OODA Cycle

Many months back, I geared up to write about the OODA loop/cycle.  This simple acronym stands for Observe, Orient, Decide, and Act.  We talk a lot about this decision loop concept in the Gutterfighting class and in self-defense presentations.  I culled my resources about Colonel John Boyd, who originated the theory of OODA (and created a model), and began to write on conflict and winning.  But honestly, I don’t know that I can do a better job than what has already been done here, so why reinvent the wheel?  It is a worthwhile read:

OODA Cycle by Ken Gould

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  1. […] principles to make all your strikes count in the sense that your explosion of power breaks into his OODA loop and forces him to be reactionary; you are driving the […]


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