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!

No herding instinct is needed to play this game and ALL dogs would benefit from playing.

Similar to billiards, Treibball is an activity that can help better improve the communication and bond between dog and handler while working out fun and engaging puzzles. (and no herding instinct needed!).

This course will go through how to build up the key foundation skills necessary to ensure both you and your dog are successful and avoid all the common pitfalls people may fall into otherwise!

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". Treibball can help you achieve a satisfied and fulfilled canine companion. Sign-up today!

Meet Your Instructor

Michael McManus

Michael McManus

Treibball Program Instructor

NACSW Certifying Official
K9 Nose Work® Camp Instructor
Founder of PUSH Treibball
Co-Owner of Ready Sit Go Dog Training

What You Will Need for This Course
  • 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

Should You Take This Course

Are you looking for something fun to do with your dog? Treibball can be a great activity for ALL dogs!

Want to take your training to the next level? With Michael's instruction, you will learn how to hone your training skills which will benefit you not only in Treibball, but in all the dog sports you want to play in!

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

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Exists to bring fun, fast-paced games to dogs across the county. 

This new dog sport organization was created by Michael McManus and Natalie McManus.


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