Dave Spaulding: Being Situationally Dependent

Being able to adapt in a millisecond to a unique situation in armed conflict is vital, says shooting instructor Dave Spaulding.

You can attend as many firearm training courses as you wish, but the fact remains that it’s impossible to be prepared for every conceivable situation that may arise. Nobody knows this better than famed firearms instructor Dave Spaulding. In the above video, Spaulding briefly discusses the importance of situational dependence.

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“So many things that happen in armed conflict are situationally dependent, and you’ll need to adapt — in a millisecond — to that situation,” Spaulding says.

If you’re interested in learning how to do just that, Spaulding recommends you watch his “Make Ready With Dave Spaulding: Situational Combative Pistol” video available from Panteao Productions. Check out a description of the video below.

“With this video, Dave Spaulding gets into more advanced techniques for defending yourself with a handgun. It’s an excellent follow up to his previous title, Combative Pistolcraft Essentials. Dave Spaulding is a professional firearms instructor with 36 years experience in Law Enforcement and Federal Security including patrol, crime scene investigations, court security, violent and property crime investigations, undercover/surveillance operations, SWAT, training and dignitary protection. In this video Dave starts with a review of the essentials. Then he continues with turning to the threat, multiple target engagement, close contact, kneeling, prone and supine, one hand manipulation, point shooting versus sighted fire, seated shooting, skill building drills, and more.”

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Learning the techniques in this video is vital. After all, as Spaulding states, “Your gunfight isn’t going to be what you may visualize it to be. It’s going to be whatever happens, and you’re going to have to deal with it.”

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