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Old March 28, 2013, 02:12 PM   #1
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My favorite training scenario and why - whats yours?

This is a steel falling plate scenario. The distances to the plate are up to you and your insurance provider :-)

One student is the "reactor" the other the "stimulus" This is designed primarily for protective services training but it applies to must advanced shooters.

This is NOT for beginning students for obvious reasons.

the pace is set by the shooters themselves. The shooter forward of the firing line starts in a neutral position with hands off his gun. The shooter behind the firing line is the same.

The shooter forward of the firing line (stimuls) will try to fake out the the shooter behind the firing line (reactor) by going for his gun and causing the reactor to clear his holster without a clean presentation by the stimulus.

once the stimulus clears and presents - game on - the reactor will attempt to clear his plates before the stimlus.



here is why i like this one

its force on force
it teaches using the peripheral vision
it gets the shooter watching the hands
it has a element of strategy to it on both sides
it can be done without a line coach or pro timer - self stimulus


comments ? whats your favorite scenarios?


oh -- switch sides for left handed stimulus shooter
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Old March 30, 2013, 10:01 AM   #2
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Having one person rearward of the other is a concern.
The same effect can be accomplished if both are the same distance from the targets.
It's actually more of a challenge to see directly to the side, than at the lesser angle up range.
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Old March 31, 2013, 01:19 PM   #3
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Thus the blurb about not being for beginning students :-)

I don't know - I don't think my field of vision is that wide - i'll have to try it tomorrow
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Old March 31, 2013, 06:49 PM   #4
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It might require a slight turn of the head toward the other guy to watch.
But that just adds to the challenge.
The guy reacting then has to reacquire the targets.
Anyhow, that's how we always did this exercise - with both standing equidistant from the targets.
It's a good one, either way.
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Old April 16, 2013, 10:22 AM   #5
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Any scenario that cause you to ...

THINK!

Was a meber of club in Western Washington that varied monthly pistol meets
that drew on Bulleye shooting, on the move shooting @ impact plate, and
simple reangeble target shooting side by side that had sidearms low ready and @ whistle break the mini clay first, got skunked on that!
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