STARS AND STRIPES AGILITY TRAINING CENTER

CLASS SCHEDULES

ALL CLASSES ARE 1 HOUR IN LENGTH FOR A 5 WEEK SESSION

ALL CLASSES ARE $70.00 PER SESSION

                                         PUPPY CLASS: Open to puppies age 16 weeks to approximately 12 months - basic obedience as well as all agility                                                         obstacles are taught.  Emphasis on foundation work, playing with your dog to build teamwork and attention, clicker training,                                          learning proper jumping style, contact techniques and individual obstacle performance on low obstacles.  Sequencing and                                         handling skills will be taught as your class progresses.  Puppies will remain in this class until moved forward by the instructor.

                                        Monday  5:30 p.m.  Class taught by one instructor.  Maximum class size 8.

                                        Tuesday 10:00 a.m.  Class taught by one instructor.  Maximum class size 8.        

                                        Tuesday   5:30 p.m  Class taught by one instructor.  Maximum class size 8.

                                        Thursday 9:00 a.m.  Class taught by one instructor.  Maximum class size 8.

 

                                        BEGINNING CLASS: Open to dogs that have successfully completed Puppy class or dogs that have a good sit stay, down                                         stay, solid recall with distractions and off-leash control.

                                        Dogs must be well socialized with people and other dogs and be non-aggressive.  Builds on skills learned in puppy class,                                                 with further emphasis on obstacle performance, obstacle discrimination, distance work, sequencing, handling skills and                                                 titling games.  Dogs will remain in this level until moved forward by the instructor.

                                               

                                        Tuesday 7:00 p.m.  Class taught by one instructor.  Maximum class size 8.

                                        Wednesday 10:30 a.m. Class taught by one instructor.  Maximum class size 8.

                                       

                       

                                        INTERMEDIATE Competion class: Open to dogs that have successfully completed Beginning class or can perform the                                                 following         skills:  Weave poles - both on and off sides without wires.  8-10 obstacle sequences involving side changes,                                                 obstacle discrimination, turns, front and rear crosses.  The class builds on skills learned in the                                                                                         Beginning class with further emphasis         on handling techniques, course strategy, competition                                                                                                 requirements, and more difficult exercises/sequences.  Dogs in this level are successfully                                                                                                 competing in AKC: Novice/Open, NADAC: Novice/Open, USDAA Starters/Novice, Advanced.  Dogs                                                                         will remain in this level until moved forward by the instructor.                                

                                        Monday 6:45 p.m.  Class taught by one instructor.  Maximum class size 8.

                                        Tuesday 8:00 a.m.  Class taught by one instructor.  Maximum class size is 8.

                                        Wednesday 5:30 p.m.  Class taught by one instructor.  Maximum class size is 8.

                                       

                               

                                        ADVANCED/MASTERS CLASS: Open to dogs that have successfully completed Intermediate classes.  Most dogs in this                                         level compete in AKC Excellent , NADAC Elite and USDAA Masters.  Classes provide challenging exercises designed to                                         test both the dog's and handler's skills, as well as fine-tuning handling techniques.  Classes are designed to prepare                                                         students for competition at National levels.                                        

 

                                        Tuesday :  8:00 p.m.  Advanced class.  Taught by one instructor.

                                        Wednesday:  8:30 a.m.  Advanced class taught by one instructor.  Maximum class size is 8.

                                        Wednesday:  6:45 p.m.  Masters Class taught by one instructor.

                                        Wednesday:  8:00 p.m.  Advanced class taught by one instructor.  

                                        Thursday: 7:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m.    Masters Classes taught by one instructor.                                          

 

                                        PRIVATE LESSONS - Need additional help?  Want to fine-tune your skills?  Work on specific problems?  Lessons are by                                         appointment only on weekdays and some weekends for one hour increments.  Cost is $50 per hour for one or two                                                         people, or $30 for a half hour.  Small group privates and seminars are also available, email or call to discuss pricing and                                                 dates/times.

 

                                        While most of the Puppy and Beginning classes have a waiting list, it is possible for experienced dog/handler teams to gain                                         admittance to the Intermediate or Advanced levels through an evaluation class/private lesson.

 

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