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Bad Dog Agility Podcast

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Dog agility training tips and discussions. We often interview agility instructors and competitors as well.

Dog agility training tips and discussions. We often interview agility instructors and competitors as well.

Location:

United States

Description:

Dog agility training tips and discussions. We often interview agility instructors and competitors as well.

Language:

English


Episodes

268: Are You Using Too Many Call-Offs?

11/18/2020
In this episode (20:04) In this episode, Jennifer, Sarah, and Esteban explain what “call-offs” are and how they impact our handling and our dogs on course. You Will Learn Mentioned/Related Episode 246: Should You React or Anticipate in Dog Agility?

Duration:00:32:52

267: Finding the Motivation to Train

11/11/2020
In this episode (19:05) In this episode, Jennifer and Sarah help Esteban overcome his lack of motivation to train. You Will Learn Mentioned/Related Episode 146: Record Keeping Trick for Dog AgilityEpisode 82: What To Do When You Feel Overwhelmed

Duration:00:30:53

266: Jekyll and Hyde Contacts

10/29/2020
In this episode (37:41) In this episode, Sarah, Jennifer and Esteban have a detailed discussion on why some dogs have better contacts in training than in trials, and how you can fix that. You Will Learn Mentioned Episode 111: The Myth of the Ring-Wise DogEpisode 247: Interview with Greg Derrett on UKI At Home Agility ProgramEpisode 257: Consistent Contact Criteria

Duration:01:01:58

265: Fall Update on Agility Trials and COVID-19

10/23/2020
In this episode (50:28) In this episode, the team discusses the impact of Covid-19 on major dog agility events in the United States, highlighting various adjustments and postponements including the recently announced changes for Westminster 2021. You Will Learn Mentioned Westminster Date/Location Change AnnouncementEpisode 247: Interview with Greg Derrett on UKI At Home Agility ProgramAKC Agility Invitational COVID GuidelinesAKC Agility Mask Policy2020 Idol Star Dog-agility Championships...

Duration:01:23:52

264: Extending Obstacles

10/15/2020
In this episode (39:25) In this episode, Sarah, Jennifer, and Esteban highlight the challenges of dog agility’s “extending” obstacles: the tire, the double/ascending, the triple, the panel, the wall/viaduct, and the broad/long jump. You Will Learn Mentioned New Online Course: The Invitational Prep Course

Duration:01:05:02

263: Cheerleading Your Agility Dog—Bring It On

10/8/2020
In this episode (19:40) In this episode, Jennifer, Sarah, and Esteban talk about cheerleading in dog agility. You Will Learn

Duration:00:21:36

262: Wise Feedback for Dog Agility

10/1/2020
In this episode (19:43) In this episode, Jennifer, Sarah, and Esteban discuss the three elements of “wise feedback” in dog agility. Learn how you can give yourself (or your students) more valuable feedback that leads to immediate improvement. You Will Learn

Duration:00:31:45

261: Does Your Dog Head Check?

9/24/2020
In this episode (23:21) In this episode, Jennifer, Sarah, and Esteban explain why dogs head check when they run on course, and how you can eliminate this problem. You Will Learn Mentioned/Related Episode 246: Should You React or Anticipate in Dog Agility?Episode 170: Homeostasis in Dog Agility

Duration:00:23:22

260: Effective Use of Ring Rentals

9/18/2020
In this episode (15:35) In this episode, Jennifer, Sarah, and Esteban talk about how you can make the best possible use of your training time when you rent a facility or field for agility practice. You Will Learn

Duration:00:15:36

259: Moving Toward Mastery

6/23/2020
In this episode (55:04) This podcast is taken from a live video presentation. In this podcast, Sarah, Esteban and Jennifer use the front cross as an example to show you how to advance from one stage of competence to the next. You Will Learn Mentioned/Related Episode 258: Four Stages of CompetenceMoving Toward MasteryClick here for the Front Cross Training Video

