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FUNdamentals


​Part 1 - Attention & Heel Free 
Motivational games to develop focused, happy teamwork in the ring and fluid heeling skills; an added bonus is the foundation you will create for the new AKC Rally exercises. Proper footwork, intro to fronts, finishes, stand, stays with distractions.This is a foundation course for both Rally and Comp. Obedience. 
Part 2 - Maintaining attention & polishing heeling skills for focused teamwork
Followed by Ring Prep for Parts 1 &  2

Part 3 - Recall and Jumping Skills
Part 4 - Maintaining attention & polishing recall and jumping skills
Followed by Ring Prep for Parts 3 & 4

Part 5 - The Retrieve and Go-Out
Part 6 - Maintaining attention & polishing/problem solving 
Followed by Ring Prep for Parts 5 & 6

Part 7 - Signals and Scent Discrimination
Part 8 - Maintaining attention & polishing/problem solving
Followed by Ring Prep for Parts 7 & 8



Blue Ribbon Dog Sports Classes

Classes start Oct. 29 & 31

Schedules and registration​


Classes are held at the American Legion Hall in New Providence NJ.

Small class size to insure individual success.

Private lessons and consultations by appointment.

For Hunt Test training please visit the Navesink River HRC website.


Ring Prep 
 The October Ring Prep class focuses on the Novice and Open class obedience skills.  This is not a teaching class. 
Teamwork, focus and fun!

FUNdamentals is anyone who wants to begin their dog's competitive career in either obedience or rally, needs to re-teach some exercises, wants to polish and proof their performance or simply wants to teach their dog some new skills just for the FUN of it.  You can sign up for whatever part suits your needs. 
Rally FUNdamentals
AKC and WCRL Rally exercises.  Short course sequences may also be run, depending on the exercises being taught each week.
AKC Excellent / WCRL L3.
Coming in January...Puppy FUNdamentals


TEAMWORK
Whether your sport is obedience or rally, developing teamwork is critical to your success.  Learn how to get rid of the food, keep your dog engaged and happy, and create a true working partnership
Wednesday Workshops
Transitions - You'll learn how to move around the obedience or rally ring with a happy, focused dog. It's easier than you think!

Ring Nerves - Relaxation, visualization, confidence; learn how to smile, breathe, relax, succeed.

Fronts & Figure 8's - Picture perfect fronts, awesome Figure 8'
  
Footwork & Finishes - The right footwork and body cues = clear communication to your dog. It CAN be fun!  Picture perfect finishes.

Attitude & Attention - Games and techniques to develop a 'let's go and do this' attitude for both you and your dog.

Rockin' the Retrieve - Games to motivate, techniques to perfect all retrieves.