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Warm/Cool/Flex

This class is all about warm up, cool down and flexibility exercises.

There will be discussion threads to ask questions and post video for review. Everyone is a participant. Each class is broken into sections with several lessons within each section. You can post ONE short 1-2 min video per section for instructional review.

Each section will post to the site every 7 days. Content is posted to the site between 9-17-2018 and 11-15-2018. The course is open for video submission, questions, review and comments for 90 days after the first day of class - access to material lasts for 1 yr.

This class will cover in-depth what could be included in your warm up, cool down and flexibility routines. Warm muscles perform better than cold muscles and with a decreased chance of injury.

Warm ups for agility will be the focus, but we will also discuss movements that are beneficial for the physical challenges of other sports.

Why take this class:

๐ŸŒ€20 behaviors to choose from for your warm up routine

๐ŸŒ€Learn why you should warm up, cool down and improve flexibility

๐ŸŒ€Learn when and how to add active and passive stretching to your routine

๐ŸŒ€Learn about resting heart rate and respiratory rate and why they are important

๐ŸŒ€ 20 behaviors to choose from for you active/passive flexibility routine


Curriculum:

Proper warm up movements - over 20 behaviors

Cool downs - learn cool down strategies

Active and passive stretches - over 20 behaviors

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 in the video tutorials, in the forum and through video review but every tiny step will not be demonstrated in the instructional video.

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.


 

Your Instructor


Bobbie Lyons, CCFT. KP-TP
Bobbie Lyons, CCFT. KP-TP

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".


Frequently Asked Questions


When does the class start and finish?
Class officially starts the day after the enrollment period ends. New material will be dripped out every 7 days after class begins to allow you time to process the information and start the training process. Video review and commenting will be open for 90 days from the start of class allowing you plenty of time to work through the material, take and edit video and formulate your questions as well as allow me time to review and give feedback. I have built in extra time after all class materials are available so that students that are behind or students still working on behaviors can ask questions and post video for review and comment.
How long do I have access to the class?
For one year from the start of class. The school reserves the right to modify, update or remove this class at any time.
What is your refund policy for current classes?
You will receive a refund if you request your cancellation at least 1 day before the class begins. There are no refunds after class has started.
What if I am unhappy with the class?
We make every effort to offer valuable information at an affordable rate. We suggest you read the class description carefully before making your purchase to determine if the class is right for you. Because there are many levels of trainers, there will be material that is review for some and new to others. For those that are review, it will give you an opportunity to look at what you have trained and refine the behaviors as needed. If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, please contact admin at info@pawsitive-performance.com.
Can Bobbie Lyons diagnose or treat injury?
No - Bobbie Lyons, CCFT, KPA CPT cannot diagnose or treat injury. She can design fitness plans for healthy dogs or dogs that have a written release from veterinary care and/or veterinary rehabilitation care.