Michele Pouliot's Trick Behavior Tutorial (3-Video)

This 3-video collection includes instruction and video clips by International Freestyle Champion Michele Pouliot. Learn the essential freestyle trick behaviors including: head tuck, reverse front, and monkey pose. Michele provides valuable insights and nuances during the training process that benefit even the most advanced trainer.

The collection includes:

  • Head Tuck                                                                                                                                                 This is a detailed tutorial for clicker training the "Head Tuck Pose", a fun trick that can be used in a variety of ways. Teaching the behaivor requires little space and is easy to train indoors. Even beginner humans and dogs can enjoy the Head Tuck Pose training process. Michele demonstrates effectively applied clicker training, including strategic reward placement for fast results. Have fun training this pose behavior and improve your training skills at the same time. Preview this video.
  • Reverse Front                                                                                                                                               A detailed ‘how to’ tutorial for clicker training “Reverse Front Position”, where the dog faces away from the handler. Reverse Front behavior is an Advanced Position skill that provides great variety in use with other behaviors. In this 1 hour 50-minute streaming video, Michele provides valuable insights and nuances during training sessions that will benefit even the most advanced trainer. Preview this video.   

  • Monkey Pose                                                                                                                                             This is a truly enjoyable tutorial for clicker training the “Monkey” pose, where dogs place their paws on a raised prop or the handlers’ arms and duck their head underneath that prop. In addition to learning a cute “trick”, this behavior can improve a dog’s balance and provide a fun stretching exercise. "Monkey Pose" is a fun, unique behavior to train that does not require much physical space. It provides excellent mental and physical stimulation for dogs that benefit from learning something new. Michele uses the training of the “Monkey” pose as a means of instructing effective clicker training, including how to apply strategic reward delivery for fast learning. Preview this video.