March 13, 2021

SITREP 18 – Shifting Gears

If you missed the last SITREP, click here. What's up, guys? I hope you're all doing well. Just checking in with a new SITREP. If…
WSR - You’re Such A GuyMindsetSKILLSECTOR
February 12, 2021

”Such A Guy” – Can We, As Men, Overcome This Dreaded Label?

We hear, “You’re such a guy” or  “Men! You’re all alike!” How many times has this line been used against you since we are “all…
February 6, 2021

5 Preparedness YouTube Channels You Need To Subscribe To

I'm a big-time visual learner so anytime there's a video I can watch as opposed to just reading something, I always opt for the video…
February 6, 2021

SITREP #17 – The Year Of Expansion

If you missed the last SITREP, click here. Well, hello again. Primal here bringing you another Situation Report. It's a new year, and 2020 was…
January 28, 2021

Valentine’s Day: 5 Gift Ideas For Men

It's that time of the year again where we show our significant others our love and appreciation. It goes without saying that time and attention…
January 26, 2021

Kids Preparedness – MIRA Safety CM-3M Child Escape Respirator

PREPARE YOUR KIDS WITH THE CM-3M What’s good, guys!? I want to show you the new Mira Saftey CM-3M today, but first... I hope you’re…
Survival Water KitGEARSECTORSurvival Kits
December 15, 2020

Survival Water Kit: Four Essential Tools To Collect And Clean Your Water

Survival is more than rubbing sticks together and making fire. Several elements go into survival skill-building. Creating and updating a survival water kit would be…
3VG SovereignBags & PacksGEARSECTOR
December 3, 2020

Cold Overnighter w/ My Daughter & The 3VG Sovereign Redline Pack

Continuing down the new Redline pack series from our friends over at 3V Gear, we have the 3VG Sovereign next up. It's their largest pack…
fire startingEDC (Every Day Carry)GEARSECTOR
October 27, 2020

Fire Starting Kit: Six Essential Items To Make Fire Starting Easier

Fire Starting Kit Fire starting in the right conditions can be an easy task. But what happens when you go on a hike, ready to…
October 27, 2020

Are We Living In The New Normal?

I hear it day after day no matter where I go: “When things get back to normal...”. The main issue I have with that statement…
Transit Redline BackpackBags & PacksEDC (Every Day Carry)GEARSECTOR
September 7, 2020

Will This Replace My Main EDC Bag? – 3V Gear Transit Redline Backpack

We recently went on a little weekend getaway with the kiddos and I decided to bring my 3V Gear Transit Redline Backpack and see how…
first aidMedicalSurvival Kits
September 4, 2020

First Aid: How To Build A Solid Kit For Your EDC Bag

First Aid Kit There is a lot of debate as to what should go into a first aid kit. The concept of first aid is…
3 Basic SkillsBushcraftCampingNavigation
August 20, 2020

3 Basic Skills Every Outdoorsman Should Have

Get Outside Things are starting to cool off here in Montana and will start doing so across the country within the next month. This means…
Burn the boatsMindsetSKILLSECTOR
August 20, 2020

Sometimes You Just Have To Burn The Boats

The original burn the boats In 1519, Hernán Cortés led 600 Spaniards along with horses and eleven boats into Mexico on a large expedition to…
exposed to covid-19MedicalSKILLSECTOR
August 6, 2020

COVID-19: What To Do When You Have Been Directly Exposed To Coronavirus

COVID-19 Scenario: You, as an emergency services responder, roll up on a vehicle accident where people are trapped. Adrenaline is rushing, training is taking over,…
EDC BagBags & PacksEDC (Every Day Carry)GEARSECTOR
August 6, 2020

EDC Bag – How To Choose A Solid Bag For EDC

EDC Bag Everyday Carry or EDC allows us to be one step ahead of the average person. Having items collected and ready for use at…
July 26, 2020

SITREP – The 2020 Shit Show – Still Adapting & Overcoming

If you missed the last SITREP, be sure to read it first here. Ahh... 2020... A dinosaur level shit show indeed. No need to go…
July 26, 2020

Cipher Messenger Bag Review – 3V Gear Redline Pack Series

THE CIPHER MESSENGER BAG - BEST EDC BAG FOR URBAN PREPPERS? 3V Gear has done it yet again, my friends. Today we introduce the Cipher…
July 24, 2020

Accountability: Why Is It Critical In Your Life?

