Minimalist First-Aid Kit

How do you reconcile the “two is one, one is none” mentality of emergency preparedness with a desire for budget-friendly minimalism? The short answer is: the more you know, the less you need! An even shorter answer is: when in doubt, ask an expert. Why? Read More …

WTF Is Situational Awareness?

Love it or hate it, but the concept of “Situational Awareness” pops up in almost any discussion of personal safety. Unfortunately, there’s a lot of confusion about what the fundamental concepts of situational awareness actually are. How are you supposed to be aware of your Read More …

SWAT Commander’s Advice On Holsters

The quantity and variety of holsters that are available today can be overwhelming, so I asked my friend David, a SWAT commander, to talk about what he’s found works well for concealed, off-duty carry over the course of his two-decade law enforcement career. Although this Read More …