Month: August 2018

014: Redirected Bites

In this episode, Jerry Bradshaw discuss:

What redirects are and practical uses for redirects in sport and work
The importance of planning properly
What to expect from the dog as you are starting as your dog becomes more proficient with the skill
What to watch out for during the exercise to avoid anticipation

013: Training the Out on Command

In this episode, Jerry Bradshaw discuss:

Common issues and problems with the out – out and guard as well as out and return
Different guarding styles and pros and cons of those
The steps of the training progression
The fluency of the out depends on the ability of that dog to be rewarded for outing

012: Scenario Based Training

In this episode, Jerry Bradshaw discuss:

How to formulate scenarios, dos and don’ts of scenario training, and utilizing skills transitions in the scenarios
Identify your purpose
How to component train your skills and be sure each skill’s components are solid before attempting complex scenarios
Ways to utilize specific skill training within the scenarios and examples of how to do so
The importance of training all components of a scenario from beginning to end

011 Bonus: PSA2 & PSA3 from the Judge’s Perspective

In this episode, Jerry Bradshaw discuss:

The reason PSA2 is set up the way it is – as a bridge between PSA1 and PSA3
What the judges are specifically looking for during PSA2 and PSA3
How to earn and lose points during the scenarios (including 5 extra points during PSA2)
Tips to train recalls on command to avoid anticipation

010: PDC and PSA1 from a Judge’s Perspective

In this episode, Jerry Bradshaw discuss:

What the judge is looking for during PDC and PSA1 performances
The elements and scoring of the PDC and PSA1 levels
How the rules of one level lead to the next level of training
Tips and tricks to train for the PDC and PSA1 levels