IT’S widely recognized that most gunfights take place under less than optimum levels of illumination. Ironically, most training in defensive pistolcraft is conducted when light conditions are ideal. Far too many law enforcement agencies only give night fighting cursory attention.
Individuals who are serious about any sort of defensive arts realize that for training to be valid, it has to meet the challenges of the real world. Sports-based martial arts are terrific for getting into shape and building self-discipline, but are not necessarily well suited to fighting. Likewise, going off to the range and cranking off some rounds may enhance your marksmanship skills, but that only represents part of the picture.
IT’S widely recognized that most gunfights take place under less than optimum levels of…
by Rich Grassi / Jul 1, 2007