Accountability?  In our day to day lives, we all need to be held to a high level of accountability. Most of us are so busy…
Osprey AtmosBags & PacksGEARSECTOR
July 14, 2020

Osprey Atmos/Aura 65: Best Solo Medium Backpack?

Its been long debated what the best pack on the market it. Internal vs. External, Lightweight (Go fast) vs. medium weight (average), and so on.…
On-Body Every Day CarryEDC (Every Day Carry)GEARSECTOR
July 14, 2020

EDC: On-Body Every Day Carry – What’s In Your Pockets?

There have been age-old debates about what one should carry for their EDC or Everyday Carry. Some people simply carry what they use daily –…
warrior mindsetMindsetSKILLSECTOR
July 14, 2020

A Warrior Mindset: Dealing with Daily Stress

THE THINGS WE DEAL WITH: A warrior mindset doesn't come easy. We all deal with stress in some way, every day of our lives. It…
Water Storage SolutionsDIY (Do It Yourself)Food & WaterPREPSECTOR
July 1, 2020

Water Storage Solutions – Preparing a Long Term Water Storage System

Scenario - Grid is down, chaos has ensued and your objective is to find water for your family. You've depleted your cases of water in…
The Tribe Prepares you for battleINFOSECTORMindsetSKILLSECTOR
June 29, 2020

Tribe. Can It Optimize Your Life?

Tribe. Clan. Community. Family. While there are few differences between these words, I know that it means something deep for each of us. What Makes…
Smoke Bath - Hygiene in the FieldBushcraftMedicalMindsetSKILLSECTOR
June 16, 2020

What You Know About Hygiene In The Field Can Extend Your Outdoor Adventures

Overall hygiene in the field One of the main questions I often get asked is around some form of hygiene in the field. Whether it…
StressDIY (Do It Yourself)FITSECTORMindset
June 8, 2020

COVID-19 Stress relief: Still Get With Your Friends

As we continue our crazy journey in this Virus world. Stress has shown its face in many communities or starting to unravel into more serious…
People Planting a Victory GardenFood & WaterHistoryINFOSECTORNutritionPREPSECTOR
May 27, 2020

History Can Repeat Itself With A Victory Garden

With self-reliance as a whole, we continually learn from our fathers and forefathers. The necessity for planting a Victory Garden is stronger than the desire.…
EDC (Every Day Carry)EyewearGEARSECTOR
May 20, 2020

EDC: KORE Recon Sunglasses – Battlefield and Range Rated Magnetic Shades

I'll be damned if KORE Essentials hasn't gone and done it again. They destroyed the game with their fashion style Neo-Lock Sunglasses, and now they…
May 18, 2020

Civil War, Are You Ready For The Collapse? Part 1

Civil War begins... It's a typical Monday morning for your household. Your spouse and yourself are getting ready for work. The kids are getting up…
Eat Bugs - Ant ColonyFood & WaterPREPSECTOR
May 16, 2020

3 Reasons Why You Should Eat Bugs

I know. As you read the title you are saying, “Eeeewwww GROSS! There are zero reasons why I should eat bugs!” And you may be…
May 7, 2020

Pew Pew & Review | KORE Essentials Garrison Gun Belt – EDC

The Garrison Gun Belt Overbuilt gear is hard to come by these days. If it is, the price usually reflects it. In this instance, you…
Cell Phone As A Survival ToolCommunicationsEDC (Every Day Carry)GEARSECTOR
May 6, 2020

Cell Phone Survival: How 3 Apps Can Convert A Cell Phone Into A Survival Tool

Today let’s check out how 3 apps can convert a cell phone into a survival tool. Due to the nature in which we live today…
A Handbook for New StoicsINFOSECTOR
April 30, 2020

A Handbook for New Stoics: 52 Week-by-Week Lessons, Worth it?

A Helpful Guide For New Stoics While many of us are looking for things to do during COVID-19, many are turning to reading. While you…
Your Brain Needs To Be Changed When Going OutdoorsBushcraftCampingMindsetSKILLSECTOR
April 28, 2020

Your Brain Needs To Be Changed When Going Outdoors

The way your brain thinks on a daily basis brings you comfort. We look around us and ensure that we have what we need and…
The 9 Things You Need For A Scout KitGEARSECTORSurvival Kits
April 9, 2020

The 9 Things You Need For A Scout Kit

When I say scout, I am not referring to the BSA. I am referring to moving and checking out what lies ahead. This is where…
March 29, 2020

