Are you training to WIN, or training not to lose?

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Have you ever been frustrated by your favorite sports team who had a lead in a game and then blew it when they stopped doing what allowed them to get the lead, stopped playing to win the game and simply started playing not to lose? Very often playing not to lose results in the very thing you are trying to avoid, a loss.

Are you training your officers to win, or are you training them not to lose?

Training officers to win means training them to harness the winning mind and warrior spirit in addition to training skills and tactics.Training to win is training officers to be proactive and offensive. Training to win is about instilling competence and confidence in your officers.

Training not to lose is training officers to be defensive and to survive. Training officers not to lose may be easier on the trainers and less controversial, but it gets officers killed and injured.

Training to win means teaching the law as identified by John Steinbeck in The Acts of King Arthur and His Noble Knights:

This is the law.

The only purpose of fighting is to win.

There is no possible victory in defense.

The sword is more important than the shield,

and skill is more important than either.

The next weapon is the brain.

All else is supplemental.


What’s Important Now is to train your officers to win.

Brian Willis,

Thought Leader, Speaker, Trainer, Author and president of Winning Mind Training Inc.

Training law enforcement professionals to W.I.N. through Life’s Most Powerful Question.

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