Competition as training

Sebastian has a posting on using competitive shooting sports as police training. Good stuff all around and I think the main article makes all the relevant points. I’ve been wanting to get into competition shooting (IDPA or IPSC) but so far the schedule just hasn’t meshed for it.

What I wanted to comment on in Sebastian’s article tho was his comment that “you can’t really practice real gunfighting”. While you truly can’t practice this (or at most you’d only be able to practice it once :D), I’d say what gets you closer than anything would be force-on-force training.

Join the discussion!

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.