Home/Self Defense

Is Your Home Safe? 10 Ways to Defend Your Apartment

It’s your home, it’s comfortable and cozy although it’s only a studio apartment, but is it safe? It may be impossible to leave your small urban apartment [...]

5 Handguns That Are Perfect for Home Defense

Having a handgun or two (or several in the case of guns enthusiasts) around the house is far from being a bad idea. [...]

How To Use A Knife In A Fight (Step by Step Guide)

Most people don't walk around with the weapons they feel most comfortable with on their body. For instance, walking around with a rifle or a bow would [...]

Home Security: The 9 Steps That Will Keep You Safe When SHTF

I have been thinking about  home security a lot lately. I am not sure why, but this is the latest thing that has been an ever present thought as I go through [...]

Home security: 9 steps to keep you safe when SHTF

I have been thinking about  home security a lot lately. I am not sure why, but this is the latest thing that has been an ever present thought as I go through [...]

Elite Bunker Down in “Secure, Safe Rooms Hidden in Plain Sight”… And You Can, Too

It is an age of vast inequality, and those who stand out, or stand above, are finding places to lay low. With any number of riots, protests and grumblings [...]

9 Steps To Keep Looters Out Of Your Property Post SHTF

Despite all the scary scenarios, staying and defending your home during a crisis is probably the most reasonable course of action. Staying in the city may [...]

7 Ways To Upgrade Your Home Defense Using Booby Traps

  Some see the subject of booby traps as taboo. They are mostly those who have been affected by politicians who seek to control the population by [...]

Hand to Hand Combat:Learn the Special Skills of Military Special Forces

Want the TRAINING and SKILLS of the world's special forces? Want to learn a fighting style that can take out an attacker within just seconds? You won't see [...]

How to Develop the Situational Awareness of Jason Bourne

This article first apeared on artofmanliness.com There’s a scene at the beginning of The Bourne Identity where the film’s protagonist is sitting in a [...]

A Prepper’s Guide in Safeguarding a Home

At present, residents craft a home that has a hard-to-miss curb appeal, and is an energy-efficient space that marries beauty and sustainability. However, [...]

A Green Beret’s Guide To Developing Local Intelligence Networks: “Allies and Assets”

Jeremiah Johnson is a retired Green Beret of the United States Army Special Forces (Airborne) and a graduate of the U.S. Army’s SERE school (Survival [...]

Safe Room? Or Trap? Design Considerations for Retreats.

We sometimes amuse ourselves reading properties for sale advertisements that describe themselves as being prepper properties.  We particularly like looking at [...]

A Green Beret’s Guide To Low-Budget Home-Defense Techniques 101: “Early-Warning Systems and Fortifications”

This article is the first in a series that covers hardening your home and some easy, low-budget alternatives for early-warning systems and fortifications.  [...]

15 Items That Can Save Your Family’s Life

Nowadays, we have a huge number of devices and gadgets around us that are supposed to make our daily lives easier. It’s what we’re most focused on, our [...]

Mental Preparedness – Finding Your Inner Badass

When you are up against it and you want to get out alive – you need to be a badass. It doesn’t matter if “it” is a hurricane, an earthquake, or an [...]

5 Tips For Preparing A Defense Against Home Invasion

Bad guys are becoming more bold and aggressive. Understanding that valuable items and softer targets are more likely located in more affluent areas they are [...]

40 Unique Places to Stash Firearms

Written by The ITS Crew Today’s article comes to you from the ITS Forums via Doc of RSKTKR Consulting. We thought this was such a great topic that we [...]

Sambo:Russian Commando Beat Down: How to Win a Fight with Your Bare Hands

by Mikhail Didenko, author of Physical and Mental Aspects of Street Self-Defense. Combat Sambo for Self Defense Techniques Adapted from Martial Arts Once [...]

Holiday Prepping: How To Be Prepared Against Different Holiday Threats

The winter holidays are coming and you should know the do’s and don’ts to survive the hectic schedule and to truly enjoy what the celebration is all about [...]