SITREP | COVID-19 Quarantine – Adapt & Overcome

Our objective here is to provide higher caliber resources and information that enhance your preparedness in all aspects. If you're enjoying the content you get from…
The Five Things To Look For When Setting Up CampBushcraftCampingSKILLSECTOR
March 28, 2020

The Five Things To Look For When Setting Up Camp

The Five Things To Look For When Setting Up Camp When choosing a campsite or dealing with a survival situation, there are five things to…
January 3, 2020

EDC: Primal’s On Body Everyday Carry Update | Jan 2020

Let's face it. Our EDC (Everyday Carry) changes all the time and I like to keep you guys in the loop. I do these types…
OneWind HammockGEARSECTORTents & Tarps
November 16, 2019

Winter Camping – OneWind Hammock & Underquilt Setup & Review

As the years go by I continue finding myself enjoying winter more and more. Snow just makes everything cooler when it comes to photography and…
November 11, 2019

Misperception of Dog Breeds: Don’t Let The Media Skew Your Perspective

Are you guilty of misperception of certain dog breeds? I know I have been. Many people, including myself, use dogs as protection and early warning…
September 28, 2019

SITREP – Pulling Back The Curtains & Commencing A Big Project

If you missed the last SITREP be sure to read it first here. So, gang, it's been a hot minute since the last report. We've…
September 9, 2019

3 Reasons Nature Is The Best Place To Clear Your Mind & Escape Society

The hustle and grind of daily life takes a toll on all of us. Sometimes you just need to get away to clear your mind.…
The Secret Of The Ferro Rod - Who Needs A 90 Degree Spine?BushcraftCampingSKILLSECTOR
August 31, 2019

90 Degree Spine: Who Needs It? – The Secret Of The Ferro Rod

DO YOU REALLY NEED A 90 DEGREE SPINE? All I've ever heard is that you have to have a 90 degree spine on you knife…
Neo-Lock SunglassesEDC (Every Day Carry)EyewearGEARSECTOR
August 13, 2019

Neo-Lock Sunglasses – New #EDC From KORE Essentials (Oakley Killers)

KORE ESSENTIALS NEO-LOCK SUNGLASSES   The new Neo-Lock Sunglasses from KORE Essentials have honestly just blown me away. I've went through probably 67 pair of…
July 30, 2019

BEST EDC WALLETS – Kore Wallet, Ridge Wallet and Trayvax Wallets

The wallet is an EDC Staple. A lot of people stick to their tried and true old school plain leather bi-folds, but there's a lot…
AL first aid kit spreadGEARSECTORSurvival Kits
July 13, 2019

First Aid Kit: Effective and Best for under $100?

AN EFFECTIVE FIRST AID KIT FOR UNDER $100!?   If you have ever spent time in an online community in the realm of anything outdoors…
June 6, 2019

How To Optimize Your Life and Get Everything You Want Faster

And there I was... SURROUNDED by bitches! 🤯💋👩‍❤️‍👩 I know, that's one of those article titles that shocks, possibly offends, and is a little edgy,…
June 4, 2019

SITREP – The Operations Radar

It's no secret that I am a pretty transparent dude and that I keep our business operations just as transparent. In the spirit of that…
Concealed Carry TipsEDC (Every Day Carry)FirearmsGEARSECTORWARSECTOR
May 20, 2019

Concealed Carry Tips + KORE Essentials Leather Gun Belt Review & Giveaway

CONCEALED CARRY TIPS Let's talk about some concealed carry. For me, I rarely find myself in a situation demanding me to be very professionally dressed…
gun beltsEDC (Every Day Carry)FirearmsGEARSECTORWARSECTOR
May 4, 2019

Top 50 Gun Belts On The Planet

The Ultimate Countdown of the World’s Best Gun Belts for Concealed Every Day Carry Belts, Competitive Shooting Belts, Duty Belts, Tactical Belts, and Battle Belts.…
April 30, 2019

SITREP – Break, Break, Break! Where Have We Been?

