Each minute during a cardiac or breathing emergency reduces the victim's chances of survival by 10%. Apt first aid training saves lives when the hospital ER room is more that 10 minutes away.
Your safety is not just about subduing an assailant. For your 360° protection, preventing assaults as well as dominating unavoidable confrontations psychologically, legally, anatomically, and physically are vital.
In face of mother nature's fury - be it a cyclone, earthquake, tsunami, or even lightening - the list that can save your life is surprisingly short - Evasion, preparation, and training on rescue techniques.
It just takes a bad man with a bad button to turn our urban comforts back to primeval wilderness, where hunting, fire building, shelter craft, signaling, and navigation, among others, ensure your survival.