The video features Mare Potts and demonstrates training freestyle disc dog tricks with multiple dogs and handlers working through all levels of instruction. It demonstrates how to train your dog eight new behaviors to build a choreographed flying disc routine for fun and competition. All behaviors are taught using reward based training. Behaviors covered include figure 8, weave, vault, back stall, spin, flip, and helicopter plus added information for building control and improving handling.
Mare Potts is a World Class Disc Dog Handler who has been training and competing in Canine Disc for over a decade. In 2005 Mare and Scout, a Terrier Mix, were the Skyhoundz Micro Dog World Champions. She is also a two time finalist for the U.S. Disc Dog Nationals. She and her dogs starred in the MagRack Disc Dog Training DVD, appeared in Animal Planet’s Best Dog Friendly Destinations, the Purina Incredible Dog Challenge, NBC Sunday Morning News and more. Mare is a full time dog trainer, a member of APDT and stresses positive, motivational training methods.