Posts by Brian Duff

M4S011: Firearms Training with Mike Green

Firearms Training

Master the Basics The number one fundamental of firearms training is to master the basics. While this episode speaks specifically to firearms training many of these fundamentals apply across the entire spectrum of preparedness training. So take these tools, make them your own and use them to improve your personal resiliency.   Say No Overconfidence…

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PrepperMed – October 7 & 8 – Denver, Colorado


What is PrepperMed If you listened to podcast episodes M4S008 and M4S009, you’ll know the name Kevin Reiter and will have heard about his October 7th and 8th PrepperMed class in Colorado. Kevin is with and wilderness safety and first aid are his thing. Wilderness first aid, especially for those of you who have…

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M4S010: Situational Awareness with Chris Story

Situational Awareness

What is situational awareness? Situational awareness is being aware of your surroundings and understanding what is happening within your environment. If you only focus on what is within your bubble, you won’t be aware of what is going on around you.   Levels of Situational Awareness Situational awareness applies on multiple levels It applies everywhere…

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The Best Preparedness Investment


Many people, especially those new to prepping, often wonder what the best preparedness investment is.When they ask, they often get When they ask, they often get a wide array of answers. Sometimes those answers are constructive. Sometimes they’re not so constructive. We have to understand though, that we all were new preppers at one point.…

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M4S009: Wilderness First Aid with Kevin Reiter

wilderness first aid

What is Wilderness First Aid? Wilderness first aid involves a mindset of self-confidence and belief you can do it.   Urban Medicine In urban settings, an ambulance can be at your house within minutes. The patient is turned over to a hospital staff, often in less than an hour from the time of injury, or…

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Everyday Carry for Air Travel

EDC for Air Travelers

When traveling by air within the US, you should consider following a tiered everyday carry for air travel strategy. The tiered approach uses a stepped strategy for determining what you carry as part of your EDC preparedness.   First Tier EDC The first, or base tier, includes everything you physically carry on yourself, in your pockets, etc.…

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M4S008: Grid Down Medicine with Travis Hall

Grid Down Medicine

Grid Down Medicine – Sanitation, Cleanliness and Disease Control Number one medical concern is sanitation and cleanliness. Hand and arm washing Food preparation Clean facilities/area Sanitized restroom area If people and areas aren’t kept clean, people will get sick and hurt your ability to deal with other problems. People are going to get dirty. Regardless…

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Preparedness Insurance


We (Preppers) Have Preparedness Insurance As preppers, we all pay for preparedness insurance. We pay for our preparedness insurance every time we add to our preps. Planning, training and improving our supplies are all forms of preparedness insurance. They are not traditional insurance policies written by an insurance broker. Instead, they are physical, informational and…

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M4S007: Counter Surveillance with Tristan Flannery Pt2


Counter Surveillance Counter surveillance and surveillance detection your attempt to notice anyone who may be watching you. It is essential because other people may be surveilling you. They may do it for various reasons.  Regardless of the reason, all likely to be nefarious. Violent criminals often surveil their victims before an attack. It’s no different…

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Prepper Time Management


Many people who follow the preparedness lifestyle, say that their number one frustration is prepper time management. There is no doubt about it; prepper time management can be a big frustration. We all know that prepping takes up a lot of time and isn’t easy. Preparedness takes dedication and effort.  After all, being prepared doesn’t…

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