If you missed the last SITREP be sure to read it first here. Man oh man, have a lot of things gone down the last…
April 30, 2019

Range Day | KORE Essentials 2.0 Tactical Gun Belt

When a company takes a near perfect creation and makes a 2.0 or further version of it, I see that as a sign that they…
February 7, 2019

The BEST Holster I’ve Ever Had – MIE Productions – NEW Alliance Partner

I have been searching for quite a while for a Kydex company for us to align with. One that fit the "mold" so to speak. There's…
February 4, 2019

Episode 005 – You Will Be Attacked

Welcome to the 5th episode of the Primal Life Podcast! Ian “Primal” Talbert, the owner of MASK Tactical & The Warrior Tribe shares his thoughts on…
January 1, 2019

Diaz Sport Tactical Hydration Pack – EDC/Daypack

When I'm out scouting new terrain for potential training and filming locations it's typically in the form of a quick day hike. I like to…
October 19, 2018

CORONAVIRUS: Prepared For A Pandemic? | Mira Safety Gas Mask CM-6M | CBRN | COVID-19 | Respirator

Coronavirus is spreading rapidly and it's evolved into a big concern for a lot of people. We're following the situation closely and preparing accordingly inside…
September 24, 2018

SITREP – It’s Time To Throw In The Towel

If you missed the last SITREP be sure to read it first here. Huge News inbound! I've hustled for 7 straight years so far to…
August 27, 2018

SITREP – “Hulk Smashing” Our Goals

If you missed the last SITREP be sure to read it first here. So, an update on our massive advertising campaign that we launched. If…
August 2, 2018

SITREP – Slicing The “Pie”

In the infantry, we are taught to "slice the pie" when we are about to move into a new room. It's a clearing tactic. At this…
June 24, 2018

SITREP – Breaking Through The Plateau

Re-branding isn't something that's normally wise to do. Especially after you've been known by a particular logo for a long time. However, I made the…
May 20, 2018

SITREP – The NEW MASK Tactical, & Operation Optimize

You might have noticed this articles featured image before getting here. Yep, we've made a big branding change. The MASK Logo has officially changed. This…
tru spec pantsApparelGEARSECTOR
April 30, 2018

TRU-SPEC 24-7 Series Xpedition Tactical Pants

Tru-Spec is normally known for quality budget gear but they totally proved that they can step up to the plate with higher-end apparel with the…
April 21, 2018

Episode 004 – Warrior Wisdom – A Lesson From Mike Tyson

Welcome to the Primal Life Podcast! Ian “Primal” Talbert, the owner of MASK Tactical & The Warrior Tribe shares his thoughts on Warrior Culture, Mindset,…
April 19, 2018

Episode 003 – Fight Like A Savage

Welcome to the 3rd episode of the Primal Life Podcast! Ian “Primal” Talbert, the owner of MASK Tactical & The Warrior Tribe shares his thoughts…
April 15, 2018

SITREP – Forward Momentum, MASK HQ, & New Faces

This year hasn't been as consistent as I would have liked. However, we have accomplished some huge goals. One of which was completing the building…
March 24, 2018

Renovo MUV Eclipse – An Adaptable Water Filtration Kit

The Renovo Water MUV Eclipse filter kit is one of the newer "kits on the block" but it doesn't disappoint. The MUV Eclipse is a combination…
smuggler adventure duffle bagBags & PacksGEARSECTOR
March 24, 2018

The NEW Smuggler Adventure Duffle Bag By 3V Gear

Today we check out the new and improved 3V Gear Smuggler Adventure Duffle Bag. You guys might remember the old version of the smuggler adventure…
March 24, 2018

3V Gear Shift Urban Sling Pack – Stealth Operator Bag (SOB)

The guys at 3V Gear continue to impress me. There's truly no better option for quality gear on a budget. I'm not a huge fan…
March 16, 2018

Episode 002 – Perseverance & The Dark Side

Welcome to the second episode of the Primal Hour Podcast! Ian “Primal” Talbert, the owner of MASK Tactical & The Warrior Tribe shares his thoughts…
December 24, 2017

SITREP – 2018 – Plan Your Work, and Work Your Plan

If you missed the last SITREP be sure to read it first here. So as you all remember (if you've followed all our past reports)…
3V Gear SubrosaBags & PacksGEARSECTOR
December 10, 2017

3V Gear Subrosa Urban Assault Pack – SOB (Stealth Operator Bag)

The 3V Gear Subrosa Urban Assault Pack, one of several new packs from their SOB (Stealth Operator Bag) lineup is a go to bag for the discrete…
Wildwood Self RelianceBags & PacksGEARSECTOR
December 3, 2017

Wildwood Self Reliance – Is This The BEST Bushcraft Gear?

