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Special Agent Technique: How To Tell If Someone Is Lying

As an agent you are lied to on a daily basis. Additionally, as an undercover agent I often had to lie. Because of this I had to learn how to determine if someone was lying to me and also how to mask my lie while undercover. I remember once I had this military member who [...]

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How To Tell If You Have A Tail: The Art Of Counter Surveillance By Derek Smith

When I attended the Air Force Office of Special Investigations Academy, one important technique we learned was how to conduct foot surveillance and how to tell if we were being surveilled. For those of you who may not know what I mean, it is basically how to follow someone and tell when you are being [...]

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Add Boxing to your Fighting Repertoire…FAST

To enhance my fighting skills. one of the best things I ever did was to learn to box.  In the Navy we would have what were called boxing “smokers” where we tested our skills against other sailors. Once I added boxing to my martial arts training it took my skills to another level.  If you [...]

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How to Fight Multiple Attackers

My time as a Federal Agent in the government and military as well as serving in the Navy, Air Force and the Army taught me many things about the correct way to deal with an attacker. Every lesson I have learned, and subsequently taught to other agents as an instructor, has been extremely valuable. Some [...]

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Derek Smith’s 10 Life Saving Lessons

My time as a Federal Agent in the government and military as well as serving in the Navy, Air Force and the Army taught me many things about the correct way to deal with an attacker. Every lesson I have learned, and subsequently taught to other agents as an instructor, has been extremely valuable. Some [...]

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Being attacked? Why pepper spray can get you killed…

Most people believe that criminals think like us.  They don’t. Because of THIS, a highly trained law enforcement officer, nearly got himself killed… because he believed that a full shot of pepper spray would cause enough pain to stop anyone dead in their tracks. >>>Here’s the outrageous video<<< that will make you think twice if [...]

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WHY WOMEN SHOULD TRAIN WITH WEAPONS

If you value your life, then you should preserve it by whatever means necessary. Facing a larger, stronger, and faster assailant, you will absolutely need an advantage. More dangerous are multiple assailants or when weapons are involved. For instance, a highly aggressive 200lb man physically threatening a 100lb woman. Generally speaking, based on size and [...]

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TURN FEAR INTO POWER

The citizen that was stabbed multiple times, unfortunately didn’t have the mindset, awareness, skills, or tools to protect herself at any time before or during the entire event – and the predator knew it. She’s lucky to be alive. Not a single person on the planet should have to walk the streets of their community without [...]

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