Agility Foundation Classes

Agility Foundation One:
6 Weeks: $150.00 Instuctor: Diane Harrington                                                                                                          Monday PM: 6:30-7:30 Class Dates: 9/10, 9/17, 9/24, 10/1, 10/8, 10/15                                                                       New Semester Starts: 10/22, 10/29, 11/5, 11/12, 11/19, 11/26                                                                              Wednesday PM: 6:00-7:00 & 7:00-8:00 Class Dates: 9/5, 9/12, 9/19, 9/26, 10/3, 10/10                                                 New Semester Starts: 10/17, 10/24, 10/31, 11/7, 11/14, 11/21                                                                                           This class is designed for puppies at least 5 months of age or adult dogs who have had no previous agility training.
Dogs should have the following basic obedience skills: sit, down, recalls to side, stay and the ability to focus on their handler with other dogs near by.
Skills Covered: Developing handler focus when other dogs are working, Clicker training: two on two off, hind end awareness,  peanut ball & balance board work, Target training, Developing toy drive, Restrained recalls, Come to hand, recalls to heal, crosses on the flat, cone work and sends around jump standards. Also introduced in this session, introduction to the teeter, tunnels and different surfaces, inclines, steps and having fun!


Agility Foundation Two:
6 Weeks $150.00  Instructor: Diane Harrington     
Thursdays 6:15-7:15pm: 8/30, 9/6, 9/13, 9/20, 9/27, 10/4.                                                                                             New Semester Starts: 10/11, 10/18, 10/25, 11/1, 11/8, 11/15                                                                                           This class is a continuation of the above class. Lowered contact training will continue. Other low impact obstacles will be introduced including curved tunnels, low tire jump, and Jump bump grids. Teeter training will continue and introduction of a low dog walk. Weave entrance training with the two by two method. Dogs that are physically mature enough will continue towards 6 weave poles and collective jump foundation training. Very short Sequencing will also be started. Dogs should have Completed Agility Foundation One.