Teaching your dog not to jump on people is one of the most important thing you can teach your dog. Everyone loves a well behaved dog during introductions and it is a good start towards a dog being kids friendly. Dogs jump on people because they are excited and want to greet people or to lick people.
Here are some videos illustrating various methods of teaching a dog not to jump on people.
SolidK9Training – How to stop a jumping dog, dog training tips. Stopped in 1 second.
This video demonstrates a side way pull on a loose leash creating a snap and a temporary discomfort for the dog.
Loving Paws Dog Training – How to Train Your Dog to Stop Jumping
This video demonstrates a technique making jumping not rewarding and take away all attention using body language and rewards the dog when he/she chooses to sit by giving attention.
Kristin Crestejo, CDBC – NO JUMPING! How To Get Your Dog To STOP Jumping On People – FASTEST Way
This video demonstrates using a step on leash technique to control the dog. If a dog is on leash they won’t be able to practice the bad behavior of jumping on a person. They will learn sitting is just as rewarding as jumping.