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Today we're looking at the Huntsmith DVD collection. This is the Rick and Ronnie Smith Silent Command method. It's one of my favorites. I started training birddogs as a 10, 11 year old based on the Delmar Smith method. Delmar Smith is Rick's dad, Ronnie's uncle.

This is the continuation of the method that Delmar developed in his "Best way to Train your Gundog" book that was a classic for years. It is the Silent Command method mainly because they are not big fans of using all sorts of commands with your dog until the dog understands what's going on.

It's a complete system. They use what's called Point of Contact. Rick and Ronnie use e-collars exclusively in their method, so if you are not looking for an e-collar system this is definitely not the way to go.

The use low level continuous stimulation and they teach what's called Point of Contacts where they teach the dog that stimulation on different parts of his body means different things. They teach a dog how to walk at heel, how to come to you when called, how to stop. Their whoa post technique is my favorite way to teach a dog how to stop. It's hands down the most effective method that I've seen as far as low stress on the dog. Incredibly effective. When you do it with an e-collar you can actually stop a dog in the field for any reason whatsoever just really fast. Works great. I was amazed the first time I saw Rick do it with a dog. The first time I saw it was on one of my dogs and couldn't believe how fast he took a dog from having no idea how to stop to being able to stop with just the slight press of a button with a really low level stim.

It's a great technique. They have two puppy videos. The first one starts off with a very young puppy, teaches you care, basic table work, and real intro as far as just puppies. The second video covers field work with your puppies, getting them out in the field, introduction to guns, introduction to birds.

And then you've got the silent command method. You've got the first book which covers whoa post work using the Wonder Lead, working off of the chain gang. And then the intermediate video covers taking the commands learned on the rope and on the check cord and transitioning those over to using the e-collar.

It's a complete method. The majority of my dogs are trained with this method. It's one of my favorites. If you are looking for a great way to train your dog using a remote training collar, this is the way to go. It's designed for pointing dogs but it has applications for retrievers also. The Huntsmith DVD set.

"Love this DVD! It was a long time coming, but worth the wait!"

By: Scott Kaufmann

Setter and Brittany. Hunts.
Love this DVD! It was a long time coming, but worth the wait! This whole series of DVD's are the best on the market in my opinion. The vol. 2 DVD ties in the puppy and foundation series. If you follow this system and spend time training with your dog everyday you WILL have a hunting companion that you will be proud of for many years to come!

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By: Billy Dickson From

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Very informative. Every one that uses an E- coller needs to watch this video.

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The Silent Command System Vol. 2: Intermediate with Rick and Ronnie Smith DVD

Transition from the command lead to an e-collar smoothly using the foundation training your dog already has.



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Copyright 2011, 1 hour 40 minute runtime

This video continues from where the Silent Command System Foundation DVD leaves off. Rick shows you how to use the point of contact on the neck as a remote command with the e-collar. Transition from a Command Lead to the e-collar smoothly with the foundation training your dog already has. The goal is for your dog to hunt for you, not you hunt for your dog.

Ronnie covers the flank point of contact and shows how to properly place and use the e-collar on your dog. From a simple whoa command to backing another dog on point in the field, the purpose is to have a dog that is under control and accepting commands.

By using the Silent Command System, your dog will learn more easily because he doesn't have to learn our language. This eliminates the frustration that can result when dogs are pushed too fast and too hard.

The Silent Command System Volume 2 also includes Delmar Smith giving some of his life long dog training insight on correcting problems, along with a little history of John Proctor and the location where Rick and Ronnie closed this video.

  1. Rick and Ronnie
  2. Neck Transition
  3. Neck E-collar
  4. Flank Transition
  5. Flank Backing
Related to the series: Silent Command System I & II Set; Huntsmith Training DVD 4 Pack; Puppy Development Vol. I; Puppy Development Vol. II

About Rick and Ronnie Smith

The Smith family has provided bird dog training for almost a century and training seminars since 1968. Rick and Ronnie Smith are products of this training tradition and bring to you a lifetime of knowledge and experience. Both Rick and Ronnie operate training kennels and guide quail hunts. They have a legacy of training numerous National and International Champions, producing training videos and teaching seminars all over the world.

Country of Origin: Made in USA.

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