Pat Nolan developed his approach to training over a thirty-year career training retrievers. For the last ten years he has taught remote directional skills to men and dogs in the SOF community.
CLASS: Training the Remote Detection K9
Training the off-leash detection canine requires a balance that is difficult to achieve and maintain. The canine must take direction but be free to hunt, must be under control at a distance but obedient to odor.
Pat Nolan’s “Push Pull Training in Drive” is a proven approach to training remote directional and detection skills.
Offering real world application of the scientific principles of operant conditioning.
How to harness the power of positive and negative reinforcement
How to use “Markers” to speed learning, improve communication and reduce conflict
A step by step system to training directional skills
How to combine directional control without diminishing detection performance
Including Radio and Camera for non-line of sight detection