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National Safety Month Gun Safety Campaign

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Safety Solutions Academy is the name of my company and it shouldn't…

0316 - An Interview with Personal Defense Network's Jim Kopp at NASGW

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The internet is an outstanding source of information. With a simple search we can find detailed information on just about any topic. We do have to be careful of how we choose our sources, however. It is pretty easy to find ourselves getting the wrong information if we don't take the time to vet what it is that we are reading. One of the ways to make sure that you are getting quality information is to seek out trusted, quality sources. The Personal Defense Network is one of those sources. Today we talk with Jim Kopp of PDN about information on the web, training, discounts and PDN.

0288 - Four Factors that Can Restrict Your Self-Defense Training

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I know that based on the demographics of the folks that listen to this podcast that our community is filled with folks that train more than the general population when it comes to dealing with violence. I also know from personal experience that I don't train as much as I want to. I dare to say it, but I don't train as much as I should. Yes, I train a lot. Yes, I train more than most people. My training and competency level have nothing to do with anyone else. It isn't about comparisons, it is about continual improvement. I am seeking to improve continually and so, I need to step back every once in a while and analyze what it is that is holding me back from doing what I should do and more importantly what I NEED to do.

0174 - How's Your Training Going?

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As a trainer and a teacher I have always placed learning pretty high on my list of things to do so it shouldn't be much of a surprise that I spend a good bit of my time learning. Today we will take a look at how you might organize your training and ways you can extend your resources to get that training in without breaking the bank.

0124 - Extend Your Training Resources

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I used to spend a good amount of time away from my family training. I still do when I'm teaching, but I have reduces the amount of time I am away from my family while I improve my skills. At first I did this the good old fashioned way, I simply reduced my training time. If we aren't careful, however, too long of a break from what we enjoy and what we value can allow resentment and frustration to build as well as important skills to erode. Today I wanted to share some tips on how I find time to train in my busy family life.