I recently set out to build a minimalistic bushcrafting pack and around the same time I got connected with my friend Tyler of Wildwood Self…
December 3, 2017

SITREP – Maintaining Resolve

As 2017 comes to a close and we prepare to breach the door of 2018 it's important to maintain our resolve. I'm not a huge…
ApparelEDC (Every Day Carry)GEARSECTOR
October 15, 2017

KORE Essentials | EDC Tactical Gun Belt – Trakline

The Tactical Gun Belt from KORE Essentials did not disappoint. I was using their older model leather version but this new nylon one drove it…
weekly sitrepINFOSECTORSitreps
October 15, 2017

Weekly SITREP – Ending The Year Optimized

Time for another SITREP my friends. Sorry it's been a minute. Things have been nuts here around HQ. The consulting job I took on that…
September 7, 2017

Episode 001 – Ground Zero

Welcome to the first ever Primal Hour Podcast! In this episode we talk about the beginning stages and how we came to be what we…
August 27, 2017

Solo Bushcraft Overnighter w/ One Survival Item

Pushing the perimeter of my comfort zone a little further everyday is my objective. The un-comfort zone is where we learn what we're made of.…
Everyday PackBags & PacksGEARSECTOR
August 27, 2017

Tactical Assault Gear (TAG) – Everyday Pack

There's just something about this simplistic pack that draws me towards it everyday, and it's not because it's called the Everyday pack either. The Tactical…
weekly sitrepINFOSECTORSitreps
August 26, 2017

Weekly SITREP – Adjusting Fire & Preparing To Assault

Some unplanned obstacles have stepped in the path of our mission here that have required me to make a couple temporary changes, but before we…
weekly sitrepINFOSECTORSitreps
August 14, 2017

Weekly SITREP – Back From The Dead | Situation Reports

What's up guys? It's been a solid month since last put out a SITREP so I wanted to get you up to speed. I try…
Jump KicksFITSECTORFunctional Strength
July 20, 2017

Jump Kicks For Functional Plyometric Training – HIIT Workout

I'm always looking for ways to be more functional in my training. Doing workouts that translate well into helping me perform better in combatives are…
Power Jump WorkoutFITSECTORFunctional Strength
July 20, 2017

The Power Jump Workout – High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT)

When it comes to High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT), one of my favorite plyometric exercises I like to do is the Power Jump Workout. It's…
Neck WorkoutsFITSECTORFunctional Strength
July 20, 2017

3 Neck Workouts You Can Do At Home With No Equipment To Build Functional Strength

Neck Workouts are not something the majority of people think about. I personally never really considered it till I started training in Jiu Jitsu back…
gun beltApparelEDC (Every Day Carry)GEARSECTOR
July 19, 2017

What’s The BEST Gun Belt? – 5 Tips To Help You Pick Your EDC Gun Belt

Besides the holster, picking a quality Gun Belt is one of the most overlooked aspects of concealed carry. I hardly ever see people wearing a…
RFID WalletCyber SecurityEDC (Every Day Carry)GEARSECTOR
July 11, 2017

Prevent Card Skimming With This Slim RFID Wallet By KORE Essentials

Theft prevention is a pretty big deal today. As we grow further into the digital world it becomes more important to keep your information secure.…
June 25, 2017

Self Defense – Arm Triangle Sweep From Guard | Combatives Series

The Arm Triangle choke is a simple and effective submission for competition. Real situations demand real tactics which can be different from competition though. This…
fighting fasterCombativesEdged WeaponsFirearmsSKILLSECTORWARSECTOR
June 22, 2017

3 Tactics For Fighting Faster Effectively – Slow Is Smooth, Smooth Is Fast

"SLOW IS SMOOTH, SMOOTH IS FAST." A saying I learned a long time ago when I joined the infantry. The concept is relatively simple. In…
June 17, 2017

Overcome Your Obstacles With A Carefully Crafted Mantra

Over the years i’ve gotten over many immediate obstacles by the recollection of a carefully crafted Mantra. The sweat, the blood, the sacrifices…it’s all worth…
3 day fastFITSECTORNutrition
June 16, 2017

3 Day Fast (72 Hours) Benefits & Tips – Water & Celery Only

I'm always experimenting with things in effort to reach Optimal Performance. Often instead of listening to what people say I like to just simply experience…
Ranger Gun CaseBags & PacksGEARSECTOR
June 15, 2017

Carry Your Range Essentials With The Ranger Gun Case | 3V Gear

The Ranger Gun Case by our alliance partners over at 3V Gear is a solid go to for the budget minded shooter or prepared minded…
steel targetsFirearmsGEARSECTORWARSECTOR
June 15, 2017

Reactive Steel Targets | Spartan Armor Systems – Triple Tap

In the Primal Life Vlog Series I've been making an effort to build a gun range with the help of our fans and Tribe members. I…
May 15, 2017

