2015 Disc Dog Goals

As I do every year, I come up with a list of goals for the year, then review at the end of the year to see how we did. I plan to work towards these goals with practice, hard work and determination.

For myself:
* Develop another unique throw. Possibly a throw where I switch hands during the motion, sort of a misdirection.

* Revisit a throw I used to do where I’d do a MAC off my chest but it was with a backhand motion, and the disc would really come out in a unique way. It wasn’t consistent enough. Come up with new tweaks for it and try to incorporate it into a routine.

* Continue to work on strength, conditioning and my weight good. Elliptical trainer, hiking, throwing practice are the ingredients.

Enzo:
* Develop a new routine. He will be 9 years old at the beginning of the season and needs an age appropriate routine.

* Remain competitive and qualify for a world finals or two.

Slayte:
* Continue to build drive for disc.

* Win a couple of toss and fetch events this season.

Muse:
* Work on new in-close moves to add variety to her routine.

* Place in top 5 at a world finals event.

* Win a major / regional overall competition.

* Win a major toss and fetch event.

* State or Club Champion.

Key (she has a busy year ahead of her!):
* Quality dog catch.

* Get this new move working that I’ve started. She jumps onto my back from the front, runs down and then through my legs for a throw, dog catch or flip (future).

* Fast multiples sequence.

* Come up with a pre-routine.

* Develop a full 2 minute freestyle routine.

* Consistently get 5 throws at 30 yards or 4 at 40 yards plus a short throw.

* Place in a toss and fetch competition – this is not realistic, but it would be cool!

* Develop a nice flip. This won’t happen until the end of the year when she’s older and fully developed. It will be after the season is already over.

Posted on January 8, 2015, in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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