This course if aimed at Companion Dog instructors and trainers seeking to establish good foundations for their Agility training.
The modules for this course are the same as for the competition Instructor, and the aim is to give you confidence in teaching the obstacles in a safe, fun way that does not skimp on technical ability. The course materials cover basic instructing skills, foundation skills for teaching the Weaves, the A-Frame, Dog Walk and See Saw as well as the basics of canine learning, canine movement skills and advice about general welfare issues relating to Agility dogs.
The cost of the course includes your course material and practical assessment leading to Recreational Instructor Accreditation. Although the course is similar in content to the competition instructor you will be assessed at the end on your ability to introduce dogs to the sport by running dynamic exciting sessions in a safe way.
- Introduction & Foundation for Agility Training
- About the Agility Dog
- Developing Your Instructor Skills
- Foundation Skills – Teaching a Dog to Jump
- Training the Contact Equipment
- Training the Weaves
- Training Other Agility Equipment
- Developing Your Agility Training Programme