Retired Navy SEAL Explains How to Prepare for Dangerous Situations | Tradecraft | WIRED

  • Published: 10 June 2019
  • Clint Emerson, retired Navy SEAL and crisis management professional, explains how we can prepare for almost any emergency situation by being ultra aware of our surroundings.

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Comments • 2 029

  • xmodmodifier
    xmodmodifier  13 hours back

    So which one of you gun owners going to see this video and actually test that body armor of books and tiles?

    • Faiz Said
      Faiz Said  15 hours back

      Man has features of a tank.

      • Thys Greeff
        Thys Greeff  18 hours back

        Personal danger is when someone around us is going to attack or try to rob me and stab without hesitation... I've had to disarm more than once a man with a knife none of this crap is helpful

        • C Q
          C Q  19 hours back

          Don't bring a paper bat to a gun fight

          • Danelius
            Danelius  1 days back

            Thank you, enjoyed it.

            • IamJacksColon4
              IamJacksColon4  2 days back

              no don shipley?

              • Force
                Force  2 days back

                im tryna find out some traumatizing stories in the Navy but can't find not 1.

                • OTF
                  OTF  2 days back

                  Salt and pepper burns the eyes

                  Dale Gribble: *pocket sand*

                  • theguywithone
                    theguywithone  2 days back

                    Ignore it if you want to and hope you’re still alive when you realize you should have paid attention while also realizing you’re still screwed anyway. This is serious stuff. Don’t find that out the hard way.

                    • Emily
                      Emily  3 days back

                      He is really really ridiculously good looking....

                      • Michael Fairchild
                        Michael Fairchild  4 days back

                        "Before I select my food, can I get a blueprint of this place?"

                        • Star Light
                          Star Light  4 days back

                          👏👏 Everything he stated is 💯👏👏
                          Monitor your surroundings & trust nothing that moves #StayAlert

                          • evaschubmehl6
                            evaschubmehl6  4 days back

                            Does any just watch this series learn all of this for no apparent reason.

                            • Jonathan Constant
                              Jonathan Constant  4 days back

                              well I need to go buy some ceramic tiles now...

                              • Michael Thompson
                                Michael Thompson  4 days back

                                2:10 Well, yeah. But at this point in the movie he doesn't know he's an "operative" or who/what he even is.

                                • Omkar B
                                  Omkar B  4 days back

                                  DUCT TAPE is what i need

                                  • C C
                                    C C  4 days back


                                    Me: those things with words.
                                    Navy SEAL: IMPROVISED BODY ARMOR.

                                    • Anthony Butterfield
                                      Anthony Butterfield  4 days back

                                      Millwall bats

                                      • K Harrison
                                        K Harrison  5 days back

                                        Him: Run Hide Fight
                                        Hide in his terms hide go to cover then fight

                                        The whole of the UK

                                        Run Hide Tell

                                        • nobody d
                                          nobody d  5 days back

                                          NOW YOU KNOW MY LIFE

                                          • THE Scratchyscratch!
                                            THE Scratchyscratch!  5 days back


                                            *m&m bag*

                                            *”idk what is in this person’s bag, but while I’m calm I can sift through what the possibilities are based on it’s size by searching on online m&m shops. So if I ever forget a child’s birthday, I can always steal an m&m gift bag and have it be a suitable gift no matter what, due to it’s 9/10 gender neutral wear and or candy”*

                                            *steals their bag and runs off*

                                            • theking8356
                                              theking8356  6 days back

                                              5:55. 3 freaking stories and be ok???

                                              • Z06
                                                Z06  6 days back

                                                This is borderline paranoia

                                                • badreligion1231
                                                  badreligion1231  6 days back

                                                  Exactly why I train in Krav Maga, it teaches you all of this.

                                                  • diaryofareader
                                                    diaryofareader  7 days back

                                                    My dad did 22 years in the military and ever since I was in middle school he taught me to know where all the exits were in a room and to always sit where I can see other people.

