BRAINS BEFORE BRAWN:
Research and preparation aimed at identifying potential threats and contingency plans supersedes the need for big bouncer like bodyguards. Executive protection professionals receive training in skills such as defensive driving, emergency medical response and physical fitness. They know how to prepare for important events ahead of time and counter threats. And they act and dress like their protection subjects.
Overall, what’s expected is everything it takes to make the life of your client safer.
Anticipating needs is a big oneâ€” being able to look at a situation and determine what can go wrong and make sure it doesn’t; or knowing how to fix a problem once it occurs
One warning about your personal appearance: it is generally advised that Bodyguards try to maintain a look that is neat and classy.