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Want to learn about K9 obedience, police dog training, learning theory and more? Jerry Bradshaw has been a sports competitor and police dog trainer for 25 years, and as the executive director of the Protection Sports Association he's been around the world competing and training K9s. Welcome to the Controlled Aggression podcast.

Want to learn about K9 obedience, police dog training, learning theory and more? Jerry Bradshaw has been a sports competitor and police dog trainer for 25 years, and as the executive director of the Protection Sports Association he's been around the world competing and training K9s. Welcome to the Controlled Aggression podcast.
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Want to learn about K9 obedience, police dog training, learning theory and more? Jerry Bradshaw has been a sports competitor and police dog trainer for 25 years, and as the executive director of the Protection Sports Association he's been around the world competing and training K9s. Welcome to the Controlled Aggression podcast.

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021: NE Street Tactics Keynote – Be Good Not Lucky

10/15/2018
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NE Street Tactics Keynote – Be Good Not Lucky In this episode, Jerry Bradshaw discusses: · Creating options for yourself in deployment, rather than just habits. · Constantly thinking about tactics and how you should be deploying your dog and staying in the safest place you can for the situation. · Being an advocate for your dog and being empathetic to other dog trainers and dog handlers. · Striving to improve, not just maintain. You are responsible for your training...

Duration:00:53:11

020: Training Framework Part 1 - Obedience

10/8/2018
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Training Framework Part 1 - Obedience In this episode, Jerry Bradshaw discusses: · Developing a framework for obedience that you are comfortable with. · The importance of having a solid foundation before progressing onto more advanced skills. · Compartmentalizing behaviors that can then be called upon or strung together in different orders, rather than pattern training behaviors. · Learning theory, understanding conditioning theory (both operant – positive/additive and...

Duration:01:27:56

019: Thriving in the Dog Business

10/1/2018
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Thriving in the Dog Business In this episode, Jerry Bradshaw discusses: -Knowing your craft and your business, putting the time in, and the value of patience. Have patience, vision, persistence, and diversify in concentric circles, not all at once. -Lifelong learning is important. Don’t allow yourself to think you know everything. Admit what you don’t know and be willing to learn it. No learning is worthless. -Breaking things down to their component parts. Take your ideas and break...

Duration:01:28:04

018: Training the Recall in Patrol & PSA

9/24/2018
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Training the Recall in Patrol & PSA In this episode, Jerry Bradshaw discusses: -What a recall command is and how it appears and functions in PSA and Patrol. -The importance of practicing different scenarios to be prepared for any situations. -Things to think about before getting into recall training and during recall training. -The importance of knowing your dog and things to look for in recall training with different personalities, temperaments, and styles. -How the different...

Duration:01:21:42

017: Jason Johnson – Project K9 Hero

9/17/2018
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Jason Johnson – Project K9 Hero In this episode, Jerry Bradshaw and Jason Johnson discusses: · How Project K9 Hero came about and what it does today. · The different types of operational missions that one might have with explosive dogs and how to train for those. · A recent Facebook thread on false alerts and false responses from K9s and Jason’s take on that thread and what he saw on missions he was on. · The Cargo Screening Initiative and how the detection is changing and...

Duration:01:04:21

016: Police Dog Q&A: Targeting, Outs, and Street Readiness

9/10/2018
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Police Dog Q&A: Targeting, Outs, and Street Readiness In this episode, Jerry Bradshaw discusses: Targeting for police dogs, in training and in deployment. Verbal outs verses other types of outs for police dogs, positives and negatives to the different types of outs. You should train and certify using the same equipment they would have in a deployment. Proofing a police dog for the streets. Key Takeaways: Teach primary and secondary target areas for biting. Choice...

Duration:01:11:07

015: Keys to Narcotics Detection Success

9/3/2018
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Keys to Narcotics Detection Success In this episode, Jerry Bradshaw discusses: · Importance of training scenarios that will mimic the actual deployments. · Balancing reward frequencies between training and deployment. · Strategizing how the scenario or deployment will go before jumping into the task. · Being systematic in your approach to how you’re doing your work, both in preparation and in execution, but don’t forget to watch the dog and their behavior. Key...

Duration:01:05:50

014: Redirected Bites

8/27/2018
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Redirected Bites In this episode, Jerry Bradshaw discusses: Key Takeaways: "It’s a process of successive approximation. Don’t get worried if the dog doesn’t do it perfectly the first time." — Jerry Bradshaw Get Jerry's book Controlled Aggression on Amazon.com Contact Jerry: Website: http://controlledaggressionpodcast.com/ Tarheel Canine Training: http://www.tarheelcanine.com/ Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/user/tarheelcanine Twitter:...

Duration:01:03:53

013: Training the Out on Command

8/20/2018
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In this episode, Jerry Bradshaw discusses: Key Takeaways: "It’s the reward that makes it reliable. It’s not the fear of getting corrected. The correction is how we teach that dog to understand that you must let go. Ultimately, the idea of the variable reward is what keeps them going.” — Jerry Bradshaw Get Jerry's book Controlled Aggression on Amazon.com Contact Jerry: Website: http://controlledaggressionpodcast.com/ Tarheel Canine Training:...

Duration:01:11:06

012: Scenario Based Training

8/13/2018
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In this episode, Jerry Bradshaw discusses: Key Takeaways: "Scenario training really should be, not just dressing up and gearing up and going through the same old stale certification type training, but how we can make our training more realistic, as it looks to the dog, as well as more realistic in terms of what we’re going to see when we deploy our dogs." — Jerry Bradshaw Get Jerry's book Controlled Aggression on Amazon.com Contact Jerry: Website:...

