12:15pm to 1:15pm
Class 1 is for handlers who have passed the basic stage test.
The class is taught partially off-lead and the handler is expected to start to phase out treats.
The following new exercises are covered by the class:
- Heel work (off-lead)
- Stays (off-lead/with distractions)
- Novice recall (off-lead)
- ‘A’ recall (straight line)
- Basic Retrieve
- Distance Control (next to dog)
Assessments for class 1 are held on the 2nd Sunday of the month subject to instructor availability.
- Heel work on lead
- Heel work off-lead
- Novice Recall off-lead
- 1 minute sit stay
- 2 minute down stay