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I grew up in a pretty small town, and it took me longer than I care to admit to get comfortable with big-city living. It was a necessity for work but living in an apartment was an eye opener for me. In my first building there were three break-ins over the space of six months, and after I moved out there was a pretty nasty home invasion that made the news. Trouble is, by the time the police arrived it was too late. And this wasn't even during a disaster. It was a Tuesday night. That's just scary. In your...

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In a crisis, things will get bad, really quick. I like to think I'm prepared and I've got all possibilities covered, but I know it's foolish to even think this. You never really know what's going to happen, and that's a scary thought. It may take a couple of weeks for your area to bounce back. Heck, it might even be a couple of months. And that's when things get downright dangerous. Because you're in a bad situation. With little chance of help coming your way, people will die. It's a fact. And once people start dying, you're now in...

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Learning to shoot goes hand in hand with survival. Firearms are not only a means of feeding your family, but they provide that last line of defense should the authorities let you down. And trust me. You don't want to be relying on the government in a crisis. But being a smart survivalist requires more than owning a gun. You need to learn how to shoot. And how to shoot accurately. Being good with your rifle can help you take down that deer for dinner, eliminate the invaders who are sneaking up on your bug out location, or even just...

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There's something particularly brutal about the machete. Designed initially as a farming tool, in the hands of an attacker it's a deadly weapon. A combination of axe and blade, capable of inflicting a massive amount of damage to anyone standing in their way. It's also a piece of gear that's easy to get hold of. And one that's going to find its way into most people's bug out bags. In an uprising or a SHTF event, the machete has proven time and time again to be the weapon of choice for those without access to firearms. Being both easy to...

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It's one of those situations you hope never happens to you. You've been attacked by an armed criminal, and to defend your own life you've drawn your firearm and taken them down. But now comes what arguably is the scariest part of the whole ordeal. What happens next. Because if you're not aware of what happens, and let the stress of the situation get to you, you may quickly find you're in big trouble. You could lose your freedom, and everything in your life you've been working so hard to achieve. All because you stood up to defend yourself. Now...

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