NACSW: NW1 Trial Prep

The NW1 Trial Prep class will mentally and physically prepare teams for NACSW™ NW1 trials. Some of the topics covered include preparing for trial, threshold training, reading your dog, searching on grass, proofing, training with distractions, pooling odor, conquering your trial nerves and more!

Lori Timberlake

Lori Timberlake

COURSE DETAILS

Congratulations! You’ve passed your ORTs trial and now you’re ready to enter your first trial. In this class we will cover how to best prepare yourself for an NW1 trial. Not only will we cover what to expect at a trial, but also how to train for it. Let’s get started!

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • your dog

  • flat or martingale collar

  • back-clip harness (optional)

  • 6'-8' leash

  • 10-15' long line

  • LOTS of small, non-crumbly treats that YOUR dog finds rewarding

  • 20-25 containers (cardboard, plastic or metals - at least the size of a shoe box)

  • Odor kit that includes: Birch and Anise, several hide vessels (tins, tubes, straws) and way to secure your hides (Museum Putty, Glue Dots, etc.)


IMPORTANT

Team should have passed their ORTs for birch, anise and clove.

COURSE OUTLINE

  • Staging Areas, Start Lines and Thresholds...Oh My!

  • Reading Your Dog/Building Duration at Source

  • Searching on Grass

  • Body Language and Leash Handling

  • Pattern Searching Through Hide Placement

  • Distractions, Pooling/Trapping Odor and Conquering Trial Nerves

SHOULD YOU TAKE THIS COURSE?

Are you planning to enter a NW1 trial? Ensure you and your dog are ready for the challenge with the training and handling tips provided in this course.

NACSW: NW1 Trial Prep

Online Scent Work Course

6 weeks

NW1 Trial Prep Auditor

$160.00

Course features:

  • Effective training methods.

  • Convenient virtual learning.

  • Access on all devices.

    • Mobile.

    • Tablet.

    • Laptop.

    • Desktop.

  • Access material at any time. 

    • Continual access.

    • No deadlines.

    • No cut-off dates.​

Lori Timberlake

INSTRUCTOR NAME:

Lori Timberlake

NACSW Program Instructor

SHORT BIO:

The owner of Do Over Dog Training, Lori is an approved trial and official for several Scent Work competition organizations, hosts many trials and events every year and is an accomplished competitor in her own right!

 

WE ARE PRIVILEGED TO OFFER THIS COURSE

Scent Work University is fortunate to have Lori grant us license to feature her courses, seminars and webinars on our online dog training platform. All of the content in this offering is created by, owned by, and the rights to the content, are reserved to Lori Timberlake.