Lt. Col. Dave Grossman explains the concept behind this term, which he coined while a professor at West Point and how it connects with hand to hand combat training. Historically, veterans were those who had lived through combat. Today, with the use of realistic simulators, hand to hand combat training, airsoft and Simunitions, we have the capacity to create pre-battle veterans – trainees who have never been in combat but fight like veterans. This has made a whole new level of performance possible, as U.S. military forces and law enforcement agencies have proven in recent years.
Brain Sabol discusses the importance of defensive firearms training for a 360 degree world, even on a typical square range. Brian offers some ideas for how you can train more realistically even when your live-fire options don’t include 360 degrees.Watch Now >>
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Rob Pincus and Deryck Poole work with a student on the range to refine his shooting position. Whenever you are training for defensive shooting, you should try to maintain a natural and neutral stance with your feet about equidistant from the target and your weight forward. Related videos: Problem Solving on the Range: Realistic EngagementWatch Now >>