Josh “The 7 P’s of Survival”
see it here) has changed dramatically as it was initially more gadgets and now it fulfills my survival needs to match my evolving skill set. I have tested each item in the kit countless times and in various manners and each item has multiple uses to effect survival anywhere I might be in the world. This kit goes with me wherever I go and I believe it could get me out of nearly any jam in the woods. We will go through what I started out with which was more of an E&E prepper kit to what I carry today in my kit. Along the way I will tell you why I got rid of many of the items and why others made the cut.
I will then turn to my pocket first aid kit and delve into its contents. While it is nothing off the charts it was enough to get my wife through a two week trip with some serious blisters on her feet.
If there is a surplus of time (something I never seem to have) I will then dig into my EDC items and my IFAK/blowout kit of choice (if we run out of time you can find my EDC kit HERE).
About The 7 P’s Of Survival show!Join Josh of the 7 P’s Survival Blog in the studio every Tuesday night at 9pm Eastern Time. This is a live show where you can interact and engage with Josh and His guests (Josh often invites his friends from the preparedness community to dig into pertinent topics). You can interact via chat room or by calling into the show (we would love to hear from you!). Each week regardless of whether there is a guest for the show Josh will dig into current events and legal issues which relate to preparedness, update you on what is going on with his blog/survival school and review the happenings of various survival related television programming.
Josh runs the 7p’s Survival Blog, JPS Consulting LLC (Oil & Gas Law, Business Strategy, Emergency Response, Etc.), A Survival School (Coming fall of 2015) and is working on his first survival related book (he has published several books on incident command and legal issues for emergency response agencies). Josh has worked in emergency response since 1999 serving as a fire chief and a variety of other capacities throughout his career. Josh holds a Doctor of Juris Prudence degree from the West Virginia University College of Law along with a BSBAd’s in Marketing and Management from West Virginia University College of Business and Economics. He also holds hundreds of emergency response related certifications many at the national level. He has taught at a wide variety of emergency response conferences and for various state and federal agencies mostly in the area of incident management, technical rescue and hazardous materials mitigation.
This show will explore a wide variety of topics including: legal issues in preparedness, wilderness skills (including a weekly skill challenge- A youtube video will be shared each week demonstrating a skill for listeners to review and post their responses), self reliant skills, gear reviews and interviews with manufactures, current events, Q & A with fellow bloggers and YouTuber’s, emergency response and disaster preparedness and recovery.
So what are the 7 P’s? The 7 P’s concept is derived from the military and emergency response where the pneumonic stands for the following: Prior, Proper, Planning, Prevents, Piss, Poor, Performance. This old adage stuck with Josh since his early days in the fire service and resonated with him so much it became his approach to preparedness and wilderness survival right along with his emergency response career.
Archived show listed below!11/10/2015 SERE or Micro Kits!
11/3/2015 Caving 101
10/28/2015 Pathfinder School/ Pathfinder Knife Shop/ Self-Reliance Outfitters
10/20/2015 Mountaineering 101
10/13/2015 Goats, Axes & Fire!
10/6/2015 Civilian Emergency Response Team Training In A Nutshell!
9/29/2015 DIY Mentality For Self Reliance
9/15/2015 Spy Secrets That Can Save Your Life!
9/8/2015 What Does It Mean To Bugout? with special guest Jim Cobb
9/1/15 Natural Medicine with Herbal Prepper!
8/11/2015 Canning, Increasing Self Sufficiency
8/4/2015 Preparedness From A Law Enforcement Perspective
7/28/2015 Todd Walker “The Survival Sherpa”
7/21/2015 Obtaining suitable water!
7/14/2015 The quality of knives an excellent show with James Wahls from Indy Hammered Knives
7/7/2015 The 7 P’s of Survival first live radio show!
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