Do you play the down game with Stosh. It starts with cheese, and when you are first training down, every time he downs he gets a piece of cheese, good down. Then, he gets that cheese only when he downs quickly. Use different tones of voice, not just mean or harsh, certainly not a question though. Switch it up for hand signals. Then go from cheese to praise, but only when he does it as fast as you want him too.
I do not like to train in harsh tones because, I cannot do that in the ring, and I do not want to always sound like some kind of cop. But I have a naturally loud and low voice for a woman, so my ordinary voice may be your command voice.
If you train/give commands in your harshest ever voice, how will you give a correction?
Oh and no second or third commands. If he does not DOWN on the first command, help him.
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