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2017 World Dog Obedience Champion Valentina Balli Seminar

Jump Start Dog Sports is proud to host a three-day Obedience Seminar with Italian World Dog Obedience Champion, Valentina Balli (September 29-October 1) in her United States debut.

Her seminar will cover the following topics:

September 2:
  • Valentina’s training philosophy
  • Focused attention heeling
  • Building speed without losing accuracy
  • Building accuracy without losing speed
  • Starting puppies in obedience – the right way!
  • Spatial positioning – do it right the first time!
September 30:
  • Exercise building – Open
  • Problem solving – Open
October 1:
  • Exercise building – Utility
  • Problem solving – Utility

Cost of Seminar (No Meals Served, Just Coffee and Pastries)
  • 10 Working spots/day at $125
  • Single day auditor: $75
  • Three day auditor: $200
  • Privates: $85/hour available on October 2, 2017

Where: Jump Start Dog Sports, 4631 Valley View Avenue, Yorba Linda, California

When: September 29 – Oct 1, 2017

To Sign Up: Call 714-985-1555


About Valentina Balli:

Valentina is an Italian National Training Instructor who specializes in Dog Obedience, Clicker Training, Agility and Herding. She is a National Judge for Obedience CSEN, an Italian Obedience Team member from 2008 to the present (in 2011-12 with 2 different dogs), and breeds Border Collies.

Her dog’s titles include:
  • “Detania Barefoot in the park”: Border Collie world championship from 2008 to 2012,
    Obedience Italian Champion, Italian Absolute Obedience Champion 2009-10, Joop de reus cup champion 2011, and Olympic games silver medal 2011,
  • “Explosive kaos” Border Collie: World championship obedience from 2011 to 2016, International obedience champion, Finnish obedience champion, Italian Obedience champion, Olympic games gold medal 2012, Olympic games bronze medal 2011, Agility 3rd grade, IRO A (international search and rescue on snow).
  • “Txiky de cheeky scarface” Border Collie: Italian obedience champion.
  • “Mind the dog Lycan” Border Collie: Italian Obedience Champion, Member of Italian Team for the World Championship 2017 (at only 2 years old), Obedience class 3, Herding ENCI class 2, Herding ISDA class novice , Herding working test.
  • Titled two German Shepherd Dogs to Obedience class 3.

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