Bad Dog Agility Podcast

In this episode (25:45)

We discuss the challenges of training by yourself and give you some helpful tips.

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In this episode, we crunch the numbers behind the controversial new requirements for the AKC National Agility Championship to be held in Tulsa, OK in 2016.

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In this episode (9:17)

As part of Dog Agility Blogger Action Day, we discuss how “continuing education” can help you stay on top of the agility game!

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In this episode (15:11) In this podcast, we discuss latent learning in dog training and how you can take advantage of this learning leap! Mentioned Please rate and review the podcast so other listeners will find us! Ways to Listen Subscribe to the podcast on your iPhone or iPad. Subscribe to the podcast in iTunes.

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In this episode (24:58) In this podcast, we discuss the secret to ALL of dog agility. Spoiler Alert: it has nothing to do with handling. Mentioned Greg Derrett and Ultimate Agility Please rate and review the podcast so other listeners will find us! Ways to Listen Subscribe to the podcast on your iPhone or iPad.

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In this episode (23:37) In this podcast, we discuss the use of verbal cues in agility including some pros and cons. Mentioned Jenny Damm’s blog post on her 2014 Agility World Championship experience Ways to Listen Subscribe to the podcast on your iPhone or iPad. Subscribe to the podcast in iTunes. Download the MP3 File

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In this episode (23:59) In this podcast, we discuss the idea of the poisoned cue, how to know if your cue has become poisoned, and what you can do about it. Mentioned Clean Run Our Previous Podcast: Episode 38: Tips for Retraining Your Agility Dog Our Previous Podcast: Episode 34: Retraining Your Start Line Stay

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In this episode (17:54) We discuss the unique challenges the tire presents in dog agility. Mentioned Agility Right From the Start Our Previous Podcast: How to Generalize Behaviors with Your Novice Dog Ways to Listen Subscribe to the podcast on your iPhone or iPad. Subscribe to the podcast in iTunes. Download the MP3 File Here

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In this episode (20:12) We discuss generalization and proofing in dog agility training, two related but different concepts. Ways to Listen Subscribe to the podcast on your iPhone or iPad. Subscribe to the podcast in iTunes. Download the MP3 File Here Sponsor Back on Track Dog agility is a demanding sport and can be difficult

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In this episode (18:56) We discuss three ways that your agility friends and classmates can help create a better training session. Mentioned Our previous podcast: Episode 8: Using a Camcorder in Training; Heat Stroke & Water Intoxication Our previous podcast: Episode 3: Start Line Stays; Online Agility Classes Our new online class: The 2014 AKC

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In this episode (53:26) In this episode we discuss the results of the 2014 FCI Agility World Championship as well as our own impressions of the event. Mentioned The official website for the 2014 Agility FCI World Championship Courses by Jos Thines, Courses by Jozef van Eester Results (look in the left hand menu for

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In this episode (17:35) In this episode we discuss how watching the agility world championship can benefit your own agility performance. Mentioned The official website for the 2014 Agility FCI World Championship Live Stream and Video on Demand by AgilityVision USA Agility Team Facebook Page Ways to Listen Subscribe to the podcast on your iPhone

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In this episode (14:13) In this episode, we talk about how a focus on canine fitness, human fitness, mental preparation, and practice planning can help you in the agility ring. Mentioned This podcast is part of Dog Agility Blogger Action Day. Ways to Listen Subscribe to the podcast on your iPhone or iPad. Subscribe to

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In this episode (22:06) In this episode, we talk about questioning aspects of your own agility training and creating mini-innovations to get more out of each training session with your agility dog.   Mentioned article on Chip Kelly’s influence on the NFL Ways to Listen Subscribe to the podcast on your iPhone or iPad. Subscribe

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In this episode (30:46) We discuss the strengths of various weave pole methods as we revisit weave training with our novice dogs. Mentioned Susan Garrett’s 2×2 Method FlashPaws Silvia Trkman’s Weaves DVD Agility Right from the Start Ways to Listen Subscribe to the podcast on your iPhone or iPad. Subscribe to the podcast in iTunes.

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In this episode (41:33) We discuss the decline of the AKC Novice A class and what we can do to grow our sport. Mentioned our post: The Growth of AKC Games our post: The Growth of AKC Preferred and ILP/PAL over 10 Years our post: How Has AKC Agility Grown Over the Past 10 Years?

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In this episode (15:15) We discuss the psychology of the fixed vs growth mindsets and some thoughts on recognizing your own fixed mindset tendencies. Mentioned Carol Dweck’s book “Mindset: The New Psychology of Success“ Our previous post: How Your Mindset Affects Your Agility Performance Ways to Listen Subscribe to the podcast on your iPhone or

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In this episode (20:51) We discuss applications of the abundance mindset to different aspects of dog agility including handling systems, multiple dog households, and organizations like AKC and USDAA. Mentioned Stephen R. Covey’s Book: The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People Our previous podcast on Westminster Masters Agility Championship This podcast is about the abundance

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In this episode (32:48) We discuss agility handling systems while comparing dog agility with other competitive non-dog sports. Ways to Listen Subscribe to the podcast on your iPhone or iPad. Subscribe to the podcast in iTunes. Download the MP3 File Here Sponsor Back on Track Dog agility is a demanding sport and can be difficult

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In this episode (26:54) The 20th anniversary of AKC Agility is coming up with a celebration planned for the Reliant trial in Houston, Tx in a few weeks. In this podcast, we take a trip down memory lane with former Director of AKC Agility Sharon Anderson and current Director of AKC Agility Carrie DeYoung. Mentioned

