100 Deadly Skills – Survival Edition – Skill 58

Barricading Inward Opening Doors. In a panic, most will pile up random items against a door to keep bad guys out. Which is better than nothing. There is always a more effective way. Barricading a door can be preplanned and rehearsed – which I highly recommend. It doesn’t take long to align furniture linearly from door to opposing wall. The first time you do this, shouldn’t be in crisis. Be proactive and figure out what furniture and configuration works best. If you don’t have enough furniture then you will have to resort to other techniques… these are further detailed in 100 Deadly Skills Survival Edition. I welcome your comments and other ideas! – Clint Emerson


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