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Welcome to Fluid Motion Agility and Wellness, home to  Amanda Nelson agility training, coaching, and wellness.   Located in Ontario, Oregon,  Amanda has been involved in the dog world for over 30 years, and she currently travels the country coaching agility teams, and teaching seminars with a focus on teamwork, connection, and commitment skills. 

Please contact Amanda if you are interested in hosting a seminar.  

Learn more about the Fluid Motion Team and their Dogs!

What People are Saying:

“I have been happy to work with Amanda on multiple occasions. I had a non traditional, motivationally challenged breed (a Frenchie). Amanda helped us build speed, confidence and distance. She is excellent with working at every level and with every type of teams- from super fast Border Collies to French Bulldogs. Her skills as an instructor are excellent. She is able to break each skill down so the team is successful. Highly recommend.”Lori K.

Want to learn how to help build your team’s connection, teamwork, and confidence? Come learn Online or In-Person with Amanda and Jimmy!

What People are Saying:

“I have taken several seminars with Amanda with different dogs, and one of the reasons to work with her is that she always meets you where you are and guides you with a combination of knowledge, confidence, and humor. Every time she offers a seminar close to me, I try to attend because I always gain new skills for my skill box and new ways of thinking. Amanda also continues to evolve as a trainer and handler, which not many do, and which I appreciate. Finally, I what I respect the most about her training and why I would unequivocally recommend her to anyone at any level with any skill set and any dog, is that her approach to training is centered around the belief that training is a partnership that is built on trust.” Kris D.


Winter Rest and Play

Winter has officially started at my house here in Eastern Oregon, which means outside training time for my dogs has greatly decreased.  While we still go outside for play time and daily exercise, with the off and on rain/snow, any agility training is off the table until spring.  For my dogs I enjoy having someContinue reading “Winter Rest and Play”

Fluid Motion Cue Series – Out 101

The biggest thing to keep in mind with teaching Out, or any directional cue, is confidence. Your first priority should be building your dogs confidence in that skill. Proof that skill with varying handling positions, and adding distance. If you take the time to really proof and build your dogs confidence at this foundation level, it will pay off down the road.

Practice the Positive!

I don’t want those thoughts of “all the things that went wrong” to occupy my headspace for the rest of the trial. Because if I let that happen, it will continue to loop for the rest of the day and each run could continue to loop those negative thoughts. 

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Fluid Motion Agility focuses on helping build Connection, Confidence and Teamwork, both in and out of the agility ring.

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