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    Been working on the baseball drill for casting and I'm at 100 yards each direction. We have been doing this distance for a week now so we have it down pretty good. The question is what would i do next to further the drills with casting to make his casting better and more solid or am I done with hand signals?
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    IMO you're never "done" with hand signals or casting drills. There are many more drills other than baseball drill. How old is the dog? What have you done prior to baseball drills? Here are just a few in no particular order: walking baseball, tune-up drills, 8 handed casting (wagon wheel), no hands back drill, casting into water, casting off points, definitive casting drills etc.
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    You are asking us when we don't know what training your dog has had and what program you are following, if any.

    Honestly, that's pretty tall order. I don't think you can get good, solid, reliable guideance from the information you provided. What kind of program are you following, what goals do you have for the dog?
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    after baseball? Football and Hockey!
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    My pup has hockey in her blood.......loves retrieving hockey pucks LOL

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    Quote Originally Posted by Howard N View Post
    You are asking us when we don't know what training your dog has had and what program you are following, if any.

    Honestly, that's pretty tall order. I don't think you can get good, solid, reliable guideance from the information you provided. What kind of program are you following, what goals do you have for the dog?
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    My that's a tall order. By the way I have never done baseball (three handed casting) at those distance. I agree with Howard. You have to provide more information.
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    Sorry about that guys for giving ta details. But he's around year and some years old. We don't really follow a program to a t but have followed a couple of different ones. Also trained with a pro trainer all last summer and have done a lot with the dog expect for casting. Just looking for a dog that takes hand casts so don't need something like for trials or anything. So I'm just asking what are some things to do after the baseball drill.
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    You can go to Mike Lardy's website and find a free down loadable flow chart. It indicates the drills he does and the order. But it is not instructional, just a flow chart.

    You might want to proof read your last post as it is somewhat confusing.
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