Welcome Module

 Here you will find important instructions (how to proceed, where to start and what to expect) the Master View (where you will learn the purpose & objectives), Equipment, Food & Handling for Training, Puppy Selection and Socialization.

Here you will find important instructions (how to proceed, where to start and what to expect) the Master View (where you will learn the purpose & objectives), Equipment, Food & Handling for Training, Puppy Selection and Socialization.

ORIENTATION - GETTING STARTED

  • Meet your instructor
  • Assignment & Certification
  • MVP Onboarding Call: Your Guide to MVP Success

  • E-Book | Heeling: The Path to Freedom

Important Things to Note

  • Your Dog Training Vision
  • What to Expect
  • The Problem, Approach, and Solution
  • Attitude & Skills
  • Purpose, Reason, and Vision
  • Other Factors that Matter

COACHING | STUDENT & COACHING BENEFITS

  • Most Common Questions Asked - Is My Dog Too Old? Etc.
  • Peer & Coaching Support | Facebook Community
  • Coaching Calls

THE MASTER VIEW PATH | KEY CONCEPTS

  • The Importance of Understanding the Theory¬†

The Master View

  • Part 1 | What Will it Take
  • Part 2 | The Skills You Need
  • Part 3 |¬†Stop Just Doing Stuff
  • Part 4 | How Do You Know
  • Part 5 | Creating a Connection & the Master View
  • Part 6 | What Do You Call Innovation
  • Part 7 | How Do You Become Amazing
  • Part 8 | The Definition of Talent
  • Part 9 | Performance
  • Part 10 | The Right Stuff
  • Part 11 | The Same Boat
  • Part 12 | Competencies Vs. Talent
  • Part 13 | Alignment of Dog & Handler
  • Part 14 | Priorities
  • Part 15 | Ever Morphing
  • Part 16 | Now What
  • Part 17 | Nino's Top Priority
  • Part 18 | In the Middle
  • Part 19 | Make it Count
  • Part 20 | Your Personality Transfers to Your Dog
  • Part 21 | S- Flow
  • Part 22 | Manage Expectations
  • Part 23 | The Ultimate Flow
  • Part 24 | Fill in Your Why
  • Part 25 | Visuals a Game Changer
  • Part 26 | Energy Transfer
  • Part 27 | Confusion Causes Stress
  • Part 28 | Elevate & Manage
  • Part 29 | AnticipatePart¬†
  • Part 30 | Try Something New
  • Part 31 | The Real Reward
  • Part 32 | Do it Without the Dog
  • Part 33 | The Challenge
  • Part 34 | Downgrading
  • Part 35 | If You Can't Do it With A Ball
  • Part 36 | Control Mechanisms
  • Part 37 | Drivers' Impact on Talent
  • Part 38 | Activated Driver
  • Part 39 | Loss of Control
  • Part 40 | Success is an Iceberg
  • Part 41 | Side Effects
  • Part 42 | It Starts With You
  • Part 43 | Focus on More
  • Part 44 | Behind the Game
  • Part 45 | The Best Version of Yourself
  • Part 46 | Baseline
  • Part 47 | Do More
  • Part 48 | What Do You Want to Become
  • Part 49 | I Want What You Do
  • Part 50 | The Origin of Performance
  • Part 51 | Mastering Skill

 NEXT STEPS | PUPPY VS. ADULT DOG

  • How to Move on From Here | Must Watch
  • Part 1 | The Training Context | Starting with a Puppy
  • Part 2 | The Training Context | Starting with a Puppy
  • The Training Context | Starting with an Adult Dog

STARTING THE STSK9 JOURNEY WITH A PET DOG | STSK9 TRAINER LAURA

  • Introduction to Laura
  • Planning & Engagement
  • Analyzing Food-Use, Energy Timing & The Chase
  • Knowing When Your Dog is Ready
  • Taking the Next Steps in Movement
  • Managing Expectations, Mistakes & Troubleshooting
  • Troubleshooting with Heeling & Analytical Thinking
  • Head Position & Shaping Process
  • One of the Most Common Mistakes
  • Expanding Training Territory
  • Low Drive VS Shaping
  • Undoing Past Training
  • Source Focus Troubleshooting Creatively
  • Contact Heeling Resistance
  • Being Ready to Move On to the Next Chapter

MVP: List of Commands

  • Command-List
  • Nino's Command List - Pronunciation

Equipment Guide

  • Why Use a Flat Collar
  • Plastic Prong Collar, Fitting, Skills & Intention for Use
  • Metal Prong Collar Fitting, Assessment for Use, Skills &¬†Intentions
  • K9 Precision's Correction Collar & Tools & Forms of
  • Communication
  • How to Use a Leash -The Handler Hold
  • Choke Leash-How Not to Use It
  • The Double Custom Leash - Hold & Activation
  • The Clicker¬†

Props

  • What Placement Boxes Are Used For
  • Closed Box
  • Moveable Fence, Reward Tray & Barrels
  • The Cone
  • Flex Pole & Place Box with Handles

Equipment Wrap-Up

  • Done with Equipment - The Next Steps
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 Movement | Pillar One

Learn more about the most important pillar Movement. Here you will find beginner to advanced levels and chapters on; Solo Movement, Movement with a Dog, Positions, Using Props, Leash Skills, Special Moves and Assignments 1A, 1B & 4.

Learn more about the most important pillar Movement. Here you will find beginner to advanced levels and chapters on; Solo Movement, Movement with a Dog, Positions, Using Props, Leash Skills, Special Moves and Assignments 1A, 1B & 4. 

LEVEL 1 | FOOD & TRAINING | GETTING STARTED

  • Introdu

    Technique | Discussion

    ction to Food

Part 1

  • Creating a Bond with Your Puppy & How Long to Train
  • How to Use and Hold Food for Training
  • How to Create Space Between your Dog and your Hand

Part 2

  • How Long and When to Train - Wrist Movement
  • Hand Feeding & Starting to Train Movement

Part 3

  • Using Movement to Work with Your Puppy -Preparing to Lure
  • Hand Feeding Increasing Food Value
  • Hand Feeding - Introducing Food on the First Day
  • Hand Feeding - Introducing Working for Food to 7-Week-Old Puppies
  • Introducing Working for Food to 7-Week-Old Puppies - continued
  • Demonstration of Hand Feeding with 2 Young Puppies

LEVEL 1 | S-FLOW |  KEY FOUNDATION | PUPPY 

  • Introduction | S-Flow | Key Concept Explained
  • S-Flow Puppy Techniques | Flip to Side
  • S-Flow Puppy Techniques | Spin to Center Down
  • S-Flow Puppy Techniques | Center to Down
  • S-Flow Puppy Techniques | Middle to Down
  • S-Flow Puppy Techniques | Middle to Down
  • S-Flow Puppy Techniques |¬†Sit-in Motion
  • S-Flow Puppy Techniques |¬†Sit to Down
  • S-Flow Puppy Techniques |¬†Sit to Stand
  • S-Flow Puppy Techniques |¬†Center Heeling

LEVEL 1 | S-FLOW | MOVEMENT SOLO & WITH A DOG

  • Breakdown | Slow Motion Technique | Working Solo and With a Dog¬†
  • Part 2 Breakdown | Slow Motion Technique | Working Solo and With a Dog¬†
  • Part 3 Breakdown Turn, Side & Pivot Slow Motion Breakdown | Movement Solo & With a Dog
  • Pivot & Sidesteps | Movement Solo & With a Dog

LEVEL 1 | S-FLOW | SOLO MOVEMENT | KEY FOUNDATION

Part 1 

  • Handwork, Create Gap for Lure | Solo Movement
  • Handwork, The Big Mistake | Solo Movement
  • How to Move, Using Explosive Movement | Solo Movement
  • Center & Center to Side in Slow Motion | Solo Movement
  • Center to Sit Front, Shift to Other Side in Slow Motion | Solo Movement
  • Sit, Stop to Center to Front to Down in Slow Motion | Solo Movement
  • Enabling Movement From All Angles & Common Mistakes | Solo Movement

Part 2 

  • Pivot and Side - Step-by-Step | Solo Movement
  • No Static Movement, Hand & Footwork | Solo Movement
  • Combos | Solo Movement
  • Footwork | Solo Movement
  • Forward and Backward, Angles | Solo Movement
  • Control your Movement, Center to Sides, Sit Front | Solo Movement
  • Moving Backwards | Solo Movement
  • Relax

