Newsletter#13: “Sissy is the Sister of Sassa!”

Bart finished up his RSV2000 seminar on the 2nd of December. He drove home to Belgium from Germany on the 3rd and flew to America on the 4th. Bart arrived in Washington in the early evening. At 7:30 am on the 5th, Michael and Bart were on their way to Paducah . After the Paducah seminar and workshop ( ending on December 14th ), Michael and Bart will be driving west to California from Kentucky for ...
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Newsletter#12: NePoPo: The Key to Flashy Reflex Response Behavior

Bart arrived 30 November, 2012 at around 18:00 hours in Krombach, Germany at a local club, Ortsgruppe RSV2000 Krombach. The seminar was a RSV2000 seminar, organized by Norbert Reusing and Thomas Classen, members of RSV2000. The seminar was held at the Competence Center Rhein- Main in Krombach (near Aschaffenburg), in the indoor sports hall in Krombach, specifically.... ...
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Newsletter#11: In Leon, Mexico

After arriving home in Belgium on Monday the 5th at 11 pm in the evening from Istanbul, Turkey, Bart left for the airport on Wednesday the 7th at 6 am for his flight to Mexico. Bart arrived at 11 pm EDT at the Leon Airport. After his more than 20 hours travel, Bart was welcomed to Mexico by three Fernandos: two were the organizers and one was the son of one of the organizers.... ...
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Newsletter#10: In Istanbul, Turkey

Bart is home Monday, November 5th from Turkey, and on the November 7th, he is flying to Mexico for his next seminar. After that, two more commitments in Germany and then on December 5th, he flies to the United States. He will leave Washington, DC for Kentucky on the 6th. The Paducah, Kentucky seminar/workshop at the facilities of Elite K-9 is the first of a series of seminars/workshops in the Unit...
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Newsletter#9: Seminar in Krefeld, Duitsland

Next weekend, Bart will be in Istanbul, Turkey for a seminar. He is going to Mexico the following weekend and then two more seminars in Europe. Bart will be in the States in early December for the seminar in Paducah, KY, the first of a series of seminars in the United States. Take notice: Bart is not likely to be coming to the United States often after these listed seminars because Michael is sell...
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Newsletter#8: The Changing Landscape in the Realm of Dogsport

Bart has received more and more demands for private seminars in Europe with up to four dog and handler teams. The amount of money that people are investing in the sport will pay off as professionalism will be the future. Bart is presently in negotiations with entrepreneurs to go into competition again. The Champions’ League is on the horizon. It is only a matter of time before dog sport will hold ...
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Newsletter#7: Berlin, Germany

This was a very well organized seminar in Berlin where Bart goes at least once a year. Fred Unger and the other organizers have the seminar rhythm down to a science! Bart thanks you for your hospitality. There were about 50 people from Moscow, the Czech Republic, Switzerland, Hungaria, Austria, and Germany in attendence.At this seminar Bart pushed the dogs to have what he calls “more heart and sou...
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Newsletter#6: In Barcelona, Spain

The Barcelona seminar was a huge success. The hosts were phenomenal and the facilities and the hotel and accommodations were superb. It was quite hot, but the weather was good. Bart gave a seminar for 140 people from many different countries (Spain, Holland, Venezuela, Chile, Portugal, Mexico, to name a few). The seminar was translated from French (sometimes Esperanto) into Spanish. (Esperanto is ...
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Newsletter#5: End of Summer 2012

On August 25-26, 2012, Bart gave a seminar in Dortmund, Germany, organized by Marco Meyer. The infrastucture was superb, and although the first day was accompanied by fantastic weather, the second day necessitated a “Plan B”! This was all thought out ahead of time, and due to the good planning, the seminar proceeded without losing any time despite the weather. Because Bart had minor surgery on Tue...
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Newsletter #4: Prostaff Seminar in Hassleben, Germany

About 10 years ago, the Prostaff Team was formed. The Prostaff Team members are Jurgen “Jogi” Zank, Bart Bellon Frank Rottleb, Michael Kaiser, and Jens Wicher. Bart Bellon is the founder of the Prostaff Team, and while all the Prostaffs share some of Bart’s philosophy, each Prostaff has his own individual training methods. Think of it as a Venn Diagram with five circles, Bart’s philosophy being th...
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Newsletter#3: Seminar At Patrick Tiemeier’s Club in Bunde, Germany

It was another well run seminar in Bunde, but this time the weather took a turn for the worse. It was cold and windy and rainy all day on Saturday. The organizers had every backup plan in order and despite the weather, everyone enjoyed the seminar and learned a lot. There were three large sturdy tents with picnic tables underneath and all the participants were able to stay dry.... ...
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Newsletter#2: Travels and Perspectives

Since leaving America in May, Bart has been busy. He has been training at his club, Vinkenvelden Hoboken, holding private seminars, and traveling every weekend. Since the 22nd of May, Bart has given seminars in Denmark (a big week), Switzerland, Finland, and several in different parts of Germany.Michael did arrive in Amsterdam with Kimo and Thor on June 12th. Flying KLM went very smoothly much due...
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Newsletter#1: The Seminar at Burgos Kennels in King George, Virginia USA Was Well Attended !

Bart and Michael arrived Wednesday at the Hospitality House in Fredericksburg and, along with kennel owner, Rick Burgos, went to work.“We had a lot of work to do to get ready for a large crowd of about 100 people. We want this to be the standard for a Bart Bellon Seminar. We want to provide people with clean restrooms, good food, large areas to exercise and relieve dogs, and protection from the el...
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