Even though you should have as many fire starting products in your survival kit as possible, such as lighters, matches, and magnesium flint strikers, the simple reality is that you may find yourself in a survival situation where you don’t have any fire starting materials available.
Let’s take a look at some of the most effective methods to start a fire without matches and lighter. We will use most of the things available to us in the wilderness and also use items which may not first come to your mind when you want to start a fire but can be very useful methods.
Self-defense is one of the most important survival skills. The ability to turn the tables on your attacker is crucial, don’t you agree? I think a lot of us put-off this aspect of preparedness: learning martial arts as self-defense training. Which got me thinking – what is the best martial art for self-defense?
I’ll bet you can throw a punch, and I’ll also bet that some of you also know how to use weapons, but wouldn’t you feel more secure if you were trained to use your body to defeat an attacker? You can’t guarantee your weapon will always be around. Martial arts training can not only help you defend yourself and your family in many situations, but it will also keep you in damn good shape!
If you facing an emergency situation, having the right tools and gears can make big difference. It is best to identify the best survival gear you can for common scenarios beforehand.
I’ve spent the time to identify tools you will need under such circumstances. You can use this list to get the gears you need based on the situation you are preparing for.
In this article, you’ll find my picks for fire making tools, first aid supplies, weather and navigation gear, and much more. Along with these gears, I have included resources that show how to use these tools properly and when to use them.
Have you ever thought of being caught in the middle of the wilderness? Will you be able to survive? Do you have the survival skills it will take to work your way out of such a situation?
What if you lose access to clean drinking water and food? If you are not prepared – it can be life-threatening for you and your loved ones! The fact is, you don’t know when you will need survival skills. And how you prepare now, may well determine whether you’ll survive or not.
I cover the essential skills along with extensive resources that will prepare you for such situations. You will learn how to find water, food, shelter, navigate without the help of navigation devices and much more. Put these skills to practice when you can so you can be a master when you need them.
You know that someday you might find yourself in a situation where your survival skills would be the defining element that could mean life or death. Wouldn’t it convenient if you could gain some of these skills just by watching TV? Well, if you pay close attention, it is possible to get some ideas and tips by learning from the experiences of people and characters in survival shows. Below is a list of some of the best survival shows that I think have something to offer .
The show involves characters who are trying to survive a post-apocalyptic Boston, Massachusetts that has just undergone an alien invasion. The characters are comprised of civilians and militia who are fighting off aliens while trying to survive.