Note: This course does not cover the changes to AKC Novice/Open regarding stays or the command discrimination exercise.
Ready to get your Novice and Open skills ring ready? Do you want to make sure that you have a training plan for open, even if you are still training Novice? This is the class for you! We think in terms of skill sets and the skill sets that you need for Novice and Open are covered in this class. Heeling, SFE, recalls, retrieves, and stay work are all covered. Let’s get ready for Novice and Open!
Week 1 – Heeling
Week 2 – Stays
Week 3 – Recall and Drop on Recall
Week 4 – Retrieves
Week 5 – Broad jump, moving from exercise together in the ring (set ups) and handling ring nerves
Week 6 – Trial prep