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Self-Defense Skills

I think we can all agree, prepping your family for an emergency is tough. When it comes to building a family survival kit of any size, you need to understand a few things. First and foremost, preparing a survival kit for a family or a group of any kind is NOT the same as preparing a survival kit for an individual.

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Self-Defense Skills

As a writer, I have always loved a good pen. As a preparedness and survival writer, I like that there are tactical pens. I was skeptical about what such pens could do when I first learned about them. To me, it seemed like another way to get us to buy anything with the word “tactical” in the label. I changed my mind. What sealed it for me was using a tungsten tip to break a window.

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Self-Defense Skills

During a prolonged emergency or SHTF situation, you may need to increase your level of defense. Booby traps don’t have to cause harm to be useful. A booby trap can alert you to incoming threats so you can be ready. What is a booby trap? A booby trap is a device that is placed to deter or detect people or animals. It can trigger an alarm or cause injury.

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Self-Defense Skills

In this article, I’m going to teach you the top 7 strategies I used to burglar proof my home, after I learned my lesson the hard way. After a break-in to my apartment a few years back, I was stunned and thought “where did I go wrong?”. And after a thorough investigation with the help of a security expert, I found weaknesses in my security plan and decided to do something about it.

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Self-Defense Skills

There’s a good chance you already have an adequate supply of weapons set aside, or you are in the process of collecting them. However, it’s important to consider homemade weapons, as well. In fact, even in today’s world, homemade weapons are becoming more prevalent.

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Self-Defense Skills

Having a concealed carry weapon means you have protection wherever you go. When the SHTF, having the very best concealed carry weapons will be incredibly important. However, that doesn’t mean concealed carry isn’t a necessity or a desire today. The National Firearms Survey, administered in 2015, found that 9 million people carried a loaded handgun at least once a month, and 3 million of them carried a loaded handgun every day.

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Self-Defense Skills

It was a warm summer evening in Brooklyn, NY, and I was out with my finance friends talking about the future of BitCoin (right after the first bust). When I got home, I proceeded to open the door and realized something strange. It appeared that my door was barricaded shut. I went around the back and saw one of the windows opened. It was at that moment that I realized what had happened. My apartment was burglarized.

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Self-Defense Skills

Perhaps you’ve heard that lovely little bit of poetry which says that “food, clothing, and shelter are the basic necessities for survival.” If you have, I hope you haven’t paid too much attention to it. While I’ll have to agree that all three of those are necessary for survival, if you base any survival strategy on that short list, you’ll die.

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