Below are the exercises covered during each week of our Novice Level training session. Please note that you will receive a detailed step-by-step lesson plan for each week below that describes what is covered each day of training.

Week 1

Setting the Foundation – Longe Line

Week 2

Heeling
Sitting
Sit Correction

Week 3

Automatic Sit
Sit-Stay (Level 1) (Pivot Back)
Stand for Examination (Level 1) (By Side)

Week 4

Sit-Stay (Level 2) (Return Around)
Stand (Level 2) (Side Step Counter-Clockwise)
Down on Command
Down Correction
Recall
Finish

Week 5

Stand-Stay (Level 3) (Return Around)
Down-Stay

Week 6

All Novice commands and exercises on 15 foot leash

Week 7

All Novice commands and exercises on light line

Week 8

Novice Routine (Ring Procedure)
Polishing
Graduation