Sports Training Through FDSA

Nicole offers online instruction on Rally, Obedience, and other dog sports topics through!

6-Week Classes

Offered through Fenzi Dog Sports Academy

Connect and Engage with Games: Build Focus for Sport Dogs

Having a dog that’s focused on you is essential in dog sports.  Yet, dogs often disengage from us.  In this class, you’ll find out why that happens and what to do about it. When dogs disconnect, they take attention off the handler or the task and turns that attention toward other behaviors or distractions in […]

Start Date: December 1, 2021

Registration Opens: November 22, 2021

Give Props to Props: Getting Clean Competition Behaviors

Are you struggling with crooked fronts or finishes? Is your dog creeping on the position changes? Is your dog still not backing up on cue? Learn how props can help prevent or fix all these problems and many more! How would it feel to explain exactly what you want to your dog, without a ton of body cues and prompts? With so many behaviors to teach our competition dogs, I am all for building good habits early on and making training easier!

Start Date: December 1, 2021

Registration Opens: November 22, 2021

10-Day Workshops

Offered through Fenzi Dog Sports Academy

Stays For All Occasions – Active Sits and Relaxed Downs

Does your dog struggle with stays? Maybe you have trouble teaching duration. Or your dog can’t relax on the station or in a down stay. Perhaps it falls apart when you add distance. Stays are critical for dog sports, whether it’s an active stay like an agility start line or an obedience recall, or a relaxed stay while you set up a training session or talk to your instructor.

Start Date: December 19th, 2021

Registration Opens: November 22, 2021

Where’s the Cookie? Reduce Reinforcement from Day 1

There are steps we can take right now – with your little tiny puppy – that will help the dog understand from day one that cookies might not always be in mommy’s (or daddy’s) hand. These techniques will work regardless of your dog’s age, but you can use them even on little pups!

Start Date: January 16, 2022

Registration Opens: December 22, 2021

Live Webinars

Offered through Fenzi Dog Sports Academy

10 Ways to Improve Your Rally Score

Do you want to get higher rally scores?  Of course you do – who doesn’t?  During this webinar I will list out 10 ways that you can improve your score. We’ll talk about tips and tricks for learning the signs, staying connected, improving your dog’s heeling, knowing how to handle mistakes (and what to do […]

When: January 13, 2022 at 6pm PT

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