LEVEL 1 | S-FLOW | MOVEMENT WITH A DOG | KEY FOUNDATION

  • Introduction | Movement With A Dog | Key Concept

Part 1

  • Demonstration Key Elements | Movement With A Dog | New
  • Center, Sit Front, Explosive Down, Center to Right, Pivot | Movement With A Dog
  • S-Flow, Speed, Pivot to Back Slide | Movement With A Dog
  • Clean Movement & Speed | Movement With A Dog
  • Backing Up | Movement With A Dog
  • Slow Motion 1 | Movement With a Dog | New
  • Slow Motion 2 | Movement With a Dog | New

Part 2 | S-Flow | Movement With a Young Puppy

  • Technique | Discussion
  • Center to Sides | Young Puppy | Movement With A Dog
  • Center, Center to Right/to Left With Young Puppy | Movement With A Dog
  • Footwork Manipulation | Movement With A Dog
  • Combinations & Footwork | 9 Weeks | Movement With A Dog
  • Positions and Combinations | 11-12 Weeks | Movement With A Dog
  • Combinations | Young Puppy | Movement With A Dog
  • Positions & Combinations | Young Puppy | Movement With A Dog
  • Puppy Side Step | Movement With A Dog

Part 3 | S-Flow | Movement With a 4-5 Months Lab

  • Part A: Handler Dog Position Techniques | Movement With A Dog
  • Part B: Handler Dog Position and Heeling Technicalities | Movement With A Dog
  • Part 1: How to Get A Clean Finish | Movement With A Dog
  • Part 2: Getting a Clean Down & Slide | Movement With A Dog
  • Part 3: Position Analytics and Clean Movement | Movement With A Dog
  • Part 4: Using Reflection for Analytics | Movement With A Dog
Part 4 | S-Flow | Movement With an Adult Dog
  • Side Step Demo with Rocky | Movement With A Dog
  • The Down Pivot | Movement With A Dog
  • Sit Front Fade- Side Step | Movement With A Dog

LEVEL 1 | IMPACT OF MOVEMENT

  • Impact of Movement

Part 1

  • Part 1 | Skill Discussion | Where the Magic Happens
  • Part 2 | Skill Discussion | Understanding the Skill
  • Part 3 | Impact of Movement | Sync
  • Part 4 | Create the Tension & the Tunnel | Turn to Middle to Front¬†

Part 2

  • Part 1: 8-Week-Old Puppy Demo
  • Part 2: 8-Week-Old Puppy Demo
  • Part 3: 8-Week-Old Puppy - Change of Handler

Part 3

  • Part 1: Static Movement, Stability, Control & Style
  • Part 2: Static Movement, Stability, Control & Style | Change of Handler

Part 4

  • Nino showing Emanuela's center position movement
  • Impact of movement Puppy Movement Nino and Emanuela

LEVEL 1 | PART 1 | COACHING STUDENTS & TROUBLESHOOTING | KEY PRACTICAL

Part 1a

  • S-Flow & Wrist Flow | Coaching Student Discussion
  • Sit, Stand, Down | Coaching Student Solo Movement
  • More Detail on Sit Stand Down | Coaching Student Solo Movement
  • The 5 Steps to a Full Fade | Coaching Student Discussion
  • Off Sync - Pivot, Sync & Slide | Coaching Student Movement With A Dog
  • Backslide, Contact Heeling, Sit Front, Front to Down | Coaching Student Movement With a Dog
  • S-Flow & Wrist Movement | Coaching Student Movement With Dog
  • Center to Sides, Backslides & Alignment | Coaching Student Movement With Dog
  • The Recipe for Success | Coaching Discussion

Part 1b

  • Working on S-Flow | Coaching Student Solo Movement
  • S-Flow Middle to Down | Coaching Student Solo Movement
  • S-Flow & Stability | Coaching Student Solo Movement
  • Precision and Angles in the Switch to Down | Coaching Student Movement With a Dog
  • Foot to Backslide and Contact Heel | Coaching Student Movement With a Dog

Part 1c

  • S-Flow, Positions & Movement | Coaching Student Movement With a Dog
  • Footwork Spin to Middle Down | Coaching Student Movement With a Dog
  • Positions, Center & Switch | Coaching Student Movement With a Dog
  • Wrist and Footwork Spin to Middle | Coaching Student Movement With a Dog
  • Center to Right Sync | Coaching Student Movement With a Dog
  • Foot Work & Middle Turns | Coaching Movement With a Dog
  • Footwork Creating Energy | Coaching Movement with a Dog

LEVEL 1 | PART 2 | COACHING STUDENTS & TROUBLESHOOTING | KEY PRACTICAL

Part 2a

  • Intro | Set-up for success
  • Training & Application of Spin With Puppy | Coaching Student Movement With A Dog
  • Centre to Right with Puppy | Coaching Student Movement With a Dog
  • Spin to Middle & Wrist Movement | Coaching Student Movement With A Dog
  • Practicing the Right to Pivot | Coaching Student Solo Movement & With a Dog
  • Priorities in Movement & Sync | Coaching Student Movement With a Dog
  • The Importance of Energy | Coaching Student Discussion
  • Working on Flow | Coaching Student Movement With a Dog
  • Combinations | Coaching Student Movement With a Dog
  • Flow Front & Pivot | Coaching Student Movement With a Dog

Part 2b

  • Sit, Down, Stand | Coaching Student Solo Movement
  • S-Flow, Front & Down | Coaching Student Solo Movement
  • S- Flow, Front, Down, Middle | Coaching Student Solo Movement
  • S-Flow Setting the Pace | Coaching Student | Solo Movement

Part 2c

  • Middle, Down & Flips | Coaching Student Movement With a Dog
  • Head Position & Wrist Angles | Coaching Student Movement With A Dog
  • The Down Slam, Positioning + Ball Play | Coaching Student Movement With A Dog
  • Working on the Sit, Slam, With Puppy | Coaching Student Movement With A Dog
  • Working on Fading Front | Coaching Student Movement With a Dog
  • Head & Neck Position, Combinations | Coaching Student Movement With a Dog
  • S-Flow | Coaching Student Discussion
  • Student Insights | Coaching Student Discussion

LEVEL 1 | PART 3 | COACHING STUDENTS & TROUBLESHOOTING | KEY PRACTICAL

Part 3A | Foundation

  • Sit, Down, Stand | Coaching Student Movement With a Dog

Part 3B | Foundation

  • Guest Puppy Working on Movement | Coaching Student Movement With a Dog
  • Working on Sync | Demo by Nino Student puppy
  • Movement with New Puppy | Coaching Student Movement With a Dog
  • Backslides | Coaching Student Movement With a Dog

Part 3C | Foundation

  • Combination Assessment | Coaching Student Movement With a Dog
  • Timing and Precision | Coaching Student Movement With a Dog
  • Precise Footwork & Movement | Coaching Student Movement With a Dog Pt. 1
  • Precise Footwork & Movement | Coaching Student Movement With a Dog Pt. 2

Part 3D | Foundation

  • Part 1: Anton New Handler 8 month puppy
  • Part 2: Anton New Handler 8 month puppy
  • Part 3: Anton New Handler 8 month puppy

LEVEL 1 | POSITIONS | POSITIVE ONLY

  • Different Style | Introduction
  • Meet Emanuela
Puppy Training
  • Creating A Gap Between Lure Hand and Nose | Part 1
  • Creating A Gap Between Lure Hand and Nose | Part 2
  • Food Choice and Freestyle | Emanuela's Approach
Part 1 | Positions | Positive Only
  • Down Position Different Styles
  • Working on the First Steps Teaching Puppy the Down
  • Coaching on the Down Slam Position
Part 2 | Positions | Positive Only
  • Part 1: Foundational Techniques | Rewind
  • Part 2: Luring Positions on Raised Surface | Rewind
  • Part 3: Foundational Techniques Pt. 2 | Rewind
  • Part 4: Teaching Sit Down Using a Raised Surface | Rewind
  • Part 4: Luring Using Platform to Get the Hop | Rewind
  • Part 5: Working from a Stand to a Sit to a Sit-Pretty | Rewind
  • Part 6: Teaching Sit Pretty - Rewind
  • Part 7: Reward and Position Demonstration | Rewind

