3. your hand
4. your dog
Step 1: Cup a Treat Inside Your Hand in Front of Your Dog Palm Facing Down
When he paws it, click and treat; if he mouths at your hand
Step 2: Continue the Cup and Paw, Raising Your Fist Little by Little
So from the ground to your dogs line of vision ( in sitting position) is the gradual incline.
Step 3: Add a Hand Gesture and a Verbal Cue
Ween off the fist and transition into a small hand wave while saying "wave" or "hi" or "bye" it doesn't matter the verbal cue as long as it is short-- ideally one to two syllables.