There is so much wrong with that exercise it boggles the mind. Clearly, the people in charge of the experiment designed it to get the results they were looking for.
But I agree, practice, practice, practice!
"If some monster tries to rape or murder a woman I care about, I dont want him to see the flickering light of a candle. I want him to see a muzzle flash, from the front." -- Massad Ayoob