ACHIEVING REAR END AWARENESS
By Bobbie Lyons, CCFT, KPA CTP
This class was designed to teach you and your dog all about rear end awareness and "mystify" you with a new thought process. Open your mind to the possibilities and you will likely achieve true rear end awareness with your dog.
This class will be 3 weeks long with new information and exercises each week. You will have 60 days from the start of class to post video, comments or questions and access to this class will be available for at least one year. Class starts on 7/15 and new information posts every 3-4 days.
There will be discussion threads to ask questions and post video for review. Everyone is a participant. Each class is broken into sections with one or more lessons within each section. You can post ONE short 2-3 min video per section for instructional review.
Why take this class:
🌀 Teach your dog to use 4 paw drive (not 2 paw drive)
🌀 Understand how the many misconceptions of rear end awareness teach your dog to load more weight to the front.
🌀 Be introduced to a time line for teaching certain behaviors that improve rear end awareness.
🌀 Teach your dog how to access power form the rear
🌀 Help to keep your dog injury free by activating more muscles in your dogs movement
🌀 Understand what YOU can do to help your dog
Mat - (bath mat, K9Fitbed, yoga mat or something similar - should NOT be a puffy bed)
2 small balance products that your dog can stand on in a balanced position (Balance discs, K9Fitbones, Ramp, rubber feed pans or something similar)
Object about your dogs chest height (Klimb, agility table, stool, dining room chair or something similar)
Poles and cones or something similar (broom handles, jumps, or something similar)
Disclaimer: The information in this class may over lap or appear in other classes due to the foundation needed for many behaviors, tricks and fitness exercises.
Certified Canine Fitness Trainer
Karen Pryor Certified Training Partner
Bobbie owns and operates Pawsitive Performance which offers dog training, fitness training and trick training around the globe. She was part of the TEAM that contributed knowledge and experience to help design the FitPAWS Master Trainer Program (CCFT II) and is a course "Instructor". for the program. Bobbie completed the University of Tennessee Certified Canine Fitness Trainer program to earn a "CCFT" certification and also completed the certification program for Canine Fitness through the Companion Animal Sciences Institute. In addition, Bobbie is a Certified Training Partner with the Karen Pryor Academy.
Bobbie has 5 awesome dogs that train a variety of skills for agility, fitness training, herding, trick training, tugging and dock diving. Bobbie enjoys the training process and strives to comuinicate in the best way she can to help her dogs and clients dogs understand the task at hand. She starts every training sessions with this question "how can I set the dog up for success and give the dog the best information to successfully complete the behavior".