Laura Bussing Dog Agility Seminar
 Agility, Conditioning & Behavior Solutions for Performance Dogs

Seminar Topics:

Ring Stressed! Agility Dogs (Live Seminar or Online) 
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Daring Distance - Handlers learn the specific skills necessary for distance capabilities on typical courses seen at local events. We will build great value in the dog's commitment to drive a line of obstacles away from you, quickly and confidently. You will be able to get further ahead on course instead of running up to every obstacle. We'll cover Layering with Clean Verbals for lateral and linear distance
for discriminations, threadles, backsides, directionals, obstacles.  Learn the latest 
techniques used by the best distance handlers in the world to get distance speed and 
precision. Challenges for all levels who want more distance skills in the tool bag
better gamble skills or have mobility limitations.

I also teach Amazing Advanced Distance to teams that have good distance skills that what to take it to the next level
Handling for Motivation - Bring out the best in your dog with more speed and motivation. This will be a super fun & rewarding seminar for both dog and handler Learn all the reasons why dogs lose motivation and how to rebuild your dog's love of the game. We'll focus on happiness, drive, speed and enthusiasm by increasing your dog's clarity by streamlining your communication and connection skills. Strategies for concise handling & 
timing to remove any confusion for the dog. The transformational journey for your dog'
starts with this amazingly fun seminar! Also appropriate for puppies over 6 months.
Finding the Fastest Line - Through detailed course analysis, Master Level handlers 
will learn how to evaluate various paths to determine the fastest line for their dogs.
Once we determine the intended line, we'll learn how to choose clear handling for the
dog with attention to proper execution & timeliness. Morning is
 Standard, afternoon is
Jumpers. After a discussion of how I choose to choose the fastest line & handling, each
team will take a trial run of the course.  Next, we will then break it down into shorter 
sequences to improve the intended line, timing and handling. Last, a final run to see
how the team has increased speed & flow. Dogs should be proficient on all equipment.

Superstars of Tomorrow: Calling all young dogs to work on sequencing jumps and tunnels in a competitive environment. Individual attention will be given to each dog to support confidence, speed and commitment skills. Concept proofing of sustained attention, reinforcement predictability, and delayed gratification. We’ll focus on rehearsing positive associations for the game in an optimal state of mind. Resilience conditioning games will be introduced to each team to develop coping strategies for 
competing. Let’s get your young Superstar ready in this highly rewarding, fun seminar.

Canine Conditioning for Performance Dogs - Learn how to keep your 
Canine Athlete in tip top shape and prevent injuries.  With strength, 
balance and flexibility exercises, we will improve your dog’s conditioning 
in order to become a more efficient and proficient competitor!  Does your
dog knock bars or take wide turns?  It may be a physical problem.  I will give
you an individualized Fitness Plan and "Crate to Gate to Crate" Plan for
your dog. Physiological confidence will be gained by increased core 
strength, rear and front assembly strength while adding greater flexibility.

Concrete Connection and Commitment - See the dog! One of the most important
handling element is your eyes. You will learn more about connection and when to
commit your dog in this eye-opening Seminar! The key to successfully running courses
with your dog is your ability to know where to look and the timing of commitment. 
Game Changer for both teammates to excel at the agility dance.

Handling Tool Bag - Learn how to eloquently execute some of the most common 
handling techniques with timely delivery.  If you want to improve the "conversation" you
are having with your dog, this is for you!  Focus on solutions for handling the typical
challenges found on agility courses nowadays.  For dogs that can sequence jumps and

Other Topics:  Coursework, Course Analysis, Young Dogs, Puppies & More

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