Will these firearms training scars sabotage you in a gunfight?
In a presentation to instructors at an ILEETA conference, veteran firearms trainer Kevin Dav referred to certain lurking shortcomings as “training scars” may prevent you from responding at your best when your life is on the line
The firearms skills you need to survive a gunfight are developed through realistic, relevant, frequent repetition — in short, the habituation of good practices through training. Unfortunately, habituation can be a treacherous S.O.B.
“Bad practices can easily slip into your routine — or even be taught by some instructors. And they can become ingrained as habits through repetition without you consciously realizing it,” warns veteran firearms trainer Kevin Davis. “If they’re not corrected, these performance faults may prevent you from responding at your best when your life is on the line.”