PTS 051 - Force On Force Training With Aaron Cowan of Sage Dynamics

Welcome to Practically Tactical Episode 51 brought to you by the Firearms Radio Network! The Practically Tactical Show features a round table discussion about guns, gear, and shooting with some of the best firearms instructors and figures in the firearms industry. On this episode we will be talking about Force On

Force with Aaron Cowan of Sage Dynamics.

Sage Dynamics on the interwebz:


Link to the Slow is Smooth and Smooth is Face topic we discussed at opening.

Main Segment

  1. Aaron’s History
    1. Pre Sage Dynamics
  2. About Sage Dynamics
    1. Location
    2. Philosophy
    3. Classes Offered
      1. Do you travel?
  3. Force on Force
    1. Who teaches is as important as taking it?
    2. How to tell when someone is ready for it?
      1. How important is it to make sure you have the skills for FOF?
      2. What training/prereqs are required?
    3. What Is it?
      1. Why do we do this?
      2. How is it done?
      3. Gear/Ammo?
        1. Simunitions?
    4. How is it properly done?
    5. Types of situations?
      1. Training in no shoot situations just as important?
    6. How to evaluate what you learned?
    7. How to incorporate the training into daily life and repeatable trainings



Segment: Live Audience Questions

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