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About Natalia

Master Trainer Natalia Balabanov has excellent teaching skills with people and of course the dogs. She has owned and trained her own Cane Corso, German Shepherd, and Malinois. In 2011 she was a member of the Polish World Team at the Belgian Shepherd World Championship hosted that year in Belgium. Currently Natalia works with her […]

Advanced Schutzhund

Advanced Schutzhund takes a problem-solving approach to Level III work that will help competitors bring their dogs to the highest level. Tracking, obedience and protection are dealt with individually, analyzing specific problems that crop up in each skill and offering step-by-step solutions. The approach uses operant conditioning techniques that steer clear of compulsion methods and […]

Obedience without Conflict Video 1: Clear Communication

This long awaited production features one of today’s most prominent and successful dog sport competitors and coaches. Ivan’s techniques for creating crystal clarity in communication between handler and dog are detailed. True partnership is attained when the conflict of miscommunication is broken through common language. This beautiful production details: how to establish clear communication with […]

Obedience without Conflict Video 2: The Game

This award winner is packed with detailed instructional information. This production details: “The Game” detailed as the motivational engine behind Ivan’s obedience system Utilizing prey motivation while eliminating the negative side effects encountered in other systems teaching the out command as an instrumental exercise creating immediate response to sit and down commands by voice command […]

Obedience without Conflict Video 3: The Retrieve

Ivan’s innovative approach to the divide between inducive and compulsive methods is bridged in this, the third, in the Obedience without Conflict series. Through the use of tension and minimum force, Ivan demonstrates this innovative technique for creating a world class retrieve through the isolation of the “hold” behavior. The distinction between holding and gripping […]

Obedience without Conflict Video 4: The Motion Exercises, Recall and Send-Away

This, the final, in the Obedience without Conflict series covers the remaining exercises in the obedience routine. The integration of the sit, down and stand into the obedience routine is demonstrated as a natural progression of The Game. The Recall is taught through the use of discrimination exercises and increasing reliance upon effort from the […]

We know a thing or two about training dogs

Ivan Balabanov is arguably the most accomplished dog trainer in U.S.A. He has won two World Championships with a dog he has bred, raised, and trained – a feat no other trainer in the world has achieved! Ivan’s revolutionary modern system of Clear Communication – Learning without Conflict and his patient style of teaching have […]

What do You Want to Do with Your Dog?

Instant Solution – only one session might be enough! Accelerated Dog Obedience – our 3 weeks boot camp course Competitive Dog Sports – Schutzhund, AKC Obedience, Ring Sport, Agility Real Protection Dog Training

There are no hard to train dogs!

80% of all behavioral problems your dog(s) may exhibit are related to the ability to effectively communicate with them. As a certified Dog Behaviorists and professional Dog Trainers, Ivan and Natalia quickly recognize the nature of the problem(s) taking under consideration the specific breed characteristics, individual traits, the age of your dog and of course […]