• Useful Skills
  • 18. Sep
  • 82

The Instant Knockout Technique For Self Defense

The instant knockout technique will knockout any size attacker with one well placed blow. It’s a great tool to have in your bag of self defense techniques Many people will tell you to aim for the jaw, but that is not a good idea for several…
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  • Useful Skills
  • 16. Sep
  • 77

6 Life Saving Rules For Surviving A Serious Street Fight

The rules for a serious street fight, or attack (if there are such things) have changed over the years. In the past guys would just stand and duke it out with each other until one couldn’t continue. In this outstanding video military…
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  • Useful Skills
  • 5. Sep
  • 108

Quick And Easy Short Term Survival Shelters

In an emergency situation, you need to have survival shelters that will keep you safe from whatever the weather throws your way. It could be anything from the scorching sun beating down on you or a torrential rain, you need to be protected, and…
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  • Useful Skills
  • 4. Sep
  • 29

5 Survival Tips That Could Mean The Difference Between Living Or Dying

The following survival tips may seem pretty basic, but they could save your life. Believe it or not it’s the experienced hiker, camper, or survivalist that often runs into trouble when heading out alone. They can have a false sense of security…
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  • Useful Skills
  • 3. Sep
  • 47

8 Firearm And Ammo Storage Tips Every Prepper Should Know

  Firearm and ammo storage is critical. You want to set put aside a stockpile of ammo and firearms because you may not be able to buy them in an SHTF scenario. Firearm and ammo storage is just as important as any of your supplies. While you…
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  • Useful Skills
  • 1. Sep
  • 64

Top 10 Homesteading Chicken Coop Tips

Having a chicken coop on your homestead can yield many benefits. Just as a cow can give you beef and milk, a chicken has a has two benefits as well – eggs and meat. Here are 10 tips to consider if you are plan on adding a chicken coop to your…
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  • Useful Skills
  • 29. Aug
  • 231

Free And Cheap Off Grid Power Options For Preppers And Survivalists

When people make the choice to become preppers and live off grid, there are a number of off grid power options to think about due to the loss of electricity. But going off the grid is the most important component of self sufficient living. Just…
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  • Useful Skills
  • 29. Aug
  • 232

How To Get And Store Antibiotics Without A Prescription For When SHTF

In this post we will discuss how to get and store antibiotics without a prescription, and how to do it legally. Illnesses don’t care about SHTF. They’ll keep charging right at you whether or not you’re in an emergency situation. Not many…
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  • Useful Skills
  • 28. Aug
  • 140

10 Top Wilderness Survival Shelters

When SHTF, you have to have a survival shelter that’s going to keep you safe from harm whatever the weather delivers. It could be the sun beating down on you or a powerful thunderstorm, whatever the case may be you need to be protected and so does…
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  • Useful Skills
  • 22. Jun
  • 82

How To Protect Against Large Animal Attacks

Howdy, I’m back at it again peeps, ready to spit more knowledge for ya. I’d like to jump back into self-defense after last week’s break.  So far we have gone over the 3 Second Take Down, and how to defend against a gun or knife attack. There…
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  • Useful Skills
  • 17. Jun
  • 62

How To Defend Against A Gun That’s Pointed At You From Up Close

Jules Courtney here again, and I’m here to talk about guns. I love guns. Guns are one of the greatest inventions ever. Period. Without my Ruger, that 10-point buck wouldn’t be staring at me while I type this for ya. This country was built on…
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  • Useful Skills
  • 8. Jun
  • 59

How To Survive A Knife Attack

Dear Patriot, By now I’m sure you have mastered the 3 Second Take Down. If you don’t know what that is, you need to read my previous post before going any further. In this post, I want to build off my last one to include what to do when your…
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  • Useful Skills
  • 5. Jun
  • 978

How To Take Down Any Attacker In 3 Seconds (or less)

Hey soldier, Jules Courtney here again. In my last post, I warned you about the top 5 mistakes that can get you killed by a bully. Well, sometimes you just can’t avoid an attack. What will you do when some thug comes at you for no reason, or if…
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  • Useful Skills
  • 24. May
  • 443

Top 5 Mistakes That Will Get You KILLED By A Street Thug

Dear Patriot, Hey — Jules Courtney here again… and last post I alerted you to the clear and present danger of being confronted with an attacker when you are away from your weapon. I explained briefly how this can be a likely scenario and the…
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  • Useful Skills
  • 13. May
  • 36

You’re Not Always Going To Be Around Your Weapon Or In A Safe, Confined Area. You’re Most Likely To Be Caught Off-Guard!

