The Heeler's Toolbox is a series of classes with a comprehensive curriculum focusing on beginner, intermediate, and advanced obedience skills and techniques essential to any competitive obedience team. This series focuses heavily on both How to teach powerful, precise, and elegant heeling work and Why the itemized skills and concepts are a benefit to any serious competitive partnership. Each course is facilitated by the instructor for 5, however, the material remains available to students for 52 weeks.
This is a five module course detailing the evolution of our foundation heeling skills into more advanced precision heeling concepts. Each module will be dedicated to the breakdown, discussion, and application of a different Intermediate skill. Skills covered in the Advanced class include: Advanced Perch Work, Basic to Advanced Footwork and Patterns, Indirect Reward Systems, Value Transfer Concepts, and Piece Work & Sequences. Class will be a mix of online peer discussion, written lecture, video lecture, and video homework assignments (students will be required to film their training for some portions of the class). This class is neither graded or pass / fail.