Welcome back to the second part of the Top 10 unwritten rules of CQB series. In the previous part we talked about the first two rules about sight fixation and flashlights. Lets continue to our next two rules. But before, we would like to remind you that these ‘rules’ are more of a reminder of things that many forget or not aware of. Throughout this series, we will discuss the top ten unwritten rules of CQB.
3. Dividing the threat’s attention
I will be honest. I was not sure if I should include this point in the list. It requires a somewhat mature intellectual approach filled with experience glittered on top of it. Dividing the threat’s attention, or in other words messing up his OODA loop is one of the most important principles. Especially when the threat is oriented and you have no other means to distract the threat. However, before I am going to dig into it, it is necessary to give an example in a bigger form.
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Excellent information that cuts a fine line with what should be out for anyone to utilize. Always thought kneeling unless it was cover/concealment related was not a good place to be. Maybe its in the next installment but remember the floors and ceilings in your scans. Question, in the "Can you see the issues" section the headgear the guys are wearing look like the hats Israeli snipers use - are other IDF forces wearing them now?
So far so good. I look forward to more CQC. I beleave that proper mind set is the best warrior trait and knowledge is power. All of these theories make sense to a old boot in a new age. Gotta rethink defending "My" homefront. Semper Fi