Longtime readers of SOFREP will recognize Clint Emerson as the author of the 100 Deadly Skills series of books, which are an invaluable tool for anyone that prizes self-reliance and being prepared. For those who may not have run across Emerson’s work in the past, he is one of a few professional warfighters on the planet that has managed to successfully make the leap from operating to providing realistic, pragmatic instruction and guidance on how to live a safer life in a world that seems hell-bent on violence.

Being prepared, aware, and vigilant is more than half the battle. In this video, Emerson did for Wired, you can learn how to be better at each.