[2024] Line Dancing

Taught by Lisa Schmit, PhD, CCFT, CPMP

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Enrollment Begins 10am Pacific on: May 1st, 2024 and Ends: May 15th, 2024 @ Midnight

Do You ...

Have a hard time with classes with Lines ie Chances, Gamblers, Jackpot or FAST?

Do you get stuck on the line or wonder where to lead out if at all?

Do you have a hard time analyzing these courses?

Then This Class Is For You!!!

Analyze and Handle Courses with LINES!

In this class, a course with distance challenges will be posted. We will go over course analysis and various handling options to not get stuck behind the line! This is a great class to have training and handling discussions about the skills needed for each course.

Why Take This Class?

Any healthy dog over the age of 10 months old.

❖ Learn how to analyze classes with lines

❖ Learn how to handle distance challenges

❖ Analyze cues to handle your dog at a distance

Advantages of the Online Class

✔ Convenience of online learning

✔ More time to learn the material than traditional in person class format
✔ Work at your own pace in the convience of your own home
✔ Access to material for as long as BLCC exists

What's Included?

Discussion Threads

There will be discussion threads to ask questions.


Each class is broken into lessons, with one or more exercises or techniques within each lesson.

Start Date

Class will begin after you enroll. This class is always open so some students will be ahead of you and some will be behind you.


Working students can submit up to 3 minutes of video per lesson for instructional review. Voiceover video review is done by screen-casting for a more personalized experience. Screen-casting is audio-visual feedback (the next best thing to a 1:1 conversation).


The class is open for video submission, questions, review, and comments for 90 days allowing you plenty of time to work through the material, take and edit video and formulate your questions as well as allow the instructor to review and give feedback. Access to material lasts as long as BLCC exists.

The school reserves the right to modify, update or remove this class at any time.

Course Curriculum

  • Course analysis
  • Handling options
  • Where to lead out
  • What skills to work on
  • *Note: This is a repeat of the previous Line Dancing class

What level are the sequences?

This course is open to all dogs over 10 months old that can perform hoops or jumps and tunnels. This is a good place for young dogs just learning these skills as well as more advanced dogs.

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Minimum Equipment

  • 1 tunnel, 10 hoops or jumps
  • Other equipment will be used such as contacts but substitutions can be made
  • Minimum space is 60 x 60

Training Methods

A variety of training methods can be used to obtain the proper movement or position - shaping, luring, capturing, targeting, and molding. These will be discussed and demonstrated in the video tutorials and through video review but every tiny step will not be demonstrated.

Disclaimer: Some information in this class may overlap or appear in other classes/workshops due to the foundation needed for many behaviors, tricks, and fitness exercises. In addition, there are overlapping skills needed for many different performance activities so you may see exercises that are the same but packaged up differently toward a slightly different goal.

Choose a Pricing Option

[ Space is Limited to 15 Workers ]

Get started as an AUDITOR for only


One-time fee, USD

*Taxes are included in listed price*

  • Ask questions in the discussion threads
  • View video feedback recordings in the working students threads
  • Access to course material for as long as BLCC exists

Lisa Schmit, PHD, CCFT, CPMP

Certified Canine Fitness Trainer
Certified Pet Massage Practitioner
Bobbie Lyons K9FITteam Member

Lisa is the owner of In The Zone Agility LLC and is one of the most accomplished handlers in NADAC. Her consistent, clear positive approach to dog training is evidence with her continual success with multiple dogs! She offers agility, conditioning and massage seminars across the continent and puts on about 12 NADAC trails a year.

Lisa has come home from the NADAC Championships with 10 trophies with 5 different dogs. She has finished in Overall Top 3 at NADAC Champs 22 times with 9 different dogs including her Brittany and Aussie. Tandem, JP7 and Revolution earned the coveted Purple MODSQUAD award--Master of Distance and Speed which requires high level distance handling and speed. Less than 25 dogs in the world have this award and Lisa has three of them. JP7 and Tandem earned the Distance Cup Award. Nine of her dogs have over 175 NATCHES, over 45 Speed Stars. Eight of her dogs have almost 200 Bonus Runs (requires big distance skills). Her dogs are consistently in the Top 10 every year and in most categories in the NADAC Hall of Fame.

To learn more about Lisa visit: www.inthezoneagility.com

Questions about the course? 

Email the instructor Lisa Schmit at
[email protected]