Dearlove Nested Class Course - May 10 & 17 2005

08 May 2005Steve Schwarz

This class course presents Rear Crosses Learning the Rear CrossRear Cross to the beginners, works on Serpentines Serpentine Handling TechniquesSerpentine Sequence and continues 270 Back Side Entry to 270/Training Opportunity - Video270 Degree Jump SequenceHandling 270 Degree Jump Sequences handling from last week for the intermediate students and works Serpentine Serpentine Handling TechniquesSerpentine Sequence and Pull Throughs for the advanced students.

Course Setup

Beginner Class

Beginner's Course Sequence
  • Introduce the Rear Cross Learning the Rear CrossRear Cross using the straight tunnel. Work from both sides as shown in the diagram.
  • Introduce recalls over jumps (working all approach angles). Give each student their own jump and have them jump away from one another.
Homework:
  • Lead outs
  • Rear Crossing into hallway door openings

Intermediate Class

Intermediate Course Sequence

Sequence 1-5 is just a warm up to get the handler’s in position to work on handling Serpentines Serpentine Handling TechniquesSerpentine Sequence (although handlers could play around with different handling methods for the 180 from 3-4 if they so desire).

Advanced Class

Advanced Course Sequence

This is a “no rest” jumping sequence to work on handling Serpentines Serpentine Handling TechniquesSerpentine Sequence and Pull Throughs. Discuss:

  • Any benefit to not handling the Serpentine down the middle?
  • Which way to turn the dog after jump 4?
  • How to get to tunnel 8? Does a Front Cross 7-8 help?
  • A send to 9 should really help the 270 back into the Serpentine.
  • Which way to wrap at 13?

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