Image Based Decisional Drills “MINI CLASS” 5PM

Date(s) - 01/27/2023
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Florida Firearms Academy - Tampa

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Friday, January 27th, 2023 is Image Based Decisional Drills “THE MINI CLASS”: This is $69 per person or $50 per person if you have registered for the weekends class on Sat and Sun. YOU ARE REGISTERING FOR “THE MINI CLASS” NOW. Class will be taught by the Complete Combatant Company a Georgia based company.

There are NO additional fees
5pm-8pm (arrive 4:30pm)

Image Based Decisional Drills “THE CLASS” is a 1 day class with the whole “kit and caboodle” or a 3 hour “mini” class where we hit the “highlights”. IBDD “THE CLASS” class is offered at our range in Dahlonega, GA and is also HOSTED all over the country.

DEFINITION OF SUCCESS: To quickly make ONE good FIRST decision based on visual stimuli & instantly act on it. Be confident, decisive, efficient, & explosive.
Our Image Based Decisional Drills “THE CLASS” stems from our dry practice or live practice Image Based Decisional Drills learning system. This is a well thought out KIT with a deck of 21 Image Cards that provide IMAGES that will help you to recognize danger and to make smart decisions ahead of time. Our image based learning system is another beneficial step on your way to making good decisions quickly.

“THE CLASS” offers personal GUIDES to help strengthen your decision process, diagnose what’s happening, and make the correction. With the use of an interactive PowerPoint presentation and a ‘hands on” prop table, we will guide you to good decisions and then encourage you to PRACTICE DOING THAT!
We will measure your decisional process right off the bat with images on the screen and a 5 second timer. FUN WAY TO GET YOUR GEARS TURNING.
We will go over the 8 most common “decisions” and the importance of the less popular “9th” option.
Each option is discussed in detail. We will visits the of pros and cons, why proxemics are so important, distance relative decisions, capability, tool cycling, learning to “see more”, recognizing changes in your environment, pre assault cues, and so much more.

We will move past discussions to HANDS ON training with practicing with inert (water) pepper spray units, understanding proxemics, verbal commands focusing on ASK, TELL & MAKE, 911 calls, and more.

We will use our custom and unique IBDD OPTION CARDS to help you make decisions quickly, plus learn a few techniques to add to your “tool box”.
Are you a good witness? What is your moral compass? Do you have altered perceptions? What is your arousal level and at what point can you work through the adrenaline rush and confusion?

With the use of 210 Image Cards, we will crawl, walk, run and then sprint with quick cognitive stacking of decisions and tool cycling.
Recognition -prime decision (RPD) is a model of how people make quick, effective decisions when faced with complex situations. In this model, the decison maker is assumed to generate a possible course of action, compare it to the constraints imposed by the situation, and select the first course of action that is not rejected. RPD has been described in diverse groups including trauma nurses, fireground commanders, chess players, and stock market traders. It functions well in conditions of time pressure, and in which information is partial and goals poorly defined. The limitations of RPD include the need for extensive experience among decision-makers (in order to correctly recognize the salient features of a problem and model solutions) and the problem of the failure of recognition and modeling in unusual or misidentified circumstances. It appears, as discussed by Gary A. Klein in Sources of Power, to be a valid model for how human decision-makers make decisions. READ IT!
Image Based Decisional Drills will help teach you to you access the situation using a mental simulation for a plausible course of action, allowing you to evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of the strategies in the content of the scenario. You may experience Altered Perceptions, like Auditory Exclusion, Stalling, Embellishment and more. What a wonderful gift of knowledge, to KNOW that is possible and learn from it.

If you are your first responder, then you are responsible for a wide array of skill sets. Seeing, recognizing, and believing danger is the first task. Having a plan for avoidance, deselection, and escalation are next. The first time you have to use verbal commands, put an object between you and another person, deal with a nuisance, identify a possible threat in the dark, or use non lethal or lethal force should NOT be when your safety is on the line. You MUST practice all of these skills ahead of time.
There are very few home training, self protection training for professionals or students, dry practice or live fire range exercises for the private citizen that focus on making lethal, less than lethal and non lethal decisions quickly. Our Image Based Decisional Drills are intended to fill in the gap in learning how to make decisions using images to provoke a response, decide which TOOL to use, and then ACT on that decision. From the time that a bad guy chooses you, you will have a very limited amount of time to make a decision. THEY choose how and when. Your actions need to be confident, quick and decisive.
In all scenarios the image is happening to YOU, in front of YOU, beside YOU or behind YOU. YOU are your first responder and decisions need to be made quickly.

Visual cueing, pre-need decision making, tool cycling, distance management, and strategy changes that can be practiced on the range.
Pressure testing under realistic time constraints with feedback for improvement.
IBDD can be beneficial ON or OFF the range. The actual mechanics of shooting can be practiced separately while the IBDD drills will help with tool handling and selection, therefore a BLUEGUN, plastic trainer, or SIRT Training Pistol is a suitable substitute.
When you work in a group you not only get the experience your own scenario but you get to mentally work through theirs as well
We use SIRTs (training pistol with LASER for immediate feedback)
All levels of experience are welcome. The benefits are the same for everybody. The more experience you have, the more “tools” can be introduced. If you have training in additional areas of self protection like jacks, saps, movement, edged weapons, etc. then add these to your scenario. Also, your cognitive stacking may be quicker and easier so challenge yourself!
​This NOT a combatives class or close quarter class