Lesson 3 Situational Awareness

Situational Awareness is your first line of defense when it comes to staying safe.

A simple awareness of what is going on around you.

Studies have shown that perpetrators choose women that look depressed, are not paying attention or walking confidently over women who are clearly confident and aware of the what is around them.

So whether you feel like it or not, make a habit of exuding a confident and aware exterior! Swivel your head, know who is where - leave checking your phone for when you are not in public.

“The Cooper Color Codes, as Jeff Cooper promulgated them, were not a system for describing levels of potential danger, but rather a technique to enable a law-abiding citizen to overcome a natural reluctance to use lawful deadly force against another.”
Mindset: The Cooper Color Codes

As you can see learning and be aware of these stages can really keep our minds engaged with a fight for our life. Hopefully, we are all in the white zone, when Netflixing and enjoying popcorn, right? But when the front door burst open and a stranger comes in – what zone are you in then??

In our culture it would be foolish to go about in public less than Yellow.

Awareness is our first and possibly most important defense.

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