Use 'hooded drills' for maximum impact in minimum time
Hooded reaction drills have been used to sharpen elite special ops teams in the military for years, but they seem to have made relatively little penetration into law enforcement training. Too bad, because they’re a low-cost means of delivering maximum intensity to trainees in a minimum amount of time.
“In a single room with a single set of role-players, you can run an officer through five to ten hooded drills in just a few minutes,” says one law enforcement proponent, perennial ILEETA trainer Kevin Davis. Here’s how he does it: