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Agility training in Houston, TX

Join our agility program and discover the benefits of professional coaching and a well planned curriculum.

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Our classes sequence and build on each other. The curriculum is designed to help each team reach their individual goals while successfully gaining all the skills needed for agility! 

FUN-gility
FUN-gility - 4 week session   
 **Dogs should have taken a basic manners class before this class. Dogs should be able to work in a class environment. Please email us if you have any questions.**

 

Does your dog love to run and jump? Do they have tons of energy? Maybe you always wanted to get into the sport of agility, or just want a little taste! This 4 week class is designed perfectly for you! During this 4 week session, dogs will be introduced to concepts frequently seen and taught in agility.  Dogs will even complete a miniature obstacle course on graduation week!

This class is also great for retired agility dogs or older dogs who would like something fun to do!

 

If you decide you want to take your training further and compete in agility, you can enter our competition series after this class!


Price per team: $135

  • new class start dates:

    • Saturday, February 4th, 1 pm with coach Marcella Ward 

basics for agility- 4 week session  
Dog's must take the class, Opposites Attract, before Basics for Agility
 

This is an exciting session where you and your dog will learn concepts and skills directly related to the sport of agility! This class will lay the groundwork for a successful progression to the next level of agility training.  You and your dog will learn concepts and techniques including, but not limited to the foundation for jumping, handling on the flat (front crosses, rear crosses and blind crosses), handling used on jumps, and also the introduction to contact behavior.   If you have aspirations of competing in agility, don’t miss this class.


Price per team: $135 

new class start dates: ​​

  • February 8th, 6:30 pm with coach Judy Ramsey

  • February 15th, 1:00 pm with coach Lora Raycroft

Basics for Agility
Building Blocks

Building Blocks Series - 4 Module Program

**Dogs must take Basics for Agility (or the equivalent approved by KK9) before this class. We will usually accept a class from another training facility in order to waive the pre-requisites (pending space in the class) - please email us for approval! kraftyk9dogsports@gmail.com**

 

These classes will focus on all the things you and your dog need to be a strong team in agility! This is the blueprint of your dog's agility career, the nuts and bolts, the foundation! This invaluable class will give your team the things you need to become the best team you can be! 

  • B.1. Handling 101

    • This is a 4 week session focusing on all skills needed to navigate around an agility course! Students will focus on crosses, course analysis, how to direct the dog in specific directions and more! This class is $135 for 4 weeks.

  • B.2. Jump Combos

    • Teams will be introduced to common jump combinations seen in the sport of agility such as pinwheels, 180s and straight lines. Dogs will begin to sequence with small patterns of jumps and tunnels. This class is $135 for 4 weeks.

  • B.3. Sequencing

    • Dogs and Handlers will put together what was learned in the pervious two modules! Practice your handling with small jump sequences while learning how to execute proper timing and technique. This class is $165 for 6 weeks. 

  • B.4. Weaves and Contacts

    • This is a 6 week session focusing ONLY on weaves and contacts. Get some obstacle training in and learn how to get these super independent and reliable! This class is $165 for 6 weeks. 

This series will run on Tuesday evening at 7:10 - 8:10 pm with coach Miranda Livesay

Skills and Drills
skills and drills - 6 week session


​This is one of our most popular classes! This class molds to each team and will challenge those who are more advanced while we break down handling and sequences for teams that are still in the beginning stages!

 

Students are expected to have been introduced of jump work and foundation skills before taking this class. 

During this six week session, students will be taught to recognize and handle specific jump combinations and practice all other skills necessary to successfully navigate an agility course. This class is meant to set teams up for masters agility or just brush up on your skills!  Each week dogs will also practice contacts and weaves! 

Price per team: $155

  • Monday mornings at 10:30 am with coach Bonny Crews

  • Monday afternoons at 1:00 pm with coach Bonny Crews

  • Tuesday mornings at 11:30 am with coach Lora Raycroft

  • Tuesday afternoons at 2:15 pm with Judy Ramsey

  • Tuesday evenings at 8:20 pm with coach Miranda Livesay

  • Wednesday evenings at 8:10 pm with coach Judy Ramsey

  • Thursday mornings at 10:30 am with coach Lora Raycroft

  • Thursday mornings at 11:40 am with coach Lora Raycroft

  • Thursday evenings at 6:10 pm with coach Miranda Livesay

  • Thursday evenings at 8:20 pm with coach Miranda Livesay



Premiere/International skills and drills - 6 week session

Students are expected to have been introduced of jump work and foundation skills before taking this class. 

 

Teams will be presented with different jump combinations and short sequences while executing different handling options. This will include skills necessary to be successful in the premiere class of AKC as well as UKI and USDAA organizations.  We will often times work from the ground up, revisiting foundation and flatwork skills then transferring those skills to jumps and tunnels. Teams will also be challenged with different proofing games for skills in order to enhance the dog's understanding and independence of international skills. 

Price per team: $165

  • Thursday afternoons at 2:30 pm with coach Lora Raycroft

  • Monday evenings at 6:40 with coaches Andrea Friedel and Amy Parker



International Skills & Drills
Beginning Course Work
Beginning/Masters Course Work Hybrid Class - 6 week session
Teams will have the option to run either the novice course  or the masters course that is set up! If you are done the basics and are ready to put skills together in a novice course, this class is for you! If you are beyond the novice level, you are welcome to run the masters course that is set up! 

*dogs are expected to know all of the agility obstacles including jumps, tunnels, 6 weaves and contacts (teeter, A-frame, dog walk)

Price per team: $155

  • Mondays at 11:45 am with coach Bonny Crews

  • Thursdays at 1 pm with coach Lora Raycroft



Masters Agility
masters agility 

The Excellent/Masters session is for handlers and their dogs who are competing/training at the masters levels in agility.  Teams will continue to perfect their skills, practice more complex  courses, and prepare to compete in various venues of agility. In our classes, we practice elements seen in AKC masters courses and premiere. We also practice some elements seen in UKI/USDAA type courses! 


Price per team: $155 (This is for a 6 week guaranteed session)

  • Mondays

    • 7:50 pm with coaches Andrea Friedel and Amy Parker

  • Tuesdays

    • 10 am with coach Judy Ramsey

    • 12:40 pm with coach Judy Ramsey

    • 6:40 pm with coach Miranda Livesay

  • Wednesdays

    • 9:45 am with coach Lora Raycroft

  • Thursdays

    • 9:15 am with coach Lora Raycroft

    • 7:15 pm with coach Miranda Livesay

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