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Agility


Agility is the sport of a timed Obstacle Race.  There are a number of  games available and titles that can be earned from multiple venues a few are AKC, USDA, CPE and UKC.   We at MADTA have a lovely lighted agility field  so we have the ability to hold classes in the evening.  We offer classes that range from starting puppies in agility through honing your skills for the advance levels of excellent and masters.  Class offerings will vary through the year.  The following is an overall listing of Agility Classes offered.  Crates are required at every class.

  • Agility for Puppies 

Class Description

This class is to start your puppy in agility.  The class will cover body awareness, learn to come to hand, its your choice, start line stays, contacts, and simple sequencing.    

    • Beginner Agility 

    Class Description 

    Learn basic jumping and handling skills, contacts and weaves. By the end of the course you and your dog should be able to run short sequences. This class can be repeated as needed.

    Prerequisites: Dogs should have a reliable recall and basic obedience and agility skills.

    • Advance Beginner Agility

    Class Description 

    Learn basic jumping and handling skills, contacts and weaves. By the end of the course you and your dog should be able to run short sequences. This class can be repeated as needed.

    Prerequisites: Dogs should have a reliable recall and basic obedience and agility skills.

    • Novice Agility 

    Class Description

    Novice Agility is the next step after graduating from Advanced Beginner Agility.

    We will be focusing on preparing to enter an AKC Novice Agility trial.  The class will continue to work and perfect the skills introduced in the beginner and advanced beginner class with a greater focus on running courses.

    Prerequisites: Dogs must be able to run 6 weave poles on their own.  You and your dog must be capable of performing the basic handling skills such as front and rear crosses and send to a jump. 

    If you have any questions about the class or if you meet the prerequisites please contact the instructors.  See above for their contact information. 
    • Agility Run Thrus

      Agility field is set up with a course for everyone to run . 


      Marion-Alachua Dog Training Association
      Office: 352-369-5551




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      6600 NW 3rd Place Ocala FL  34482

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