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Flying TAKL

44 students are flying their way through the new 2 year course (although some may feel a little unsafe taking their feet off the ground). In the words of one of our mentors “I can’t believe the quality of the discussion - brilliant”. It is inspiring for everyone involved and I am looking forward to the assignments due soon. TAKLlogo

We have space for 4 more students for this next Unit Behaviour, enrolment is required before Apr 14, although asap is the recommendation to allow for brain integration.


FB effect

or is the “affect?” Aach, “The tools we use affect the way we communicate”.

I have now populated a whole community for those we feel more comfortable in that environment:

Of course I also need a personal page to be able to function as a fb personality, and I needed friends to be a REAL person:  - KayLaurence Wagmore is my hideaway.

At the Barn - 2015 dates

We had a wonderful couple of days with Emma Parsons Teaching the Reactive Dog Class. It is always inspiring to listen to One Who Has Done That. Sharing her experiences and practical knowledge can give you a boost for your own classes. Then you have the opportunity to apply it … and it works! Yay reinforcement, for dogs, for us, for all.

The very popular Super Trainer courses will be running through the year in 5 days, and monthly formats. I am very pleased to announce for the serial learners that you get your fourth run of the course for FREE!

Many of you want to continue to work on your skills and keep moving forward so we now have the Extra Super Clicker Trainer days for those who have completed the course running regularly over the Winter.

Having been freshly milled by Merrick and experience the current Age of Objection I am sharing my learning in day workshops. Puppy One for those up to 6 months, or even thinking of future happiness, and Teenagers 6-16 months for those seriously questioning their sanity. Ideal if you want to come along with your own pup or teach classes - lots of ideas, which are probably a little Outside the Box.

New workshops to expand your thinking:


For the pleasure of discovery and your dog - dressage, building fitness through balance and deep practice. For the seriously fascinated. Five workshops over 5 months with much training in between.

Reinforcer Dynamics. May 3

I consider reinforcement the centre of any training plan. It is the daily good manners that show appreciation and maintains the lubrication of our relationships. It is not faded, intermittent or avoided under any conditions.

It is dynamic and multi-dimensional. It can be threaded through our interactions and sewn into the very fabric of the behaviours. Our passion for training often takes us into the worlds of performance. An environment where our training reinforcers are no long valid or obvious. With forethought and clear understanding of how the process affects behaviour we can ask for top quality performance that exceeds training expectations without damaging our relationship.

This workshops is a mix of presentation and opportunity to work with your dog to lay down the basics of multi-dimensional reinforcers. Limited to 6 participants with observer places available.


Five Go To Sea

Last few places for our Cruise in August, from Seattle to Alaska 0 7 days with Ken Ramirez, Alex Kurland, Jesus Rosales Ruiz and myself - we found our selves planning more wicked discussions  - visit the website for more details and join the FB group to keep up to date.

Sexy new Shop

We now have an “adaptive responsive ladidah” shop, that means where ever your thumbs can function you can SHOP! In celebration many of the book have a 2 discount ... .so time to catch up filling your library. 

Workshops look a lot healthier to browse. That learning curve is still shoving me uphill.

Clicker Revolution now in SpanishCRev spanish

Congratulations to the Spanish Team: Ana & Nuria for getting Clicker Revolution translated and published in time for my recent December workshops. You can buy a copy in Spanish here

Madrid is now becoming THE place to be for opportunities to move your training onwards and upwards with recent visits from Ken Ramirez and Jesus Rosales Ruiz (both in Spanish) Debbie Martin and Julie Shaw. I shall be adding my regular December trip as a permanent feature to my diary.

Five Go To Sea

Presentations on DVDs only 20

Last few copies left for sale - you may not be able to afford a cruise but you can enjoy the learning: discs  More details .....

Now addicted, totally loyal to the Ship, and a lifetime Five Go To Sea sailor.
What an amazing adventure. New experiences shared with great company. Learning, leisure and luxury combined. More stories and pictures from the Cruise…..

Alaska 2015 registration is now open: view the Agenda ......



IDTC2014To Julie Van Schie and Barb Buchmayer in attaining their Certificates with my Endorsement in the first 2 year course of the Intelligent Dog Trainer Course.

I have been honoured to be able to work with a great group of people and read their assignments. This has given me complete confidence in endorsing them as trainers.

Very well done.

Clicker Revolution FB Group

Clicker Revolution has topped over 1200 copies sold so to celebrate I have started an informal group on Facebook-Clicker Revolution for opportunities to explore your revolution: Pop along for a chat and meet the other revolutionists!

Official blurb and options to buy .....


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05 April 2015