Skills Over Gear, or, Doing More With Less

Another good post from Brushbeater.  Read the whole thing.

via Skills Over Gear, or, Doing More With Less

Key thought:  “But skill, specifically mastery of basic skills, can never be supplanted by a product. And in turn, no product will make you better if the fundamentals ain’t there first. Those fundamentals, with some very basic supporting gear, lay the foundation for you to be effective whether it’s combat weapon[s]craft, movements in potentially hostile environments, or tactical communications. The basics of anything never, ever change. And you might be surprised at what can be done with just a mastery of what’s simple.”

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1 thought on “Skills Over Gear, or, Doing More With Less

  1. anonymous

    Excellent post and comments. Thank you for linking to it. The comments telling mastering the basics are pure gold. Mastering basics requires actual practice.

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