Electronic timing. What next? What does technology have in store for
agility? Tony di Bartolo sets out some of his ideas for the future.
DIY Jumps Carmen and her dad Rich Dieppe have been working on
some plans for building a simple, inexpensive and easy to make practice jump they would
like to share with you. (15/07/01)
Agility equipment can be expensive. But did you ever think that you could make
some of it yourself. You can find information on building agility equipment is all over
the place. Just try doing a web search on 'agility' and start surfing. Or you can start
with Richard Deppe's recipe for Weave Poles below.
It is now not unusual to see electronic timing at most of the larger shows around the UK.
Taryntimer developer Martin Pollard reports that the transition from hand held stop watch
to state of the art timer has been quick, seamless and painless. It's as if it has always
been there. Time and time again... and again... and again.
How to... Make Garden
A simply explained construction guide, giving
advice on how to build inexpensive agility obstacles for the back garden. All items apart
from the contact trainer are very simple but effective training aids. Reviewed by Mick
Lucky Circle of Wheel of Misfortunate The hoop is the only jump without a detachable element.
Martin Pollard thinks this means it cannot be as safe as other jumps. He has some
ideas for an improved tyre and is looking for other interested people with similar
concerns to have a 'cyber' brainstorming session. With new comments from Penny
Garner-Carpenterand Gary Spindler. (13/08/00)
More About RFID
Martin Pollard looks at RFID technology and it's practical use in agility.
Seesaw Study An evaluation of the
motions of competition seesaws from research conducted by Clean Run magazine.