Black Friday Special: Limited Time Re-Opening
"I'm letting my dog down."
I'm Esteban Fernandezlopez, co-creator of Bad Dog Agility and a passionate competitor, teacher, and fan of dog agility. In this video series, two-time AKC 20" National Agility Champion Sarah Baker and 2018 Westminster 16" Champion Jennifer Crank join me to help you break through to the next level on your own agility journey. Between us, we've taught thousands of people just like you to improve their own handling, better understand their dogs, and enjoy the sport even more.
"I struggle with walking courses. I don't understand the lines, what turns to put where and I don't always see the traps. When Esteban started drawing lines on his course map, showing where he needed to be and when, what off course obstacles to look out for and how his dog would interpret his moves, the light finally turn on in the room. I've applied what I have learned from the "Before and After" AKC videos to my handling and, honestly, what an improvement." — Denice S.
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Are you a seasoned veteran?
Right now, you have a good dog that loves you and enjoys the game. You go to an agility class every week. You've had some private lessons. You've taken seminars from some of the best and most well known handlers in the world. But you're still struggling to put together fast, smooth runs on a consistent basis.
You have years of experience and have probably trained and trialed multiple dogs in the sport, and you tell yourself the problem can't be you, so it must be your current dog. But when you think about it, you know that you can do better. You're just not sure how.
Are you new to dog agility?
You and your dog have found agility and you LOVE it. It's challenging and exciting--and a little bit overwhelming. There's so much to learn. Your dog is still mastering some of the obstacles and your handling feels clumsy and awkward. You don't know what to do with your hands and no one has mentioned footwork to you. You're not sure how your position and motion affects your dog's line and even if you did, you frequently forget what obstacle you should be doing. You need a little extra help but you're not sure where to find it.
It's the day of your big agility trial. . .
Imagine waking up with excitement and purpose because today you're going to play the great game of agility with your best friend. There's no dread or anxiety because you've put in the work on the training field.
When you arrive at the show site and get the first course map, you memorize the course and quickly identify the traps. During the first half of the walk through, you test different handling strategies you made while reviewing the map. You spend the second half of the walk solidifying the best plan for you and your dog.
As you walk to the ring with your dog, you mentally rehearse your run over and over. You don't feel sick to your stomach; you feel a little excited but also very confident.
During the actual run, you give every cue on time, always standing in the right place or moving in the right direction. Your dog knows exactly where to go, following your arms at the right moments, collecting and extending exactly as you'd planned during the walk through.
You finish the run and feel a surge of adrenaline, elation, and happiness. When you look down and see the same happiness and excitement mirrored in your dog, you feel joy.
Why isn't every run like this?
Whether you're an experienced handler or a beginner, it can be tough to get help when you're not exactly sure where you need to improve. You know you can do better, but you're stuck in a cycle of doing "good enough."
You look at Jennifer Crank and Border Collie P!nk and admire the way they seem to attack the course when they run. You wish your dog ran with the precision of Sarah Baker and Border Collie Hops. You're a bit envious of my confidence in Golden Retriever Gitchi as we succeed in a sport dominated by border collies. You have a vague sense that you SHOULD be watching all three of us in order to learn more.
Before and After: 2018 AKC
National Agility Championship
The Before and After is a real-time video series that takes place this weekend at the 2018 American Kennel Club National Agility Championship in Reno, Nevada. In this video series, Jennifer Crank, Sarah Baker, and I will analyze each round of the event with the Coach's Eye before we run it. You will see EXACTLY how each of us approach a course before we've walked it or watched anyone else run it. Before you see our viewpoint, you will have had a chance to look at the course map yourself. Once you've analyzed the map for yourself, you can click on each of our videos and we will show you the traps that we see and how we plan to overcome them.
Even better, Jennifer, Sarah, and I will break down each of our runs in slow motion, right after we've run. Whether the run is good or bad, you'll see up close how we use video review for immediate self-improvement. You will have the opportunity to peek into the minds of three different elite competitors as they compete at one of the biggest agility events of the year.
Here's a quick look at what you'll learn:
Two years ago, course participants followed along almost in real-time as Sarah and Hops captured their second 20" National Agility Championship. Last year, participants witnessed me and Gitchi finishing 3rd in the 20" Finals just 10 weeks after having puppies, 0.76 seconds away from becoming the first non-border collie to ever win the 20" championship. This year, 2018 Westminster 16" Champion Jennifer and P!nk will join me and Sarah in providing this unique online course--just for you. Every map and run analysis will be uploaded as quickly as possible so that you can follow the event in close to real-time!
You will have lifetime access to these videos.
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Esteban will run golden retriever Gitchi, a 2016 and 2017 AKC Nationals Finalist and 2016 Westminster Finalist. Sarah Baker will run border collie Hops, the 2015 and 2016 AKC 20" National Agility Champion. Jennifer Crank will run shelties Lucky (2017 Westminster Finalist and 2017 AKC Nationals Finalist) and Swift (2017 European Open Team) and border collie P!nk (2018 16" Westminster Winner and Super Win On Spot, Team USA for the World Agility Open 2018).
Note: Jennifer Crank will choose one dog from each round for her post-run analysis.
The video series will include:
This is JUST what I need (especially at the beginning of the agility season) love the detailed and technical analysis! I really struggle with knowing how to read the course and plan the run so all this information is tremendously useful.
/ 2016 Before and After Subscriber
I can’t tell you how interesting it was to hear and see your Before plan, watch you run the course incorporating in changes after having your walk through, then watching and listening to your After Analysis. This is a wonderful learning experience. I can’t wait to see more.
/ 2016 Before and After Subscriber
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Frequently Asked Questions
Will you analyze the Challengers round and Finals round?
When does registration close?
Registration will close at 11:59pm PST November 26th, 2018.
What equipment/space do I need?
None! We believe there is great value in analyzing course maps and competitor runs. We make this a part of our own training as we analyze courses from large events and break down some of the best runs by our fellow competitors. This course does not include any exercises for you to perform with your dog. Instead it focuses on the skills of course analysis and video analysis.
P.S. Don't miss this great course that requires NO space, NO equipment, NO perfect weather! Improve your course map reading skill and learn how to analyze runs to get better, faster.
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