Primary and Secondary Podcast

Podcast with Dustin and John Holschen. This is a long one! Lots of discussion about training design process, resource management and the integration of visual processing into shooting skills.

Police Skills Matter

Article 062 – Police Skills Matter: Inadequate skills result in tragic outcomes. Officers need tools and techniques that work, training that produces competence, and effective accountability structures that work before things go wrong on the street.

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.