“Perceived Penalty for a Miss” is a psychological factor that may affect your balance of speed & precision. That is how we at I.C.E. Training Company talk about the psychological factor that could cause you to hesitate to take a shot that you absolutely can make in a defensive shooting situation. Worrying about missing might also (appropriately) cause you to slow your shooting down or chose not to take a shot at all if the penalty for missing is high enough.
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After you successfully defend yourself, will your attacker be characterized as a victim in the aftermath of a defensive gun use? Legal and emotional issues are probably the most daunting aspects of the aftermath of a defensive gun use. The key to surviving any conflict is preparing ahead of time. Don’t let your training and planning stop at the trigger press… you’ll still have a lot to deal with in the immediate and long term aftermath of a defensive gun use.
Last night on PDN Live I answered questions related to Home Security & Safety. This was a very different conversation than I would’ve had with the viewers if the topic hand been “Armed Home Defense”, although we did talk about that a bit.
You don’t want to be a dog sitting on a porch who leaps off to chase a squirrel and gets hit by a car… there will always be instinctive reactions and emotional responses at the outset of an critical incident, by having a plan you can avoid getting sucked into a bad situation by executing an Intelligent Rational Response instead of just improvising in the heat of the moment.
This is the time of year for Holiday Safety and Security Tips. Rather than give you a re-hashed presentation of the same ‘ol tips, I thought this year, I’d give you a collection of links to thoughts from a variety of resources. There’s a ton of great info linked below, rather than try to digest it all, maybe bookmark this page and come back for a new link every few days. Or, maybe assign various links to your family members and then you can all take turns sharing highlights at meals over the next couple of weeks.
I am proud to announce that I will be serving as an Advisor to the USCCA’s Training Division and that we’ve already started the process of adding our approach to Defensive Shooting Instruction to the USCCA’s offerings
It appears AR Pistols are once again “legal” to shoulder. If you were paying attention to my work a few years ago, you know that I was one of the people in the firearms industry that was very disappointed in 2014 when the BATFE took a position that shouldering an AR Pistol (with or without …
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I joined Training Talk for about 30 minutes tonight to talk about the upcoming Tour, our new Distance Education courses and some industry history.
…I knew 99% of the audience would believe that there was a HUGE difference because at home those attending the NRA Show would believe that they could “always” have a firearm in their home, but realizing that there would be times where that wasn’t possible or practical outside of the home. The nature of the response is a tactical issue, not a philosophical or strategic one… but, that isn’t always obvious.