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by newf
Wed Jan 16, 2019 3:13 am
Forum: Welcome
Topic: Hello from Staffordshire
Replies: 4
Views: 155

Re: Hello from Staffordshire

Hello Florence. Welcome!

That’s different...starting with a fully trained dog. :dance:
by newf
Tue Jan 15, 2019 8:26 pm
Forum: Training Gundogs
Topic: A faltering out run
Replies: 27
Views: 614

Re: A faltering out run

I agree with Judy. Plenty of time to work on that stuff. I would just continue making him fanatic on marked retrieves on clear ground and light cover. I like to get a dog used to doubles and triples too before memories or blinds. Now, in saying that, I mean the marks need to be easy. Short and in wi...
by newf
Mon Jan 14, 2019 9:20 pm
Forum: Training Gundogs
Topic: Become a positive trainer for 7k
Replies: 46
Views: 1076

Re: Become a positive trainer for 7k

Naj wrote:
Mon Jan 14, 2019 5:35 pm
Newf, as I’ve said before, just because you can’t make something work then don’t assume that nobody else could possibly succeed with it.

Naj

Thems fightin words...you, you, positive trainer. :cursing: :lol: :-p
by newf
Mon Jan 14, 2019 8:43 pm
Forum: Training Gundogs
Topic: Become a positive trainer for 7k
Replies: 46
Views: 1076

Re: Become a positive trainer for 7k

Glad everyone had a good time on this post 😀 See, positive reinforcement at its best. Most likely Springcopse will increase the trolling behavior in the future. If Judy had berated him from the start, he would have stayed away from topics such as this, along with choke chains and e-collars, too. :-...
by newf
Mon Jan 14, 2019 2:07 pm
Forum: Training Gundogs
Topic: Become a positive trainer for 7k
Replies: 46
Views: 1076

Re: Become a positive trainer for 7k

Naj wrote: “Trainers has been a limitation rather than an advantage because we’re following completely different routes to meet the same ends and the traditional one is stifling innovation and progress, plus some pro trainers were playing lip service to it for the sake of considerable revenue.” If t...
by newf
Sun Jan 13, 2019 10:39 pm
Forum: Working Gundogs
Topic: Willingness to please
Replies: 47
Views: 1571

Re: Willingness to please

Judy wrote:
Sun Jan 13, 2019 8:55 pm
WOOHOO! What started as a leg pull has managed 5 pages!
Troll. :lol:
by newf
Sun Jan 13, 2019 4:56 pm
Forum: Working Gundogs
Topic: Dropping a dead for a runner
Replies: 70
Views: 1058

Re: Dropping a dead for a runner

But training on a smelly, rolled sock, leads to dummies, then wings on dummies, cold game and finally shot game. There is a link and a progression set up for good reason: easy learning and conditioning. :) Most certainly there is a link and progression. However, the issue at hand is not a dummy iss...
by newf
Sun Jan 13, 2019 2:04 pm
Forum: Working Gundogs
Topic: Dropping a dead for a runner
Replies: 70
Views: 1058

Re: Dropping a dead for a runner

But training on a smelly, rolled sock, leads to dummies, then wings on dummies, cold game and finally shot game. There is a link and a progression set up for good reason: easy learning and conditioning. :)
by newf
Sun Jan 13, 2019 1:09 pm
Forum: Working Gundogs
Topic: Willingness to please
Replies: 47
Views: 1571

Re: Willingness to please

trekmoor wrote:
Sun Jan 13, 2019 12:26 pm
Quote …." And all the psycho babble is fun stuff, SP. "


Naw it's no ! It diz my heid in ! :mad:

Wullie
I thought we were doing pretty good. No talk of this four quadrant and differential reinforcement baloney. :roll: :lol:
by newf
Sun Jan 13, 2019 12:52 pm
Forum: Working Gundogs
Topic: Willingness to please
Replies: 47
Views: 1571

Re: Willingness to please

Springfield Pointers wrote:
Sun Jan 13, 2019 7:56 am
I think we're overly complicating a very simple issue.
You’re right SP, it is simple; one only needs to look around. :)