Who Wins, Who Loses, and Why: Understanding Human Performance When Death Is On The Line
Course Description:This course is a broad survey of the most current research into human performance during interpersonal conflict. A strong emphasis is placed on understanding how the human mind works in order to optimize performance and increase one’s chance of dominating a violent encounter. Significant time is sent correcting previously offered, outdated information on human performance. Methods of optimizing training are addressed as well.
- Origins of the Human Animal and Implications
- How the Human Brain Functions
- Emotional Control in High Stress Environments
- Common Misconceptions Addressed
- Heart Rate as Destiny
- Task Complexity Relevancy
- Myth: Natural Responses Are Better
- Startle Reflex Realities
- The Innate Hesitation to Kill?
- Front Sight Focus – Is It Possible
- Hick’s Law Debunked
- The Truth About Fine and Gross Motor Skills
- Why Recency Matters Most
- Not Getting Shot by First Responders
- Search for the Perfect Combative Substitute
- Other Relevant Research
- Value of Physical Fitness
- Trigger Realities and Negligent Discharges
- Understanding Eye Dominance
- Relevant Standards
- Best Ways to Practice & Train
Length: 8 hours
For prices and upcoming course dates, check the schedule page.
Required Equipment: None.
Optional Equipment: None
Taught by: John Hearne (Rangemaster)
Facility: A-Zone Range
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