You’re Not Always Going To Be Around Your Weapon Or In A Safe, Confined Area. You’re Most Likely To Be Caught Off-Guard! By Jules Courtney It’s about time I start giving-back to my brethren here in ‘Merica. It’s necessary and I’m tired…
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  • Useful Skills
  • 31. Mar
  • 61

17 Critical Items To Stock For Severe Weather Disasters

Today’s weather is quite unpredictable and people say it’s all due to global warming. Regardless the reason behind Mother Nature’s fury, one thing is certain: you need to prepare for weather disasters! It seems that these events are becoming a…
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  • Useful Skills
  • 10. Mar
  • 235

Top 5 Primitive Shelters And How To Build Them When SHTF

Knowing how to build these primitive shelters could come in handy in a SHTF situation. They could also help you to survive if you got stranded in the wilderness for some reason. Each of these primitive shelters are to be built based on your…
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  • Useful Skills
  • 10. Mar
  • 110

A Step-By-Step Guide: How To Perform CPR On An Adult

  A  Step-By-Step Guide: How To Perform CPR On An Adult By John Hawthorne Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) delivers oxygen to the brain and other major organs until medical professionals arrive and can better administer care. It can save…
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  • Useful Skills
  • 27. Jan
  • 28

5 Things You MUST Know To Provide Your Family With Safe Drinking Water In An Emergency

The Good Survivalist is Pleased To Announce Our First Ever FREE Online Event: “5 Things You MUST Know To Provide Your Family With Safe Drinking Water In An Emergency” Survival expert Glen Meder will present a free, one-hour webinar for…
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  • Useful Skills
  • 14. Jun
  • 68

Video Reveals How 18th Century Cooking Methods Could Definitely Help In A Survival Situation

We love this video on 18th Century cooking methods. We like even better how these cooking methods could come into play in a survival situation. The gentleman in the following video is super easy to watch and pretty likable. He has videos on…
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  • Useful Skills
  • 4. Apr
  • 87

How You Can Escape Quicksand Before It’s To Late

Chances are you will never have to escape quicksand. However if the unthinkable should ever happen there are several ways out. Understanding the science involved with quicksand makes surviving an encounter with it easier. The following video does a…
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  • Useful Skills
  • 22. Mar
  • 19

Good Guy With A Gun Prevents Mass Shooting By A Bad Guy With A Gun

On May 16th, Jason James Burr entered a Salt Lake City hospital armed with two pistols and told a guard “Somebody is going to die today”. Thanks to the quick actions of hospital staff and two good guys with guns, Burr never even got a…
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  • Useful Skills
  • 22. Mar
  • 100

How To Make A Powerful Primitive Sling

Once you learn how to make this powerful primitive sling you’ll have something that when used can fire rocks faster, and more powerful than you could to by just throwing them. The sling you are about to make was fashioned from bark fiber that…
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  • Useful Skills
  • 22. Mar
  • 124

7 Secrets To Extending The Life Of Your Deep Cycle Lead-Acid Batteries

Let’s face it, deep cycle lead acid batteries are expensive. Knowing how to extend their life, or even recondition them them can save you a lot of money. For the savvy entrepreneur it can be a great way to make some extra cash. In this article…
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  • Useful Skills
  • 22. Mar
  • 2.7K

Simple Log Cabin Constructed For $500 – No Permit Needed

Hard to believe that in this day and age you can build one of these log cabins for around $500, and do it without a permit. In the following video you’ll see how one person was able to pull it off. The gentleman who built this cabin left it…
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  • Useful Skills
  • 12. Jan
  • 39

If This Doesn’t Make You Think Nothing Will {WATCH}

We are living in time where overpaid sports heroes seem to garner all the attention. We forget the small acts that go largely UN-noticed. That most certainly would have been the case here if this act of kindness wasn’t caught on video. In my…
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  • Useful Skills
  • 5. Jan
  • 470

