Want to get a feel for blitzkrieg muggings? Watch this video. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c0ztLtpuwkM I don’t know who in the world filmed this video, but it looks like some guy just sat at his window for the whole Brazil Olympics and videotaped the street outside. These are almost all snatch-and-go, blitzkrieg style robberies. The BG’s… Continue reading 27 muggings in 12 minutes – the speed dating of crime
The saddest part about the internet is how hard it is to find good advice through all the noise. ITS Tactical has some good old common sense advice on driving skills for the civilian interested in safety. Read it now: 5 Tactical Driving Tips for the Everyday Civilian By Wyatt Knox Rarely, if ever, will… Continue reading Common sense driving skills for safety
There is no such thing as safety. It is an illusion. You may be safe at any given time, or you may not. But safety, as a concept, doesn't exist. A video everyone should watch to remind them there's no difference between you and the people who get stabbed in these videos. What actions are… Continue reading There is no safety
Are you fit enough to save your own life? What about the lives of your family? Mark's Daily Apple has a nice definition of being competent (in terms of fitness): "the ability to save your own life in an immediate (however rare) crisis should be the absolute baseline for general competency" While general definitions are… Continue reading Can you save your own life? Fitness edition
Protests are on the rise where I live. It seems to be getting worse (and no, I don't think it's just increased media coverage). Grazes, cut and scrapes don't worry me too much, but gunshot and stab wounds do. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=po2iLU4Ur9w It doesn't matter how long the ambulance takes - if you get injured,… Continue reading Can you save your own life? First aid edition
There's something you'll notice if you look for it - people mix up causation and correlation all the frickin time. A look at stereotypes What's the profile of a girl who dresses excessively sexily (i.e. someone who crosses the sexy – slutty line)? It's most likely to be a girl desperate for attention and… Continue reading “She was asking for it” – where did it come from?
What's the number 1 thing Bad Guys want from a victim? Safety. Yup, safety. While some victims will be more "rewarding" than others, a Bad Guy can get some of what he wants from just about any victim. A mugger can still get the spare change from a beggar's pocket. A serial rapist can… Continue reading The way you dress means you’re “asking for it”
If the thought of your child running into an abductor or molester scares the shit out of you, then please read this article, because there's this simple trick to improve the safety of a child who's in trouble. Stupid simple, but it has a big effect on your kid's chances of running into molester/Bad Guy/abductor.… Continue reading 2 simple tricks to improve child safety (Child in trouble tactics – parenting and children part 3)
Compassion plays a huge role in self defense. And it's the missing ingredient for a lot of women. If you don't love yourself, you won't defend yourself. Bad Guys will search out victims with low self-esteem for this very reason - these people make great victims because they have no compassion for themselves. Paraphrasing… Continue reading Why don’t more women defend themselves?
This is one of those things every chick going to college should know about. Actually high school girls too (what high school girl doesn't go to parties?). And women after college too. Every girl from puberty needs to read this and watch the video below. Here are a list of facts: Roofies exist.… Continue reading Tactics for college girls – Anti date rape drug tips