Watch video: Treibball - Teaching the push

In the sport of Treibball, dogs push a large ball towards a goal but how does a dog learn how to do that?

VIDEO: Treibball introduction: https://youtu.be/ggR46WtiUds

VIDEO: Treibball: teaching the 'out' (teaching the dog to position themselves correctly the other side of the ball, the 'out' https://youtu.be/oiwx_1f3h-s

In this video, Laura Carter, from Little Dale Dogs shows how you go from the 'out' to teaching the push by demonstrating with her own dogs and Naturally Happy Dogs office dog Sandy.

Chapters
0:00 Introduction
0:35 The importance of low pushes and closed mouths
0:58 How to start teaching the push
6:36 Increasing the distance
7:32 adding the out and the push together
7:53 Working with multiple balls
8:11 Directional control

For more information about Treibball, the rules and training tips, we recommend this book https://www.amazon.co.uk/Get-Ball-Rolling-Training-Treibball/dp/1545344140/ref=sr_1_1

There are 4 variations treibball, when looking for an instructor its worth checking they know all versions and how to adapt accordingly:
1. Quick fire
2. treibball
3. Hide and seek
4. Ball and order

https://www.facebook.com/mallorybergmandtc/ is an instructor and happy to answer your Treibball questions.

TOP TIP: If you don't have space to store giant gym balls, you can use kids beach balls that are easier to inflate / deflate each training session.

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