Point of domination


By Tony Torres

While training in the S.P.E.A.R. System you will hear this phrase day in and day out. It is time to deepen our understanding of this concept. We are going to explore its origins as well as all its layers.

The term was paraphrased / borrowed from military close quarter battle. When entering rooms, operators, immediately seek what is referred to as a position of dominance. This is a space in the room in which the operator can cover danger areas, engage threats, and protect their teammates. It is the theoretical ideal “place to be”. Like anything in combat this position can constantly change.

BTS has always emphasized the notion that complex motor skills are applied when we are psychologically in control of ourselves and physically dominating our opponent. How do we know when we are there?

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