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Reactive Targets

Man Shooting Bobbers Over ShoulderAs we learn more and more about the human dynamics involved in armed confrontations, we understand that physical skills that require conscious thought or intellectual processing tend to break down rapidly under high levels of stress. If defensive skills and responses are not programmed in at a subconscious level, the sudden stress may cause us to fumble, freeze or panic. It is in this environment that reactive shooting skills are needed. Such reflexive shooting skills can be taught through the use of extremely short time limits, thus pushing the shooter to function at the limits of reaction and response time. This can be compared to learning how to hit a fast moving ball with a bat or racket, or developing the reflexes to block a punch or kick at full speed.

Reactive shooting is the skill a police officer must rely on when confronted with a suddenly hazardous situation. It is a critical skill that can save officers’ lives, and it is the result of conditioned hand-eye coordination developed by training on Action Target’s reactive steel target systems:

Bobber X-Treme™Auto-Popper™Deluxe-KD™Steel-KD™
Automated Reset

YES

YES

YES

YES

Tests Threat Recognition

YES

Flop Action

YES

Independent Target Control

YES

YES

YES

YES

Variable Exposure Times

YES

Computerized Scenarios

YES

YES

YES

Knockdown Action

YES

YES

YES

YES

Through Hardened 500 Brinell Plates

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YES

YES

YES

Multiple Target Head Options

YES

Permanent Installation

YES

YES

YES

Portable Installation

YES

YES

Tall or Short Legs

YES

Can be Used With Paper/Cardboard Targets

YES

Integrated Stand for Mounting

YES

Bobber X-Treme < Auto-Popper < Deluxe-KD < Steel-KD

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