Two Time World Champion Silvia Trkman returns to California for 4 days of high speed agility with a European flavour, running contacts, tight turns and tricks training, November 30th - December 3rd, 2009.

Schedule for Daytime Seminars (10 working spots available)

 

Two days outdoors on grass at Workin’ Paws in Hollister and two days indoors on Sprintturf at Placer Dog Training Center in Granite Bay.

 


Date

Time

Location

Topic

Mon

11/30

**FULL** Audit spots available

9.30am-

4.30pm

Workin’ Paws, Hollister.

Outdoors on grass

Masters handling: fine tuning the successful team: This seminar will focus on masters level course work, with an international flavour. The emphasis will be on finding the most efficient and fastest handling strategy for each team.  Participants should be competing at the highest levels of agility.

Tues

12/1

Morning

**FULL** Audit spots available

9.30am-

12.30pm

Workin’ Paws, Hollister.

Outdoors on grass

Cik/cap turns: Silvia will explain her methods for teaching her dogs to jump tightly and efficiently, particularly for independent wrap turns.

Tues

12/1

Afternoon

**FULL** Audit spots available

1.30pm-

4.30pm

Workin’ Paws, Hollister.

Outdoors on grass

Running contacts: Silvia will explain her methods for teaching true running contacts (applicable to both dogwalk and a-frame). She will describe the process step-by-step, starting with a simple plank through to full height equipment. Silvia will help troubleshoot participating teams at all levels from just getting started to fine tuning the performance.

Weds

12/2

Morning

**FULL** Audit spots available

9.00am-

12.30pm

Placer Dog Training Center, Granite Bay, CA.

Indoors on Sprintturf

Cik/cap turns: Silvia will explain her methods for teaching her dogs to jump tightly and efficiently, particularly for independent wrap turns.

Weds

12/2

Afternoon

**FULL** Audit spots available

1.30pm-

4.30pm

Placer Dog Training Center, Granite Bay, CA.

Indoors on Sprintturf

Running contacts: Silvia will explain her methods for teaching true running contacts (applicable to both dogwalk and a-frame). She will describe the process step-by-step, starting with a simple plank through to full height equipment. Silvia will help troubleshoot participating teams at all levels from just getting started to fine tuning the performance.

Thurs

12/3

**FULL** Audit spots available

8.30am-3.30pm

Placer Dog Training Center, Granite Bay, CA.

Indoors on Sprinturf

Masters handling: fine tuning the successful team: This seminar will focus on masters level course work, with an international flavour. The emphasis will be on finding the most efficient and fastest handling strategy for each team.  Participants should be competing at the highest levels of agility.

 


 

Schedule for Evening Workshops (8 working spots available)

 

Two evenings at Java Dog Training Center in Redwood City and one evening at Placer Dog Training Center in Granite Bay.


Date

Time

Location

Topic

Tues

12/1

**FULL**

7.00pm-

9.30pm

Java Dog Training Center, Redwood City.

Indoors on rubber matting.

Tricks for strength, balance and coordination in the performance dog (Pt 1): One of the cornerstones of Silvia’s training philosophy is to teach her dogs an incredible collection of physically challenging tricks that develop her dogs balance, coordination and strength. This two part workshop is designed to allow training time between the two sessions.  Silvia will start teams out with several tricks. Students will be able to practice, and then get help and learn more advanced tricks in the 2nd session.

Weds

12/2

**FULL** Audit spots available

6.30pm-

9.00pm

Placer Dog Training Center, Granite Bay, CA.

Indoors on Sprintturf

Novice dogs : jumps and tunnels: Join Silvia for an exciting workshop on how to develop your teamwork with a novice dog, while maintaing speed on course!  Learn how Silvia gets her dogs started running agility courses and  how she has motivated a Samoyed, a Pyrenean Shepherd, and an unlikely Border Collie to run the fastest times in Slovenia!

Thurs

12/3

**FULL**

7.00pm-

9.30pm

Java Dog Training Center, Redwood City.

Indoors on rubber matting.

Tricks for strength, balance and coordination in the performance dog (Pt. 2): Second installment of Silvia’s tricks training workshop continued from Tuesday.