We have two sample drills from the excellent book “Building A Retriever: Drills & More” by Carol F. Cassity. NORCAL GRC is grateful to Carol for allowing us to re-print two of her drills here for our members to use.
A fundamental drill that can be revisited throughout a dog’s career.
Teach dog to take a line between the gunner stations to get to the marks.
WC / WCX
The GRCA website has a lot of valuable information every handler should know before entering their first WC/X event.
So You Want a WC/WCX On Your Dog?
Field Training Group Etiquette
- Some excellent advice from Carol Cassity about training in groups for newbies and seasoned handlers, alike!
- Great tips from Carol Cassity on what to expect and how to prepare for your turn at the line.
- A really helpful guide to common field terminology courtesy of GRCA.org.