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!
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!
Meet Your Instructor
NACSW Program Instructor
AKC Scent Work Judge
UKC Certifying Official
USCSS Judge and CSD
Certified International Dog Parkour Instructor
Owner of Do Over Dog Training
Should I 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.
Team should have passed their ORTs for birch, anise and clove.
What You Will Need for This Course
flat or martingale collar
back-clip harness (optional)
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.)
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
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