Marcus Wynne has posted another piece on situational awareness at his blog, Random Thoughts: A Mindful Miscellany, where he defines it and approaches the concept of installing it in trainees.
Were I to be asked what is most lacking in the tactical training community, I would say it rests squarely in the realm of defining, understanding, and working with a full spectrum situational awareness. Instead, we get distracted with too great an emphasis on combat sport, or too much of an antipathy towards it in favor of what is called “reality based” training.
But I guess if we don’t have that part squared away, it’s hard to move on to the next level.
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