My Home Dog Agility iPhone Recording Setup

01 Sep 2020Steve Schwarz

Here are the inexpensive wide angle lens, mount, and tripod I use to record dog agility at home.

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Backyard Mastery - Changing Sides & Cutting Corners

22 Aug 2020Steve Schwarz

My December 2019 Clean Run magazine Backyard Mastery article with sequences that fit in your backyard or garden. This month covers changing the side of the jump and bypassing obstacles to increase the challenges of any sequence.

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Dana Pike Weave Entry/Exit, Straight Tunnel Challenges

03 Jul 2020Steve Schwarz

Dana Pike has been designing medium and small space at home practice sequences for her students. She let me share these great weave pole entry and exit challenges!

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Backyard Mastery - Turning the "Wrong" Way

28 Jun 2020Steve Schwarz

My October 2019 Clean Run magazine Backyard Mastery article starts my series on ways to challenge your team using any sequence that fits in your backyard or garden. This month covers changing the direction you turn your dog around a jump for front and back side approaches.

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Save Your Grass From Your Weaves

18 Jun 2020Steve Schwarz

A simple tip to keep your weaves from killing your grass.

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DIY Dog Agility Teeter Mover

14 Jun 2020Steve Schwarz

A dog agility teeter can be awkward to move by yourself. Here's a video showing how I move mine with a small, cheap hand truck and a bungee cord.

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Around The Clock/Around The World Training

06 Jun 2020Steve Schwarz

"Around the clock" or "around the world" training is an approach for systematically training and proofing the dog (and handler's) ability…

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Backyard Dogs Practice Sequences - 2019 May

18 Apr 2020Steve Schwarz

My May 2019 Clean Run magazine Backyard Dogs courses for small spaces requires a wide range of handling skills! There are setups with and without weaves and also a slightly larger setup using 12 weave poles.

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Virtual Coffee for AgilityNerd

15 Apr 2020Steve Schwarz

If you really enjoy an article, training tip, or practice course I post you can help support my efforts with a virtual cup of coffee! Thank you!

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Backyard Agility LED Lighting

05 Apr 2020Steve Schwarz

I replaced two old halogen yard lights with modern outdoor waterproof LED lights to extend our training and playtime into the dark winter nights.

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