Chapter 10

Down, but Not Out

Disaster Drills and Recovery

Abstract

No matter how much fighter or karate expert trains or practices, he or she will get beaten from time to time. Someone will be faster, luckier, or better. When that happens, the fighter will be knocked down. The key to survival is being able to get back up quickly and back into the fight. The same is true of organizations that suffer a devastating blow. Having an emergency plan is part of it, but to be successful the plan must be tested in a realistic situation, evaluated, and changed as necessary.

Keywords

Business continuity; Communications; Emergency drills; Emergency exercises; Recovery

Martial Arts: Sparring and Ground Fighting

Karate students focus on balance and footing throughout ...

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