Starting Rally -- Video and Many Questions

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  1. Dekka

    Dekka Just try me..

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    One thing that could help him know that you plan to keep heeling and its not a stay is foot work. If you want him to come with you strike off with your left foot. If you are leaving him in a stay strike off with your right foot.

    Its looking good.. start adding about turns and such.
     
  2. I wanted to ask you about the about-turns. How do I start those, and keep him heeling? He seems to get confused and stumbles and then trips me, LOL.
     
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    Dekka Just try me..

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    About turns are always to your right.. so no tripping.

    Once he is good at really staying with you then I start teaching pivots and reverse which is essential for rally.
     
  4. Thanks Dekka. He was doing pretty good yesterday when we were working on his about turns. I recorded it, I'll have to upload it later. We're prob. going to take a break from any rally for now though, and I'll probably start back up with him in the future.
     
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    Dekka Just try me..

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    Why stop now? You are doing so well :D (and he looks like he is having a fantastic time)
     
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    Good you two are improving. feed treats by his left shoulder so he has to straighten up to get the treat in the sit..
     

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