5 Different Motion Cues:
1. No motion
2. Forward (Accel)
What type of motion is used for a forward send? Deceleration
What type of motion is used for a lateral send? Lateral
When executing a forward or lateral send, a t what point relative to a jump must you begin your motion as a turning cue? Prior to the point of commitment
Why does the dog not refuse the jump? Because of the balance of additional forward cues: Shoulders forward, verbal cue, hand motion, eyes, etc…
The timing of the motion cue is more important than the location cue.
6 Cues to provide the dog with information:
4. Eye contact
When handling, your job is to create a balance of cues telling the dog where to go in a timely manner.
What is the balance of forward cues and turning cues for each skill?
Skill: Forward Send
1. Motion (Deceleration)
2. Location (Handler stays on take off side of jump)
1. Shoulders (Facing forward)
2. Hand signal
Skill: Lateral Send
Same as Forward