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In this episode (11:14) We discuss a strategy for addressing handling challenges that you encounter on course. Mentioned Our online VIP course at Bad Dog Agility Academy. Ways to Listen Subscribe to the podcast on your iPhone or iPad. Subscribe to the podcast in iTunes. Download the MP3 File Here
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In this episode (45:33) We discuss tips for creating a successful agility debut for your dog. Mentioned Our post “5 Tips for Trialing with Your Novice Agility Dog” which includes video of Miriya’s debut. Ways to Listen Subscribe to the podcast on your iPhone or iPad. Subscribe to the podcast in iTunes. Download the MP3

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In this episode (30:12) We discuss the 2014 International Team Tryouts; the effect of adding the European Open to the tryouts process and the team members. Mentioned The 2014 AWC Team Members Announcement The 2014 European Open Team Members Announcement The 2014 European Open: Hungary The 2014 Agility World Championship: Luxembourg Donating to the Teams

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In this episode (20:12) We share our thoughts on “Success” as part of Dog Agility Blogger Action Day. The path to success does NOT occur little by little at a steady rate. All dogs will have moments where they leap forward in their training . . . or regress for a period of time. We

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In this episode (32:39) This is the second part of a two part interview with Denise Fenzi. Please listen to Part 1 first! In this podcast we discuss the NRM (No Reward Marker) as well as the CI (Cheerful Interrupter). Mentioned The Behavior Chain Series (starting with #1) Fenzi Dog Sports Academy Ways to Listen

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In this episode (36:12) This is the first part of a two part interview with Denise Fenzi. Denise’s passion is obedience, and yet her name is familiar to many agility handlers who look to her for information on relationship and drive. Mentioned The Behavior Chain Series (starting with #1) Fenzi Dog Sports Academy Our very

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In this episode (20:19) Inspired by Silvia Trkman’s article Busting the Myths 6, we discuss different ways to end your agility training sessions. Mentioned Silvia Trkman’s article: Busting the Myths 6 Our previous podcast on: Conditioned Emotional Response Ways to Listen Subscribe to the podcast on your iPhone or iPad. Subscribe to the podcast in

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In this episode (15:58) The AKC National Agility Championship is over, the NBA playoffs are ongoing, and the World Team Tryouts are coming up. In this podcast, we tie all these things together with a discussion of Irrational Confidence. Mentioned Game Winning 3 Pt Shot AKC World Team Tryouts Ways to Listen Subscribe to the

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In this episode (16:54) We’re discussing the Conditioned Emotional Response (CER) of the trainer (human) and how it might be affecting your agility training sessions. Mentioned Article Series by Denise Fenzi Ways to Listen Subscribe to the podcast on your iPhone or iPad. Subscribe to the podcast in iTunes. Download the MP3 File Here
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In this episode (55:11) We’re back from the 2014 AKC National Agility Championship and sharing our thoughts on the event, the courses, and the results. Mentioned The 2014 AKC National Agility Championship Results and Course Maps Our Preview Podcast Our previous post on the wrap choice in the JWW Round. Ways to Listen Subscribe to

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In this episode (35:42) The Bad Dog Agility PowerScore ranking for the AKC National Agility Championship is back. We crunched the numbers for every single dog entered in the upcoming AKC National Agility Championship. Data comes from the qualifying period for this event (12/1/2012 – 11/30/2013). Click Here to see the ranking spreadsheet (version 1.0).

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In this episode (18:08) We share our thoughts on “Starting Your Puppy” as part of Dog Agility Blogger Action Day. Mentioned This podcast is part of Dog Agility Blogger Action Day. “Perfect is the enemy of good.” Our article “When do Agility Dogs Peak?“ Ways to Listen Subscribe to the podcast on your iPhone or

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In this episode (28:12) In this episode, we discuss the different ways people apply positive reinforcement to their training sessions, and suggest a way to help dogs that struggle with non-reinforced repetitions. Mentioned Silvia Trkman and Bu Ways to Listen Subscribe to the podcast on your iPhone or iPad. Subscribe to the podcast in iTunes.

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In this episode (36:36) In this episode, we discuss the potential impact of Westminster’s live agility broadcast on the future of our sport. Mentioned Westminster Kennel Club’s Masters Agility Championship Greg Louganis as analyst Our article: “The Moneymaker Effect in Dog Agility“ Agility on TV at a Sports Bar Ways to Listen Subscribe to the

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In this episode (15:50) In this episode we discuss how we address bar knocking in practice. Mentioned Justine Davenport’s Handling Foundations Ways to Listen Subscribe to the podcast on your iPhone or iPad. Subscribe to the podcast in iTunes. Download the MP3 File Here
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In this episode (11:58) In this episode we discuss how to expand your comfort zone by using your practice time effectively. Mentioned Our 2014 AKC National Agility Championship Prep Course Lee Gibson LiveStream Workshop Our Free Webinar “How to Analyze Your Agility Runs with the Coach’s Eye” Ways to Listen Subscribe to the podcast on

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In this episode (19:05) In this episode we discuss how patterning both hurts and helps your dog agility training. Mentioned Silvia Trkman’s Foundation Video Ways to Listen Subscribe to the podcast on your iPhone or iPad. Subscribe to the podcast in iTunes. Download the MP3 File Here
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In this episode (12:41) In this podcast we discuss the difference between a dream and a goal and introduce an easy 3 step process for setting your dog agility goals. Mentioned Our previous post: Achieve Your Dog Agility Goals in 2014 Ways to Listen Subscribe to the podcast on your iPhone or iPad. Subscribe to

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