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Category: Combat Mindset

Situational Blindness by Mark Hatmaker

Situational Blindness by Mark Hatmaker

“The only fights you truly win are the ones you don’t have.“-Lee Child Keeping the above quote in mind, along with the fact that crime is a product of opportunity, we go a long way towards being “masters of self-defense” if we simply remove as many opportunities as possible from our behavior.

Broken Windows Theory & You by Mark Hatmaker

Broken Windows Theory & You by Mark Hatmaker

Today let’s have a look at a partially-discredited theory of crime-prevention that was proposed to work on the large-scale (cities, etc.) We’ll discuss the aspects that did and do, indeed, work. We’ll briefly ponder the unintended consequences of following “broken windows” to the extreme. Then we’ll wind this whole thing down discussing how the “broken Read More

5 Urban Survival Tips To Keep You Safe In Most Situations by Derek Smith

5 Urban Survival Tips To Keep You Safe In Most Situations by Derek Smith

When I was an Air Force Office of Special Investigations Counterintelligence Agent, I was stationed in Turkey for two years. While there I was performing what is called HUMINT which is Human intelligence or intelligence gathered by means of interpersonal contact, as opposed to the more technical intelligence gathering disciplines such as signals intelligence (SIGINT), Read More

Being Smart or Being Tough – Which Will Save Your Life? By Derek Smith

Being Smart or Being Tough – Which Will Save Your Life? By Derek Smith

When contemplating how to prepare for real life survival and combat there is often a debate on whether you need to be smart to survive an encounter or if you should be the toughest mother around. Well I plan to explore this for you in this article and give you my opinion on this matter. Read More

The Art & Craft of Intention-Signalling by Mark Hatmaker

The Art & Craft of Intention-Signalling by Mark Hatmaker

We’re going to take a walk from bird-watching, through to animal ethology, to suppressed “escape” behavior in humans in the face of boring conversations or bad dates, and wind up with spotting suspicious behavior in potential human predators. We’ll also discuss how paying closer attention to bad conversations might one day save your life. First, Read More

How To Be A Good Kidnap Victim By Mark Hatmaker

How To Be A Good Kidnap Victim By Mark Hatmaker

George “Machine Gun” Kelly, was a Depression-era gangster with one of the most colorful names going. Let’s face it, it beats the hell out of Baby Face or Pretty Boy, or Creepy. Despite the formidable name Kelly was a little less deadly than the moniker belies, associates in Alcatraz where he spent 21-years of his Read More