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I've improved the Cone Number Creation Page with a smaller size option 2" x 2 5/8" that fits on Avery #6572 label sheets or Avery #6578 water repellent label sheets. These self stick labels are a little smaller than the 3" x 3" labels and fit on low profile/flat cones:

Image showing a 2 inch tall number on a 7 in tall cone.

2 inch ...

I've changed the layout of the Wall Coordinate numbers PDFs to work with Avery #8126 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" shipping labels. Just use the Wall Coordinate Number page to create and download your numbers as PDFs. Then print them right on the Avery self stick labels:

Image of two wall numbers showing one half page sticker being peeled up

This means it's even ...

Want your own numbered cones at home or for your training place? Want to run courses up to 50 obstacles long? Would you like different colored numbers? Or do you need to number combination obstacles with 'A', 'B', 'C' or even 'D'? Well now you can!

I've just added a new feature to the ...

Whether you call them "numbers", "coordinates", "wall numbers", "grid numbers", "yard lines", or something else, having coordinates posted makes setting up courses easier.

I've just added a new feature to the website to create big, easy to read, multi-color number sets you can download, print and put up in your facility.

black numbers on a white backgroundwhite numbers on a red backgroundbold numbers on a blue background

If you print ...

If you've browsed most courses on the site I hope you've seen the blue "See n Similar Courses" button:

Clicking on it shows you a page full of sequences that start the same as the current course. Which is great for training! You can use the same jump set up and you have ...

I've added new Box layouts for working on a wide range of skills including: Serpentines, Threadles, Jump Wraps, and Back Sides. There are a pair of each of two layouts I'm calling "Arcs" and "Offset Serpentines". As usual, adjust the distance between the jumps to provide a safe and challenging sequence for your ...

I've added a new feature to make sharing individual Box layouts easier. Now that there are 18 different jump layouts(!) for each Box sequence I realized it can be hard to share a single sequence with your friends.

To make sharing easy I put a small gray "chain link" symbol after the title of ...

Pretty Printing!

When I created this website I focused on making it work on mobile phones and tablets so you always had thousands of sequences right in your hand when you went to train. I also spent time making sure every page printed the sequences so they'd be readable.

Unfortunately the layout of the printed pages ...

I've just updated AgilityCourses with a brand new feature I've wanted since I first dreamt up the web site: automatically drawing the best paths for the dog through a sequence to challenge handlers during training. To make it more helpful I also wrote software to animate them!

There were a number of reasons ...

I spent some time simplifying the website. I've always been attracted to simple, "clean" design in websites. When done well the solution to the problem the web site solves is clear and engaging to the site's users. This quote from Steve Jobs captures the challenges and pay off of simplifying:

Simple can be ...