So everyday I train. Really, I train everyday in some manner. Some days it is a brutal, ready to barf training session that requires a couple of hours to recover from. Other day’s it might be some thing more technical and easier on the body but I train every day. Even a day considered to be rest will see me training in some way or another. As a serious martial practitioner I try to be in shape and ready to rock if needed! I also believe beyond the physical, mental and spiritual preparation of your body in having a survivalist mindset. I plan to survive a physical encounter. I plan to survive a trial in court. I plan to survive a natural disaster. I plan to survive in a roadside emergency. I plan to survive during a severe time of crisis. In the end I am a survivalist who prepares and plans everyday to be able to protect and nourish my loved ones. That requires in the end a lot of work! Training, understanding, planning, stocking and being prepared. I have through the course of my life always gone out of my way to make preparations so that in any moment of crisis I would have a fighting chance. In the end we must all take a few measures to prepare for emergencies. This could mean that you need to make sure you take care of water, food, shelter and be able to provide security for the above. The best thing about training, planning and stocking up is that it really in the end is fun! Now I am not saying you have to go crazy but you should have things (beyond the four above) like an emergency first aid kit, fire extinguishers, rope, car kits, etc., etc. You should have enough food to get you through any emergency situation and definitely water too. A car that you have should have an everyday carry bag with things like clothes, food, water, sleeping bag, etc. and if you have a family you should have enough for everyone. Bottom line you need to do a little planning and have the right tools to survive in a variety of emergencies. This just makes for common sense! Just a little bit of forethought and investment could save you a hassle down the road. Train, understand, plan, stock and be prepared. A true martial practitioner does all of the above!
Stay sharp my friends!
Brian R. VanCise
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