You reach big goals with consistent baby steps, not intermittent fusillades. It’s not always exciting. However, you have to give yourself credit for small gains. They build momentum and provide much-needed life lessons.
One of the pioneers of civilian deadly-force encounter training, Massad Ayoob, did (and still does) teach almost all of these elements in his flagship course. But almost no one else does, certainly not the plethora of young “trainers” these days with no real-world experience at all. They can shoot (in some cases), but they aren’t teaching you how to survive: they don’t know how to; they don’t even realize that they aren’t.
The only time an empty gun should be placed in a holster is during training to develop effective presentation and re-holsering skills. These skills are critical and are the among the very first things taught and reviewed in all of our "Beyond Concealed Carry" curricula.