COMPETITION OBEDIENCE SKILLS SELF-ASSESSMENT
Deborah Jones, Ph.D., 2002

The purpose of this sheet is to help you accurately gauge your current skills and abilities, and to help you pinpoint areas where you need more work. Mark each of the areas as Excellent (E), Good (G), Needs Work (NW), or Nonexistent (NON).
*Make any necessary comments concerning each skill.

FOUNDATIONS SKILLS


Engagement, focus & attention:

Targeting:

Moving together (loose lead or off-leash walking):

Position changes (sit, down, stand):

Recall (informal):

Retrieve (play/informal):

Jumping:

Wait/Stay:

Exams:


COMPETITION OBEDIENCE REQUIREMENTS


Heeling (including pace changes, turns, and halts):


Stand stay w/exam:


Formal recall (including front & finish):


Sit stay & down stay (duration & distance):


Drop on recall:


Formal retrieves (on flat / over high jump):


Broad jump:


Signals (heel, stand, stay, down, sit, recall, finish):


Scent articles:


Directed retrieve (gloves):


Moving stand (with exam and finish):


Directed jumping (go-out, turn & sit, jump):

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