Rena Romano - Sur-Thriver of a life of horror

October 25, 2018

Rena Romano is a sur-thriver! Her life story will touch many hearts and encourage even more. Please listen all the way to the end to hear the most important part... the material that ties together everything that she shares.


A Highlander’s facts of life

October 21, 2018

Truth about self-defense in the United Kingdom, Canada and the USA. I took a trip, 5000 miles, to and around the United Kingdom. While in the Highlands of Scotland I was talking with a genuine Highlander. We spoke of several things and then settled into a conversation on Self-Defense. The overlap between what he says about his country and ours is amazing... and troubling.

I hope you find this episode enlightening. Please leave me a comment/review.


Being outside in the sunshine

July 18, 2018

I went outside and ...


We Forgot

July 15, 2018

While talking to the parent of one of my students, I realized I had forgotten an important lesson. I suspect that others in the firearms community have (or had, from time to time), forgotten this lesson... so here is an important reminder.


A stories from the trenches

May 9, 2018

A couple stories from a man's life... A man who survived WWII and years in law enforcement. These are stories of Kelly McCann's Grandfather, a Marine.


Kelly McCann, Bruce Lee, and me

May 6, 2018

Kelly McCann wrote a great book on Street Level self defense. In his book he shares some quotes of Bruce Lee. I think there is much to learn from both men. This episode is some of that material and some of what I've learned and realized and share with you, as a result of my experience and what these men have shared.


Flying through the air and a mini-rant - Product & Book Review

April 30, 2018

Brain Pad and Jeff Cooper. This episode starts with a short product review of Brainpad and why I am a fanatic about it. Thats actually a natural outcome of flying through the air. 

Following that is my book review of Jeff Cooper's book, Principles of Personal Defense. Included in there is a mini-rant, but I eventually remember and get back on target.


a career of life, death, assault, rape, and what to do about it

April 15, 2018

Interview of Rod Banks about the career choice of him and his mom. A choice that nearly resulted in his mom being murdered. We talk of life, death, assault, and rape. We talk about training and techniques and tools that cn get you the time that you need to get to safety when you are attacked.


Physical Requirements

March 28, 2018

How fit do you need to be to train in Self-Protection?


Self-Protection and being a dad

March 21, 2018

Thoughts of a protective dad