Welcome to Building Shooters. Our mission is to help fundamentally re-structure training across the firearms and tactical training industry. This is not a political, current events, firearms, or shooting site. While we may discuss these subjects within the context of training and training design, this space is dedicated to producing original, in-depth content for an audience of highly-skilled, professional instructors.

Fake Expectations

Article 021 – When instructors have the wrong expectations about student performance, scenario-based training can be as likely to hurt as it is to help.

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The Gift of Ignorance

Article 020 – Often we look down on people who are ignorant of subject matter we think is important. We really shouldn’t.

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Article 019 – Spending More Time Upfront to Build a Solid Foundation is a Quicker Path to Proficiency

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The Machine

018 – Why Chaotic Learning Methods Can Improve Training and Operational Outcomes

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Do No Harm

Article 017 – A Hippocratic Approach to Training. Applying Research to the Civilian Training Industry: Part 4

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