Agility

Weekly Schedule

To schedule your 6-week class please email us at dockdivinglc@gmail.com or call us at 575-323-1250

1st Dog's Name
Dog's Age
(Please keep in mind, the instructors will determine which level of class your dog should be placed in, based upon their performance on the first day of classes or performance in previous classes with K9 Agility.)
(Please keep in mind, the instructors will determine which level of class your dog should be placed in, based upon their performance on the first day of classes or performance in previous classes with K9 Agility.)

Monday
Instructor: Sandra

4:00 – 5:00 PM Intermediate
5:15 – 6:15 PM Intermediate
6:30 – 7:30 PM Competition
7:45 – 8:45 PM Competition

Tuesday
Instructor: Sandra

8:00 – 9:00 AM Competition
9:15 – 10:15 AM Competition

Instructor: Sandra

6:00 – 7:00 PM Competition

Instructor: Hope
7:15 – 8:15 PM Beginning

Wednesday

Instructor: Hope

8:00 – 9:00 AM Pre Agility
9:00 – 10:00 AM Beginning Agility
6:00 – 7:00 PM Puppy Performance (Must be under 1 year)
7:00 – 8:00 PM Pre Agility

Thursday

Instructor: Tamara

7:00 – 9:00 AM Skills and Drills
9:15 AM – 10:15 AM Beginning

Class Title

Class Objectives

Proficiency Exam

Pre-Agility

Cover basic manners to participate in agility (e.g. recall, start line stay, rear-end targeting); brief introduction to jumps, non-curved tunnels, teeter-bang game (i.e. last few weeks of class)

First 5 minute warm-up

  • Reliable recall
  • Start Line Lead-out (1 obstacle)
  • Rear-end target (e.g. stopped contact basics off of equipment)

Beginning Agility

Continue reinforcing basics, introduction to lowered contact equipment, curved tunnels, channel weaves, small sequences (i.e. 3-6 obstacles)

First 5 minute warm-up

Intermediate I

Front-crosses, begin closing open channel weaves (i.e. guides on and off), begin connecting rear-target behavior with contact equipment, small sequences (i.e. 3 – 6 obstacles)

First 5 minute warm-up

  • Execute front cross
  • Channel weaves progressing (i.e. beginning to close)
  • Successful complete small sequence (i.e. 3 obstacles)

Intermediate II

Rear-crosses, keep closing open channel weaves, work weaves entries, continue building rear-target behavior with contact equipment, medium sequences (i.e. 6 – 9 obstacles)

First 5 minute warm-up

  • Execute front and rear-crosses
  • Weaves mostly closed with guides or weaves semi-closed with mostly no guides
  • Successfully complete medium sequence (i.e. 6 obstacles)

Intermediate III

Blind-Crosses, keep closing open channel weaves, work weave entries, rear-target behavior with contact equipment, medium sequences (i.e. 6 – 9 obstacles)

First 5 minute warm-up

  • Execute front, rear, blind-cross
  • Weaves mostly closed, mostly uncaged
  • Successful sequencing of 6 obstacles

Pre-Competition

First 5 minute warm-up

  • Elements of novice course and open courses
  • Contacts (i.e. rear-target behavior)
  • Sequence 9-12 obstacles
  • Weaves mostly closed, mostly uncaged (i.e. no middle guides)

(Successful completion of a novice jumpers course without weaves?)

Competition I (Novice/Open Level)

First 5 minute warm-up

  • Elements of novice and open courses

Successful completion of a novice std. course:

  • Jumps
  • Contacts
  • 6-Weaves (no guides)
  • General knowledge of all crosses

Competition II
(Excellent/Masters)

First 5 minute warm-up

  • Elements of excellent/masters courses

Successful completion of an open std. course:

  • Jumps
  • Contacts
  • 12-Weaves (Closed, no Guides)
  • Knowledge of crosses

Special Class(es)

Puppy Performance

Mid-Session Workshops

Building Drive
Handler Focus
Obstacle Focus
Start-line Games
Training Games
Working Jump Back-Sides
Working Weave Entries/Exits
Working Contact Obstacle Independence
Working Weave Independence
Fun Runs

Class Sizes

Puppy Performance– 4-6 dogs;
Pre-Agility – No more than 6-8 dogs;
Beginning Agility – No more than 6-8 dogs;
Intermediate – No more than 4-6 dogs;
Competition  I (Novice/Open) – 4-5 dogs;
Competition II (Excellent/Masters) – 4-5 dogs;
Competition III (Masters) –4-5 dogs;

*Prior to paying for an agility class, you must sign up with an instructor.*