Pay attention everywhere is bullshit – hijacking edition

You do NOT have to pay attention everywhere you go. Watching out for crime is important, and a smart thing to do, but crime is mostly limited to specific places. If you’re not in those areas, you get to chill out.

“Pay attention to your surroundings” is bullshit

So just above this is a picture of your surroundings (let’s pretend you’re standing here). I want you to pay attention to this picture (your “surroundings”). Ok, now that you’ve done that are you any more enlightened as to who Read More …

The 3 steps to having self defense situational awareness

The first thing you have to realise is that situational awareness is not some random thing. When someone tells you to “pay attention” they normally end up creating the impression that you must look around. Yes, but at what? The Read More …

Think you know about situational awareness? Play this game.

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How to not get attacked – OR – The Shadow Dance

How do you make sure you don’t get attacked if a BG’s trying to flank you? The BG was watching you from a little ways off (distance Interview), and you were distracted by the kids, so he didn’t get to Read More …