The Best Strategy Wins The War

Strategy is a delicate thing. Being able to develop an effective one takes proper recon, and planning for any possible contingencies or outcomes that could…
Fighting SicknessFITSECTORFunctional StrengthMindsetNutrition
May 14, 2017

When A Warrior Gets Sick – 6 Steps For Fighting Sickness Faster

Fighting sickness is always tough. It's especially tough when you're a warrior. You know... The type of person who is constantly kicking ass and taking…
Bags & PacksEDC (Every Day Carry)GEARSECTOR
April 2, 2017

Comfortably Carry Your EDC W/ The 3V Gear Outlaw Sling Pack

My EDC is always evolving and i'm always testing packs of all types. For the past 3 weeks i've been fielding the Outlaw Sling Pack…
March 14, 2017

My Obsession With The Dark Side

In the Battle of Thermopylae, 300 Spartans gave us all a lesson in what it means to be relentless in life and the standards we hold ourselves…
Arm TriangleCombativesSKILLSECTOR
March 11, 2017

Combatives Series | Quick Arm Triangle Choke Submission From Guard

The Arm Triangle is a super effective high percentage submission and it's also a great tactic for self defense if you're taken to the ground.…
March 10, 2017

You’re Not A BOSS Unless You Have These Bug Out Survival Supplements

Stanford Outdoor Supply (SOS), one of our new alliance partners recently sent over some awesome stuff for review. One of the items was their Fire BOSS…
ApparelEDC (Every Day Carry)GEARSECTOR
February 24, 2017

SlideBelts – Survival Belt | Carry Less, Adventure More

I'm always trying to optimize the efficiency of my EDC (Every Day Carry), and recently I was on the hunt for a cache belt and…
February 14, 2017

MMA & Fitness Gear Breakdown – What’s In Primal’s Gym Bag?

Survival and fitness go hand in hand. Fitness is clearly a paramount element but so many people neglect it in the preparedness community. I've  personally…
smugglerBags & PacksGEARSECTOR
February 9, 2017

3V Gear Smuggler Adventure Duffel Bag

For the longest time I used my old Condor Tactical Mission Pack as my gym bag. It's a great bag but as I got more into…
CombativesFITSECTORFunctional StrengthSKILLSECTOR
January 18, 2017

Technique vs Strength – What’s More Important In A Fight?

A few weeks back on the MASK Tactical free Facebook group, Mastery of Survival, one of the members created a post that caught my attention.…
4 season tentGEARSECTORTents & Tarps
January 12, 2017

GEERTOP – 2 Person 4 Season Tent For Backpacking & Camping

I've been on the hunt for some good quality cold weather gear for quite a while now, and recently I came across the good guys…
Hand Forged KnifeEDC (Every Day Carry)GEARSECTORKnives & Axes
October 19, 2016

The “Pipit” – Hand Forged Knife | EDC/Bushcraft – Review

The "Pipit" When it comes to knives a quality Hand Forged Knife is hard to beat. The Pipit from Jinja Ninja Outdoors is a prime…
Lag PostingCyber SecurityHome DefenseMindsetSKILLSECTOR
October 5, 2016

OPSEC: Combating Violence – Social Media Lag Posting

Recently Kim Kardashian was "held at gunpoint and robbed of over 10 million dollars worth of jewelry". Now I don't know how true the story…
Situational AwarenessEscape & EvasionSKILLSECTOR
October 4, 2016

3 Critical Escape & Evasion Tactics To Avoid Detection

Escape & Evasion is all about avoiding capture, and the key to that is to avoid detection in the first place. Living prepared means we…
alpha outpostEDC (Every Day Carry)GEARSECTORSubscription Boxes
October 3, 2016

Alpha Outpost Subscription Box – The EDC

Today we dive into the Alpha Outpost EDC Box. Sign up to receive your own Alpha Box here if you like it. That choice is…
September 4, 2016

Know Your Knots | How To Tie A Taut Line Hitch

Today we kick off our "know your knot" series with the Taut Line Hitch. A great knot with awesome function. Knowing your knots is a…
September 4, 2016

Snugpak All Weather Shelter & Considerations For Hostile Environments

Today we take a look at the tarp i've been field testing for the past year, the Snugpak All Weather Shelter. It's a 10x10 ultra…
FITSECTORFunctional Strength
July 22, 2016

