Why There’s No Off Ramp: Police Firearms Training Prevents De-escalation
Article 061 – Traditional training methods produce skills that are physically separated from the brain’s ability to process information and change behavior. This is no longer acceptable for armed professionals.
A New Reality for Cops
Article 059 – A New Reality for Cops: The public now expects officers to be competent in use of force.
Second Order Effects
Article 057: Second Order Effects: The Unintended Impacts of Qualification Structure. When looking at the establishment of standards and criteria for large organizations (and, particularly, for training academies) it is also important to look at the unintended effects of these requirements.
Qualification Needs To Go
Article 054 – Firearms qualifications used by most professional organizations are not just unrelated to real world firearms use, they are a significant part of the problem…
What Does it Mean to Succeed?
Article 050 – Whether what we are doing works or not depends heavily on what the definition of success looks like. Why do we still not have an answer?
Point Shooting Fail
Article 045 – Teaching point shooting first injures students’ performance potential. It’s physics!
2019 GALEFI Conference
The second hour of our prepared remarks from the Georgia Association of Law Enforcement Firearms Instructors conference.
Point Shooting Follow-up
Article 044 – More about why teaching point shooting first can harm entry-level students.
Kinesthetic Shooting – Killing a False God
Article 042 – Teaching point shooting first can harm students, permanently.
Are Cooper’s Rules Obsolete?
Article 039 – Jeff Cooper helped advance the firearms industry and make us all safer. Now it’s time to honor his legacy by moving past it.