all weather training
Something I wanted people to think about is training in different kinds of weather and stress levels. Not every day can be sunny, and calm sky’s so I believe it is very important to shoot in different kinds of weather and environments such as rain, snow, , and dark. Also wanted to wanted to talk about shooting under stress, and some of the effects on the body and how maybe you can re create these in a safe atmosphere to practice.
Now I know for military, law enforcement, and even some armed security (aka mall ninja’s) work in all weathers and environments so being able to shoot in them is a must. Well even if your just a plain ccw holder and carry for protection its just as important.
Rain can effect vision, hearing, smell, grip on your hand gun because hands are wet and slippery, your clothes or jacket could be wet and kind of heavy or you could be holding a umbrella. So taking some time learning to draw and shoot your weapon while it is raining would be a plus and easy to recreate just go to the range when its raining.
Snow can also effect your vision if its snowing, also it might be slippery on the ground, grip on the firearm, Are you wearing a big winter jacket, gloves. How you dress can be a big factor how you hold that gun or access that gun you have to train with winter gear to have some profincy.
Night shooting. Easy way to practice night shooting that I was taught was use some dark sun glasses. Also if you can go shoot while its dark can help too.
Stress is a big factor in miss shots in a shooting situation now you cant train for every situation you can train with your heart rate elevated enough to know what a small amount of what your body goes thorough when the chips are down. I have heard of plenty of situations and my own experiences that hearing goes out the door, you feel like every action takes a life time. But in reality its over in a few seconds. So when your practicing a couple of things you might try is get the heart rate up do some running, jumping jacks something to elevate the heart. Then draw and shoot. That’s why competition shootings great.
Well that’s just some stuff I had on my mind and some of the stuff I train for to make sure I have a good base of the shtf. Good luck and have fun.
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