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Dave Rorem - The Art and Science of Handling Retrievers DVD

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Dave Rorem's The Art and Science of Handling Retrievers DVD is the only training DVD on the market that helps trainers become better handlers for field trials and hunt tests. You train your dog for the perfect run, and now there is a DVD to help answer all of your questions on handling to make the dog's run the best it can be. Your dog is working hard out there shouldn't you give him the best possible chance through confident, successful handling skills?

Table of Contents:

Session 1: The Science of Handling Retrievers
Introduction
Communication
Verbal Cues
Other Verbal Cues
Non-Verbal Cues
Timing
Casts
Casting and Handler Awareness
No-Hands Cast
Momentum Cast
Influences on Line
Whistles
Handling Attire
Summary

Session 2: The Dynamics of the Holding Blind

Session 3: Elements of the Mat
Introductory Thoughts
Handler Dynamics and the Mat
Details on Line Preference
Communication is Teamwork
Push and Pull
The Influence of Adrenalin
Analyzing Tests and Applying Results
Examples
Reactive and Proactive Handling
Summary

Session 4: Handler Responsibilities
Dogs and Temperature Extremes
Challenging the Test- Or Not
Casting Form
Overall Handler Success

Session 5: The Art of Handling Retrievers
More Looks at Casting
Dealing with Factors
Wind Effects, Water Effects, Cover Effects, Terrain Effects and Lighting Effects
Literal Casts and Momentum Influence
Momentum and Blinds
A Bad Blind

Session 6: Thoughts on Selection

Conclusion: Fundamentals for Success


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