This is a discussion on What Does Competency Mean To You? within the Defensive Carry & Tactical Training forums, part of the Defensive Carry Discussions category; Originally Posted by MitchellCT To considered competent, at a minimum, pass Massad Ayoob's MAG-20 Live Fire class or an equivalent class, and a force on ...
well said. the underlying point Ive been trying for is very much as MitchellCT says--
before you holster your gun and leave out protecting self and family you must have trained till you are more a danger to 'them' than yourselves,
when you got your license to drive the instructor knew you would get in 3 to 5 accidents,,,one seriously bad before you found out the tricks and
acquired the road time skills necessary to learn to avoid that which before you crashed because of. with a gun it is different---
you need the end-game skills before you can start the game. and that folks, is the rest of the story.
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