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Self Defense Primer: Add A Stick Or Baton To Your Abilities

Recently on Twitter we made a comment about being more proactive with training for 2014. We were serious!

The Travel Wrench: A Personal Defense Tool

In one week it will be what is known in the United States as Black Friday. A day when you shop for Christmas gifts at insanely cheap prices, but it is also a day when you can either become a victim or just be in the wrong place at the wrong time.

How Would You React?

The moment you step outside your home you become prey for the predators. I know that some self defense instructors may disagree with me on this, but even folks with years of training can still be eaten by predators. So what do you do? Carry a gun with a lot of ammo? Carry the latest and greatest in self defense products? The answer is no.

Close Quarters Battle And You

The recent episode of Doomsday Preppers has sparked a lot of controversy and with that comes questions. When you conduct drills for any part of your preparedness program, how creative are you? How many different scenarios do you drill or plan for? Our seasoned readers may have a plan(s) in place, but we also want to give our new readers and preppers some insight on how to improve their preparedness plan.

Basic Knife Fighting

The knife. It’s a versatile tool which can be used for both utility and self defense. Before we go any further, I have to use the statement, “please make sure to check with your local, state, and federal knife laws” before you get yourself in trouble. There I said it. Moving on.

Surviving SHTF With A Glock Pistol?

I know this post is going to start a firestorm, but I came across a video which I felt would stir the pot a little. Now let me first say that I am not promoting any particular brand of pistol, but I know Glock has been long debated amongst our firearms loving friends. So I thought this post may be appropriate for everyone to see different models of Glock pistols in action.

What Is Situational Awareness?

Self defense, or survival, involves much more than just “techniques”. You must understand how the body reacts to fear. You must understand the nature of stress.   You must also understand that if you react to a situation as soon as it gets physical you have reacted too late. You must Pre-react, you must first size up the situation.