How to survive an active shooter event

How to survive an active shooter event

General Security, Personal Security
Nowadays, attacks like the Florida School Shooting are unfortunately on the rise. It is apparent that learning what to do and how to survive an active shooter event, not just in schools, but just about anywhere is absolutely crucial. With the recent increase in the number of shootings, it's natural to be concerned and wonder whether any of us are truly prepared for such an event.   Understanding Who An Active Shooter Is Active Shooters are individuals who actively engage in killing or attempting to kill people within confined and populated areas. Active shooters mostly use firearms, but may also be in possession of crude weapons like knives. There is no immediate recognizable pattern or method to their selection of victims. An active shooter situation is highly unpredictable and evolves…
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Personal Security Tips

Personal Security Tips

Personal Security
This is a basic entitlement guaranteed by the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, adopted by the UN. In short, it ensures that every citizen living in the sovereign state is entitled to safety and living without fear; if need arises, they are given the right to defend themselves. For us Americans, this right is clearly stated in the gun laws which regulate the sale and use of firearms in each state and is one of the surest ways of defending oneself because prevention is better than cure. This article looks at a long list of tips that can help anyone trying to prevent conflict and defend themselves.   Here's Our List of Personal Security Tips: Avoid isolated areas, especially at night, if you have to pass through that area, make…
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Basic Self-defense

Basic Self-defense

Personal Security
Self-defense is a counter-measure involving defending oneself from harm and safeguarding your health. This can either be physical (armed & unarmed) or mental. Physical involves using a physical force to counter an immediate threat of violence; Unarmed usually involves the use of martial arts and other disciplines like boxing to protect oneself and the choice of the technique is usually based on the person’s lifestyle. Armed involves the use of various weapons for self-defense and legal restrictions greatly limit the use of these. Mental usually involves training one’s psyche to quickly adjust to the threat level and adjust the physique to proper combat that threat. Lacking the tenacity to apply your physical techniques can be almost as bad as not knowing any self-defense techniques; these are rarely taught at martial…
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