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This is a discussion on Practice Practice Practice within the Concealed Carry Issues & Discussions forums, part of the Defensive Carry Discussions category; An old friend, deceased, and my initial trainer, observed LEO's somethings came into prepare to qualify and their guns were rusted shut.
Gaius. Good choice. ...
April 8th, 2011 01:21 AM
An old friend, deceased, and my initial trainer, observed LEO's somethings came into prepare to qualify and their guns were rusted shut.
Gaius. Good choice. Why?
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"He went on two legs, wore clothes and was a human being, but nevertheless he was in reality a wolf of the Steppes. He had learned a good deal . . . and was a fairly clever fellow. What he had not learned, however, was this: to find contentment in himself and his own life. The cause of this apparently was that at the bottom of his heart he knew all the time (or thought he knew) that he was in reality not a man, but a wolf of the Steppes."
April 8th, 2011 10:44 AM
Have to remember that police are often the targets of attacks which has a BIG impact on their performance. You wear the uniform, and everyone knows you're armed, so you're instantly a target. Criminals have the luxury of deciding when and who they want to go after, the police have to wait until things are already bad. CCW holders are somewhat in between, but are not obvious targets...and as others have pointed out, are probably more likely to have CHOSEN the option of carrying rather than having it issued to them.
April 8th, 2011 11:20 AM
Gaius: The “Peripatetic Professor”
Gaius was born, probably in Rome, somewhere circa 110 A.D. It is likely that he studied law in the Sabinian school under Aburnius Valero, and possibly Tuscianus.12 From 130 until his death, Gaius taught Roman law students the law. Teaching first at a Sabinian school in Rome, Gaius, the “peripatetic professor” with republican leanings, appears to have left the capital when the emperor Hadrian began his efforts to control the legal profession.13 He traveled and temporarily settled in the provincial towns of Dyrrachium, then Troas, finally settling in Beirut, perhaps associating himself with what was to become the famous law school of Beirut.14 He appears to have been familiar with Socratic “irony,” that feigned ignorance coupled with pointed questions calculated to educe truth from the student. Indeed, he may have been the first to use the “Socratic method” in teaching law,15 beating Harvard’s Professor Langdell, who introduced the Socratic Method in the 1870s in Harvard from whence it spread around the United States by more than a millennium and a half.
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April 8th, 2011 01:49 PM
It is about practice and concentration / focus. You need to be able to focus on what you are doing sort of a tunnel vision, not that you do not pay attention to your surroundings, but keeping distractions out. Recently i shot at a USPSA match when my head was really not there and my scores were terrible. Readiness is all.
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April 8th, 2011 02:28 PM
This is the key point. If you look back at the history of police shooting incidents, you really see how lax training led to many of the fatalities involved. I read an article a few years back where researchers had noticed that a large number of officers killed in the line of duty had empty shell casings in their hands (while carrying a revolver). This was attributed to the fact that while training they emptied casings into their hand instead of letting them drop to the ground.
Thats why we train the way are bodies will react under critical stress.
The smallest detail can really make a difference in a stressful situation.
April 8th, 2011 04:54 PM
People always say "Practice makes perfect." Wrong. Practice makes permanent. Perfect practice makes perfect. It's all in the training.
Originally Posted by atctimmy
April 8th, 2011 05:02 PM
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