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Street Smarts: Situational Awareness for Daily Life

Street Smarts: Situational Awareness for Daily Life

It is so easy to become comfortable in our daily lives, but you never do know when a threat might appear, and it is as soon as we put our guard down that this is likely to happen. If you spend a lot of time walking in the street or out in public, you can’t ever have enough situational awareness. This means being focused on your surroundings at all time, to assess and hopefully evade any threat. Crime rates are skyrocketing all over the nation these days, so there’ s nothing wrong with being too careful. Since any threat posed to […]

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Brave Student Stops Active Shooter (Video)

Brave Student Stops Active Shooter (Video)

When a shooting happens, it dominates the news cycle for days. But often, brave men and women are able to stop active shooters before there is much carnage, and they really deserve as much attention as the successful shootings. This jaw-dropping video shows a very brave young student single-handedly thwarting an active shooter on his campus. Using some pepper spray, tact, and a whole lot of guts, he’s able to stop what could have very well been a horrific killing spree. Check it out: Are You Prepared for This Deadly Threat? Complete Health Transformation Without Drugs or Surgery… Having Trouble […]

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Staying Left of the Bang

Staying Left of the Bang

In the military, soldiers are trained to have a mindset that is proactive and that is always on the lookout for potential problems. Developing this mindset helps people to anticipate bad events before they happen. It doesn’t have anything to do with being psychic. Rather, it deals with recognizing patterns and analyzing situations, and then having the ability to add in problem-solving and critical thinking to put a damper on the situation before it escalates, or to leave the area. Soldiers call this staying “left of the bang”. The bang is the dangerous event, and it could be anything from […]

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Tips to Improve Situational Awareness

Tips to Improve Situational Awareness

A lot of people who end up attacked and injured say they never saw the attack coming, or that they saw it at the last minute and didn’t know what to do. Many people simply don’t know how to recognize a bad situation even when they are in one, and it’s getting people hurt and sometimes killed. You need to learn how to improve your situational awareness. Constant awareness can be tiring, but it is possible. In fact, it is essential if you hope to last for long. Know your surroundings. Be aware of what’s happening in them. This means […]

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