Part 3

  • Fast Dynamic Positions | Tin Tin
  • Using the Reward Hand to Gain Speed in Positions | Tin Tin
  • Using Commands to Identify Similar Movements

LEVEL 1 | USING PROPS

  • Introduction to Props

Part  1

  • Intro to Placement Boxes
  • How to go around the cone
  • Prop Training & Send Away | Young Puppy
  • Prop Work Session | Young Puppy
  • Training Sixteen-Week-Old Puppy with Props - Placement Box
  • Send Away, Switch, Placements, Object Guard | Young Puppy
  • Stability Training
Part 2 | Using Props
  • Part 1: Coaching Student on Placement Boxes
  • Part 2: More Coaching Placement Boxes
  • Part 3: Coaching with Larger Dog in the Placement Boxes

Part 3

  • Student Guy First Time Training Box
  • The struggle is Real - Student Guy Works More with Nino on the Boxes
  • Improving Technique Working in the Boxes - Student Guy Progresses
  • More Work on the Boxes with Student Guy - Leash Tension
  • Student Guy Works with Nino on Footwork Without the Dog for the Boxes
  • More Instruction Without the Dog Through the Box
  • Instruction on Positions, Placement Boxes - Student Romain

LEVEL 2 | INTRODUCING THE STAY

  • Introduction to the Stay | Insights
  • Level 2 | Introducing the Stay | Practical

LEVEL 3 | SPECIAL MOVES

  • Introduction
  • How to Teach the Backslide
  • 360 Reverse | Discussion
  • Part 1 | 360 Reverse
  • Part 2 | 360 Reverse
  • Special Angles | Demo
Back-Up
  • Back-Up
  • How to back up with your adult dog Pt. 1
  • Backing up with your dog Pt. 2
Special Moves With Emanuela | Positive-Only
  • Special Moves With Emanuela
  • Reverse Weave
  • Roll Over
  • Introduction to the 360
  • How to Teach the 360
  • Demonstration of Down-Slide Reverse
  • Pre-requisite for the Down Reverse Slide

  • How To Teach The Down-Slide Reverse
  • Spin
  • The Back Up
  • First Steps of the Back-Up
  • Teaching Puppy Back-Up
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Learn more about the pillar Visuals. Here you will find beginner to advanced levels and chapters on; Focus Heeling, Contact Heeling, Fading the lure, Luring with a Ball and Recall.

Visuals | Pillar Two

Learn more about the pillar Visuals. Here you will find beginner to advanced levels and chapters on; Focus Heeling, Contact Heeling, Fading the lure, Luring with a Ball and Recall.

HEELING STYLES | THEORY | KEY CONCEPT & INSTRUCTION

  • Welcome to Heeling Styles
  • What Skills Do You Need
  • Starting Out And Where You Are At
  • Competition Ambitions
  • Focused Heeling The Poetry in Motion
  • Benchmarks And Controlling The Angle
  • Outside Inside
  • Holistic View
  • International Standards
  • Duration and Position
  • Managing Energy
  • Understanding the Be Level of the Dog
  • Building Drive
  • Assessing The Dog
  • Not Just The How
  • Center is the Foundation
  • What Does The Center Do For You
  • No Need For Duration Markers
  • Chin Elevation
  • Ball Oriented
  • Fading Techniques
  • Recap Fading Steps
  • Adding a Device
  • Food and Fading
  • Stable Positions
  • The Ultimate Outcome
  • Switching Source
  • Best Way to Fade
  • Fading with the Ball
  • Props and Machines
  • Contact Heeling
  • Contact Heel & Source Focus
  • Foundation of the Street Walk
  • Heeling Styles Coaching Call - 16th April 2023

LEVEL 1-2 | HEELING FOR LOW-DRIVE DOGS | THEORY & CONCEPTS
  • Focused Heeling For Low Drive Dogs | Theory & Concepts - Getting Started
  • Focused Heeling For Low Drive Dogs | Theory & Concepts - Energy Management
  • Focused Heeling For Low Drive Dogs | Theory & Concepts - Duration
  • Focused Heeling For Low Drive Dogs | Theory & Concepts - Urgency
  • Focused Heeling For Low Drive Dogs | Theory & Concepts - Next Stage
  • Focused Heeling For Low Drive Dogs | Theory & Concepts - Best Moment
  • Focused Heeling For Low Drive Dogs | Theory & Concepts - Maintenance
  • Focused Heeling For Low Drive Dogs | Theory & Concepts - Rhythm
  • Focused Heeling For Low Drive Dogs | Theory & Concepts - Factors to Consider

Focused Heeling | Golden 

  • Focused Heeling | Golden - Energy Management
  • Focused Heeling | Golden - The Push & Middle Section
  • Focused Heeling | Golden - Building the Gap
  • Focused Heeling | Golden - Addressing Forging
  • Focused Heeling | Golden - The Fading Process
  • Focused Heeling | Golden - Demo of Heeling Styles
  • Focused Heeling | Golden - Process of the Exercise
  • Focused Heeling | Golden - Conclusion
Heeling With Laura - Pet Edition
  • Preventing Forging with Laura

LEVEL 1-2 | FOCUSED HEELING

  • Introduction to Heeling Styles

Part 1 

  • Introduction to Heeling Styles - The Importance of the Middle Section
  • What to Expect and How to Deal With It -Rythm, Energy, Food Motivation
  • Heeling With a Young Puppy Demonstration and Insight
  • Getting Started with Center Heeling - Older Puppy - Handler Positions
  • Heeling on the Sides - Right & Left
  • Coaching Student Guy Heeling with Puppy -Moving to Heeling at Side
  • Correlation of Hand Position & Overextension - Reward Guidance
  • Back-Step, Reverse and Contact Heeling & Tip - Reward by Surprise
  • Stiff Puppy - Center Heeling
  • Positions, Heeling, Rhythm Leash & Fading

Part 2

  • Part 1: Heeling Styles Center & Side Position with Fading
  • Part 2: Center Heeling With Start of Fade

 Part 3 

  • Heeling with the Labrador Puppy - Fading - Head Position
  • Heeling with Labrador Puppy - Head Position
  • Helping with the Labrador Puppy - Energy, the Prance & Fading
  • Fixing Forging - Implementing the Leash
  • Neck Position - Fading Hand -Food Dropper
  • Fading the Hands - Food Dropper - Different Position
  • Switching Between Contact and Focus Heeling
  • Switching focus freestyle
  • How To Avoid Eye Contact
Focused Heeling | RJ Puppy
  • Focused Heeling | RJ Puppy - Getting the Prance
  • Focused Heeling | RJ Puppy - Continuing with the Prance
  • Focused Heeling | RJ Puppy - Recap
Focused Heeling | Lexi
  • Focused Heeling | Lexi - Middle Section
  • Focused Heeling | Lexi - Transition Phase
  • Focused Heeling | Lexi - The Back Slide
  • Focused Heeling | Lexi - Technicalities & Recap
Switching Sides & Fading With A Puppy
  • Fading Technicalities in Heeling with Puppy RJ
  • Practical Breakdown of Chin Elevation and Fade in Slow Motion¬†

LEVEL 1-2 | CONTACT HEELING

Contact Heeling | Getting Started - Puppy Casey

  • Young Puppy Teaching the Contact Heeling
  • Young Puppy - Instruction for Student Guy
  • Adult Dog and Student Guy | Steps 1-2
  • Focus to Contact & Switch | Step 3-4
  • Off Leash, Switching Source, Markers | Step 5-6
  • Contact Heeling | Casey - Using an External Source

 Contact Heeling | Dax

  • Contact Heeling | Guy & Dax - Closing the Gap
  • Contact Heeling | Guy & Dax - Lateral & Leaning
  • Contact Heeling | Guy & Dax - Finding Positions
  • Contact Heeling | Guy & Dax - Freestyle Demo
  • Contact Heeling | Guy & Dax - Demo (Continued)
  • Contact Heeling | Guy & Dax - Recap

Contact Heeling | Lexi

  • Contact Heeling | Laura & Lexi - Introduction
  • Contact Heeling | Laura & Lexi - Closing the Gap
  • Contact Heeling | Laura & Lexi - Primary Objective
  • Contact Heeling | Laura & Lexi - Energy & Back Steps
  • Contact Heeling | Laura & Lexi - No Pressure & Direction
  • Contact Heeling | Laura & Lexi - Switching

