Tag Archives: skill

The Complete Guide to Land Navigation with the Military Grid Reference System

The ability to navigate terrain with a map and compass is a skill-set that’s become lost in recent years due… View Article

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The One-Two Combo: Employing a Gun and Knife Combination

Personal protection is a constantly evolving environment, one where old school methodology merges with modern techniques to create what we… View Article

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Survival Techniques: Learning to Observe, Adapt and Overcome

This entry is part 1 of 3 in the series Survival Techniques

1 of 3 in the series Survival TechniquesNot too long ago, before Fastex buckles, SureFire flashlights and freeze dried Mountain… View Article

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Tips from a Military Combat Tracker to Jumpstart your Tracking Knowledge

The purpose of a Combat Tracker is threefold; establish or re-establish contact with an elusive enemy, gather information about the… View Article

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How to Sharpen a Knife while Minimizing Mistakes and Maximizing Cutting Edge Performance

DISCLAIMER: I ask that you read the entire article and keep in mind that this is one of those discussions… View Article

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How to Become a Morse Code Expert

Before cell phones even before telephones, people communicated through Morse code. Despite being a technology that is over 160 years… View Article

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3 Effective Techniques to Train Your Situational Awareness and Recognize Change

I have a friend who stepped off the curb and was killed by a vehicle running a red light. He… View Article

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Surviving in the Wild: 19 Common Edible Plants

Editor’s note: This post was written by Brett & Kate McKay and originally ran on The Art of Manliness. So… View Article

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Gun Fighting is a Skill That Requires More Training, Not More Information

Editor-in-Chief’s Note: Please join us in welcoming back former Navy SEAL and current Director of Training at  Center Mass Group,… View Article

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A Guide to Practical Spanish Language as a Skill-Set – Lesson 1: The Holy Grail

The ability to speak a second language is becoming an increasingly important skill-set. There are many ways to learn a… View Article

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