Duration:00:50:55

011 Bonus: PSA2 & PSA3 from the Judge’s Perspective

8/9/2018
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PSA2 & PSA3 from the Judge’s Perspective In this episode, Jerry Bradshaw discusses: · The reason PSA2 is set up the way it is – as a bridge between PSA1 and PSA3 · What the judges are specifically looking for during PSA2 and PSA3 · How to earn and lose points during the scenarios (including 5 extra points during PSA2) · Tips to train recalls on command to avoid anticipation Key Takeaways: · Practice with others on and around the field. Get your dog used to seeing other people...

Duration:00:56:50

010: PDC and PSA1 from a Judge’s Perspective

8/6/2018
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PDC and PSA1 from a Judge’s Perspective In this episode, Jerry Bradshaw discusses: Key Takeaways: "The key here is to identify all the skills your dog needs to have." — Jerry Bradshaw Get Jerry's book Controlled Aggression on Amazon.com Contact Jerry: Website: http://controlledaggressionpodcast.com/ Tarheel Canine Training: http://www.tarheelcanine.com/ Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/user/tarheelcanine Twitter: https://twitter.com/tarheelcanine Facebook:...

Duration:01:04:17

009: Jerry Bradshaw- Steps to K9 Unit Success

7/30/2018
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Steps to K9 Unit Success In this episode, Jerry Bradshaw discusses: · What your administration can do to improve the success of k9 units. · Teaching your dogs in skill transitions. · Investing in k9 unit trainers. · Protecting your investments. Key Takeaways: · Do more than the minimum in service training. · Give your unit proper detection training aids. · Give your unit consistent training: invest in a k9 unit trainer. · Provide the right equipment for controlled aggression. ·...

Duration:00:52:49

008: Drive Capping & Neutrality for Police K9

7/23/2018
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In this episode, Jerry Bradshaw discusses: · Having your dog not overreact to agitation is an important skill. · Drive Capping and Drive Neutrality training are explained in detail. · Getting your dog to go from an externalized drive state to an internalized drive state is drive capping, and how to train it. *Getting your dog to decrease his general level of arousal around stimuli that can make him unclear is drive neutrality, and how to train it. · Component training skills and how to...

Duration:01:02:30

007: Aaron Kemp: Student, Intern, entrepreneur

7/16/2018
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In this episode, Jerry Bradshaw and Aaron discuss: Key Takeaways: "It takes a lot of training to be able to make an impact and say something that's worth saying." — Jerry Bradshaw Get Jerry's book Controlled Aggression on Amazon.com Contact Jerry: Website: http://controlledaggressionpodcast.com/ Tarheel Canine Training: http://www.tarheelcanine.com/ Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/user/tarheelcanine Twitter: https://twitter.com/tarheelcanine Facebook:...

Duration:01:16:13

006: Grip Training- Part 2

7/9/2018
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In this episode, Jerry Bradshaw discusses: Key Takeaways: "Once your grip development is where you want it to be then you can focus a little bit more of your sessions on targeting." — Jerry Bradshaw Get Jerry's book Controlled Aggression on Amazon.com Contact Jerry: Website: http://controlledaggressionpodcast.com/ Tarheel Canine Training: http://www.tarheelcanine.com/ Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/user/tarheelcanine Twitter: https://twitter.com/tarheelcanine Facebook:...

Duration:00:45:21

005: Grip Training- Part 1

7/1/2018
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In this episode, Jerry Bradshaw discusses: Key Takeaways: "When the dog feels the burning in his mouth he wants to take the first opportunity to get to a better grip position." — Jerry Bradshaw Get Jerry's book Controlled Aggression on Amazon.com Website: http://controlledaggressionpodcast.com/ Tarheel Canine Training: http://www.tarheelcanine.com/ Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/user/tarheelcanine Twitter: https://twitter.com/tarheelcanine Facebook:...

Duration:00:57:06

004: PSA Questions and Answers

6/24/2018
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In this episode, Jerry Bradshaw discusses: · Advice for new trainers and handlers to PSA through questions and answers. · When do you stop doing bite work at home with your puppy? · When do you use corrections with your dog? · How do you pick a the right dog? Key Takeaways: · Surround yourself with experienced mentors, with a track record of achievement in PSA. · Have decoys work with your dog sooner rather than later. · No training is better than bad training. · Always manage...

Duration:00:57:18

003: Welcome to PSA- The Dog Sport

6/18/2018
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In this episode, Jerry Bradshaw discuss: There are 4 Levels in PSA: "[PSA] clubs are a place where people can get together, share knowledge, work together and be able to train regularly. New clubs are encouraged, build it and they will come. " — Jerry Bradshaw Get Jerry's book Controlled Aggression on Amazon.com Website: http://controlledaggressionpodcast.com/ Tarheel Canine Training: http://www.tarheelcanine.com/ Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/user/tarheelcanine Twitter:...

Duration:01:14:26

002: Bad K9 Deployment

6/18/2018
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In this episode, Jerry Bradshaw discuss: Key Takeaways:any "If you do not have a productive police officer, putting a K9 with him is going to amplify his non-productivity." — Jerry Bradshaw Upcoming events where Jerry will be speaking: Relevant articles to reference from today's episode: K-9 Cop Magazine article: Simple-Lure Reward System Balancing Independence with Handler Focus in Sport and Police Dogs Restraining Canine Drives-Capping And Neutrality Part...

Duration:01:07:38