Sun, 8 November 2015
Life long childhood friends Tom Stewart and John Curren talk about Street Smarts and how having them are essential to survival and success. Situational awareness, posture, savvy, confidence, wisdom, experience and skepticism are just some of the traits of having street smarts.
John and Tom discuss getting taken advantage of years ago and how that experience has strengthened their ability to spot a scam. John talks about a bait and switch that happened to his father with diamond earrings and Tom talks about getting scammed into buying counterfeit speakers.
Phone scams and email scams designed to steal your money. How to handle yourself in a new neighborhood and tips to avoid becoming a victim. Dressing to blend in, carrying yourself with confidence, avoiding eye contact and conversations with strangers in an unknown environment.
Self defense with a gun and choosing the right martial art that will be effective on the street. Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, MMA, Krav Maga, Muay Thai, Wrestling and Boxing are some of the arts discussed.