Contact Heeling | Golden

  • Contact Heeling | Laura & Smelis - Introduction
  • Contact Heeling | Laura & Smelis - The Drop
  • Contact Heeling | Laura & Smelis - Expectations
  • Contact Heeling | Laura & Smelis - Getting Started
  • Contact Heeling | Laura & Smelis - Source Transition
  • Contact Heeling | Laura & Smelis - Switching Positions
  • Contact Heeling | Laura & Smelis - Distraction VS Asset
  • Contact Heeling | Laura & Smelis - Recap

Contact Heeling | Chase

  • Contact Heeling | Chase - Introduction
  • Contact Heeling | Chase - Source Focus
  • Contact Heeling | Chase - Focus Positions & Defaults
  • Contact Heeling | Chase - Switching

LEVEL 1-2 | STREET WALK

Getting Started & Managing Expectations

  • Intro on alignment during street walks
  • First steps with Lab (pet dog)
  • Part 2 Street Walk with Lab
  • Left or Right Heel Alignment with Lab
  • Using the Contact for the Street Walk with Casey the Mal
  • Street VS Focused Heeling¬†

Street Heeling | Nino, Laura & Lexi

  • Street Heeling | Lexi's First Time
  • Street Heeling | Always Start with the Center
  • Street Heeling | The Type of Collar
  • Street Heeling | Working with Distractions
  • Street Heeling | Some Progress
  • Street Heeling | Keeping it Simple
  • Street Heeling | Importance of Foundation
  • Street Heeling | Practice & Planning Ahead

Street Heeling | Becky & Vykor

  • Street Heeling | Becky & V - Introduction
  • Street Heeling | Becky & V - Paces & Sides
  • Street Heeling | Becky & V - Training Alignment
  • Street Heeling | Becky & V - Guidance
  • Street Heeling | Becky & V - Left Mechanics
  • Street Heeling | Becky & V - Jogging
  • Street Heeling | Becky & V - Discussion
  • Street Heeling | Becky & V - Relieving
  • Street Heeling | Becky & V - On & Off
  • Street Heeling | Becky & V - Recap
  • Street Heeling | Becky & V - Collar
  • Street Heeling | Becky & V - Age & When to Start
  • Street Heeling | Becky & V - Reactivity & Street Heel

LEVEL 1-2 | TECHNIQUES FROM POSITIVE ONLY

  • Introduction

Part 1

  • Heeling First Steps - Adult
  • First Steps Heeling With Puppy

Part 2

  • Part 1: Heeling Analytics
  • Part 2: Heeling Analytics

Part 3

  • Remote Object Focus - First Steps
  • Contact Heeling Demonstration
  • Demo Switch in Motion - Tin Tin
  • Part 1 | Emanuela Demonstration
  • Part 2 | Emanuela Demonstration

LEVEL 2-3 | FADING THE LURE

  • Introduction to Fading the Lure | Key Concept

Fading the Lure

  • When to Start Fading
  • How to Start With the Fade
  • Fading Technicalities
  • Fading the Lure
  • Fading Lure | Young Puppy
  • Fading and Voice Commands Pt. 1
  • Fading and Voice Commands Pt. 2
  • Fading the Lure in the Heel
  • Part 1 | Using the Dropper
  • Part 2 | Using the Dropper
  • Placing the Dropper

Fading the Lure | Leash Skills

  • Starting the Fade with Leash Swing
  • Fading the Lure & Overlay
  • Fading + Overlay with Casey

Fading with Rocky

  • Food & Ball Fading with Rocky
  • Fading Out the Ball Versus Food
  • Fading the Lure in 3 Steps
  • Working with Rocky on Fading - Advanced Fading Lure in Heeling
  • More Options with Rocky -E-Collar Fading the Leash
  • Fading the Food Lure with Rocky | Focused Heeling
  • Fading the Food Lure with Rocky | Maintaining Position

Student Coaching | Fading the Lure

  • Some Fading Techniques with Student Guy -Hand Positioning
  • Part 2: Fading Techniques with Student Guy -Decision-Making & Anticipation
  • Balancing the Reward, Anticipation, Reward Timing & Options
  • Assessments on the Spot
  • Part 1 | Fading Multiple Styles
  • Part 2 | Fading Multiple Styles
  • Part 1: Coaching Kay on Fading with Couch Potato
  • Part 2: Coaching Kay on Fading with Couch Potato

LEVEL 2-3 | LURING WITH BALL

  • Introduction to Using the Ball as a Lure | Key Concept
  • Enthusiasm
  • Ball Lure Demonstration
  • Precision

LEVEL 2 | RECALL | GET A 180 TURN

  • Introduction to the Recall
  • Combination of the Clicker & Flexi
  • Using the Flexi for Recall | Demonstration
  • Controlling your Environment - Part 1
  • Controlling your Environment - Part 2

  • Proofing the Recall | Adult Dog | Equipment
  • Practice Recall
  • Working the Recall | When to Mark and Later Stages
  • What You Need for a Fast Recall
  • Demonstration Adult Dog | Explanation

LEVEL 1-3 | HIGH-LEVEL TRAINING WITH ROCKY

  • Heeling with Adult Dog - Rocky
  • Focused Heeling with Ball - Advanced
  • Heeling with Rocky - High-Value Reward
  • Contact Work with Rocky
  • Analysis & Leash Work Demo Training Session with Rocky
  • Shared Thoughts on Drive Switch
LEVEL 3 | ROCKY'S LAST SESSION | DEFAULT VISUAL
  • Inspiration for What is Truly Possible
  • Switching from Source to Focus
  • Reward Choices | Corrections Would Teach Him Nothing
  • The Keys to Any Drive

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Drive | Pillar Three

Learn more about the pillar Drive Here you will find beginner to advanced levels and chapters on; Building Drive, Problem Solving, Energy, Marker Training, Switching Drives, E-Collar, The Out and assignments 3 & 5.

Learn more about the pillar Drive Here you will find beginner to advanced levels and chapters on; Building Drive, Problem Solving, Energy, Marker Training, Switching Drives, E-Collar, The Out and assignments 3

KEY CONCEPT | PART 1

  • Introduction to the Drive Pillar
  • The Hardest Skill
  • You are the Key
  • The Definition of Drive
  • Capitalizing on Instinct
  • Defining your Purpose
  • What You Want vs. What the Dog Wants
  • Creating Impact
  • Creating Balance & Trust
  • How Not To Create Drive
  • Two Types of Students
  • It's in the Details
  • Three Things
  • Getting It Right
  • Tools to Develop Drive
  • Ball on the String
  • Future Vision
  • Grip and Drive
  • Set Up For the Strike
  • The Drop
  • Ball Dropper
  • Building Frustration
  • Switching Reward and Intense Dogs
  • Circle & Trust
  • Retraining Focus
  • Controlling Drive
  • Possible Mistakes
 
 

LEVEL 1-2 | DRIVE & FOCUS | KEY TECHNIQUES

  • Ball on Rope Alteration
  • How to Get the Strike
  • Near Miss Technique
  • The Strike and Near Miss | Practical
  • Near Miss and Reposition | Practical
  • Near Miss Strike Technique
  • Near-Miss and Reverse Technique
  • Near-Miss and Reverse Technique | Practical
  • Absorbing Impact Pivot | Practical
  • Chin Lift Technique
  • Chin Lift Technique | Practical
  • Knee Lock Technique
  • Knee Lock Drive Technique | Practical
  • The Arm Lock Technique
  • Jump on Technique
  • Jump On Technique | Practical
  • Arm Lock & Hand Palm Techniques | Practical
  • Leg Elevation Technique
  • Push-Off Center Technique
  • Push Off Center | Practical
  • Static Guard Technique
  • Static Guard | Practical

LEVEL 1-2 | BUILDING DRIVE | KEY FOUNDATION

Part 1

  • How to Play Ball
  • Changing the Ball | No Catching the String
  • Foundation & Techniques | Improving the Strike | Pt. 1
  • Foundation & Techniques | Improving the Strike | Pt. 2
  • Ball Play | Evaluating Grip
  • Young Puppy Foundation | Assessing & Handling
  • Technique | Early Stages
  • Chin, String, Relaxation, No Pulling
  • Building Puppy Drive | Elbow Technique
  • Relaxation & Body Posture
  • Building Drive | Creating Confidence

