each week this class will focus on a different skills (weaves, contacts, etc).
Dogs must be able to do all equipment full height and be able to weave (channel weaves can be opened).

Class Session Start - End Location
Agility Skills - Wednesday 3:30pm - Rosie Sutherland August 25, 2021 - October 13, 2021 Area A (Turf) Class Full


AGILITY SEQUENCING CLASSES

Sequencing Skills

This class will use short sequencing skills with an emphasis on refining certain handling techniques. Dogs should be able to do all equipment full height and be able to weave (can be channel weaves and opened). Prerequisite: Agility 1.

Class Session Start - End Location
Beginning Sequencing Skills - Thursday 11:15am - Rosie Sutherland August 26, 2021 - October 14, 2021 Area A (Turf) Class Full
Sequencing Skills - Thursday 8:45am - Sally Silverman August 26, 2021 - October 14, 2021 Area A (Turf) Class Full
Beginning Sequencing Skills - Wednesday 8:30pm - Rosie Sutherland August 25, 2021 - October 13, 2021 Area A (Turf) Class Full
Sequencing Skills - Wednesday 4:45pm - Rosie Sutherland August 25, 2021 - October 13, 2021 Area A (Turf) Class Full
Sequencing Skills - Tuesday 8:30pm - Rosie Sutherland August 24, 2021 - October 12, 2021 Area A (Turf) Class Full
Sequencing Skills - Tuesday 10:00am - Sally Silverman August 24, 2021 - October 12, 2021 Area A (Turf) Class Full
Sequencing Skills - Tuesday 8:45am - Sally Silverman August 24, 2021 - October 12, 2021 Area A (Turf) Class Full


ADVANCED AGILITY CLASSES

Course Skills

For the advanced team, this class will emphasize coursework at an excellent/masters level perspective.

Class Session Start - End Location
Course Skills - Monday 7:15pm - Debbie Lazaro August 23, 2021 - October 18, 2021 Area A (Turf) Class Full
Course Skills - Monday 6:00pm - Debbie Lazaro August 23, 2021 - October 18, 2021 Area A (Turf) Class Full
Course Skills - Monday 4:45pm - Debbie Lazaro August 23, 2021 - October 18, 2021 Area A (Turf) Class Full
Course Skills - Monday 3:30pm - Debbie Lazaro August 23, 2021 - October 18, 2021 Area A (Turf) Class Full
Course Skills - Monday 2:15pm - Debbie Lazaro August 23, 2021 - October 18, 2021 Area A (Turf) Class Full
Course Skills - Thursday 6:00pm - Katie Conn August 19, 2021 - October 14, 2021 Area A (Turf) Class Full
Course Skills - Wednesday 1:30pm - Rosie Sutherland August 25, 2021 - October 13, 2021 Area A (Turf) Class Full
Course Skills - Wednesday 12:15pm - Rosie Sutherland August 25, 2021 - October 13, 2021 Area A (Turf) Class Full
Course Skills - Tuesday 6:00pm - Rosie Sutherland August 24, 2021 - October 12, 2021 Area A (Turf) Class Full


Masters Coursework

For the student who is trialing in USDAA or AKC at the Masters level or the equivalent, the focus will be on correct cues and handling techniques. Some international style challenges may be presented.

Class Session Start - End Location
Masters Coursework - Thursday 7:15pm - Katie Conn August 19, 2021 - October 14, 2021 Area A (Turf) Class Full
Masters Coursework - Wednesday 7:15pm - Rosie Sutherland August 25, 2021 - October 13, 2021 Area A (Turf) Class Full
Masters Coursework - Wednesday 6:00pm - Rosie Sutherland August 25, 2021 - October 13, 2021 Area A (Turf) Class Full
Masters Coursework - Tuesday 7:15pm - Rosie Sutherland August 24, 2021 - October 12, 2021 Area A (Turf) Class Full


Advanced Handling and Coursing Skills

This class is geared for the Advanced/ Excellent/ Masters level student. Specific handling skills are targeted each week to improve each team’s competency in a variety of areas. These skills are then worked into sequences at speed and course work. Emphasis on correct timing and placement of reinforcement as well as maintaining enthusiasm and drive are key components of this class.

Class Session Start - End Location
Advanced Handling and Coursing Skills - Thursday 8:30pm - Katie Conn August 19, 2021 - October 14, 2021 Area A (Turf) Class Full
Advanced Handling and Coursing Skills - Thursday 12:30pm - Rosie Sutherland August 26, 2021 - October 14, 2021 Area A (Turf) Class Full


"Let's Work on That"

The objective of this class is to allow you to work on whatever is needed: contacts, running a-frame, particular handling (ie rear crosses, back side of jumps), etc. During your turn in the class, we will focus on your particular needs, so it will be very customized. Class limited to 4 students.

Class Session Start - End Location
Let's Work on That - Sunday 11:30am - Diane Battis August 22, 2021 - September 26, 2021 Area A (Turf) Register