How To Open A Can Of Food With A Spoon

If you are ever in a situation where you have cans of food to open but don’t have a can opener, or a knife we found a clever way to accomplish the task using nothing more than a spoon. It takes a little work to open the can, however if…
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  • Useful Skills
  • 4. Jan
  • 1.3K

Top 3 Batteries For Starting Your Off-Grid Energy System

A big question that anyone using alternative energy will ask is what are the best batteries for starting an off-grid energy system? In this article you will learn the top 3 batteries to accomplish this. Because of the falling prices of renewable…
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  • How to Build Stuff -…Useful Skills
  • 22. Dec
  • 48

Building A Tiled Roof Hut From Scratch

This tiled roof hut was built completely from scratch using only primitive tools, and natural materials. This is what real survival skills are all about. Sure it takes some work, but the pay off is well worth it. It’s interesting to note that…
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  • How to Build Stuff -…Useful Skills
  • 22. Dec
  • 246

How To Build A Primitive Wattle And Daub Survival Hut From Scratch

  In the following video you will see how one person built this wattle and daub hut starting from scratch . It was built from naturally occurring materials and primitive tools. This hut is 2m wide and 2m long, the side walls are 1m high and the…
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  • Useful Skills
  • 21. Dec
  • 403

Self Feeding Fire That Lasts A Whopping 14 Hours

If you haven’t seen this amazing self feeding fire you’ll be in for a surprise. You’ll for sure want to try this out on your next camping trip.   If you follow the directions in the video you can get this self feeding fire to burn…
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  • Useful Skills
  • 28. Nov
  • 36

Mission Impossible-The Texting And Driving Test

Some very creative and responsible young drivers developed a test to show the pitfalls of driving and texting. We’re sure you’ve seen some videos about texting and driving, however this test takes things to a whole new level. A driving…
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  • Useful Skills
  • 2. Sep
  • 42

Ask A Survivalist – Question Of The Day #2

Today’s question really makes you think. Imagine SHTF has happened and you find yourself out of ammunition, and you don’t have a bow, or arrows. You’ve got to eat, you need some sort of protection. Your family, and your life are…
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  • Useful Skills
  • 1. Sep
  • 105

How To Escape From A Keeper Hole

If you a not familiar with the term keeper hole it’s one you should become acquainted with if you do any kind of boating near white water. In case you are not familiar with them A keeper hole very powerful hole or hydraulic in which the foam…
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  • Useful Skills
  • 17. Aug
  • 58

How To Repair A Cracked Windshield Like A Pro For Around $20

Having a cracked windshield can be costly, time consuming, and dangerous. You can also get a fix it ticket from your local policeman, or highway patrol officer. We recently stumbled across a nifty way to repair that crack like a pro, and do it for…
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  • Useful Skills
  • 28. Jul
  • 36

Major Announcement From The Good Survivalist

“Please make sure you read every word of this post” Over the past few weeks we were under attack from some hackers who tried to take us down. We almost quit, but decided to say “HELL NO” we won’t go! You, our faithful…
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  • SurvivalUseful Skills
  • 9. Jul
  • 89

You Don’t Have To Look Like This To Survive.

Many preppers, and survivalists feel they have to look like a soldier in full survival gear in order to survive should the worst happen. Survival clothing is practical and often depends on the type of climate your dealing with. In the pictorial…
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  • How to Build Stuff -…Useful Skills
  • 22. Jun
  • 94

How To Get Free Hot Water From An Off Grid Compost Wheelie Bin

It’s true, you can get free hot water by using this compost wheelie bin setup. This is a nice method of obtaining free hot water. Of course it’s not boiling hot, however you’ll be pleased with exactly how warm the water does get…
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  • How to Build Stuff -…Useful Skills
  • 4. Jun
  • 687

How To Make A Lock From A Dinner Fork

Here is a clever way to lock a door using a dinner fork. This dinner fork lock is easy to make, and is cheap as well. This lock could come in handy if you need to add some extra security if your staying at a cheap motel, or using a public restroom…
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  • Useful Skills
  • 27. Apr
  • 75

Handgun Shooting Tips And Techniques Used By The Pros

If you want to know what shooting techniques the pros are using and their best tips, then you’re going to love what you learn in this post. The shooting techniques demonstrated here are clear concise, and right to the point. One interesting…
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