PSA2 & PSA3 from the Judge’s Perspective
In this episode, Jerry Bradshaw discusses:
· The reason PSA2 is set up the way it is – as a bridge between PSA1 and PSA3
· What the judges are specifically looking for during PSA2 and PSA3
· How to earn and lose points during the scenarios (including 5 extra points during PSA2)
· Tips to train recalls on command to avoid anticipation
· Practice with others on and around the field. Get your dog used to seeing other people during events and finding you even with others around.
· Train & master the art of neutrality to avoid negative anticipation or losing focus
· Prepare for various decoy scenarios and distraction scenarios – be creative as nearly anything goes in PSA3
· PSA2 is all about recalls, anticipation, and impulse control
"The neutrality is extremely important...You're trying to fight the anticipation...and work on the impulse control.” — Jerry Bradshaw
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Show notes by Podcastologist Chelsea Taylor-Sturkie
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