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Build a Pre-Trials routine!

PUPS Dog Training

Build a Pre-Trials Routine!

Building a Pre-Trials Routine, what do you mean?

Most of us started the journey of picking up a Sport, be a Dog Sports, we all started from the following phases.

The Hobby – an activity that someone does for pleasure when they are not working.

The Amateur - a person who engages in a pursuit, especially a sport, on an unpaid rather than a professional basis.

The Professional - engaged in a specified activity as one's main paid occupation rather than as an amateur.

We started to enjoy the games, love the challenges and eventually, we want to prove a point that we have what it take to be very good at it and we can build a business based on our hobby.

Some of us will lose some money, whereas some of us, lost a lot of money, and this is called a HOBBY. Some of us, make good money such as a Professional.

Today, I am not talking about how to build a Dog Training Business, but rather how to build a Pre-Trials routine if you want to do well in Competition or Trials.

What Dog Sport are you thinking of competing? Competitive Dog Obedience? Competitive Dog Agility?

Below are the trail of events or activities leads up to the Competition.

The weeks before Competition The Ride to Trials Venue Set Up for Success The Warm Up Actual Competition

The Warm Down Reconnect with the Fun The Wind-down The Journey home Follow up the training routine

As we are focusing on the Pre-Trials Routine, we will not touch on the events or activity after the Actual Competition, which is highlighted in BLUE.

Warm up in Trials