AgilityNerd "Challenging" Course - German Shepherd Dog Forums

Increase font size: 0, 10, 25, 50%

GermanShepherds.com is the premier German Shepherd Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 12-04-2012, 08:30 AM   #1 (permalink)
Crowned Member
 
wildo's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: Indiana
Posts: 5,515
Default AgilityNerd "Challenging" Course

Was really excited to get the opportunity to try out this difficult course from Steve at AgilityNerd. It's a fun one for sure, if you have room. We stretched it to make it legal.

AgilityNerd : Challenging Full Size Course



I'm very pleased with how Pimg handled the course!
__________________
Willy

C-ATCH Pimg - DOB: 2/06, UJJ (x2), HIT, CA, CGC, High in Games, Reserve High in Standard- CPE Nationals 2014
High Jinks vom Neuanfang - DOB 9/12 (Gotchya Day: 1/23/2013) agility superstar in training
wildo is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 12-04-2012, 10:30 AM   #2 (permalink)
Master Member
 
kbella999's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Oklahoma
Posts: 793
Default

Very nice job on a very difficult course.
__________________
Belinda
Rusti EAC, TN-N, TG-O, WV-N, NCC, NJC, CGC, GSD Diva
Jerry Lee AXP, MJP, OAC, TN-N, WV-N, NCC, NJC, SPJ, UAG1
kbella999 is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 12-04-2012, 05:08 PM   #3 (permalink)
Crowned Member
 
wildo's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: Indiana
Posts: 5,515
Default

Thanks Belinda- it was fun!
__________________
Willy

C-ATCH Pimg - DOB: 2/06, UJJ (x2), HIT, CA, CGC, High in Games, Reserve High in Standard- CPE Nationals 2014
High Jinks vom Neuanfang - DOB 9/12 (Gotchya Day: 1/23/2013) agility superstar in training
wildo is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 12-04-2012, 05:53 PM   #4 (permalink)
x11
Banned
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Posts: 1,291
Default

noob question here, do the numbers in bubbles also indicate what side the handler should be on. i wish they would put that info and where the cross should be on those diagrams cos i trained to them the way i thought i should be in position without a trainer to help then find out i put the dog in the worst place and forcing him off a line etc - frustrating. how hard would it be to add that to those diagrams, we are not all genius and the good guys could just ignore the extra info.
x11 is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 12-04-2012, 05:56 PM   #5 (permalink)
Moderator
 
Liesje's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Grand Rapids, MI
Posts: 18,721
Default

Yes the number bubble would be the entrance to the obstacle. They don't show the crosses because that's totally up to the handler (but some people will draw theirs on and then compare).
__________________
Coke (All-American 7/7/06)
Nikon (GSD 9/7/08)
Indy (All-American 5/10/12)
Legend (GSD 10/22/13)
Rainbow Bridge Kenya (GSD)

Liesje is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 12-04-2012, 06:14 PM   #6 (permalink)
x11
Banned
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Posts: 1,291
Default

yeah well those guys will do there own thing no matter whats on the diagram - i got the clean run books full of those diagrams and i usually end up standing in the middle of the course with both hands pointing to the sky and the dog doing zoomies on the spot.
x11 is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 12-04-2012, 06:34 PM   #7 (permalink)
Crowned Member
 
wildo's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: Indiana
Posts: 5,515
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by x11 View Post
noob question here, do the numbers in bubbles also indicate what side the handler should be on.

NO. The numbers do NOT indicate where the handler needs to be. The number only indicate which side and order the DOG needs to navigate the obstacle. The handler can be wherever they want.

Quote:
Originally Posted by x11 View Post
i wish they would put that info and where the cross should be on those diagrams cos i trained to them the way i thought i should be in position without a trainer to help then find out i put the dog in the worst place and forcing him off a line etc - frustrating. how hard would it be to add that to those diagrams, we are not all genius and the good guys could just ignore the extra info.
This isn't paint by numbers. It's a sport with lots of training/practice involved. Keep learning... Putting where the HANDLER or CROSS should be on a course map is completely inappropriate and counter intuitive to how the sport works.
__________________
Willy

C-ATCH Pimg - DOB: 2/06, UJJ (x2), HIT, CA, CGC, High in Games, Reserve High in Standard- CPE Nationals 2014
High Jinks vom Neuanfang - DOB 9/12 (Gotchya Day: 1/23/2013) agility superstar in training

Last edited by wildo; 12-04-2012 at 06:38 PM.
wildo is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 12-04-2012, 06:36 PM   #8 (permalink)
x11
Banned
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Posts: 1,291
Default

hey watched the vid - too complicated for me to remember that many changes/directions etc - super nice job.
x11 is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 12-04-2012, 06:40 PM   #9 (permalink)
Crowned Member
 
wildo's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: Indiana
Posts: 5,515
Default

Thanks! All newbie agility people say that. Keep practicing; remembering a course becomes MUCH easier with time and practice. Never did I think I could remember a 12 obstacle sequence in beginner class, let alone a 22 obstacle sequence now in advanced classes. It comes with time...
__________________
Willy

C-ATCH Pimg - DOB: 2/06, UJJ (x2), HIT, CA, CGC, High in Games, Reserve High in Standard- CPE Nationals 2014
High Jinks vom Neuanfang - DOB 9/12 (Gotchya Day: 1/23/2013) agility superstar in training
wildo is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 12-04-2012, 11:32 PM   #10 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
TaraM1285's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Kansas
Posts: 460
Default

Looks like a fun, challenging course! I still can't remember all the sequences all the time!

Did you end up teaching running contacts in SG's course?
__________________
Kristin

Tara NW1 CGC - GSD 2008
Suli - DSH 2006
TaraM1285 is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the German Shepherd Dog Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 11:23 PM.



Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
SEO by vBSEO 3.3.2
PetGuide.com
Basset.net DobermanTalk.com GoldenRetrieverForum.com OurBeagleWorld.com
BoxerForums.com DogForums.com GoPitbull.com PoodleForum.com
BulldogBreeds.com FishForums.com HavaneseForum.com SpoiledMaltese.com
CatForum.com GermanShepherds.com Labradoodle-dogs.net YorkieForum.com
Chihuahua-People.com RetrieverBreeds.com