Tag Archives: Situational Awareness

What if I Told You That Vehicles Don’t Have a Blind Spot?

Most of us spend at least some part of our day driving a motor vehicle and unless you’re reading this… 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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The In’s & Out’s of Maintaining Situational Awareness in a Vehicle

A large majority of us spend a lot of time in our vehicles. I recently spent a lot more time… View Article

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Situational Awareness: Put the Damn Phone Away and Pay Attention!

Every day brings on new adventures and today I’ll share a few I had on a recent trip to New… View Article

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Small Team Tactics: Simple and Light = Freedom, Agility and Mobility

I believe in being nimble. Being small and light allows you to move more fluently and act faster. Being light… View Article

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Don’t Become a Knockout Game Victim: Increase Your Awareness and Mindset

Editor-in-Chief’s Note: I’m thrilled to welcome Tony Blauer of the SPEAR System as a contributor to ITS. I’ve just recently… View Article

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How To Be Safe in Crowds: Adopting a Bias Towards Action

I’ve been asked several times since the Boston Marathon Bombing about how to manage risk in a large crowd environment…. 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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Boston Marathon Explosions: Staying Vigilant and Prepared

First off, this isn’t a post about what the cause of the explosions were yesterday that rocked Boston, or a… View Article

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The Gift of Fear and other Survival Signals that Protect us from Violence

I’ve recently finished reading a book by Gavin De Becker called The Gift of Fear. While book reviews are something… View Article

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