Episode 79- The Proper Mindset

DB returns this week to talk the difference between Cop mindset and Armed Citizen mindset. The differences are vast and have a meaningful impact on the direction of your individual training and even lifestyle. Don’t forget to sign up for the Podcast giveaways and the Guardian conference!

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Episode 78- Living With J-Frames w Rob Garrett

38 year cop and esteemed gun writer Rob Garrett joins me this week to discuss his affliction….or affinity for the small frams Smith and Wesson revolver or J-Frame. Rob is a bit of an authority on the J-Frame and I have spent the last 21 years having one somewhere in the safe. We talk Stocks, Holsters, Ammo, Sights and much more. If you have ever been curious if the small J-Frame was applicable to your daily carry tune in and enjoy!

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Episode 77- Conversations with a Use of Force Expert

Have you ever pondered what happens when you put two cops in the studio post Steak and Bourbon? Well you get a semi rambling conversation chock full of information for cops and armed citizens. Rob was my training mentor in the police academy 20 years ago and is now part of CCWSafe team of expert’s. We really went a lot of places on this episode I hope you enjoy it as much as I enjoyed dinner with my old friend.

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Episode 76-Constitutional Carry with Rob Beckman

Have you ever thought about the potential challenges with Constitutional Carry? Rob Beckman fro the Firearm Trainers Podcast joins me this week to discuss some of the pro’s and con’s of Constitutional Carry. I always enjoy when Beckman comes on because he interviews me! Anyway thanks for tuning in and as always thanks for listening.

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Episode 75-The Art of the Back Up Gun

Hany Mahmoud is back this week and we do a short debrief on our love of back-up guns. We discuss it from the off duty armed citizen and the on duty LEO perspective. What considerations do you need to make? What holster options are available? Where do you carry it? All of this and a lot more!

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Episode 74-Human Performance w John Hearne

John Hearne joins this week to talk human performance. The preparation and making mental maps and how it relates to being an armed citizen. John talks about his experience with Col. Cooper and training at Gunsite and how to become a better prepared armed citizen.

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Episode 73-How to Mingle with Shelley Hill

Today my guest is Shelley Hill one half of The Complete Combatant. Shelley host a women’s only event every year known as ‘The Mingle’. The event brings in ladies from around the country to network and take various shooting and continuing education classes. If you’re interested in sponsoring the event or attending this episode is all about ‘How To Mingle’!

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Episode 72-All The HiTS with Wayne and DB

DB and Wayne join me for this episode to talk about the Hard Wired Tactical Shooting two second standards. We discuss how two LEO’s from very different departments were studying operational shootings and how the two second standards were formed. We also apply the concept to the armed citizen perspective and how employing these standards as part of your training can keep you safe during the encounter and the legal aftermath.

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Episode 71-The Mission Drives The Gear w Hany

is week we welcome back Hany Mahmoud to the podcast and we visit the phrase that is oft used and also misunderstood, “The Mission Drives The Gear”. How do you apply that as a concealed carrier and as an LEO. The equipment is contextual to the application. Hany and I give you several examples of personal risk assessment and I dive back into the Army days of the ‘Operation Order’. Enjoy and be sure to check out the links below!

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Episode 70-40 Smith and What? with Erick Gelhaus

Thanks for being patient while I’ve been on the mend from the “vid”. Today I’m joined again by Erick Gelhaus of Cougar Mountain Solutions. I got several fan messages this week about .40S&W and what happened! Erick and I were on the front lines when that cartridge kind of came off the rails and our story is similar. It all stemmed from a series of events which effectively made 9mm reign king again. Enjoy the show and since I said the magic Gelhaus word…you know what to do.

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