Any place out to your left or right side, further than Heel or Side position, that area is your Flank. When your dog is out there to your side a ways and you are working and moving together, that is what we call Working the Flank. It means you and your dog are hooked up and are performing team movement.
A fun session with Juicy, Harp & Leilani playing around with flatwork while EZ Ryder, Ska and LaVerne work duration stays on the sideline. VloMo11 Day 14 @PVybe | 30 Vids in 30 Days
What we are doing with Flatwork is moving the dog around the field. We are pushing and pulling. This happens through…
The Rear Cross is a move where the dog turns away from the handler. That’s all it is. Dog is running and turns in the opposite direction from the handler.
Here’s another way of looking at the Rear Cross behavior.
This video lays out our baseline Flatwork Foundation. This drill teaches Front and Rear crosses at the foundational level…
Ron and Leilani demonstrate some flatwork and crossing at the farm in 2008. This is how some dogs play the game of disc. Leilani’s interesting because of her intensity on the Flank.