Out of the loop: "Beyond OODA" isn't just the name of Varg Freeborn's new book, it's the distilled essence of how you should be live life.
This episide features a one-of-a-kind super-human: Chadd Wright: former decorated Navy SEAL and leader of the 3 of 7 project.
What's a good tactical definition? Tactical meaning, these days, can be summed up with the phrase "tactical is as tactical does".
The second O in Boyd's famous acronym is ORIENT. It is the beginning of mindset, and arguably the most important part of the OODA loop.
Never go somewhere you don’t know at least 2 ways out if you can help it. Keep your head up, eyes open, and noticing what’s around you.
Atmospherics: the awareness of what’s going on around you. In certain cities now, that is a growing concern. Here's how observation of things like body language and movement can be key in avoiding trouble.
If you have purchased or carry a gun for self-defense, you must consider all of these factors if you want to improve your chances of truly winning a fight that requires lethal force. The fight is not just physical, it’s also social, legal, and psychological. Include all of these considerations in your mission statement, your family plans, and your training, and you will greatly improve your chances of coming out of such an event with you and your family life in one piece.
In part one I covered some important preparations for using a firearm in self-defense, such as having performance standards, defining our mission, and developing a confident mindset. In the second installment of our three-part series, I am going to talk about some of the possible legal consequences of lethal force.
You run fire drills with the kids, talk through handling severe weather, but have you considered Tactical Decision Games for a home invasion or burglar? Does everyone know what to do if things go sideways, or if you're in proximity to urban unrest?
So you’ve purchased your gun. You may have even attended a local class and obtained your carry permit. But are you ready to use that gun to defend yourself? Have you deeply considered the ways that a lethal force event could impact your life? In this article, we’ll take a look at a few important considerations and how to prepare yourself for them.