Part 2

  • ¬†First Ball Play | Setting Up for Success With Grip
  • Building Drive Explanation | Combination of Techniques
  • Using Frustration
  • Building More Focus | Hunting Mode
  • Part 1 | Drive Techniques
  • Part 2 | Building Discipline

LEVEL 1-2 | DRIVE | COACHING STUDENTS | KEY PRACTICAL

Part 1

  • Wrist Movement
  • Between the Knee Technique
  • Technique & Skill
  • Control the Game | Teaching the Dog to Push
  • Level 1 | Ball Drive Games With Puppy
  • Down Slam + Ball Play | Three Techniques
  • Guiding to the Ball & Off the String

Part 2 

  • Creating Momentum
  • Coaching on How to Handle the Ball & the Push
  • Change It Up With Ball Work
  • Discussion of Work with Food and Ball

Part 3

  • Synchronize-Don't Make it Too Hard- Working with Student Guy Movement & Drive
  • Changing Patterns in Ball Play-Working With Student Guy
  • Sit Fronts & Ball Session-Working With Student Guy
  • Part 1 | Allow the Strike More Than the Miss
  • Part 2 | Same Dog & Different Handler
  • Part 3 | Sound, Touch & Anticipation
  • Part 4 | Be Ahead of the Game
  • Problem-Solving Ball Work | Markers & Reward
  • Building Momentum & Drive | Demonstration

LEVEL 1-2 | PROBLEM SOLVING

  • Trouble Shooting Ball Play
  • A Demo of What Shouldn't Happen

LEVEL 1-2 | DRIVE & ENERGY | TECHNIQUES FROM POSITIVE ONLY

  • Introduction | Part 1
  • Introduction | Part 2
Drive | Puppy Energy Management
  • Part 1: Introduction to Puppy Energy Management
  • Part 2: Introduction to Puppy Energy Management
  • Part 3: Nino Gets Some Coaching
Drive | Puppy Progress
  • Part 1 | Puppy Progress
  • Part 2 | Puppy Progress¬†
Drive | Handler Technique
  • Part 1 | Handler Technique
  • Part 2 | Handler Technique
  • Part 3: Handler Technique
  • Part 4 | Handler Technique
Drive | Using a Ball
  • Using a Ball | Discussion
  • Using a Ball | Discussion & Demo
  • Using a Ball | Discussion & Demo | 2
Drive | Same Methodology Different Breed- Discussion & Demonstration
  • Part 1 | Same Methodology Different Breed | Discussion & Demo
  • Part 2 | Same Methodology Different Breed | Discussion & Demo
  • Part 3 | Same Methodology Different Breed | Discussion & Demo
  • Part 4 | Same Methodology Different Breed | Discussion & Demo
  • Rewind Demo Routine
Drive | Drive & Focus Dog Development
  • Part 1: Drive, Focus and Dog Development
  • Part 2: Drive, Focus and Dog Development
  • Part 3: Drive, Focus and Dog Development
  • Drive and Focus With Movement
  • Drive and Focus With Engagement
  • Drive and Focus With The Switch
Drive | Managing Energy in Obedience Training
  • Part 1 Managing Energy in Obedience Training
  • Part 2 Managing Energy in Obedience Training
  • Part 3 Managing Energy in Obedience Training
  • Part 4 Managing Energy in Obedience Training
Drive | Long Term Vision
  • Thought Process, Balancing, and Long Term Vision

LEVEL 2 | MARKER TRAINING

  • Part 1 | Introduction to Marker Training
  • Part 2 | Introduction to Marker Training
  • Retro | Marker Training
  • Clicker, Rocky & Decoy
  • Marker's Talk with Becky Annah

LEVEL 3 | SWITCHING DRIVES

  • What is Switching Drive
  • Focus & Timing Commands
  • Conditioning & When to Start
  • Movements and Focus Switch
  • Technique and Leash Pt. 1
  • Technique and Leash Pt. 2
  • The Power of the Source
  • Using the Ball in Heeling
  • High Value
  • Switching Between Food and Ball
Student Demo on Switching Drive
  • Switching Focus & Drive | MVP Graduate Student
Switching Drive | Rocky Edition
  • Switching Drive & Focus with Rocky |¬†1
  • Switching Drive & Focus with Rocky |¬†2

  • Switching Drive & Focus with Rocky |¬†3

LEVEL 3 | E-COLLAR UNIVERSITY | WEBINAR

  • The E-Collar
  • Reinforcements, The Truth
  • Technique, Function and Timing
  • Drive, Reward & E-Collar
  • Implementation and Use

LEVEL 3 | STAY COMMAND WITH E-COLLAR

  • Introduction to E- Collar for Static Behavior
  • Practical Application E-Collar for Stay

LEVEL 3 | MASTER DRIVE

  • Part 1 | Five Pillars | Triangular Setup | Mastering Drive
  • Part 2 | Five Pillars | Triangular Setup | Master Drive
  • Part 3 | Five Pillars | Triangular Setup | Master Drive
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Learn more about the pillar Vocals Here you will find beginner to advanced levels and chapters on; Vocal development. 

Vocals | Pillar Four

Learn more about the pillar Vocals Here you will find beginner to advanced levels and chapters on; Vocal development

INTRODUCTION | KEY CONCEPT

  • Introduction to Vocals
  • Part 1 | Vocal Control Discussion
  • Part 2 | Vocal Control
  • Bark, Hold, Combo, and Transport

LEVEL 1-2 | THE BARK

  • Getting a barking sequence from Puppy Casey | Part 1

  • Getting a barking sequence from Puppy Casey | Part 2

  • Rewarding Rhythm
  • Frustration

LEVEL 1 | MVP Graduate Matt Folsom Bark Set-Up

  • Part 1a: Teaching Vocals with - MVP Graduate - Matt
  • Part 1b: Training Vocals - MVP Graduate - Matt
  • Part 2: Training Vocals - MVP Graduate - Matt

LEVEL 1-3 | MVP GRADUATE GUY | VOCAL TRAINING JOURNEY

  • Interview About the Bark | Part 1
  • Interview About the Bark | Part 2
  • Interview About the Bark | Part 3
  • Guy's Demonstration of the Bark | Hold, Object, Switch & Combo

LEVEL 1-2 | VOCALS | TECHNIQUE FROM POSITIVE ONLY

  • Introduction
  • The Bark on Command | Discussion
  • First Steps Bark on Command | Using Barrier
  • Final Steps Bark & Stop Bark on Command + Recap

LEVEL 3 | VOCAL ACTIVATION BY E-COLLAR

  • Level 3 | Part 1 | E-Collar Activation | Bark and Hold
  • Level 3 | Part 2 | E-Collar Activation | Bark and Hold
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Learn more about the pillar Grip. Here you will find beginner to advanced levels and chapters on; Equipment for Grip Development, Grip Techniques, Fixing Grip Technique, Dumbell and the Retrieve. 

Grip | Pillar Four

Learn more about the pillar Grip. Here you will find beginner to advanced levels and chapters on; Equipment for Grip Development, Grip Techniques, Fixing Grip Technique, Dumbell and the Retrieve.

GRIP | INTRODUCTION | KEY CONCEPT

  • Introduction to Grip Development
  • Bite Work, Grip & Source Focus | Podcast With New Student

LEVEL 1-3 | THE OUT | TOOL-FREE OUT

THE OUT | THE FIRST STEPS TO A TOOL-FREE OUT
  • The Pre-Out | Introduction
  • The Pre-Out | Use a Ball
  • The Pre-Out | Getting Started
  • The Pre-Out | Using the Leash & Food
  • The Pre-Out | Assessment
THE OUT | SETTING UP THE TOOL-FREE OUT
  • Introduction
  • Using a Ball
  • The Ball Game
  • Ball & Out with a Leash
  • Assessing The Out
  • Setting Up The Out Command
  • Different Behaviors With The Out
THE OUT | TOOL-FREE OUT + DOWN
  • Adding more commands to the Tool-Free Out
  • Teaching and combining the down with the out

LEVEL 2 | GRIP | THE OUT | POSITIVE ONLY TECHNIQUE

  • Part 1 | Puppy Out With Food
  • Part 2 | Getting Started Without Food
  • Out Discussion
  • Part A | Teaching the Out
  • Part B | Teaching the Out
  • Part C | Teaching the Out

