The Tactical Cognition Approach to Conflict Dominance
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“In 2 minutes you’ve shown me what we hope cadets will learn in 4 years.”
Senior Instructor at a US War College
Seeing alternatives & repeatedly making best available decisions in high-speed, high-consequence
USAF Col. John Boyd is famous for the OODA Loop. Dominance is commonly simplified
as “Be Faster”. That’s not exactly what he meant. “How can I be faster than you?”
is a different question. Dr. Herbert Maier’s research provides a way to make this
both learnable & measurable.
Don’t Talk about It, DO It.
TactiCog LLC is not another talk seminar, or pen & paper exercise. You will learn
and practice making interactive tactical decisions in fractions of a second (Real
Time). You will interact with a live human partner, with all the Individual Differences
and unpredictability that brings. No simulations, but also this is not “fight” training.
Half-Second OODA TM
Is the primary module of our training, setting groundwork for two more modules in
“...my M-16 is zeroed a little differently than yours.” — Brace E. Barber, 1999
Trains specific methods of Cognitive Load Management, which means:
Recognize and avoid Cognitive Overload in yourself.
Help an opponent to fall into doubt, confusion, Overload and failure.
“Bonus”: Recognize when a team mate needs support.
Need S/2-OODA’s Life-Saving Cognitive training.
People who know what he means will take to this training naturally, and start gaining
the benefits promptly.