Have you mastered beginner agility skills? Are you ready to challenge yourself and your dog at the intermediate level, which features longer sequences, harder challenges, and faster course times? In this exciting sequel to the best selling Beginner's Guide to Dog Agility, agility expert Laurie Leach is your personal trainer as she clearly outlines several essential techniques you'll need to excel at this stage of the game. The Intermediate's Guide to Dog Agility includes:
- Step-by-step instructions on mastery of discriminations, 180 and 270 degree turns, false turns, front and rear crosses, lateral distances, serpentines, shoulder pulls, speed changes, and weave pole entries
- More than 200 photographs and maps to clearly illustrate each skill
- detailed information on how to handle longer sequences, tips for success on the competitive agility circuit, including how to handle ring nerves, memorize courses, warm up properly, and analyze your performance
- Guidelines for solving intermediate training challenges
Whether you're a serious or causal competitor, the Intermediate's Guide to Dog Agility will help you gain the skills and confidence you need to succeed with your dog.