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Why is Situational Awareness So Important?

Spending your life in Condition White is downright stupid, but constantly being in Condition Orange is not an option. Living with effective situational awareness requires balance. Some years ago, Col. Jeff Cooper USMC designed the Color Code to help us … Continue reading

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The Good Samaritan

When I have the time and the weather permits, I like to go for a walk and get a little exercise. In my little town, it’s a rare day that two or three people don’t stop and ask if I … Continue reading

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Assessment and Awareness in Self Defense

It was a force-on-force class using Simunitions. The two student partners were walking down a path and, as they rounded the bend, saw an attractive, young woman lying crumpled on the ground by the path. One of the men, who happened to be … Continue reading

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