- Sit/Stay and Intro to Whistle Sit.
- Simple single marked retrieves.
- Return to Handler
- Swing Finish
- Recall to Front
- Sit/Stay at heel with distractions
- Extend distance of marked single retrieves
- Hunt it up (UK method using tennis ball).
- Intro to water.
- Heel off lead
- Steadiness Intro to shot.
- Simple water retrieves.
- More challenging cover and easy obstacles.
- Sit/Stay with Handler moving away.
- Return to heel position from recall
- Introduction to Doubles – Memory Drills
- Sight lines
- Trailing lines
- Heel with automatic sit.
- Sit/Stay at a distance with distractions
- Split doubles
- Memory doubles.
- Heeling with Auto sit + honour
- Push-Pull (find heel position).
- More challenging land memory doubles
- More challenging water/land doubles
- Walk ups
- Walk ups with honour
Introduction to Blinds and Handling – Line to Pile.
- Introduction to blinds and handling – taking direction.
- Return doubles (Intro do diversions)
Putting it all together. Mock trial/test.