As the brain behind the Warrior Pyramid, I’m also going to be the first to poke some holes in it. Yes, it’s been up for a couple of weeks, but I’ve known these flaws for quite a while.
You see, like many other things, the pyramid is an oversimplification. Each layer delineates particular aspects that are important for personal defense, but it presents them as isolated chunks that are important to the whole, but still separate.
In reality, things aren’t that separate. Allow me to explain. Continue reading “The Imperfections Of ‘The Warrior Pyramid’”
On any trip, it’s best to know where you’re going, and the new focus I laid out in my last post is no different. If you don’t know where you’re going, you’re going to have no clue how to get there.
Before we get to that, we need to talk about our goals. They determine just how the journey should proceed. It does you no good if your path and goal aren’t in line. The most efficient directions to Dallas don’t do you a whole lot of good if you’re heading to New York, after all.
For me, my goals are simple.
- Protect my family.
- See #1.
Now, to be sure, there are a lot of skills that can benefit that goal under certain circumstances. However, my primary focus is on defending them against the kinds of threats Americans face every day.
As I write this, Hurricane Irma is bearing down on Florida. Even here in Southwest Georgia, we’re expecting full hurricane-force winds to slam us early tomorrow morning.
While it behooves me to have some supplies on hand, those aren’t the kinds of threats I’m talking about here. Continue reading “The Road Map Forward”