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10 weeks of feedback + 2 weeks of a catch up break in between
- appropriate for dogs with solid foundations
- Xtreme Foundations DVD
To keep even more advanced students busy, we'll be starting with Xtreme Foundations class on February 2! Anybody with a dog with basic foundations is welcome to join! Please note I only hold this class once a year, so it's now or next year...
Inspired by courses getting harder&harder year after year, allowing only either the fastest handlers - or those with best-trained dogs!!! - to survive - and motivated by all my students who are real Foundations pros already and just can't get enough of classes... 🙂 - here comes a great class for you!
We'll be following Xtreme Foundations DVD program:
It's especially appropriate for:
The class requires minimal equipment and space - you can do most of the exercises with just 2 jumps and 2 tunnels, but of course, you will need weaves for weaves lesson and at least one contact obstacle for obstacle discrimination lesson.
This class has 5 lessons and is 10 weeks long - each lesson is 2 weeks and we'll also have a 2 week catch up break in between. We're starting on February 2, but you can register and then enter the classroom already now.Please make sure your are registered and logged in before you proceed to paying with paypal - this will ensure you will get your correct access automatically.
PARTICIPANT + Xtreme Foundations video download
(280 EUR/ cca 300 USD)
PARTICIPANT (if you have Xtreme Foundations video already)
(250 EUR/ cca 265 USD)
|Xtreme Foundations AUDITOR/repeater/2nd dog
(200 EUR/ cca 210 USD)
Hile Extreme Foundations Graduation video
XF NAO GraduationVideo
|June Tricks/Puppy class is now open for registration!!!!|
Silvia Trkman is known for bringing every dog, from her first dog on, to the very top of the sport. Her dogs are known for great speed, tight turns, running contacts and long and injury-free careers. Silvia is in agility since 1992 and is
– 3x World Champion (with two different dogs)
– 5x European Open winner, with 4 different dogs (Lo, La, Bu, Le)!!!
– National Championships podium and World Team member with every dog she’s ever had
– National Champion for 22-times (with 5 different dogs of 3 different breeds)
– World Team member for 19-times (mostly with at least two dogs at the time – sometimes four 🙂 )
silvia.trkman at gmail.com
I will do Extreme Foundation in January as you suggested. Will need in preparation for abc nationals in March. It is my understanding that I can join Graduates at that time. Is that correct?
Yes, you qualify for Graduates as soon as you join your 5th class.
Hello silvia! How is this class for not so motivated dogs? I have a sheltie with whom I ve come a long way working a lot on motivation and drive. She enjoys agility now and runs a lot better, but we have to move to grade 3 and also wc selections cause we reached too many winning points. Is there room in this class for teaching such extremes keeping motivation up? I am doubting between this one and the beyond foundation 🙂 thanks!
Yes, it’s certainly doable, we’ll just need to be extra careful to make things easy enough to start with (and add challenges gradually enough) to keep success rate high + avoid too many repetitions.
Ok thank you, we will join the fun! I dont have the dvd yet but my computer doesnt work, I do everything with ipad, is it possible to have it sent to me instead so I can watch it on my dvd player? Or should I buy it seperately and choose option 2?
You could as well download with iPad -- just let me know, so I send you the instructions. Or I can as well send the DVD yes.
I dont have much space on the ipad . I prefer dvd then. Is it ok if I choose participant then since shipping is not included?
O.k., you can do that, just send me your shipping address by e-mail then.
Great, we just registered -- I will email you. Looking forward to the class!
Hello! I have a BC 11 months old and I wanted to ask whether you think it is possible for us to do the Xtreme foundation class! She doesn’t know weaves yet however. I will do the slalom with her when she turns 1 year old. We’ve already been training agility and have done seminars as well. What do you think would be best for us? 🙂
Does she know cik/cap and come to hand and threadles and pushes to some degree? It doesn’t need to be mastered, but you do want to have some basics already to build on. If not, then March Foundations is better place to start.
She has cik for tight turns, gira for turning away from me, out, and yes we are practicing sequences and everything. The one in March is “Agility Foundations” you have on your site?
Yes, in March it’s Agility Foundations. But sounds like she might know enough for Xtreme!
Do you think it’s a better idea than the Agility Foundations? I’m asking you because of the slalom entries mostly and the level of difficulty. 🙂
Yes, you would need to skip the weave part for now of course. But I think the rest should be o.k. for her, so if you don’t have any major problems (like not turning tight, not coming to hand, lacking motivation etc.), then I think Xtreme would be more interesting for you two.
I signed up for Xtreme foundations but then I realized that we might not be knowledgeable enough yet! Just wanted your thoughts.
We’ve gone through several levels of courses with in person classes, and she knows how to enter obstacles from the other side (and I’m sure we can teach a cik/cap as well), but we haven’t touched weaves yet in class.
We are doing 5 obstacle sequences in class already.
What do you think>?
Hm, yes, I think Foundations might be more appropriate… Do you want to switch?
If you think we can manage it, I think I would like to stay in this class. The timing isn’t so great for March and by then I think we will be way ahead in the in-person classes!
It’s as you want, but it takes me about 6+ months to master Foundations with my dogs, so with my 8-months old puppy, it will be a while before I’m way ahead of Foundation class… I do however mix in some Xtreme elements as well, so as long as your dog has no problems with motivation, it indeed can’t hurt to add some of advanced stuff in as well.
I would like to enrol Apple on this but our internet speed is awful, would it be possible to send me the DVD instead of the download?
O.k., sure -- just send me your shipping address please! Looking forward to more of Apple!!!
Hi Silvia, i paid the price for X-treme Fundations Class with PayPal. Do I need to register somewhere? Thank You, Viktoria
Looks like you have the account already, but weren’t logged in when paying. But I fixed it now, so you should be able to access it when logged in. Let me know if you have any problems.
Hi Silvia. I’m wondering if you think we could enrol for this class?! I’m not sure we have achieved much training wise these last 12 months, and think this would be a great opportunity to push me us get going again. I’m pretty sure Flue would love it too x
Yes! I think that’s a great idea! Looking forward to more of Flue!
Hi Silvia, I’m thinking about joining Xtreme with Future, but we haven’t trained any contacts yet besides RC, and just planning to start weaves next week when I get my indoor training space set up. She does have good foundations and verbals so far — would this be enough for Xtreme and we’ll just train contacts and weaves alongside the class? Thanks!
Yes, this is enough -- we won’t use contacts much and weaves are in the last lesson and you can just work along with an open channel, so no problem at all.