This is the course for you, if you have very specific behaviors you want to work on, and want to dedicate time to getting it perfect it. Since there, after a lot of the courses, has been requests for one-to-ones, I decided to create this course, as the online version of that. This is your chance to get 6 weeks of feedback on your videos, without it being within in certain limits. The sky is the limit here, and the only criteria for me to help you, is that you are using positive reinforcement. You tell me what behavior your are aiming for, and how it looks, and I will help you get there. Here, there will be information on
- off cue behaviors
We will not go very deep into many theoretical lessons in this course, as this is mainly for the practical purpose, and therefor this is not a suitable course for most auditors.
I thoroughly enjoyed this course. I chose to receive help on teaching a dog to indicate different objects using only a verbal cue. I was thrilled with the progress that I made in the six weeks and most importantly, myself and my dog enjoyed the process!
I would recommend this course for one reason – you get to work with a brilliant teacher! How nice it is to train a dog and get coached by someone who not only has incredible skills and knowledge in dog training, but is a gifted teacher. To make a learning process fun, set goals that are achievable, be encouraged along the way, get challenged to improve yourself and witness outcomes that you know you wouldn’t have achieved by yourself is incredibly rewarding. Catja is a teacher of rare quality. She constantly picks out the behaviours of the student (me!) that she knows she needs to see more of and she gently encourages the behaviours that need more work (while providing the feedback that enables you to get there). My only disappointment from this course is that it makes me wonder how much better I’d be if I had more amazing teachers like this in my life! I’d encourage anyone to be coached by Catja, you’ll come away inspired, and a much better dog trainer.
June 30, 2023