Protect Your Home With These Military and Law Enforcement Techniques
Simple techniques and proper planning will almost always win out against even such heavyweights as firepower and willpower. The reason is understandable simplicity. Because it is easy to remember, easy to carry out and easy to communicate the concepts, they will be easier to implement in stressful defensive situations. Not all defensive situations will get to the point of stressful interaction, however, if the proper amount and type of planning is utilized. The singular goal of any defensive posture is to avoid completely the situation which will present imminent danger and stress. An essential building block in the defense planning arena is to understand the risks that will be faced and to understand how to mitigate them. Notice the word “mitigate” was used and not “minimize.” The goal is to completely disarm the chance of risk through proper technique and preparedness
Sure it would be cool to be a black belt Brazilian jiu-jitsu master or have a ton of Delta Force training, but a vast majority of those reading this site would most likely rather avoid hand-to-hand combat or having to kill someone in defense of their family, property, or life than to have to perform those actions. It’s important to remember that when in defense postures, the goal is life preservation, not the opposite. Guns and lethal force are considered an essential component to an overall defensive and self-sustaining lifestyle, but they are not the only component.
Simple techniques developed to incredible levels by military and law enforcement can be of huge importance in a situation which may be physiologically, psychologically, or emotionally disturbing. These types of techniques have been proven in battlefields and significant stress positions throughout the years and can bring a peace of mind and surety in capabilities that few firearms or lethal offensive equipment can. Use them in combination with the equipment and training already in your possession to add confidence and realistic upgrades to your overall defensive portfolio. Some easy techniques are listed below.
Technique 1: Be Resourceful