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:
🌀20 behaviors to choose from for your warm up routine
🌀Learn why you should warm up, cool down and improve flexibility
🌀Learn when and how to add active and passive stretching to your routine
🌀Learn about resting heart rate and respiratory rate and why they are important
🌀 20 behaviors to choose from for you active/passive flexibility routine
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.
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".