This course is a specialized program that focuses on teaching the SIX pillars of Recall.
The intrinsic motivation for hunting and chasing in gundog breeds is powerful. During the hunt or chase, our Recall tends to fail, compromising the safety of our canine partners and wildlife. During this course, we will explore the value of the reinforcer, the cue, the conditioned response, engagement and stillness to movement.
Who would benefit from taking this course?
This course is for you who have a passion for training pet gundogs and want to understand and work with their specific motivations. Whether you’re a competitive gundog enthusiast, a professional dog trainer, or a lucky pet gundog owner, this course is for you. It offers in-depth insights, practical techniques, and communication enhancement to help you improve your gundog training skills.
What will you learn from this course:
Throughout the course, participants will gain an in-depth understanding of building a recall and deep insight into the foundations of working with a pet gundog.
The key topics covered include:
- Reinforcement strategies for gundog breeds
- Cueing: teach, transfer and condition a whistle cue.
- Engagement building: through gundog-specific games and training techniques.
- Stop the chase: strategies for teaching stillness to movement.
Prerequisites for this course include an understanding of clicker training. Participants should have experience with clicker training techniques and a basic knowledge of positive reinforcement principles.
By the end of this course, participants will have acquired advanced skills in teaching rocket recall. You will possess the knowledge and techniques to effectively train your dog to perform a reliable recall in the presence of the most challenging triggers. Whether your goal is to excel in competitive gundog sports or strengthen your bond and communication with your canine companion, this course will enhance your training capabilities and elevate your gundog training skills.