Awareness Is Key in Survival Situations

You can often avoid a self-defense situation completely if you make the effort to be aware in everyday situations. By following these steps, you can prevent a crime before it even happens. First, make sure you’re watching what’s happening around you – not looking at your phone. You might be…

Best Knives for Self Defense

When looking to pick out a knife for self-defense, you can easily be overwhelmed by the massive selection of knives available. However, if you look at it the right way, you can find the right knife for you. First, you have to decide what kind of knife you want. If…

Learn the Laws Before Engaging in Self Defense Tactics

While self-defense isn’t a bad thing, there are certain limitations on what you can do and how you can defend yourself – depending on your state or country’s laws. You should always familiarize yourself with these laws, so that you can avoid legal troubles while trying to defend yourself. First,…

Which Guns and Ammo Are Best for Home Protection?

In the event of a break in, you want to be prepared to take on whatever criminal has broken into your home – whether they’re robbers, murderers, or rapists. You can be prepared for this by having firearms ready, loaded with the right ammo. First, you’re going to want to…

How to Use the Run, Hide, Fight System Correctly

If you find yourself in an active shooter situation, you will be terrified, and rightfully so. However, there is a system you should follow in order to survive it. You may have heard of it. It’s called the Run, Hide and Fight system. The first step, of course, is run.…

Non Lethal Personal Protection Options

Protecting yourself is one of the most basic human instincts, and in the dangerous world we live in today, it’s important to know how to do it. However, you may not always want to kill or seriously wound your attacker. There are many ways to protect yourself in a non-lethal…

Mentally Preparing Yourself for Survival

In any survival situation, whether you’re in a self-defense scuffle or lost in thick woods, the most important factor remains the same – your mental state. As long as your mind is sound, you will have a much easier time surviving whatever situation you’re in. In fact, this is the…

Storing Proper Protection in Your Home

Whether you only own one for home defense or you’re a collector, you’re going to need a place to store your firearms. Of course, you don’t want to leave them out where anyone can access them. You want them to be safe and secure. The best way to ensure that…

Protecting Your Home from Intruders

Home invasions are a very scary and very real thing. However, you can take steps to avoid having your home invaded in the first place, even if you’re bluffing. First thing you want to do is try to ward off any would-be criminals – especially desperate ones during a SHTF…

The Best Way to Use a Self Defense Baton

One of the more useful self-defense weapons is the extending baton. Batons are used by law enforcement and military worldwide to inflict non-lethal pain or potentially painful blows to incapacitate any opposing forces. Once you know how to use one of these yourself, it can be the most versatile self-defense…