By Nick Hughes

Self safety information for women and men from a life of keeping consumers in adverse environments. comprises avoidance and know-how abilities of the pro safety agent in addition to dynamic, strain proven techniques.

Unlike so much self security books which commence with anyone choking you or coming at you with a knife, "How To Be your individual Bodyguard" takes a web page from the bodyguard's playbook by means of heading off hassle within the first place.

Written via a former French overseas Legionnaire and previous bodyguard to the wealthy and well-known the booklet is stuffed with hundreds and hundreds of ideas to acknowledge difficulty as it truly is brewing and depart ahead of it does, adhering to the bodyguard's position of "cover and evacuate."

The part on tough abilities i.e. what to do while all makes an attempt to prevent difficulty have failed, covers ideas which have been strain demonstrated through the writer in the course of his occupation as a bouncer, bodyguard and army police officer.

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Mental skills • Learn to avoid the mark of a victim. • Learn to improve & trust your intuition. Contact us today at (303) 233-8279 to schedule a session for your organization. Be Your Own Bodyguard Peaceful Paths Personal Safety Training Page 35 • Read our sections on elevator & stairwell safety. • Avoid public transportation at night. If you must use it, stay close to the driver and have someone meet you at your stop. • Don’t open the front door if you’re alone. • Never admit strangers into your home–no matter what the pretense.

This is an easy trap to fall into, and it interferes greatly with the rescue. Stay empathetic to his needs, but not sympathetic to his actions. • Most hostage situations turn out well. Never lose hope. Be Your Own Bodyguard Peaceful Paths Personal Safety Training Page 37 About Peaceful Paths Headquartered in Denver, Colorado, Peaceful Paths is the result of years of combined study, research, and real-life application of hostile conflict management techniques. Clients benefit from experience ranging from the classroom to the street.

Too much eye contact can be taken as a challenge. • Keep a calm facade, even if you are panicked on the inside. Speak slowly and calmly, and keep track of your facial expression and body language. If you appear calm, the hostage taker has less reason to panic. • If your hostage taker wants to talk to you, be kind and empathetic to his cause, even if you disagree. • In extended situations, beware of the “Stockholm syndrome” in which hostages become sympathetic and attached to their captors. This is an easy trap to fall into, and it interferes greatly with the rescue.

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