Basics Goat Tying Clinics are designed to improve each student's skill and
technique for faster, more consistent and competitive times in the rodeo
Each element of goat tying is broken down and worked on separately so that
the students develop an understanding of the desired movements and the
importance of the correct technique. Instruction advances with the
student's skill level to continually challenge and improve their
are open to any age, girls or boys. Clinics are VERY physically intense
and use LIVE goats. Smaller goats may be
brought for younger students so they can learn proper technique and be
North Dakota Clinic has been RELOCATED to Watford City at the McKenzie
County Fairgrounds. .
for complete schedule & individual clinic information.
has made a career from goat tying as a competitor, clinician and
is a strong believer in work ethic and that you get out of something what
you put into it. She conducts her clinics and coaching style of high
repetition with mental awareness and intensity all in a FUN, fearless
is a former Better Basics student and college rodeo under Lynn's coaching
for 4 years. Lacey is the 2012 College National Champion Goat
Tyer and has been assisting instructing with Lynn at clinics over the past
the form, including your choice of clinic to attend and send a deposit to
reserve your spot in an upcoming clinic. Check back on the web as
deposit status are updated weekly.
please refer to clinic page regarding tuition. Some clinics have
sections according to age and tuition varies.
$100 deposit is required
in advance and the remaining tuition is to be paid at the beginning of the
Release forms and agenda are emailed a week prior to the
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into position is so important for having a good flank. It's easy to
start "cheating" and not get all the way in to the goat with
both our legs, especially on goats that stay straight and tight on the
rope. It's usually the left leg that will stop short and not get all the
way into the goat's chest. If the left leg stops short while running into
the goat it can cause you to reach which creates the following problems :
Reaching will cause you to stand up more, and not be low with your hips.
right leg will not square up all the way into the goat's belly.
Your right hand will not grab low enough in the pocket/flank area.
Your left hand will be late getting on the front leg of the goat
You loose goat control while the goat is in the air and have a poor flank,
setting up for a difficult gather & problems with the ty.
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