BushcraftCampingSKILLSECTOR
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....
CombativesSKILLSECTOR
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 faster CombativesEdged 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...
MindsetSKILLSECTOR
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...
MindsetSKILLSECTOR
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 Sickness FITSECTORFunctional 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...
dark side FITSECTORMindsetPREPSECTORSKILLSECTORWARSECTOR
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 Triangle CombativesSKILLSECTOR
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....
Fire BOSS BushcraftGEARSECTORSKILLSECTORSurvival Kits
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...
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....
Lag Posting Cyber 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 Awareness Escape & 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...
CampingKnotsSKILLSECTOR
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...
CampingGEARSECTORSKILLSECTORTents & Tarps
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...
Fresnel Lens Fire BushcraftSKILLSECTOR
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...
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...
FITSECTORGEARSECTORPREPSECTORSKILLSECTORWARSECTOR
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...
MindsetSKILLSECTOR
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...
BushcraftCampingSKILLSECTOR
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...
BushcraftGEARSECTORSKILLSECTOR
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...
Fundamentals CombativesMindsetSKILLSECTOR
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 Neighbor CombativesHome 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....
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...
Char Cloth BushcraftDIY (Do It Yourself)PREPSECTORSKILLSECTOR
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...
URBAN SURVIVAL Escape & EvasionMindsetSKILLSECTOR
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....
Camo Face Paint CamouflageConcealmentGEARSECTORSKILLSECTOR
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...
LifeStraw BushcraftCampingFood & WaterGEARSECTORPREPSECTORSKILLSECTOR
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 Tactics Escape & 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...
CombativesFITSECTORFunctional StrengthMindsetSKILLSECTOR
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...
Stormproof Matches BushcraftGEARSECTORSKILLSECTOR
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...
BushcraftEscape & EvasionSKILLSECTORWARSECTOR
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...