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Posts from August 2012

How to Win a Gunfight! Part IV: Be Smart and Don't Hesitate

August 22, 2012 at 10:57

Part ISmart

You must be smart about when and where you decide to fight.  Those in law enforcement don’t always have the luxury of picking when to fight, but often I read or hear about officers that forced a confrontation or made the fight fair when they didn’t have to. ... Read More »

How to Win a Gunfight Part III: Keep Your Cool and You Might Get Lucky

August 14, 2012 at 14:16
Posted in Hard Armor
Ice Water This next part of the equation is harder to learn, if it can be learned at all. I like to call it the Joe Montana or Roger Stauback syndrome. It’s that ice water in the veins, that coolness under pressure effect that is hard to teach. Most people that have it were born with it to an extent. They just don’t tend to get that excited even when others all around them do. This can be a huge advantage in a gunfight. Read More »

How To Win A Gunfight Part II

August 2, 2012 at 19:30
Posted in Hard Armor
We all know how important training can be, but not just any training – it has to be the right training – performed with purpose, meaning, and on a repetitive basis. The first thing to get cut from Law Enforcement (LE) budgets in TOUGH economic times like these is training, yet the threats aren’t cut – they remain clear and present and do not care about the economy. Read More »