This post is about teaching a Braque Du Puy jumping for agility. Often we are asked, “What number of jumps is best to begin with?” You can’t ever have enough solo jumps to learn agility. One good starting place is 4 jumps. This is the fewest quantity of jumps recommended.
How to Teach the Braque Du Puy to jump: Start with 4
You can teach a Braque Du Puy many exercises, drills, and skills with 4 jumps. 4 jumps will allow you to develop on a short jump chute or jump grid. You can position a “box” with your jumps and work on collection, handling, and 270 degree jumps. You can teach your Braque Du Puy jumping left and right. You could be outside the box and send your Braque Du Puy or you can handle from within the box. Your jumps could be staged in a lateral line, so that you could practice serpentines and threadles.
Teach the Braque Du Puy Eight Jumps
Go to the next step and develop eight jumps. Now you can position two boxes with 1 starter jump. You’ve now multiplied your drills that you can try with your Braque Du Puy. Your jump grids can be of typical size and quantity of jumps. You can even position your jumps in a circle with the jump bars perpendicular to the circle or on the circumference of the circle. This setup also enables you to develop a variety of skills.
Teaching the Braque Du Puy Double and Triple Jumps
The next level is a double jump and a triple jump. You can chain two or three single jumps together to make your expanded jump, however having double and triple jumps in your course work is extremely helpful to practice. We’ve seen several Braque Du Puys run a flawless course and the final obstacle is a triple and the Braque Du Puy is not ready to do it, and bang, down comes the bar.Don’t forget to check out these other articles about Braque Du Puys.
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