Episode 92- Preventing Training Accidents w Erick Gelhaus

There have been three recent training incidents involving live ammunition in the news recently. Two of them were tragically fatal. Training accidents are preventable with the proper precautions. Erick Gelhaus from Cougar Mountain Solutions , American Cop Magazine and Gunsite Academy joins me today to discuss how these senseless incidents can be stopped. We also talk about several products a trainer can use to make a live firearm inert.

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Episode 90- The 1911 for LE and the Armed Citizen w Hany

Hany is back again. Hany is a long time “1911 Guy”. The 1911 platform has exceeded its original expectations and evolved many times over the years and continues to be a preferred platform. I have a long history with the 1911 and 2011 as well. In this episode we discuss the pro’s and con’s for the LE crowd and the Armed citizen crowd. Are you considering jumping in to a 1911/2011? If so you won’t want to miss this episode.

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Episode 89- Firearms Trainers Association

The Firearms Trainers Association is a company that I support and also one that supports me by providing instructor coverage. In today’s episode we talk to Gary and Steve from FTA-Protect to offer answers to some of the more frequently asked questions and dispel some myth’s etc.

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Episode 88- What you Should Know about OC with Chuck Haggard

Legendary Lawman Chuck Haggard from Agile Training and Consulting joins me today to talk about OC, the devils hot sauce, liquid fire etc. Chuck was on the ground floor of the LE world when it began to be implemented and knows far more than the average bear about what it is and how it works. If you are on the fence about carrying OC tune in! Thanks for listening and check out our sponsor links below.

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Episode 87- Training and Culpability with Doug Deaton

Doug Deaton is a retired LEO and the proprietor of RDR Texas a Private Investigation firm focused on Expert Witness Opinion and Crisis Management. Doug and I discussed what we believe will be a new challenge to those teaching self defense with a firearm, legal Culpability. In other words you could be held responsible for the material you teach and how it is implemented and may incur liability if that material is not of a sound origin. Pretty wordy way to say “Careful what you say and do when teaching a class”. If you are an armed citizen you should take time to vet your instructors, if you are an instructor you should have a well documented lesson plan. Stay tuned!

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Episode 85- Making Force Decisions W DB

Bolke is back. DB and I talk mainly about force decisions. Force decisions are where things go bad in the defensive gun community and the LEO world. It is also the area very few trainers spend any time addressing. So instead of how fast, how many rounds etc. we are devoting this episode to conveying how to make a good force decision if confronted with a perilous situation.

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