Functional Fitness Series | Joint & Ankle Strengthening Exercises

Injury prevention exercises are a huge part of functional fitness that often goes unchecked. Specifically ankle strengthening. In this video we talk about a few…
Fresnel Lens FireBushcraftSKILLSECTOR
July 19, 2016

How To Start Fire With The Sun Using A Fresnel Lens – Firecraft

The good ole Fresnel Lens. It's a pretty common lens to have. The Fresnel Lens is incredibly small, carries no weight, and can fit just…
Alpha OutpostGEARSECTORSubscription Boxes
July 10, 2016

Alpha Outpost Subscription Box (May 2016) – The “Dopp Kit”

Today we dive into the Alpha Outpost subscription box for the month of May 2016. This box is the "Dopp Kit", which is a hygiene kit…
BushcraftHunting & FishingSKILLSECTOR
July 6, 2016

How To Make The 4 Pronged Primitive Fishing Spear

Today we dive into this weeks #WarriorTribeChallenge. Every week our Warrior Tribe has a brand new challenge revolved around increasing our survivability through skills and…
July 4, 2016

Train To Fight, Prepare To Survive. The Warrior Tribe Is Recruiting.

It's no secret that violence is quickly consuming our world. Here in America especially. We know a lot of you guys who follow us are…
June 15, 2016

Will You Be Able To Rise To the Occasion?

I’m sure you’ve heard the saying, you never rise to the occasion, you fall to your level of training. I believe this sends the wrong…
FITSECTORFunctional Strength
June 11, 2016

Functional Fitness Series – Tire & Sledgehammer Workout | HIIT

This series is designed to provide you with high quality functional workouts that you can sample to build your very own HIIT (High Intensity Interval…
FITSECTORFunctional Strength
June 8, 2016

Functional Fitness Series | Extreme Tire Workout – Burpees + Jumps

Everyone loves a good tire workout. This functional tire workout will absolutely destroy you. It combines burpees with front, back, and lateral jumps This is…
June 4, 2016

Mission Briefings | The Warrior Tribe, Training Programs, & Trash

Mission Briefings are video segments we shoot to let you guys know what's on our radar and generally what's "Going on" with our operation. Today…
Alternative PowerEDC (Every Day Carry)GEARSECTORLightingPREPSECTOR
May 26, 2016

Dark Energy – Poseidon | The Indestructible Battery Bank – Portable Charger & Light

When it comes to battery banks there's no shortage of options on the market. However, most of them are terrible quality. They either don't hold…
May 26, 2016

Camera Gear For YouTube Creating – My Filming Equipment Setup

I often find myself getting asked a lot of questions about the things I do. Some of the most frequently asked questions are "What do…
May 8, 2016

The Ultimate Survival Pack – Triple Aught Design | FAST Pack EDC

Around a month ago I did a Complete Breakdown of My Hybrid Survival Pack. In that review we took a look at the basics of…
GEARSECTORSubscription Boxes
May 7, 2016

The Alpha Outpost Subscription Box – BBQ & Chill

Alpha Outpost brings a quality box to the subscription box industry. They provide a variety of themes centered around the Alpha lifestyle. This month (March…
April 10, 2016

Building A Primitive Campsite – Raised Bed Lean-to w/No Cordage

This weeks #WarriorTribeChallenge was to build a primitive campsite or shelter. I took to this challenge and gave my self the mission of constructing this…
March 28, 2016

Fire Making With 4 Directions Bushcraft Fire Supplies

In a search for quality fire making gear I came to a realization... And that is that good tinder can sometimes become a pain in the…
March 28, 2016

Hybrid Combat Survival Pack (Bug Out Bag) – 2016 Progress Report

Recently I set course on a quest to create the most functional, and efficient survival pack that I could create. The goal was to build…
FITSECTORFunctional StrengthHikingRunning
March 10, 2016

Functional Fitness – How To Tie Your Running Shoes To Prevent Blisters

When it comes to running it's vital that you have a quality pair of Running Shoes. But equally important to the shoe is how you…
March 9, 2016

Bug Out Jeep Progress Report – Trunk Gear & Storage Tips

The good ole B.O.V. (Bug Out Vehicle). A must have for any serious survivalist/prepared person. For me, my BOV doubles as my daily driver. As…
February 26, 2016

Focus on Your Fundamentals

When it comes to being successful in any subject, it is vital to have a solid grasp of the fundamentals. It does not matter if…
Annoying NeighborCombativesHome DefenseMindsetPREPSECTORSKILLSECTOR
February 16, 2016