LEVEL 2-3 | THE OUT

THE OUT | INSTRUCTIONAL THEORY -> START HERE

  • The Out | Introduction
  • The Out | Instincts
  • The Out | How to Create Energy
  • The Out | Upgrade and Limits
  • The Out | The Definition of Grip
  • The Out | When to Train
  • The Out | Introducing the Out Too Soon
  • The Out | Types of Out
  • The Out | Common Mistakes
  • The Out | How Long
  • The Out | All Circumstances
  • The Out | Influence and Misconceptions
  • The Out | Handler Skills
  • The Out | Problem Solving
  • The Out | Best Case Scenario
  • The Out | Leash
  • The Out | Equipment
  • The Out | Problems with Upgrading
  • The Out | Electronic Out
  • The Out | E-Collar Set-Up
  • The Out | Positioning of E-Collar
  • The Out | Training with the E-Collar
  • The Out | Finger Kicks Hands Free
  • The Out | Next Steps
  • The Out | Anticipation
  • The Out | Wrap Up

THE OUT | THE FIRST STEPS TO OUT

  • The Pre-Out | Introduction
  • The Pre-Out | Use a Ball
  • The Pre-Out | Getting Started
  • The Pre-Out | Using the Leash & Food
  • The Pre-Out | Assessment

THE OUT | COACHING STUDENT, TROUBLESHOOTING & INSIGHTS

  • The Out | MVP Student With Shelter Dog Assessment
  • The Out | Introducing the E-Collar
  • The Out | E-Collar Work Continued
  • The Out | Associating the Stim & Ball
  • The Out | Recap & Discussion
  • The Out | When is Your Dog Ready to Out?

THE OUT | THE ELECTRONIC OUT

  • The Out | Introduction to the E-Collar - Casey
  • The Out | Assessing the Status & Next Steps
  • The Out | Using the E-Collar (Continued)
  • The Out | Casey's Out Progress
  • The Out | The Final Round & Ending The Session
  • The Out | Assessing Progress Without a Push
  • The Out | Revisiting Foundation Work
  • The Out | Drive & Connection
  • The Out | Energy, Possession & Posture
  • The Out | Pulling the Action
  • The Out | Transition to Jute Tug
  • The Out | Decoy Work
  • The Out | Decoy Work (Continued)

THE OUT | BECKY & VYKOR

  • Coaching | Becky & Vykor - Assessment Part 1
  • Coaching | Becky & Vykor - Assessment Part 2
  • Coaching | Becky & Vykor - Next Steps
  • Coaching | Becky & Vykor - Using Food
  • Coaching | Becky & Vykor - E-Collar
  • Coaching | Becky & Vykor - E-Collar (Continued)
  • Coaching | Becky & Vykor - Out Progress
  • Coaching | Becky & Vykor - Switching Roles
  • Coaching | Becky & Vykor - Switching Roles Pt. 2
  • Coaching | Becky & Vykor - Final Recap

THE OUT | PRACTICAL DEMO PROOF

  • The Out | Food Refusal to an Active Out
  • The Out | Out Refusal with an Older Dog (Before & After)
  • The Out | 5-Month-Old Puppy Out Process
  • The Out | Demo With Rocky
  • The Out | Another Out Refusal Scenario + Solution
  • The Out | The Out System Results

LEVEL 1 | GRIP | EQUIPMENT

  • Welcome to Grip Development | Equipment

Part 1

  • Part 1 | Grip Development Equipment | Discussion
  • Part 2 | Grip Development | Young Puppy 1 | Equipment Discussion
  • Part 3 | Grip Development | Young Puppy 2 | Equipment Discussion
  • Part 4 | Grip Development | Young Puppy 1 & 2 | Equipment Discussion
  • Part 5 | Grip Development | Young Dog | Leg Sleeve 1 | Equipment Discussion
  • Part 6 | Grip Development | Young Dog | Leg Sleeve 2 | Equipment Discussion
  • Part 7 | Grip Development | Young Dog | Leg Sleeve 3 | Equipment Discussion
  • Part 8 | Grip Development | Arm Sleeves | Equipment Discussion
  • Part 9 | Grip Development | Arm Sleeves | Equipment Discussion

Part 2 

  • Part 10 | Grip Development | Belgian Ring Style Suit | Equipment Discussion
  • Part 11 | Grip Development | Options & Ring Suit | Equipment Discussion
  • Part 12 | Grip Development | Half Competition Suit | Equipment Discussion
  • Part 13 | Grip Development | Grip Accessories-Decoy | Equipment Discussion
  • Part 14 | Grip Development | Accessories for Targeting | Equipment Discussion
  • Part 15 | Grip Development | Arm Sleeve Handle | Equipment Discussion
  • Part 16 | Grip Development | Wearing the Pants | Equipment Discussion
  • Part 17 | Grip Development | Combination Options Belgian Ring Suit | Equipment
  • Discussion
  • Part 18 | Grip Development | Combination Options Belgian Ring Suit | Equipment
  • Discussion
  • Part 19 | Grip Development | Neoprene sleeves | Equipment Discussion

Part 3

  • Part 1 | Special Bite Suit Designs | Equipment Discussion | Belgian Ring
  • Part 2 | Special Bite Suit Designs | Equipment Discussion | PSA Sleeve
  • Part 3 | Special Bite Suit Designs | Equipment Discussion | Leg Sleeve
  • Part 4 | Special Bite Suit Designs | Equipment Discussion | Exchangeable Covers

LEVEL 2-3 | GRIP | DUMBBELL & RETRIEVE | POSITIVE ONLY TECHNIQUE

  • Part 1 | Retrieve
  • Part 2 | Retrieve | Object Touch
  • Part 3 | Retrieve | Multi Objects
  • Part 4 | Retrieve | Fast Returns
  • Part 5 | Retrieve | Completing the Task
  • Retrieve Routine Demonstration

 

LEVEL 2-3 | GRIP | FOR PUPPIES

  • Puppy Bite Work | Puppy Sleeves
  • Technique | Working Puppy with the Sleeve
  • Leg Sleeve | Trading
  • Assessment of New Puppy on Sleeve
  • Up & Down Force | How to get a Full Grip | Direction & Re-Grip
  • Getting a Full Deep Grip
  • Establishing the Grip | Leg Stimulation Bite Work
  • Downscaling With Puppy
  • Extra Try & Continuation - Downscaling with Puppy

Bite Work | Puppy

  • First Bite Session on Decoy | Puppy
  • Second Bite Work Session with Decoy | Puppy
  • Bicep Bite | Puppy

LEVEL 2 | GRIP | BITE WORK DEVELOPMENT

  • Intro with Props
  • Anticipating the Out
  • Evaluating the Dog

LEVEL 2-3 | GRIP | FIXING TECHNIQUE

  • Part 1 | Fixing Technique | Correcting Pulling
  • Part 2 | Fixing Technique | Correcting Pulling
  • Part 3 | Fixing Technique | Correcting Pulling
LEVEL 1-2 | GRIP | DUMBBELL & RETRIEVE | POSITIVE ONLY TECHNIQUES
  • Part 1 | Retrieve
  • Part 2 | Retrieve | Object Touch
  • Part 3 | Retrieve | Multi Objects
  • Part 4 | Retrieve | Fast Returns
  • Part 5 | Retrieve | Completing the Task
  • Retrieve Routine Demonstration

LEVEL 2-3 | GRIP | BITE WORK | POSITIVE ONLY TECHNIQUES

  • Introduction¬†

Part 1 

  • Introduction Force Free Bite Work
  • Step 1-A | Balance Between Decoy and Reward
  • Step 1-B | Balancing Drive
  • Step 1: Recap
  • Step 2 | Heeling with Decoy
  • Step 3-A | Heeling in Motion with a Decoy
  • Step 3-B: Food & Ball Purpose

  • Step 3-C: Food & Ball Purpose

  • Recap

Part  2 

  • Step 4-A | Decoy in Motion
  • Step 4-B | Catch the Sleeve and Return
  • Recap
  • Step 5 | Clean Out and Whistle Recall
  • Step 6 | Direct Whistle Recall
  • Step 7 | Decoy to Decoy Recall
  • Bite Work Training Discussion

  • Bite Work Competition-Ready

  • Replacing a Decoy for Practice

Special Features & Guests

Take a seat at the IACP Conference, watch listen and learn from guest trainers and a World Champion! Here you will find chapters on tracking, and some of Emanuela's competition routines.

