Stephane Lafond's seminars

Hello! I present to you the seminars I can teach. I taught them multiple times already.  I would be happy to share my experience and knowledge and help you reach your goals in agility.

Let me explain how it works...

General information

  • Maximum working spot of 8 dogs (I suggest 6)
  • Unlimited auditors
  • Some seminars are shorter than 8 hrs, you can pair different seminars in a same day.
  • Seminar can be given in English, French or Bilingual.
  • You can video your dog running but not me teaching.
  • Come to my place as a group, or I can travel wherever you are( As long as you pay the transportation cost)
  • Contact me for pricing.
  • If you don't find the seminar you were looking for, I can set up one on the topic of your choice. 

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Timing is the key!

  • No need to be a fast runner! 
  • Learn how to be on time when running your dog. 
  • Synchronize yourself with you dog.
  • Learn how to never stop during your course so you can keep up with your dog. 
  • Signal and call the obstacles at the right time so your dog knows where to go next. 

Level: This seminar can be set up for any levels from beginner to International.

Type: Jumper course or standard course.

Duration: Choose between a 2 hrs, 4 hrs, 6 hrs or 8 hrs.

You can handle it!

  • I have studied and still study all different technics and handling systems, let me help you chose and understand what's right for you and your dog.
  • Perfect your handling moves for any situation.
  • This seminar is focussed on handling, so the dogs should be able to perform the obstacles if you want to join this seminar.
  • For young dogs and beginners, I suggest setting up a jumper course so we can focus on handling without having difficulty with the obstacles.(contact and weaves.)

Level: This seminar can be set up for any level from beginner to International.

Type: Jumper course with or without weaves or standard course.

Duration: Choose between a 2 hrs, 4 hrs, 6 hrs or 8 hrs.

Move your body!

  • Learn all the movements used in agility.
  • Front crosses, rear crosses, blind crosses, ketschker, around and more...
  • Learn how and when is best to perform them.
  • Learn how to teach those moves to your dog so he understands fully what's he has to do.

Level: This seminar is for beginner and advance team who needs to learn the agility moves or need to improve them.

Type: Specific drills and exercises.

Duration: Choose between a 2 hrs, 4 hrs, 6 hrs or 8 hrs.

There is no such thing as distance!


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  • Distance is not the difficulty, the problem is that most people taught the obstacles to their dogs while walking beside them so the handle became a part of the obstacles.
  • Learn how to teach your dog to complete any obstacle without you walking with him.
  • We use fun game and let the dog think more by himself, so the dogs understand easily and they  really love that training.

Level: 

Level 1: If your dog can not perform a tunnel and\or a jump from 15 feet away and without you moving, this level is for you.

Level 2: If your dog can not perform a contact obstacle from 15 feet away and without you moving, this level is for you.

Level 3: If you dog can perform all the obstacles from 15 feet away and without you moving, This level is for you.


Duration: Choose between a 2 hrs or 4 hrs.

Weave like a pro!


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  • My technic is based on 2X2 training which I have modified from my experience.
  • For dogs who have never done weave before of for those who have issues with the weaves.
  • Learn how to teach the weave to your dog so you don't even have to be beside him when he does it.
  • Let the weave be  both your dog and your favorite obstacle!

Level: This seminar can be set up for any level of dogs.

Type: Weave exercises( 2x2) Evaluation and recommendation.

Duration: Choose between a 2 hrs or 4 hrs.

Understanding is half the battle!


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  • Get a better understanding of the dog's path and how the handler's path and movement can affect the dog's path.
  • Learn how to walk and read the course to make better decisions.
  • Learn which moves to chose in order to obtain the path you want for your dog.
  • By understanding what you're doing and why, you will be more confident and calm when you run your dog.

Level: This seminar is for any level of dogs.

Type: Jumper course or standard course.

Duration: Choose between a 4 hrs, 6 hrs or 8 hrs.

For more information, don't hesitate to contact us!

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