What I Learned From Punching My Annoying Neighbor In The Face

Full disclosure here....the image above is not an actual photo of this event with my annoying neighbor. Although, I wish I had actual video footage.…
Bags & PacksEDC (Every Day Carry)GEARSECTOR
January 13, 2016

SOG Bandit Sling Pack – Tactical Baby Bag – Gear Review

After a lot of experience with sling packs I made the decision to downsize. I was in the market for a small pack to serve…
EDC (Every Day Carry)GEARSECTORKnives & Axes
January 13, 2016

Gerber Suspension Multi-Tool – Gear Review

Multi-Tools are a must have for any modern day prepared person. I've personally carried the Gerber Suspension for over 5 years now without failure. The Gerber…
December 20, 2015

SturdiGuns Guns – Real Toys For Real Boys

Growing up as a kid I used to love going out into the woods using sticks shaped like guns and swords playing war games with…
CombativesEscape & EvasionFirearmsMindsetSKILLSECTORTradecraftWARSECTOR
November 28, 2015

Urban Survival Series Part 2 – Situational Awareness

Situational Awareness is the ability to identify, process, and comprehend the critical elements of information about what is happening with regards to the mission. More…
Tactical PantsApparelGEARSECTOR
November 16, 2015

Gear Review – Tru-Spec Nylon Tactical Pants

I'm a big fan of versatile apparel. I like to wear tactical pants when i'm out in the field training, and during my regular day…
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November 16, 2015

How To Make Char Cloth

When it comes to making fire, especially in a survival situation. It can be tough without the right skills and knowledge. It looks simple on…
August 20, 2015

Urban Survival Series Part 1- Strategic Pre-Collapse Planning

As most people in the world think they're just going to grab their B.O.B. (Bug Out Bag) and head straight for the woods when the collapse comes.…
Fleece JacketApparelGEARSECTOR
August 17, 2015

Gear Review – Condor Tactical Alpha Micro Fleece Jacket

I don't know about you guys, but i'd much rather be hot than cold. When it's jacket/hoodie weather I like to rock my Condor Tactical…
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August 17, 2015

How To Apply Camo Face Paint – Ghost Face – Starfish Method

The purpose of camouflage is to conceal something or someone. The idea of camo is to blend in to your surroundings, to become one with…
August 16, 2015

Gear Review – Vestergaard LifeStraw Water Filtration System

When it comes to survival. Your life falls under the rule of 3's. Statistically most humans can go 3 weeks without food, 3 minutes without…
Situational Awareness TacticsEscape & EvasionHome DefenseMindsetPREPSECTORSKILLSECTORTradecraft
August 5, 2015

3 Key Situational Awareness Tactics That Can Save Your Life

Situational Awareness Tactics are one of the biggest, if not THE biggest skill set to have when it comes to taking preventative measures against acts of…
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August 4, 2015

Bug Out Jeep – DIY Storage – B.O.V. Preparedness

If you have a Bug Out Vehicle chances are you have a lot of gear to go inside it. I personally drive a Bug Out…
EDC OrganizerEDC (Every Day Carry)GEARSECTOR
August 4, 2015

EDC Organizer – The Maxpedition Mini – (Every Day Carry)

When it comes to EDC (Every Day Carry), I tend to have a lot of things. I typically carry an EDC Bag everywhere I go. I personally…
July 31, 2015

Gear Review – Molle Visor Panels By King’s Arsenal

In todays gear review I break down the Kings Arsenal Molle Visor Panel. This model is the Kryptek Typhon camo. For $55 on King's website…
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May 6, 2015

Why You Should Incorporate MMA Into Your Survival Training

In effort to become the baddest survival machine on the block it means you have to have skills that go beyond the realm of firearms…
CombativesFITSECTORFunctional StrengthSKILLSECTOR
May 4, 2015

How Active Is Your Training? You Better Step It Up.

How Much Are You Actually Training? Training, and physical conditioning is the most vital part of survival. Learning things from the internet is probably the…
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March 16, 2015

How To Properly Strike A Match – Stormproof Matches

Lighting a match has been done wrong for a long time by most people. The last thing you want to do is come down to…
February 18, 2015

3 Crucial Steps To Survive Any Situation

As we go throughout our day to day lives we are normally (most of us) living from a planned prospective. Meaning most of us generally…
February 18, 2015

How To Build A Bug Out Bag (B.O.B.) – A Complete Guide

Bug Out Bags! They are one of the hottest topics of discussion now-a-days, but are people making them right? Is your bug out bag really…