next Foundation class 2018

Knox Agility 213-2

Foundation is usually offered annually as a ‘once off’ class.

  • 10-12 week semester 45 minute classes (Week 1 – no dogs)- held in the indoor arena
  • This class has a ‘set’ curriculum and is usually taken by the same instructor each week to ensure consistency.
  • Lessons are based on the ‘Ultimate Agility’ foundation course (Greg & Laura Derrett) plus Silvia Trkman’s puppy and foundation work and Linda Mecklenburg’s jump skills foundation flatwork.
  • Emphasis is on reinforcement, play, flatwork, driving lines, developing self control, tight turn foundation (pool noodle work) beginning contact work using a contact board, developing core strength and rear end awareness and trick training (teaching through shaping)