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Coolness and, if Firearms are used, Precision
- Keep your head; use controlled anger.
- Stay calm. If you know you can keep your head and that you must keep your head, then you will keep your head.
- When using firearms, keep cool and shoot with precision. When a trained police officer misses a shot at close range, it is due to a lack of concentration, not marksmanship. Even the best of hunters can get "buck fever" so train yourself to react with precision.
- The fear of failure in a sporting event is usually greater than the fear of death. A competitive shooter trains long hours at a shooting range to win a trophy, while a police officer has to be forced to go to the range to perfect techniques that may protect his or her life.