Practical Prepping

Situation Awareness for Home Security and Counter Surveillance

Situation Awareness for Home Security and Counter Surveillance

Observe signs that reveal your house or neighborhood are under surveillance. Here are 6 cues that might mean you're a target.

Heart Rate Variability and Relation to Threat Response via Situational Awareness

Heart Rate Variability and Relation to Threat Response via Situational Awareness

A high variation in your heart rate when you’re at rest can increase your reaction speed and mental abilities to engage a life threatening event such as drawing, getting on target, and stopping an active shooter. There are 8 things you can do today that may save your life tomorrow.

First let’s give a reminder on the Cooper’s Color Code. It all relat...

Tactical Driving 101 - Mirrors and Situational Awareness

Tactical Driving 101 - Mirrors and Situational Awareness

Know what's around you at all times. This is especially important when it comes to sitting behind the driver's seat. Car jackings, robberies, reckl...

Applying the Grayman Technique to your EDC

Applying the Grayman Technique to your EDC

  • Your Everyday Carry loadout shouldn’t make you stick out, or become a target. You want to blend in but be the most prepared mental and physically. Practice the Grayman Principle by controlling your actions and the way you display yourself to the public. Here's what you need to know...
  • ✔Wear nondescript clothing (non-tactical backpack). Wear what everyone else in the area does.
  • ✔Hide distinguishable features such as a particular scent, walking with a gait, long bangs in front of eyes, tattoo on the forehead, etc.
  • ✔Conceal nonverb...
  • Vehicle Self Defense - 9 Tips for deterring muggings, car hijackings, motor vehicle theft.

    Vehicle Self Defense - 9 Tips for deterring muggings, car hijackings, motor vehicle theft.

    Prevent carjackings, muggings, kidnapping, and you get the idea; by simply locking your car door. Here are 9 tips...

    Criminals lay in wait for a victim often at gas stations, parking lots, or even stop lights. An easy target is one who is preoccupied and lacking situational awareness. Maybe you are adjusting your radio, reaching for your phone charger, or passing a tot back to your kid. Sometimes our eyes may not be on approaching threats. So keep your... Read More