Take a seat at the IACP Conference, watch listen and learn from guest trainers and a World Champion! Here you will find chapters on tracking, and some of Emanuela's competition routines. 

STSK9 AT THE IACP

  • Your Puppy Doesn't Care About Your Qualifications
  • Traditional Thinking & Structure
  • Consistency & Replication Doesn't Create World Champions
  • The Combination of Skills Required for Success
  • The Right Perspective
  • Stress Diminishes Talent
  • The Master View
  • Natural Order & Drive
  • Priorities
  • Why I Don't Care
  • Connected Training & Steps to Success
  • Natural Focus
  • Unstoppable
  • The Best Trainers are Analytical
  • The Difference Between a Trainer & a Coach
MVP GUEST | 6x IGP WORLD CHAMPION - MARIO VERSLYPE
  • MVP Coaching Call | Champ Edition - Mario Verslype

MVP GUEST | WORLD CHAMPION - CHRISTIAN FLIEHSER

  • Introduction: What to expect in this chapter
  • Typical Routine Between Christian Fliehser and His Dog
  • The Master Attack
  • The Fleeing Attack
  • The Master Defense - Using Body Cues
  • Real Talk on Dog Anticipation & Technique
  • Doing a Transport
  • Coaching Call with Christian - 05 February 2022

TRACKING

  • Introduction to Tracking
  • Timelines and Goals
  • Styles and Methods
Theory
  • What is Tracking
  • Elements of the Track
  • Seven External Influences
  • Handlers' Role in Tracking
  • Handler Needs to Read The Dog
  • Equipment For Tracking
  • Troubleshooting

Part 1 | Practical

  • Finding Handler First
  • First Step For Set-Up
  • First Track Set Up- Search for Handler
  • Article Grab
  • Changing the Set-Up

Part 2 | Practical

  • Making a Search Plan
  • The T-Start
  • Track Layering Introduction
  • Track Layering
  • Understanding Your Dog
  • Troubleshooting
  • Tracking For Everyday

INTRODUCTION TO ASSIGNMENTS

  • Assignments Purpose - Understanding Your Task
  • 12 Months of Interactive Coaching - How it Works
  • Assignments - Commonly Asked Questions
  • Growth VS. Fixed Mindset¬†
ASSIGNMENT ONE - MOVEMENT
  • ¬†Assignment 1A | Part 1 | Movement Without a Dog
  • Assignment 1A | Part 2 (More Advanced) | Movement Without a Dog
  • Assignment 1B | Movement With a Dog
ASSIGNMENT TWO - DRIVE
  • Assignment 2 - Managing Expectations
  • Assignment 2 | Drive
ASSIGNMENT THREE - MARKERS
  • Assignment 3 - Why it Matters
  • Assignment 3 | Marker Training
ASSIGNMENT FOUR - LEASH SKILLS
  • Assignment 4 - Embracing the Challenge
  • Assignment 4 - Combination of Multiple Skills | Leash Skills
ASSIGNMENT FIVE - FREESTYLE DEMO
  • ¬†Assignment 5 - In The Spotlight
  • Assignment 5: You Decide What to Show | Demo
OPTIONAL ASSIGNMENTS
  • Assignment: Self Analytics Nicest Heel
  • Assignment: 4 x 90 degree Turns Left and Right
  • Assignment: Movement Without a Dog & Movement With a Dog
  • Assignment: Forward and Backwards Heel Finish
  • Assignment: Position Combination
CHALLENGES 
  • MVP Challenge #1 | Part 1: Down Lock on Source
  • MVP Challenge #1 | Part 2: Down Lock on Source (First Time with Lexi)
  • Challenge #2: Elevate Your Dog's Movement

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Behavior & Socialization

Learn how to live with your new puppy, know what to expect, and how to approach certain challenges.

Take a seat at the IACP Conference, watch listen and learn from guest trainers and a World Champion! Here you will find chapters on tracking, and some of Emanuela's competition routines. 

Puppy Selection

  • Introduction to Selecting Your Puppy
  • Finding a Breeder

  • What Factors to Consider in Your Selection

  • How to Set Up Viewing Potential Litters for Success
  • How to Assess Food Drive
  • Selecting a Puppy to Match your Energy Level

  • Envisioning your Ideal Match
  • What to Do After You Choose Your Breeder

  • Selection for Protection Work - Avoiding Aggression

Puppy Selection | First Breeder

  • Part 1: Meeting the Breeder and Puppies for the First Time
  • Part 2: Testing the Puppy's Grip
  • Part 3: More Testing, Different Sleeves, Different Environment
  • Part 4: Testing the Females Grip and Assessment
  • Part 5: Meeting and Testing the Next Puppy
  • Part 6: Observations, Ranking, and Evaluating Fifth Puppy
  • Part 7: Assessment of the Latest Female and Meeting New Puppy
  • Part 8: Assessing the Whole Litter Together

  • Part 9: Final Selection

Puppy Selection | Second Breeder

  • Part 10: Meeting the Next Breeder and the First Pup
  • Part 11: Testing Puppy Using Sounds & Surfaces
  • Part 12: Testing with Food
  • Part 13: Puppy #2 Introduction and Test in New Environment
  • Part 14: Campbell Test and Testing Puppy with Sleeve
  • Part 15: Testing the Grip with Some Handling
  • Part 16: Puppy #3 Introduction and New Environment
  • Part 17: Testing Third Puppy with Food
  • Part 18: Third Puppy Evaluating Grip Potential with Sleeve & Conclusion

Puppy Selection | Wrap-Up

  • Selection Evaluation

New Puppy Owners

  • Getting Started

Puppy Management, Crates & Kennels

  • House Working Dog VS Kennel Working Dog
Crate Training | Getting Started
  • Puppy Crate Training | What You Need
  • Puppy Crate Training | The Criteria

Crate Training

  • Starting Crate Training
  • Crate Training - Behavior to Expect
  • Crate Training - Ideal Behavior
  • Crate Training - Relaxation and Building Trust

Showcasing Different Housing Alternatives

  • Outdoor Kennels for Puppies
  • Rocky's Kennel
  • Don't Leave your Puppy Out of Sight at Home
Puppy Potty Training
  • Potty Training at Home | Setup & Schedule
  • Potty Training at Home | Timing
  • Potty Training at Home | Handling the Inconvenience
  • Potty Training at Home | Adding a Command & Rewarding
Puppy Biting
  • Puppies Biting You & Your Clothes | What Not to Do
  • Puppies Biting You & Your Clothes | Common Mistakes
  • Puppies Biting You & Your Clothes | The Reality
Puppy Resource Guarding
  • Preventing Resource Guarding | Definition & Approach
  • Preventing Resource Guarding | Different Scenarios
  • Troubleshooting an Existing Resource Guarding Problem
Puppy Exercise and Walk
  • Going For A Walk | Pulling & Leash Biting
  • Leash Biting | Transition to Development
Puppy Socialization
  • Introduction to Socialization

Puppy Socialization
  • Aggression, Temperament Testing & How to Best Assess

  • What is True Aggression in a Puppy
  • What You Really Need to Set Up When Getting a Pup
  • What to Expect the First Night Your Puppy Comes Home
  • What Else You Need to Prepare for Bringing Home Puppy
  • Constructive Approach to Managing Puppy Biting & Nipping
  • Environmental Exposure Prior to Vaccination
  • Your Puppy's Feeding Schedule
  • When Do I Start Training My Puppy?
  • The Best Time of Day to Train Your Puppy
Train Ride & Station
  • Part 1: Travel & Environmental Conditioning
  • Part 2: At the Train Station

  • Part 3: Different Surfaces & Staircase
  • Part 4: New Environments & Combining Obedience
  • Part 5: Exposure to Sounds at the Train Station
  • Part 6: New Environment on the Station Platform
  • Part 7: Introducing On and Off the Train
  • Part 8: Interacting with New People & the Iron Staircase
  • Part 9: Working Around and On Bus
  • Part 10: At the Movie Theatre
Bringing Puppies to the Market
  • Part 1: City & Market with Vinny & Vita
  • Part 2: City & Market - Response & Recovery
  • Part 3: City & Market - Working Around Distractions
  • Part 4: City & Market - What Socialization Looks Like
Bringing Puppy to a School
  • Part 1: Bringing Puppy to a School
  • Part 2: Bringing Puppy Visits School Playground
  • Part 3: School Playground - more
  • Part 4: School Playground continued
Socializing Your Puppy Wrap-Up
  • Final Thoughts

