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Cooper’s color code

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Post by Pro2a » April 1st, 2019, 9:01 pm

I’m assuming we all know the color code.
But are we doing it wrong?, have we warped it from it’s original intent?
I’m starting a new book, recommended elsewhere in this forum, I refreshed myself on exactly what each step in the color code is.
I came across this article, that says that isn't the original intent.
Is this a widespread theory?
What do you guys think?
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Re: Cooper’s color code

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Post by Flash » April 2nd, 2019, 5:19 am

What does the article say the original intent was?

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Re: Cooper’s color code

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Post by Ranger1 » April 2nd, 2019, 8:11 am

Its color codes of awareness what the confusion.
White. is you are obviously to your
surroundings
Yellow. Something has caught your
attention that something might
be out of place.
Orange. The thing that seemed out of
place has now caused a
potential problem.
Red. Game on . Now it's time to act.

So what's the question

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Re: Cooper’s color code

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Post by Conelrad » April 2nd, 2019, 8:44 am

I'm green with envy...

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I fix the radar you try to stay under...

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Re: Cooper’s color code

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Post by Flash » April 2nd, 2019, 9:37 am

I know what Cooper says is is, I'm asking the OP what other definition he has heard.

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Re: Cooper’s color code

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Post by Ranger1 » April 2nd, 2019, 11:57 am

Yes I agree. OP what are you seeing and where are you seeing this.

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Re: Cooper’s color code

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Post by WyoGunner » April 2nd, 2019, 12:02 pm

You might want to study the OODA loop. It is essentially what Cooper was trying to teach with his color code.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/OODA_loop

https://www.officer.com/training-career ... ode-system

I'm not necessarily a Rob Pincus fan but this is a decent explanation from a self defense view:
https://www.personaldefensenetwork.com/ ... op-000567/

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Re: Cooper’s color code

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Post by smithers599 » April 2nd, 2019, 1:02 pm

Pro2a wrote:
April 1st, 2019, 9:01 pm
I’m assuming we all know the color code.
But are we doing it wrong?, have we warped it from it’s original intent?
I’m starting a new book, recommended elsewhere in this forum, I refreshed myself on exactly what each step in the color code is.
I came across this article, that says that’s asnt the original intent.
Is this a widespread theory?
What do you guys think?
I suspect you intended to include a link, but forgot.
Please share the link with us.

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Re: Cooper’s color code

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Post by Flash » April 2nd, 2019, 2:03 pm

Been onto the OODA loop for a long, long time. It's worth studying.

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Re: Cooper’s color code

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Post by Pro2a » April 2nd, 2019, 5:26 pm

smithers599 wrote:
April 2nd, 2019, 1:02 pm
I suspect you intended to include a link, but forgot.
Please share the link with us.
Awwwwww crap, yes I did, here it is....

https://www.breachbangclear.com/rethink ... olor-code/

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Re: Cooper’s color code

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Post by Crippledtrigger » April 3rd, 2019, 2:12 am

Wasnt this replaced by the famous former members "500 foot radar"?
Sent from chrisandclauida2's secret lair. AKA the crotchety crippled bastards hidden bunker

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Re: Cooper’s color code

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Post by Pro2a » April 3rd, 2019, 5:00 am

Crippledtrigger wrote:
April 3rd, 2019, 2:12 am
Wasnt this replaced by the famous former members "500 foot radar"?
Never heard of it

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Re: Cooper’s color code

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Post by Flash » April 3rd, 2019, 11:44 am

Pro2a wrote:
April 3rd, 2019, 5:00 am
Crippledtrigger wrote:
April 3rd, 2019, 2:12 am
Wasnt this replaced by the famous former members "500 foot radar"?
Never heard of it
I guess you haven't been on the Arizona boards very long. It's legendary.

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Re: Cooper’s color code

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Post by knockonit » April 3rd, 2019, 1:04 pm

by golly i live and breath the 500 ft radar, has kept me off the slab a few times, i'm betting
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Re: Cooper’s color code

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Post by Ranger1 » April 4th, 2019, 7:07 am

Look OODA is addressing moving from a defensive position to a offensive position
Coopers codes are observations which is the first O in OODA.

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