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#348731 - 06/27/07 08:25 AM Use your training?
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How many of the trained folks here use their skills on a daily (or nearly so) basis? I'm not asking about the odd fight here and there. I mean people like war-time military or civilians, police officers, etc. Not casual use.
Do you use your skills in daily life?
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#348732 - 06/27/07 08:31 AM Re: Use your training? [Re: MattJ]
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No. Not really. I've been in situations where I did use it, but far from regularly (I was usually armed as well).

On the other hand, if you count situational awareness and presenting the image of a "hard target" then yes, I use it all the time. That is probably considered casual use though.
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#348733 - 06/27/07 11:00 AM Re: Use your training? [Re: jpoor]
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Yes, I was asking about physical use of the skills.
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