Duration:01:02:04

258: Four Stages of Competence

6/17/2020
In this episode (38:23) This podcast is taken from a live video presentation. In this podcast, Sarah, Esteban and Jennifer discuss how handlers acquire competence in dog agility. Instructors usually talk about training the dog, but we believe the handler has even more to learn than the dog! You Will Learn Mentioned/Related What Stage Are You In?Click here to request the worksheet

Duration:00:43:44

257: Consistent Contact Criteria

6/10/2020
In this episode (42:42) In this episode, Jennifer, Sarah, and Esteban share their thoughts on two buzzwords for contact performance: “consistency” and “criteria”. You Will Learn Mentioned/Related CogDog RadioEpisode 111: The Myth of the Ring-Wise Dog

Duration:01:12:37

256: Proofing Checklist for Dog Agility

6/3/2020
In this episode (34:37) In this episode, we share numerous examples of proofing that you can do with your dog while training. Proofing in practice will give you better performance in the ring as your dog will feel more confident. You Will Learn Mentioned/Related Episode 204: How to Use Proofing in Your Dog Agility TrainingEpisode 73: How to Generalize Behaviors with Your Novice DogEpisode 73: How to Generalize Behaviors with Your Novice DogWhy Your Dog Performs Better at Home Than at...

Duration:00:59:21

255: Wearing Masks in Dog Agility

5/29/2020
In this episode (46:42) All information is researched but not exhaustive and not reviewed by an outside expert. Although Esteban is a licensed physician, this is NOT medical advice → you should get medical advice specific to your situation and health from your doctor, not from us or this podcast. CLICK HERE to download this outline as a PDF Why Should We Wear Masks? Study came out 3 weeks ago titled “Universal Masking is Urgent in the COVID-19 Pandemic:SEIR and Agent Based Models,...

Duration:01:04:46

254: Management Versus Training

5/22/2020
In this episode (19:37) In this episode, Sarah Baker joins the podcast to explain the difference between management and training, and how you should apply those concepts to addressing behaviors, from barking in the crate to missed weave pole entries. You Will Learn Mentioned/Related Let’s Talk Puppies!

Duration:00:22:18

253: Your Dog’s Learning Pattern

5/16/2020
In this episode (26:44) In this episode, Sarah and Jennifer discuss different learning patterns you may see in your training and how they affect your planning. You Will Learn Mentioned/Related Episode 78: The Power of Latent Learning

Duration:00:45:55

252: How to Integrate Tugging into Your Training

5/6/2020
In this episode (24:55) In this episode, Sarah and Esteban help you integrate tugging into your agility training. You Will Learn Mentioned/Related Let’s Talk Tugging!The Complete Guide to Tugging

Duration:00:43:37

251: How to Get the Most Out of Your Online Learning

5/1/2020
In this episode (28:00) In this episode, the BDA crew shares some ideas for getting the most out of your online learning experience. You Will Learn Mentioned/Related Episode 3: Start Line Stays; Online Agility ClassesEpisode 42: The Internet, Dog Agility, and You

Duration:00:31:32

250: Is Your Dog Agility "Good Enough"

4/24/2020
In this episode (30:35) In this podcast, we discuss the paradox of choice and the idea of “good enough” as a way to organize your dog agility training. You Will Learn Mentioned/Related The Power of ‘Good Enough’The Paradox of Choice by Barry SchwartzEpisode 148: The Paradox of Choice in Dog Agility

Duration:00:35:15

249: Agility Relief with Anthony Clarke

4/12/2020
In this episode (20:34) In this podcast, Anthony Clarke joins the podcast to talk about this week’s 4-day charity event called #AgilityRelief. You Will Learn Mentioned/Related Agility Relief on FacebookThe Great British BARK OFFFitness JumpPup Star Super Star Lip SyncFancy Feet Dance Off The Competitors

Duration:00:23:11