                                                    Good news is I have a little bit of situational awareness and cautious

                                                    Bad news is it makes me low key paranoid everytime someone does something that stands out in a bad way

                                                    • Kevin Cummings
                                                      Kevin Cummings  7 days back

                                                      This dude likes living

                                                      • Clairebear Eats
                                                        Clairebear Eats  7 days back

                                                        love this!

                                                        • Henry Peterson
                                                          Henry Peterson  7 days back


                                                          • jordanaug81
                                                            jordanaug81  7 days back

                                                            Me: Who cares?
                                                            You: No one cares either.

                                                            • T EA
                                                              T EA  1 weeks back

                                                              What if you live in an efficiency. Talking for half of south Florida

                                                              • Emil Pind
                                                                Emil Pind  1 weeks back

                                                                Someone: "so what are you doing for a living?"
                                                                This guy "living"

                                                                • Dog Biccies
                                                                  Dog Biccies  1 weeks back

                                                                  So the people exiting the bottom stairs get showered with broken glass and office chairs

                                                                  • Catalina Myrrhpaw
                                                                    Catalina Myrrhpaw  1 weeks back

                                                                    "A crisis management professional" bet he couldn't handle my crisis'

                                                                    • Zmachine6
                                                                      Zmachine6  1 weeks back

                                                                      Moddified 2x4 tape siccors easy and then you have a 2x4 wooden palat with sciccors at the end

                                                                      • deepeye1328
                                                                        deepeye1328  1 weeks back

                                                                        Master bedroom has no windows? Really?

                                                                        How do you attach those two books to your body and when do you prepare that for what purpose?

                                                                        • Mees Geurts
                                                                          Mees Geurts  1 weeks back

                                                                          wat is dat grijze gekut toch kut

                                                                          • Jaime Montejano
                                                                            Jaime Montejano  1 weeks back

                                                                            This really is cool and works. Last party I went to, some guys got angry and agressive because a friend of mine who was drunk insulted them, and I was able to locate doors and defense stuff fairly well. He is right, salt and pepper ARE everywhere😂

                                                                            • Nick
                                                                              Nick  1 weeks back

                                                                              Situational awareness is honestly kinda like a 6th sense.

                                                                              • Charlie Angkor
                                                                                Charlie Angkor  1 weeks back

                                                                                prepare for a shooter, you will die of obesity, heart attack or stroke.

                                                                                • John Esposito
                                                                                  John Esposito  1 weeks back

                                                                                  if your books aren’t used could you drop/throw them on/at someone?

                                                                                  • Majo Araujo
                                                                                    Majo Araujo  1 weeks back

                                                                                    Can't stop thinking in Ryan Miller, the real dude in navy seals

                                                                                    • Chad Morin
                                                                                      Chad Morin  2 weeks back

                                                                                      That guy at the bar is not 215, he's closer to 250 lbs.

                                                                                      • Amadeus Hellequin
                                                                                        Amadeus Hellequin  2 weeks back


                                                                                        • Harrison W
                                                                                          Harrison W  2 weeks back

                                                                                          So... is this guy just a professional at being paranoid?

                                                                                          • boiledelephant
                                                                                            boiledelephant  2 weeks back

                                                                                            I expected there to be a ton of armchair gun experts arguing about 1:02 and handling techniques and stuff. But apparently Youtube's grown up, or something, and we don't do that anymore?

                                                                                            • James Moreland
                                                                                              James Moreland  2 weeks back

                                                                                              Can someone please tell me the name of the military unit he’s referring to at 0:47-48?

                                                                                              ‘The ..... of WW2’

                                                                                              • Bradley Frank
                                                                                                Bradley Frank  2 weeks back

                                                                                                I like how he says that the fishing sinker has more "velocity" because it "weighs" more. I would have settled for the words increased force or increased momentum.

                                                                                                • Tk3okc 405
                                                                                                  Tk3okc 405  3 weeks back

                                                                                                  Without even trying as soon as I walk in the store anybody that I see I see anything that they have on I can remember so much is so short of time by visual. I don't do it on purpose, I just feel as natural I thought everyone felt like that