Tag Archives: situational awareness

Tunnel Vision: How to Deal With It

Tunnel vision is a phenomenon that occurs when we focus on a particular threat. Our complete attention is focused on what we believe will hurt us and/or kill us. We may focus on the person who represents that threat or … Continue reading

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Self-Defense: 4 Essential Elements

If you say “personal defense” to most people, I expect they would immediately start thinking about guns. I like guns and have made my living for my entire adult life with guns. But let me suggest a few things, in … Continue reading

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Staying Alert: The Key for Personal Defense

Maintaining one’s alertness involves monitoring not only what’s happening, but also any person or object that appears to be out of place. In personal-defense classes, we talk to the students about awareness. Some instructors love to use the term “keep … Continue reading

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Crisis Situations and Staying Alert

Photo by Andrey Zvyagintsev on Unsplash The various distractions of life are what keep us from being as alert as we should be. So, as if work, family, and just getting through a busy day aren’t enough, let’s add a pandemic to the whole thing. … Continue reading

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