Top 10 Survival Skills For the New Year

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by Richard Marshall

What if you woke up one morning and the world as you knew it was gone?

Would you be ready to sustain yourself and your loved ones? How would you know? Serious preppers understand that “knowledge is power” and that “practice make perfect.” These two elements of wisdom should guide your prepping activities.

Here are the top 10 skills I teach my students when first discussing their plans for disaster preparation:

  1. First Aid. As a medic, I know first-hand the importance of taking fast action in the event of a medical emergency. Take a First Aid/CPR class while you can and learn how to use a tourniquet, administer stitches, and care for broken bones and gunshot wounds. Buy a couple of field manuals and keep one at home and one in the car, along with your first aid kits.
  2. Self-defense. I don’t have to tell you how…

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