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Intro to Treibball: Balancing Skills

Are you looking for a job for your dog? Do you want to them to use their mind and their body? Are you interested in getting involved in a super fun activity? Then you need to try Treibball! Dubbed as urban herding, Treibball looks like a cross between soccer and billiards (and no herding instinct needed!). This course will give you the foundation necessary to introduce the game to your dog and get them ready to push those balls!

Course Details

In this 6-week course, you will learn the most important foundation skills for Treibball These include finding and building balance, introducing the ball, building distance and introducing direction cues. Treibball is fabulous for many reasons, but especially for the way it will stretch your dog mentally and build your communication. Remember the old saying, "A tired dog is a good dog". Sign-up today!



What You Will Need:

  • your dog
  • flat or martingale collar
  • back-clip harness (optional)
  • 10'-15' long line
  • LOTS of high-value and smelly treats
  • minimum of 2 toys your dog really enjoys
  • weighted fitness ball either 55cm or 65cm

Course Outline

  • What is Treibball?
  • Concept of Balancing
  • Balancing on the Floor
  • Signals and Cues for Treibball
  • Introducing the Ball
  • Introduction to Send Outs
  • Building Distance
Meet Michael McManus

Michael McManus

Treibball Instructor




K9 Nose Work® Camp Instructor

 Founder of PUSH Treibball

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Student Enrollment

Intensive learning experience

Full access to all course materials

Full access to course forum

Submit homework and videos

Detailed review from instructor


Auditor Enrollment

Perfect intermediary

Full access to all course materials

Full access to general forum

May view homework forum

May ask instructor questions


Watcher Enrollment

Self-taught option

Full access to all course materials

May view general forum

May view homework forum

May not post or ask questions


NOTE: You will be directed to the Online Dog Training University website to complete your purchase.

This is where you will login and access your course and forum.

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