Your Hump Day Reading List for November 14, 2018

I unearthed some really good articles for you this week. Read them and increase your safety, security, and survivability!      Remember what they say about that river in Egypt… Whether it’s a criminal attack or a natural disaster, many people — perhaps, even, most...

Your Hump Day Reading List for November 7, 2018

It’s the first Wednesday of November, and I’m starting the month off right with some great articles for you!      Have you ever heard the term “violent criminal actor”? This article explains what that means, and why it’s important to understand. It’s possible for a...

Your Hump Day Reading List for October 31, 2018

It’s Halloween, and I’ve got some great stories to help you tackle frightening topics!      Some people don’t want to learn In the self defense world, many people seem to have comfortable ideas of how things happen in defensive incidents. That was fine back in the...

Your Hump Day Reading List for October 24, 2018

Another Wednesday, another great collection of articles for your enjoyment and enlightenment!      Another resource for travel safety One thing I do before renting a room (or AirBnB) is to check the neighborhood’s crime stats. This used to be a tedious process, but...

Your Hump Day Reading List for October 17, 2018

More great defensive preparedness articles for you this week!      Making your home into a fortress (?) I’ll acknowledge that the author of this article goes a little over the top at times, and that I think his mania for protecting his identity is a little silly in...

The critical skill no one teaches

The ability to judge risk is critical to the long game of self defense. (As it happens, it’s also critical to efficient preparedness, investing your retirement funds wisely, and the choice between flying or driving to your vacation destination.) Yet, despite its...