 

Getting Started with Development - Puppy Vlog Edition

  • Welcome to the Puppy Vlog
Puppy Vlog | 8-10 Weeks
  • Vlog: Selecting a Puppy | Introduction
  • Vlog: Walking a Puppy | What it means

  • Vlog: Raw VS Kibble in Puppy Training | Movement

Puppy Vlog | Obstacle Course with Puppy | 8-10 Weeks
  • Vlog: Obstacle Course | 8 Weeks | Alexia
  • Vlog: Obstacle Course | 8 Weeks | Alexia | Part 2

  • Vlog: Obstacle Course | 8 Weeks | Koda

  • Vlog: Obstacle Course Second Exposure | 8 Weeks | Alexia & Aries

Puppy Vlog | Puppy Grip Assessments | 8-10 Weeks
  • Vlog: Grip | Testing with Noise Distractions | Arres
  • Vlog: Grip | Testing | Alexia

  • Vlog: Continued | Grip Puppy Assessment with Koda

  • Vlog: Grip | Testing | Koda

Puppy Vlog | Movement | 8-10 Weeks
  • Vlog: Movement | Introduction | 8 Weeks | Arres
  • Vlog: Movement | Center Heeling | 8 Weeks | Arres

  • Vlog: Movement | Introduction | 8 Weeks | Alexia

  • Vlog: Movement | Starting the Center Focus Heel | 8 Weeks | Koda

  • Vlog: Vocals and Movement | 8-Week-Old Koda

Puppy Vlog | Coaching New Handler | 8-10 Weeks
  • Vlog: S-Flow | New Handler | Arres
  • Vlog: S-Flow | New Handler | Center to Right | Arres

  • Vlog: S-Flow | New Handler | Alexia

  • Vlog: S-Flow | New Handler | Positions | Alexia

Puppy Vlog | Coaching New Handler | Progress | 8-10 Weeks
  • Vlog: S-Flow | New Handler Progress | Koda | Part 1
  • Vlog: S-Flow | New Handler Progress | Koda | Part 2

  • Vlog: S-Flow | New Handler Progress | Koda | Part 3

  • Vlog: S-Flow | New Handler Progress | Koda | Part 4

Puppy Vlog | 10-12 Weeks
  • Puppy Vlog: Drive | Ball Introduction | Alexia
  • Vlog: Movement | Evaluation | Arres

  • Vlog: Visuals & Drive | Center Heeling & Ball | Arres

  • Vlog: Drive | Introduction to Ball | Arres

  • Vlog: Difference Between Grip & Drive Development

  • Vlog: Grip | Sleeve Introduction | Koda

  • Vlog: Grip VS Drive Development After-Discussion

  • Vlog: Visuals | Recall Definition & Introduction

Puppy Vlog | 12+ Weeks
  • Vlog: Movement | Progress & More | Koda
  • Vlog: Movement | Progress & More (Continued) | Koda

  • Vlog: Visuals | Guy Training Koda | Contact Heeling | Koda

  • Vlog: Movement | Top Priority Exercise

  • Vlog: Movement | Center-To-Side & Center Heeling | Alexia

  • Vlog: Vocals | Barking at Handler & Target | Alexia

  • Vlog: Movement & VIsuals | Refreshed Training | Arres

  • Vlog: Grip | Training | Arres

  • Vlog: Grip | Training | Koda

  • Vlog: Grip | Training | Alexia

Puppy Vlog | Movement Progress | 12+ Weeks
  • Vlog: S-Flow | New Handler Progress | Alexia
  • Vlog: S-Flow | New Handler Progress | Alexia Part 2

  • Vlog: S-Flow | New Handler Progress | Alexia Part 3

  • Vlog | Grip | Training Progress | Arres

  • Vlog | Grip | Training Progress | Alexia

Starting Socialization
  • Neutralizing 8-Week-Old Puppy with Bikes, Dogs & Environment
  • What to Do When Faced with Other Dogs & Kids Outside
  • Young Puppy Learning Boundaries Around Other Dogs - Part 1
  • Young Puppy Learning Boundaries Around Other Dogs - Part 2
  • Young Puppy Learning Boundaries Around Other Dogs - Part 3
  • Young Puppy Learning Boundaries Around Other Dogs - Part 4
  • Young Puppy Learning Boundaries Around Other Dogs - Part 5¬†

Socializing Your Puppy Wrap-Up

  • Final Thoughts
Puppy Vlog | Environmental Conditioning | 12+ Weeks
  • Vlog: Environmental Conditioning | Car Preps for Vet Trip with Puppies

  • Vlog: Environmental Conditioning | First Steps to Take

  • Vlog: Environmental Conditioning | Check-Up & Vaccines Pt. 1

  • Vlog: Environmental Conditioning | Check-Up & Vaccines Pt.¬†2

  • Vlog: Environmental Conditioning | Leaving the Vet & Cuddles

  • Vlog: Environmental Conditioning | The Trunk Hook

  • Vlog: Environmental Conditioning | Trip Back Home & Recap

Puppy Training Development
  • Getting Started with Puppy Development | Long-Term Vision
  • Getting Started with Puppy Development | Structure & Plan

WORKING WITH AN AGGRESSIVE/REACTIVE DOG

  • Working with Aggression Podcast with Becky
  • No E-Collar or Management
  • Relax and Walk with Some Management
  • Movement with Oncoming Dog
  • Stagnant Focus Work with Correction
  • Working Tips for Safety
  • Part 1 | Movement in Closer Vicinity
  • Part 2 | Movement in Closer Vicinity

 

Getting Started with Leash Skills

  • Part 1 | Developing Technique | Leash Skills
  • Part 2 | Developing Technique | Leash Skills
  • First Leash Overlay | Young Puppy | Leash Skills
  • Hand and Footwork | Leash Skills
  • Leash Overlays with RJ
  • Part 1 | Sidesteps | Leash Skills | New
  • Part 2 Sidesteps | Leash Skills | New
Fading the Lure with Leash Overlays
  • Part 1 | Purpose | Leash Skills
  • Part 2 | Purpose | Leash Skills
  • Starting the Fade with Leash Swing
  • Fading + Overlay with Casey | Part 1
  • Fading + Overlay with Casey | Part 2
  • Fading & the Leash | Leash Skills
Activation Q
  • Part 1 | Reasons to have an Activation Cue
  • Part 2 | Activation Cue by Leash
  • Activation through Tactical Cue
Leash Overlays | S-Flow, Coaching & More
MVP Bootcamp
  • Introducing the Leash Overlays S-Flow
  • Leash Overlays & Movements
  • Leash Overlays with a Placement Box
  • Subtlety with the Leash Overlays S-Flow
  • Leash Overlays with Chase
  • Leash Overlays - Coaching Students
Coaching Students
  • Markers and Reward | Coaching Student | Leash Skills

Leash Skills with an Older Dog
  • Leash Skills with a Golden Retriever | 3 Ways of Communication
  • Leash Skills with a Golden Retriever | Introducing Leash Overlays to a Soft Dog
  • Leash Skills with a Golden Retriever | Wrist Movement
Overlays & Directional Training
  • Leash Skills | Transition to a Leash Overlay
  • Leash Skills | Using the Leash
Switching Drives with Leash Skills | Puppy Edition
  • Introduction to Switching Drives

  • Implementation of the Switch Drive with RJ | Part 1
  • Implementation of the Switch Drive with RJ | Part 2
Advanced Leash Skills for Switching Drives
  • Introduction to First Session
Switching Drives - Kibble & Ball Edition | Session 1 - Day
  • Working with Kibble & Ball while Dog is on Over-Drive | Part 1
  • Working with Kibble & Ball while Dog is on Over-Drive | Part 2
  • Working with Kibble & Ball while Dog is on Over-Drive | Part 3
     
Switching Drives - Raw on Raw Edition | Session 2 - Night
  • Introduction to the Second Session at Night

  • Using Equal-Value Rewards to Switch Drives | Part 1

  • Using Equal-Value Rewards to Switch Drives | Part 2

  • Using Equal-Value Rewards to Switch Drives | Part 3 - Recap

Switching Drives - Raw & Ball Edition | Session 3 - Final
  • Introduction talk to obtaining full control

  • Full Control of The Source | Part 1
  • Full Control of The Source | Part 2
  • Full Control of The Source | Part 3