Rank #1: Episode 43: Susan Garrett Interview on Positive Training and Handling Systems
Dec 11 2013
Rank #2: 147: Susan Garrett on Dropped Bars
Sarah and Esteban talk with Susan Garrett about helping your dog drop less bars.You Will Learn
- Susan Garrett’s protocol for knocked bars, and which dogs it’s appropriate for.
- Common training mistakes people make when addressing bar knocking.
- If you should be quiet when your dog is jumping.
- How to help your dog avoid brushing wings/uprights.
- How Response Cost influences a dog’s bar knocking.
- The importance of jump training, handling, and strength and conditioning for success.
- How Susan trains jumping with her young dog.
- The next big challenge in dog agility.
- The significance of a rhetorical question.
- Facebook Group — Handling 360: Free Agility Workshop
- Susan’s Facebook Live “Re-Do” of the AWC Large Dog Course
- Sarah’s favorite Susan Garrett run from the 2016 Agility World Championship.
- Previous Podcast Interview with Susan Garrett — Episode 43: Susan Garrett Interview on Positive Training and Handling Systems
- Previous Podcast on Record Keeping — Episode 146: Record Keeping Trick for Dog Agility
- Episode 100: Interview with Crufts Judge Lee Gibson – Part 1
- Episode 136: Interview with WAO Judge Anthony Clarke
Oct 19 2016
Rank #3: Episode 77: The Secret to All of Dog Agility
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.Click here to read the full article →
Nov 21 2014
Rank #4: 199: How to Speed Up Your Agility Dog
In this podcast, we discuss how you can improve your dog’s time by focusing on efficiency on course and increasing your dog’s natural speed and drive.You Will Learn
- How the format of the Incredible Dog Challenge differs from all other agility trials.
- Why your dog doesn’t always need to run faster to get faster times.
- Three quick tips to improve your dog’s speed.
Jun 15 2018
Rank #5: Episode 3: Start Line Stays; Online Agility Classes
In this episode (13:56) Training Tip: Taking start lines out of your agility training. News Topic: Five tips to help you pick an online agility course. Mentioned Introduce Our Next Podcast! Ways to Listen Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. Download the MP3 File Here (Right Click and Save As…)
May 11 2012
Rank #6: 126: Dog Agility NOW
In this podcast, we announce the launch of our new website dedicated to sport reporting for dog agility. We discuss our thoughts, plans, and hopes for this new site.Mentioned
Mar 16 2016
Rank #7: Episode 22: Secrets to Super Agility Performance – Part 1
Oct 31 2012
Rank #8: Episode 15: Kathy Sdao Interview – Part 1
Sep 14 2012
Rank #9: 233: Changing Your Agility Dog’s Unwanted Behavior
In this episode, Denise Fenzi returns to the podcast to talk about the common strategies that we use to help our dogs cope with distractions and anxiety-provoking situations in agility.You Will Learn
- the relationship between a dog’s emotional state and agility performance
- how counterconditioning should work
- why distraction training often fails
- how to build your dog’s confidence
Oct 31 2019
Rank #10: Episode 7: Daisy Peel Interview on Mental Management
In this episode (38:59) Special guest Daisy Peel joins the podcast to discuss mental management and its role in agility training and competition. Mentioned Daisy Peel’s book, live seminars, and classes on mental management Lanny Bassham’s With Winning in Mind, and Freedom Flight – The Origins of Mental Power; both available on Kindle Our collectiveClick here to read the full article →
Jun 22 2012
Rank #11: 156: How to Practice Effectively
In this episode, Sarah and Esteban help you practice dog agility more effectively, producing maximal results with minimal time.You Will Learn
- What exactly constitutes “practice” when you’re training dog agility.
- How being on the edge of your comfort zone is critical to a successful practice.
- Why you should avoid Facebook when you train.
- How elite athletes use relatively short but frequent sessions with breaks to maximize performance.
- Why you should incorporate visualization into your practice routine.
- Who’s better at grammar; Isaac or Sarah?
Mar 09 2017
Rank #12: Episode 60: Preparing for Your Novice Debut
Jun 18 2014
Rank #13: 171: Obstacle Focus vs Handler Focus in Dog Agility
In this episode, Sarah and Esteban talk about the concept of handler focus versus obstacle focus, and how to apply it to your own agility training.You Will Learn
- What it means for your dog to be handler-focused or obstacle-focused.
- Which focus you need in order to excel in agility.
- How a dog’s focus can be obstacle-dependent.
Aug 04 2017
Rank #14: Episode 76: Verbal Cues in Dog Agility
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 FileClick here to read the full article →
Nov 07 2014
Rank #15: 134: Priming Your Dog Before and Agility Trial
May 27 2016
Rank #16: 117: Drive for Agility (Three Aspects of Agility Training Part 2)
This is the second podcast in our series on “Three Aspects of Agility Training”. In this podcast, we talk all about drive in the context of your agility performance. We define drive, discuss how you can build it, and explain the mistakes to avoid that will reduce your dog’s drive for dog agility.Mentioned
Nov 21 2015
Rank #17: 232: Interview with FCI Judge Tamás Tráj
In this episode, Tamás Tráj joins the podcast to discuss course design, safety and international agility.You Will Learn
- How Tamás approaches course design.
- Why Hungary added a 4th jump height.
- What factors are influencing the possible addition of jump heights to FCI agility.
Oct 24 2019
Rank #18: Episode 10: Training with Food; Training with a Clicker
In this episode (23:57) Training Tip: Use food effectively in your agility training with several different methods. Agility Topic: We discuss how the use of the clicker has evolved in agility training. Mentioned Udder Tug Toy Agility Right from the Start Silvia Trkman Sponsor AdvoAgility AdvoAgility specializes in health and wellness, weight management, vibrant energyClick here to read the full article →
Aug 03 2012
Rank #19: 87: Improving Your Course Memorization
In this podcast, we discuss how to use your time effectively before, during, and after the walkthrough to reduce forgetfulness on course. We also discuss some tips for improving your course memorization skills.Mentioned
Feb 13 2015
Rank #20: Episode 102: International Man of Mystery Howard Boyle
Howard Boyle is a Houston, Texas based agility competitor who routinely travels around the world to compete in the sport of dog agility. He recently traveled to the Bailiwick of Jersey, an island off the coast of France, to compete in the Jersey European Agility Festival.Mentioned
May 28 2015