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The Effects a Criminal Attack Can Have on the Heart

Criminal attacks are known to raise blood pressure, cause the heart to beat faster and impact other physiological conditions that can impact your ability to survive a deadly threat.

The Role that Hearing Plays in Awareness

In a fight-or-flight situation, our hearing is often impaired, which is why we must rely on other senses, including vision, to maintain ultimate awareness.

Solving Trigger Jerk: Drills & Techniques

The objective of shooting is hitting your target. When shooters pull the trigger on demand, they often jerk it, causing a missed shot. Here's how to solve your trigger-jerk problem.

Fight-or-Flight: Dealing With Body Reactions in Personal Defense

Recognizing how your body will instinctively react to a threat and planning accordingly will put you well ahead of your adversary. Learn how to deal with the fight-or-flight response here.

Health & Self-Defense: The Physical Effects of an Attack

When you're in a fight for your life, your body is creating all kinds of stress. Here's what's happening and how you can deal with it.

Trigger Jerk: How to Solve It

The objective of shooting is hitting your target. When shooters pull the trigger on demand, they often jerk it, causing a missed shot. Here's how to solve your trigger-jerk problem.

The Fight-or-Flight Response: Other Coping Skills

Knowing how to deal with your natural fight-or-flight response to a potential threat can help make sure you survive.

Overcoming the Fight-or-Flight Response

Recognizing how your body will instinctively react to a threat and planning accordingly will put you well ahead of your adversary. Learn how to deal with the fight-or-flight response here.

Interview with Kris Paronto

Kris “Tanto” Paronto, one of the heroes of the new film 13 Hours, discusses how mental preparation and the right attitude can help you win the fight of your life.

Train Between Training

There’s no substitute for professional training, but there’s a lot you can do to keep your skills fresh when school’s not in session.

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