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Birmingham Junior Handling Training Days

On Saturday 6th May and Sunday 7th May at the Birmingham National show held at the Staffordshire showground, the Young Kennel Club will be hosting two training days for young handlers to improve existing skills, or to try handling for the first time.  Places are limited so make sure you book early.

Book your training place today

The event

The Handling training days are open to all members aged 6-24 years. These sessions will be split into advanced members and members who are less experienced. Training for one full day will cost £20

There are spaces for 20 members to attend on Saturday (10 Novice & 10 Advanced) and 20 members to attend on Sunday (10 Novice & 10 Advanced) The training on offer on each day will be identical – there is no need attend both days unless you specifically wish to cover the same topics twice.

This is a training event and will take place in the pavilion on the showground which is indoors with a carpet floor. Please make sure you’re comfortable and wear appropriate footwear.

Programme

9:00am

Registration

 9.15am-12.30pm

  • Entering the ring
  • Lead work
  • Standing your dog
  • Shadowing
  • Presenting your dog to the judge

 

1.30pm - 4.00pm

 

  • Pattern work
  • Points of the dog
  • Questions
  • Fun Competition

How to find us

Our trainers

Charlotte Page has been showing dogs for the past 12 years. In this time she has won The UK Junior Handler of The Year title, represented the United Kingdom in the International Junior Handling competition. Charlotte has also had great success in YKC stakes competitions

Kyle Adams has been competing in handling for the past 10 years. His top awards were winning the 17-24 Gundog YKC Handling day winner in 2012, The YKC handler of the year final at Crufts in 2014 and Runner up YKC handler of the year 2016. Kyle made up his first Pointer Champion in 2016.