Bad Dog Agility Podcast

In this episode (19:32)

In this podcast, Sarah, Jennifer, and Esteban show why the tunnel may be a far more complex obstacle than most competitors realize. (Click here for Part 1)

You Will Learn

  • The handling impact of curving or straightening a tunnel.
  • How tunnels interact with different dog heights.
  • Whether you should train on light or dark-colored tunnels.
  • How to properly bag and anchor your tunnel.
  • What length tunnel you should train on.
  • If “tunnel suckers” actually exist.
  • Why handlers shouldn’t get too close to the tunnel.
  • How to cue tight turns after the tunnel.
  • When to time your verbal cues for the next obstacle after a tunnel.
  • How to handle common tunnel traps.

Mentioned/Related

Direct download: BDAPodcast272.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:58pm CST

In this episode (31:41)

In this podcast, Sarah, Jennifer, and Esteban show why the tunnel may be a far more complex obstacle than most competitors realize.

You Will Learn

  • The handling impact of curving or straightening a tunnel.
  • How tunnels interact with different dog heights.
  • Whether you should train on light or dark-colored tunnels.
  • How to properly bag and anchor your tunnel.
  • What length tunnel you should train on.
  • If “tunnel suckers” actually exist.
  • Why handlers shouldn’t get too close to the tunnel.
  • How to cue tight turns after the tunnel.
  • When to time your verbal cues for the next obstacle after a tunnel.
  • How to handle common tunnel traps.

Mentioned/Related

Direct download: BDAPodcast271.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:18pm CST

In this episode (26:00)

In this podcast episode, Sarah, Jennifer, and Esteban help you prepare for winter training!

You Will Learn

  • How to create a plan for your winter season.
  • Why you should tailor your training to the individual dog.
  • Which agility behaviors can be taught without equipment.
  • Why top competitors focus on conditioning.
  • How to develop drive, focus, and motivation away from equipment.
  • When you should take a complete break from agility.
Direct download: BDAPodcast270.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:05pm CST

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