There’s a lot of talk these days about situational awareness. Law enforcement talks about it, self-defense experts talk about it, shooters talk about it. It seems like it’s the new buzzword. But what is it, exactly?
According to Lt Col. Jeff Cooper, recognized as the father of the modern technique of handgun shooting, the most important means of surviving a lethal confrontation is not the weapon or the martial skills. The primary tool is the combat mindset.