Performance Plus offers an array of Agility Classes based on our customers experience levels.
INTRODUCTION TO AGILITY BASICS
Particular gestures, moves, and basic obedience are necessary for anyone interested in pursuing the sport of Agility. In this class you will be taught foundational handling skills and how to introduce your dog to the obstacles. The emphasis in this class is on developing a working relationship with your dog. You and your dog will develop a closer relationship from this new way of responding to one another. Agility is great for people who want a fun way to exercise mentally and physically with their dog. This class runs for 6 weeks. Pre-registration - Proof of rabies vaccination - Completion of Basic Manners Plus or equivalent required.
This 6 week class lays the foundation for successfully running agility in the future. It emphasizes obstacle familiarization, targeting, jumping, and teaching your dog to climb ramps, go through a tire, climb an A-frame and tip the seesaw. Pre-registration - Proof of rabies vaccination - Completion of Introduction to Agility Basics or equivalent preferred.
ADVANCED BEGINNER AGILITY
As you progress with your canine athlete you will continue to develop more in depth skills such as contact work, weaving, and running short sequences. Handling skills are refined with increased emphasis on proper obstacle performance and strengthening your communication for the best possible working relationship with your dog. Courses are set to challenge the skills learned in earlier courses. This class runs in 6 week sessions. Pre-registration - Proof of rabies vaccination - Completion of Beginner Agility or equivalent preferred.
AGILITY HANDLER SKILLS AND PROBLEM SOLVING
This class is for handlers already competing at the Open and Excellent/Advanced levels. The courses are designed to help improve your handling skills and further your success in the ring. Critiques and suggestions are offered. Call Ahead Drop-in class. Class size is limited so call ahead to reserve your spot.
DO IT YOURSELF AGILITY RUN-THRUS
The agility equipment is set up – it’s a great opportunity to get some extra practice in. Call Ahead Drop-in class.