The following links and videos represent several years
      of various drills and ideas dealing with creating and
       maintaining a more responsive dog. They are often
                                   similar in nature.
 

          One of the foundation writings on this topic is a   
      Retriever Training Forum thread written by Ted Shih.

                         
Sit means sit....or Does it? (link)


                                               (links)

                                     
The Awakening

                            A Session of the Hide Steady
                         
The Hide Steady & Chain Gang
                                    
Do Not Move Drill
                              
The Kwick Long Wait Drill                                
                               
The Hunt Test Wise Dog

                                         Training Tips

                                              Videos
                        
Daisy & Kate - The Long Wait Drill 
                      Daisy's "Kwick Hide Steady" Session
                      
 Gunny's "Kwick Walk About" Drill

                       (here are two very insightful links)

             
 Making a Steady Retriever (Link) by Pat Nolan

          Force or Correction Reconditioning the Dog's Mind
                             written by Butch Goodwin
 

 
 
                         updated 01/27/14