Independent Study: This class was offered previously and has been completed to working students. Independent Study students now have access to all lessons/videos, unable to post.
Duration: You will have access to the class for 4 months.
Instructor: Jennifer Crank
Equipment Needed: 4 wing jumps, Mastering Jumping Skills by Linda Mecklenburg
This class is designed to introduce dogs and handlers to backside skills, both at a single jump and in small drills. The basics of handling backsides will be covered. Dogs will also be taught the skills necessary for success on the most common types of backsides. Multiple backside variations will be covered; and the skills introduced each week will become more advanced as the class progresses.
Each week students were assigned exercises to be filmed and submitted for review. These drills were presented in CRCD & PDF format as well as video demonstration. Working students filmed the drill(s) and submit them for review. The instructor reviewed and gave feedback and possible changes for resubmission.