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Agility Classes

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Agility 101 (fka Focus & Obedience for Agility)

Prerequisites:

Good Dog - Obedience 1 graduation certificate; dogs ages 9 months and up.
The foundation skills covered in this six-week class will help you and your dog form a stronger team and make your future agility training more enjoyable! Class will include Foundations and Fundamentals and adding Body Condition Scoring and Shaping.

What the class covers:

Class will cover specific skills that your dog needs before you begin obstacle training. The foundation skills will make your future agility training and sequencing much more enjoyable.

What to bring to class:

First night of class: copy of immunization records. Every week: lots and lots of treats or tug toy. Dogs will need a flat collar (no harnesses, chain, pinch or E-collars) and a 4-6ft leash (no flexi-leashes).

Session 7: Sept 27 - Nov 1 Tues 6:30 - 7:20 PM

Agility 103 (fka Beginning Agility 2)

Prerequisites:

Agility 102 graduation certificate.
The skills covered in this six-week class will prepare you and your dog for off leash course work and start into Handling.

What the class covers:

This continuation of Agility 101 and Agility 102 continues work on learning obstacles and building teamwork with your dog. Learn basic handling techniques to teach your dog how to negotiate sequences and simple patterns. Various agility styles and their rules will be discussed.
Agility equipment used in this class: All equipment.

What to bring to class:

First night of class: copy of immunization records. Every week: lots and lots of treats or tug toy. Dogs will need a flat collar, no harnesses, chain, pinch or E-collars and a 4-6ft leash (no flexi-leashes)

Session 7: Sept 26 - Oct 31 Mon 6:30 - 7:20 PM

Special Topics

Prerequisites:

Club membership; Agility Handling graduation certificate; off-leash control; ability to work with other dogs and handlers in the ring.

What the class covers:

Special topics cover a wide range of topics. Each Special Topic focuses on a skill thru drills, courses and exercises. Some topics may require more advanced handling techniques.
Agility equipment used in this class: All or some of the equipment.

What to bring to class:

No upcoming class dates.

Masters Agility

Prerequisites:

Club membership; Agility Handling graduation certificate; off-leash control; ability to work with other dogs and handlers in the ring; currently competing at AKC Excellent/Masters; CPE Level 4 or higher; or equivalent level in other venues.

What the class covers:

The skills covered in this class are for those actively competing at CPE level 4/AKC level 4/ and other Venues and above.
More complex handling techniques, obstacle discrimination and longer courses. All work is done off leash.
Agility equipment used in this class: All equipment.

What to bring to class:

No upcoming class dates.

Short Sequences & Agility Exercises

Prerequisites:

Agility 102 graduation certification

What the class covers:

What to bring to class:

No upcoming class dates.

Agility 102 (fka Beginning Agility 1)

Prerequisites:

Agility 101 graduation certificate; dogs ages 1 year and up.
The skills covered in this six-week class will prepare you and your dog to confidently negotiate basic agility obstacles. Simple handling skills will be introduced to prepare student for longer and more difficult skills.

What the class covers:

Continued work on focus exercises as well as jumps, table and tunnels. Focus on stays and working together as a team. Introduction to the wobble board, weave poles, broad jump, and the bottom of contacts.
Agility equipment used in this class: Jumps, wobble board, weave poles and channels, broad jump, bottom of contacts, and tunnels.

What to bring to class:

First night of class: copy of immunization records. Every week: lots and lots of treats or tug toy. Dogs will need a flat collar, no harnesses, chain, pinch or E-collars and a 4-6ft leash (no flexi-leashes)

Session 7: Sept 28 - Nov 2 Wed 8:00 - 8:50 PM

Advanced Handling-Agility Exercises & Course Building

Prerequisites:

Agility 103 graduation certificate; off-leash control; ability to work with other dogs and handlers in the ring; competing or ready to compete in CPE level 1,2,3 or AKC Novice or equivalent.

What the class covers:

The skills covered in this six-week class will prepare you and your dog for more complex sequences and handling work. Courses will be shorter in the novice class length to work on handling and other skills.
Agility equipment used in this class: All equipment.

What to bring to class:

Session 7: Sept 30 - Nov 4 Fri 6:00 - 6:50 PM

Agility Course Test (ACT)

Prerequisites:

Agility Handling or instructor approval. Registration for this class is through SCC. Dogs must be at least 15 months old

What the class covers:

Looking to get started in agility competition? The Agility Course Test will prepare you and your canine friend for your first AKC trial. Run a beginning AKC course and learn how to register, check in and how to handle your dog at a show. Enjoy the weekly class sessions playing Agility with your dog with helpful training and handling tips from experienced instructors. During the last class, an Agility course will be set up and ran with an AKC Certified Evaluator who will fill the role of a judge. Participants will run the course and upon successful completion will earn an AKC Agility Title - ACT 1.
Agility equipment used: jumps, tunnels, A Frame

What to bring to class:

No upcoming class dates.

Contacts Weaves and Off Leash

Prerequisites:

Agility 1 graduation certificate and participation in Agility 2

What the class covers:

New class is considered a bridge between Agility 2 and Handling. It would focus mainly on weaves, the teeter, and short sequences to test off leash skills.
Agility equipment used: All contacts and weaves

What to bring to class:

No upcoming class dates.

Agility Fun Night--no instruction

Prerequisites:

What the class covers:

Not a formal class, no Instruction will be given.
Rings 2 and 3 will be open to anyone who has learned obstacles / contacts. Each night offered there will need to be a host to lock up the building. Use activity pass; if you do not have an activity pass pay drop in fees for every week that you attend. Must register for class during member sign up. Is not a drop in class.

What to bring to class:

No upcoming class dates.

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