Fresh Canine will be hosting the

2017 Pawstive Vybe Spring Training Camp

with Ron Watson and Apryl Lea

*Scroll to bottom for registration!


Spring Training Camp

This 3 day spring training camp will cater to dogs and handlers at all skill levels, and will include the theory and mechanics of throwing, flatwork, set-up and position, attention and targeting, playing with cookies, and bite work. Working teams will get individual attention, and plenty of throwing practice. To benefit fully from this seminar, working dogs must exhibit drive.


April 20th1 pm- 5 pm – Casual play, throwing and assessments

            April 21st 9 am – 5 pm – Day 1 Camp

            April 22nd9 am – 5 pm – Day 2 Camp

            April 23rd 9 am – 5 pm – Day 3 Camp


Fresh Canine

3660 Bear Creek Rd.

Thompson’s Station, TN 37179

(30 minutes south of Music City Nashville!)


Who :

Ron Watson & Apryl Lea

Ron Watson and Apryl Lea have a combined 30 years of disc dog experience at the highest competing levels. Former world and national finalists in several disciplines, Ron & Apryl have conducted camp and seminars across North America and Europe for the last 10 years. They are widely recognized as world leaders in the sport of canine disc.

Ron and Apryl are world class judges having judged national and international qualifiers and world finals with several different organizations.

Ron and Apryl are both professional dog trainers. Apryl trains assistance dogs for Animal Farm Foundation, and Ron runs Pawsitive Vybe’s pet and dog sport training both locally and globally via an online distance learning program.

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           Working spot (limited) - $350 (Deposit of $150, remainder due by February 1st)

            Additional dog - $200

            Auditing (unlimited) -$150

*Working spot includes LUNCH on the 21st and 22nd. Auditors may pay an additional $10.

Lodging and Camping:

Camping onsite – No hook-ups and limited availability.

The following hotels are located off of TN-96 on exit 65. Area includes grocery stores, restaurants, gas stations and is about 20-25 minutes from Fresh Canine.

La Quinta Inn & Suites Nashville-Franklin- 10 miles 

4207 Franklin Common Ct., Franklin, TN 37067


Pets Allowed – No fee – Contact Hotel for details


Ramada Franklin – 10 miles

6210 Hospital Dr., Franklin, TN 37067


Pets allowed – Pet fee – Contact hotel for details


Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites – 10 miles

4202 Franklin Common Ct., Franklin, TN 37067


Pets allowed – Pet fee – Contact hotel for details


What will be taught?

Thursday  - Registration Open Schedule at 1 pm.

·      Throwing and Handling Headstart –training and a headstart on skills.

Friday – Day 1 (9 am – 5 pm) + Evening training

·      Eval Jam

·      Throwing – catch high/low, shoulders, and placement

·      Flatwork – directional feeding, setting flank, PVR, directional leading, and crosses

·      Instructor Demo – throwing for big leaping, flatwork, through.. wait… flip, marking, and consequences

·      Personal sessions

·      Training party – unsolicited eye contact, targeting, human clicker, backing up, spot


Saturday  – Day 2 (9am – 5 pm)

·      Throwing warm-up

·      Personal Sessions

·      Set Point

·      Foundation Set-up moves

·      Note cards

·      Flatwork

·      Get Out

·      Fidgets (& Brushes)

·      Personal Sessions


Sunday  – Day 3 (9 am – 5 pm) Leaping / Routine Building

·      Human Warm-up

·      Specialty Throws

·      Rail Slide Jump

·      Round Cavaletti

·      Vault Discrimination

·      Open Ball & Bitework

·      Timing of cuing

·      Personal Sessions

·      Open Jam


***This is an approximate schedule. There is no “Flatwork Day”, or “Throwing Day” this is just the usual flow. Each day features all of these elements and builds towards full usage by the end of camp. It is almost impossible for us to create a rock solid schedule.

 Please email me if you have any Questions

Registration/ Full Payment is due by February 1st. 


Registration Form

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Mail Check - Charlotte Blake - 3660 Bear Creek Rd, Thompson's Station, TN 37179 OR Paypal - (Friends and Family)