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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…

0115 - FF Pro Gun Story Out of NYC via I.C.E.

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[display_podcast] Pro Gun Story out of NYC Via I.C.E. Training I…

0114 - Tools of Unarmed Self-Defense: Your Knees

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I love the fact that everyday we are walking around with a pair of sledge hammers to use to defend ourselves when the need arises. The premier striking tool we posses as unarmed combatants is without a doubt our knees. Today we will take a look at how our knees can be used as our most powerful tools of unarmed combat.

0113 - Tools of Unarmed Self-Defense: Your Elbows

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Episodes 0111 and o112 laid some strong foundational information for the remainder the podcasts that will deal with the fundamentals of unarmed combat. Make sure you have given them a good listen before you continue on through the remainder of the unarmed combat podcasts.

0112 - Unarmed Self-Defense Tools: Your Hands

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Other than our minds, the thing that distinguishes humans from most other creatures is our hands. It is the opposable thumbs of primates that allows us to use tools so effectively and this has allowed us to make the forward leaps we have throughout the generations. At times of violence, however, we may find ourselves without tools. It is then we may choose to fight using our hands as weapons.

0111 - Principles of Unarmed Self-Defense

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I have been studying unarmed self-defense for a lot of years. I began as a student with Ian Kinder of Live Safe Academy where I gained an understanding as a student. Now as I continue to use Ian's material I have been gaining a new and better understanding of the material as I study it from the viewpoint of an instructor. As I have been reorganizing my unarmed combatives program I began to reflect on the principles of unarmed self-defense. Today as we begin an extended look at unarmed combat, we examine the principles that help to direct me as an instructor.

0110 - FF Holding Cell Hell

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Today I continue my rant about our responsibility to defend ourselves. Yesterday we talked about Wal-mart dismissing two employees for violating store loss prevention policy when they disarmed a shoplifter who shoved a gun into one of the employee's back. My dialog regarding that news story continued after my podcast. We shouldn't support those who don't support our right to self-defense. Policies like Wal-marts policy not only get people killed, but they do something that might be worse. They create drones

0101 - SDFAQ Selecting the Correct Gun for the Job

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There is no topic more heavily debated across gun shop counters, at shooting ranges, during training courses and of course on the web that what is the perfect gun for _________? My favorite part of this debate is that people actually think there is a universal answer. Today we will take a look at what criteria we should use to help us select the proper firearm for the job.

0095 - FF Oakland Bus Fight (violent content)

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Oakland Bus Fight Video I'm not a lawyer so don't take any of today's odcast as legal advice. It is simply my opinion. If you have specific legal questions you need to consult an attorney. David Arnold is an atorney, you will find him at The Warrior Summit.