Enrollment Begins 10am Pacific on: May 1st, 2022 

and Ends: May 15, 2022 @ Midnight

Tunnels are Fun!!

Learn How to Cue Your Dog to Drive to Tunnels,

Out of Tunnels and to Turn Out of Tunnels!

Can you send your dog to the tunnel?
Does your dog drive forward confidently out of tunnels?
Can you turn our dog out of tunnels?
Can you rear cross and turn your dog away from you when they exit the tunnel? 
In this class, we will go over how to teach your dog your turn and drive forward cues!  We will work on building commitment to a tunnel and build distance driving to and out of tunnels!   We will focus on teaching the appropriate cues so our dog knows when to drive to a tunnel, when to drive forward out of a tunnel and when to turn out of a tunnel!   This class will be great fun and very informative! 

Who Should Participate?

Any dog over the age of 7 months old.

Why Take This Class?

Learn how to send your dog to tunnels at a distance
Learn how to cue your dog to drive forward out of tunnels
Learn now to cue your dog to turn towards you out of tunnels
Learn how to cue your dog to turn away from you out of tunnels
Learn how to drive tunnel to tunnel
Learn how to turn out of a tunnel with an off course tunnel in front 

Advantages of the Online Class

✔️ Convenience of online learning
✔️ More time to learn the material than the traditional in person class format
✔️ Work at your own pace in the convenience of your home
✔️ Access to the material for at least 1 yr.

What's Included?


Discussion Threads
There will be discussion threads to ask questions.


Video Review
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)


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

Format
Each class is broken into Lessons, with one or more exercises within each lesson.

Timelines
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 time to review and give feedback.
- access to material lasts for 1 yr. 


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

Curriculum:

Lesson 1 – Drive to Tunnel /Drive Forward Out of Tunnel to Obstacle
Lesson 2 – Turns Out of a Tunnel
Lesson 3 – Two Tunnel Exercises-Go/ Racetrack
Lesson 4 – 2 Tunnels Turn-, Go, Here, Switch, 180
Lesson 5 – In and Out to Curved Tunnel
Lesson 6 – Putting it Together Sequence
Bonus Lesson -Tunnel Sequence

What level are the sequences?

Open to all dogs over 7 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.
Suggested Pre-requisite - NONE
Required Equipment – These exercises do not require a lot of space
Lessons 1,2, 5 and 7 use 1 tunnel and 2-4 hoops or jumps
Lessons 3, 4 use two tunnels and 2-4 hoops or jumps
Training Methods - A variety of positive training methods can be used to achieve the correct behavior. The use of Targeting, Luring and Rewarding with toys and treats will be used. These methods will be discussed and broken down in the video tutorials, in the forum and through video review.

Disclaimer: Some information in this class may overlap or appear in other classes 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.

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

Pricing & Participation Options...

[ Space is Limited to 15 Workers ]

AUDITOR

$129

One-time fee, USD


  • Ask questions in the discussion threads
  • View video feedback recordings in the working students threads
This course is not open for enrollment at this time.

Questions about the course?

Email the instructor Lisa Schmit at
[email protected]