COURSES FOR YOU AND YOUR DOG TO TAKE!

Courses for every step of you and your dog's agility journey together.

The Online Classroom Course Curriculum


The courses offered at The Online Classroom are designed to support your agility journey from the moment you first meet your next agility partner as a puppy or a new dog, to the moment you step in to the ring to compete, and beyond. Check out what's currently offered below!



Performance Puppy ABCs

Dogs 8 weeks and older: You've just gotten a new puppy or dog, and you want to do agility with it. Now what? This course will help you get your puppy off on the right start to become an amazing agility dog! Duration: 12 months



BANG It! Teach your dog an amazing seesaw!

Dogs 10  months and older: In this course we will teach your dog the seesaw using a variety of fun games! This course is based on shaping, so your dog should have some understanding of offering behavior for rewards. The course will take place in a private facebook group and run over the course of 3 months. This course starts with foundation games, so the seesaw is not needed for the first 3 weeks. There will be a new lesson every two weeks, which you can work through in your own pace. Overall teaching the seesaw will be covered in 7 fun Lessons. As an active participant you may post up to 10 minutes of video per week to get feedback on. As an auditor you can see all the content and ask questions. You will have access to the content for one year. Starts May 6. 


Very little space is required for this class. Just enough to set up a seesaw! The seesaw is the only obstacle required. A FaceBook account is also required.


Duration: 3 months



It Matters How You Slice It

Dogs 12 months and older: Taught by Daisy Peel, this course will develop your understanding of what slice approaches to jumps are, why they're challenging for your dog, AND how to train your dog to be prepared to successfully navigate slice approaches to jumps!! 

This course is part of The Agility Challenge - check it out!



Teach Your Dog Left And Right

Dogs 8 weeks and older: Teach your dog a verbal left and right cue on the flat, and then on a jump! Puppies can learn this material too (obviously no jumping!). Improve your dog's obstacle focus and independence, as well as your dog's verbal discrimination skills!
Taught by Anna Hinze (??) in German and English Duration: 8 months




Foundation Flatwork For Agility - Level I and II

Dogs 6 months and older: This class is designed to give handlers and their dogs the understanding of the skills needed to handle sequences on the flat prior to starting a jumping program with their dogs. Click the button to read more about the course and see a course outline! Part I of II. 

This course is part of The Agility Challenge - check it out!



Awesome Paws Skills Drills

Dogs 12 months and older: Now that you and your dog are sequencing with jumps, it's time to go through all the possible combinations that you and your dog are likely to see on course! The skills drills presented in this course will sharpen your handling skills regardless of your experience level!

This course is part of The Agility Challenge - check it out!


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Rear Crosses 101

Dogs 12 months and older: Knowing how to do rear crosses will help you be a TRULY well rounded handler, even if your preference is to be ahead of your dog as much as possible. Even though I can often beat my dog to places on course, there are a lot of times when it really makes sense to do a good old-fashioned REAR cross. Yes, front crosses and blind crosses seem more fashionable at times, but, even so, knowing how to do rear crosses will help you be a truly well rounded handler, even if your preference is to be ahead of your dog on course when possible. 

This course is part of The Agility Challenge - check it out!



"In" For The Win - All About Landing Side Approaches

Dogs 6 months and older: ALL ABOUT LANDING SIDE APPROACHES is a self-study course that will help you master the challenge of approaching tunnels and jumps from the landing side or 'backside', rather than from the usual takeoff side. You’ll never look at tunnel discriminations, threadles or backsides the same way again! Not sure what a Landing Side Approach (LSA) is? Click the button to learn more!

This course is part of The Agility Challenge - check it out!



FREE Course - Watch Your Dog

No dog age requirement: This FREE course will introduce you to the skills you need to be able to really SEE your dog on course. In this free course, I’m going to discuss some of the areas in which you can improve your ability to keep your eyes on your dog, without sacrificing your ability to see the obstacles as you navigate through an agility course. You'll learn about different types of visual acuity, visual motor skills, visual perception skills, as well as some other skills. You'll also learn about different types of exercises that you can perform to improve your ability to watch your dog! Duration: Self-Guided!

This course is part of The Agility Challenge - check it out!

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