Have you worked on some freestyle tricks but not sure how to put them together? This course will help you build a freestyle routine that works for you and your dog! Learn how to link your tricks so they flow, create sequences that show your dog's strengths, and several strategies for good disc management. Includes access to over 25 sample sequences to try with your dog and use in your routine!
Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Equipment Needed: 5+ discs
Dog Age: 8 months+ (Note: Specific tricks may require that the dog be at least 18 months old, however a puppy freestyle routine can be built safely for a dog under 18 months.)

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Course curriculum

  • 1
    Introductory Information
    • Elements of Freestyle
    • List of Common Tricks - Examples, Ideas, & Inspiration
  • 2
    Routine Building Process
    • Overview
    • Step 1 - Your Tricks
    • Step 2 - Linking Tricks
    • Step 2.5 - Linking Tricks for Your Dog's Strengths
    • Step 3 - Creating Sequences
    • Step 3.5 - Creating Sequences for Disc Management
    • Step 4 - Linking Sequences
    • Step 5 - Routine Structure
  • 3
    Sample Sequence Ideas with Video Examples
    • Sample Sequences 1 - 4
    • Sample Sequences 5 - 10
    • Sample Sequences 11 - 14
    • Sample Sequences 15 - 18
    • Sample Sequences 19 - 21
    • Sample Sequences 22 - 25
    • Bonus Sequence!
  • 4
    Common Questions
    • Number of Throws
    • Repeating Moves
    • Music
    • Competition Preparedness
    • Additional Questions
  • 5
    Executing Your Routine Successfully
    • 5 Strategies for Remembering Your Routine
    • Tips for Improving Your Freestyle
    • Next Steps: Success, Flow, & Difficulty

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Instructor

  • Kirby McIlveen CCFT

    Certified Canine Fitness Trainer, 20x Disc Dog World Champion

    Kirby McIlveen CCFT

    I've been competing in disc dog events since 2006. I have 7 incredible disc dogs who have taught me a lot. Together, we've traveled around the world, winning various disc dog championships. I'm excited to share my tips, tricks, and training methods with you!

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