Agility Start to Finish by Diane Bauman

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Covers agility training for all levels and all venues! Learn to shave seconds off your score, polish your own timing and performance, and teach all the obstacles with precision. Starting with puppy training and ending with top level agility competition, Bauman explains each stage of training and each obstacle. Photos and diagrams clearly demonstrate every step.

You ll learn why and how to use body language to communicate with your dog; what you should and should not do with a young agility prospect; how to chart your dog's progress through the various levels; and how each new skill builds on a previous one. These methods work on all breeds!
 

About Diane Bauman

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Winner of both a silver and gold medal during her three years representing the US on the World Agility Team, Diane Bauman is easily considered one of todays most successful professionals in agility. Diane has instructed hundreds of successful students and many different breeds of dogs to reach their ultimate goals in sheep herding, obedience, tracking and agility.A born teacher, she has an amazing talent for understanding how dogs think and how people learn.Her teaching methods, outlined in this book, will guide the aspiring agility competitor to learn everything they need to know about agility, and, most importantly, how to build a special bond with their canine teammate.Jessica Ajoux, a graduate of Princeton University, is an experienced trainer, competitor, and instructor of agility and an official USDAA judge. She has achieved a MACH 3 and participated in National Events.
 
Published April 16, 2008 by Alpine Pubns. 284 pages
Genres: Crafts, Hobbies & Home, Sports & Outdoors.

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