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Welcome to Poised for Success!


Providing Online Instruction


in Canine Musical Freestyle


since 2012!


Now offering classes in


Canine Parkour


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Our Philosophy



I firmly believe that the ultimate goal of participation in dog sports, whether for serious competition or just for fun, should be to increase the overall quality of a dog's life and to build a mutual partnership of joy and trust between dog and handler.  Therefore, in all classes offered through Poised for Success, I strive to combine good quality skill building with patience and a sense of humor.  My hope is that every class will help you and your dog come to know and trust one another more deeply, and increase your enjoyment of working together through performance to music.




What's New?





Spring  Session Online Classes


Begin on April 16th


See below for details






Tessa posing on the "platform" we used for the "Trick on a Platform" exercise



Spring Class


April 16th - June 1st




Introduction to Parkour Titling



Are you interested in titling in the sport of Canine Parkour?


If so, this is the class for you!


In this class, I will guide you through the process of creating videos to submit for Parkour titling.

Topics will include:


  • Creating the Parkour Interaction Clip:  Setting up the camera, camera angles, when to start and stop the video, featuring the Interaction, what to show and how to show it!

  • Knowing what to film and how to set up for filming

  • General rules and guidelines

  • Spotting and Safety

  • Choosing the titling venue for your team, or - considerations for titling in both Canine Parkour titling venues

  • Evaluating a video clip for titling submission

  • What do to when a clip is "iffy"

  • Moving Up the Levels

  • Examples of qualifying entries will be shared and discussed


This class is appropriate for teams of all levels.  If you have never filmed for Canine Parkour before, this class can help you get started!  If you have already submitted videos for titling, this class can provide support for creating further submissions.

In this class, students are welcome to share videos for instructor feedback.

Although no lectures are planned on the topic of training any particular Interactions, training questions are welcome, and training instruction will be provided up on request.


  Spring Session Information




General Information


Class Dates:  April 16th - June 1st


Tuition:  $30.00  ($35.00 for one handler/two dogs!)


Format:  Classes are offered through a Facebook Group format


            Full explanation of the Facebook Group format will be

            provided for anyone who has not used Groups for a class

            before.  The format is actually quite user friendly.



Payment of Tuition


For your convenience, tuition can be paid via PayPal to:


Or, you can email ( for a PayPal invoice


Check drawn upon a US bank can be accepted via mail


Sorry, no credit card payments, except through PayPal






To register, please copy and paste the following into an email and send to:


Printable forms and mailing address for check payments available via email




Handler Name:


Name of Dog(s):


Breed of Dog(s):


Handler Address:


Handler Email:


Paypal Confirmation #:

(Or, indicate if paying by check)



Registration for:


________  Parkour Skills


________  Artistry and Choreography in Canine Musical Freestyle



















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