Situational Awareness For Self Defense
Situational awareness is the number #1 self-defense technique to master. The reason is simple, it is far better to avoid fighting, than to get into a fight and have to use your fighting skills. Developing your situational awareness, will help you avoid situations before they arise. This infographic represents one of many situational awareness exercises that will heighten your senses and keep you out of danger.
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Visual Communication - 20%
Design - 30%
Content - 60%
Usability - 40%
This design provides plenty of information about being aware of your surroundings in varying settings, and how to apply self defense to those scenarios. While visuals are used, about 2/3 of the space of the design is taken up by text. The eyes go immediately to the imagery, but in order to gain any information, the viewer must read the paragraphs. As a result, this comes across more as an article or blog with imagery, versus an infographic. Considering a scene-based approach with shorter text callouts could be a way to communicate this information more visually. The infographic also has no sources or reference for who produced it. While informative, as an infographic we'd give this an F.