This post is about teaching a Black And Tan Virginia Foxhound jumping for agility. Often we are asked, “What number of jumps is best to start with?” You can never have enough solo jumps to practice agility. A suitable starting point is 4 jumps. This is the fewest number of jumps recommended.
Teaching Your Black And Tan Virginia Foxhound to jump: Start with 4
You can teach a Black And Tan Virginia Foxhound many skills, drills, and exercises with 4 jumps. Four jumps will allow you to develop on a short jump chute or jump grid. You can practice on a “box” with your jumps and work on handling, collection, and 270 degree jumps. You can teach your Black And Tan Virginia Foxhound jumping left and right. You can be out of the box and send your Black And Tan Virginia Foxhound or you can handle from within the box. Your jumps can be positioned in a lateral line, so you could practice serpentines and threadles.
Teach the Black And Tan Virginia Foxhound Eight Jumps
Take the next step and develop eight jumps. Now you can position 2 boxes with 1 starter jump. Now you’ve multiplied your exercises that you can work on with your Black And Tan Virginia Foxhound. Your jump grids can be of suggested size and number of jumps. You could also setup the jumps in a circle with the jump bars perpendicular to the circle or on the perimeter of the circle. This pattern also allows you to work on a variety of drills.
Teach Your Black And Tan Virginia Foxhound Double and Triple Jumps
Your next step is a double jump and a triple jump. You can position 2 or 3 solo jumps together to make your expanded jump, however having double and triple jumps in your course work is really helpful to work on. We’ve seen many Black And Tan Virginia Foxhounds run a clean course and the final obstacle is a triple and the Black And Tan Virginia Foxhound is not equipped for it, and bang, down comes the bar.Don’t forget to check out these other articles about Black And Tan Virginia Foxhounds.
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