Situational Awareness

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Teaching Survival Skills to Children

Preparing kids with better awareness
Tuesday, August 26, 2014, 4:30 PM

Some great activities and lessons to teach children that will support better situational awareness and survival skills.  Provide them with the mental tools to keep them safer and more resilient in difficult situations.

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Basic OPSEC for Preppers

Finding a good balance
Thursday, May 1, 2014, 2:36 PM

A wonderful summary to get one thinking about how to find a nice balance in building community and awareness while maintaining a level of security and privacy to protect ones assets and preps.

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Developing Situational Awareness

Developing Situational Awareness

A simple exercise for sharpening your senses

What Should I Do?

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Developing Situational Awareness

Playing the "keep in memory" (KIMs) game
Monday, March 10, 2014, 12:15 PM

One of the most important aspects of surviving emergencies is your ability to be aware of your surroundings. This is ubiquitously referred to as “Situational Awareness” and is often just referred to as “SA”. Situational awareness is a peculiarity amongst those who prepare – it is both a skill and experience. It has to be developed, like any skill, but the more often you find yourself in dicey scenarios, the more likely you are to pick up on subtleties that are out of place, or inconsistent with the surrounding environment. » Read more