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A podcast for serious individuals dedicated to their study of self defense, concealed carry, tactics, gear and the use of force

A podcast for serious individuals dedicated to their study of self defense, concealed carry, tactics, gear and the use of force

Location:

Arvada, CO

Description:

A podcast for serious individuals dedicated to their study of self defense, concealed carry, tactics, gear and the use of force

Twitter:

@usafirearm

Language:

English


Episodes

S6E10: Cultivating Community to Impact Student Performance with Christopher Bean

5/19/2022
Riley Bowman brings onto the podcast for the first time Christopher Bean of Tactical Advantage to discuss something Chris is really passionate about--creating effective learning environments and fostering culture and community to massively impact student learning and performance. This is something that affects and can be applied by anyone in their respective circles of influence. But if you're an instructor or teacher of any kind, then this DEFINITELY applies to you, and you won't want to...

Duration:01:22:09

S6E9: JUSTIFIED SAVES – Man Shot the Wrong Shoplifter

5/17/2022
Riley Bowman and Matthew Maruster share the latest JUSTIFIED SAVES (Defensive Gun Uses) including the successes and the failures. Today we have plenty to discuss as we break down multiple events including carjackings, attempted robberies, home invasions, and more. Plus we discuss the case out of Washington State where one man, attempting to do the "right thing" was mistaken about a situation and ended up arrested for trying to stop the wrong man and shooting him!

Duration:01:01:52

S6E8 – How Good is Good Enough?

5/13/2022
Riley Bowman and Matthew Maruster share their response in this episode to the feedback received on a recent article Matthew published called "Quantifying Your Defensive Shooting Skills, And Setting Standards." How do we know how good is good enough? What are the standards we should be training to? Are some of the industry standards too high? Too low? How can we truly evaluate our performance skill?

Duration:01:15:53

S6E7 – REVISITED: Are Marksmanship Skills Overrated?

5/11/2022
Riley Bowman and Matthew Maruster decide to got back 6 years and revisit Episode #8 of the podcast where we discussed the relevance and efficacy of marksmanship skills in a defensive context. There are some statements and assertions that were made in that episode that we feel like we either need to correct or clarify with a greater level of knowledge and experience that we hold now.

Duration:01:04:40

S6E6 – Legislative Updates – 1/2 of US States

5/5/2022
Jacob and Matthew discuss legal issues from Georgia, Maryland, Utah, Colorado, Kansas, and some more drama from the ATF under the Biden administration. Tune in!

Duration:00:52:02

S6E5: What Can We Learn From This One Simple, Low-Round Count Drill?

5/4/2022
Riley Bowman and Matthew Maruster discuss lessons we can learn from this one simple, low-round count drill known as the Mozambique Drill, or as has been also termed The Failure Drill. This was recently featured on the latest Shooter Ready Challenge.

Duration:00:58:50

S6E4: Doing This One Thing Reduces by 70% Your Chances of Getting Shot

4/25/2022
Riley Bowman and Jacob Paulsen talk about how important the use of cover is relative to prevailing in a deadly force event. Movement is also a very relevant skill to have as well, including being able to shoot while moving and hitting a moving target. Just how much of a difference-maker can this be?

Duration:01:03:51

S6E3: News & Reviews – ATF Rules on ‘Ghost Guns’

4/21/2022
Riley Bowman and Matthew Maruster share the latest industry news. We bring news stories about some new products coming to market, discuss some other relevant industry news including some new products from IWA 2022, we discuss some industry updates relevant to Ukraine, and we also provide our reviews on a couple of products! Tune in!

Duration:01:15:56

S6E2 – The Ultimate Guide to Dry Fire Safety

4/19/2022
Riley Bowman and Jacob Paulsen share with you our current approach to conducting dry fire practice SAFELY! Dry fire practice is important, it helps develop skill, but it should never come at the cost of injuring oneself or another person. There are simple things we can do to ensure a mistake is never made. We hope you'll join us for this very important topic!

Duration:01:11:58

S6E1: JUSTIFIED SAVES – “He Pulled a Bruce Lee Move”

4/18/2022
Riley Bowman and Matthew Maruster share the latest JUSTIFIED SAVES (Defensive Gun Uses) including the successes and the failures. We cover some wild stories today, some of which seem almost too crazy to be true including one where a man successfully used a "Bruce Lee move" in a gun takeaway to defend himself. In another incident, a father had to shoot his own son armed with a gun and body armor. And in another story, a woman had to make a critical head shot on a hostage taker to save her...

Duration:01:14:12

S5E19: The Past, the Present, and the Uncertain Future

4/12/2022
Riley Bowman and Jacob Paulsen take a little different angle for today's episode, looking at the chaos of the last couple of years in the world, the uncertainty of the future, and where we see things going...both generally, and for our business.

Duration:01:15:04

S5E18: Tracking and Analyzing Practice Data

4/6/2022
Riley and Matthew discuss ways and strategies to track and analyze practice data, and not only that, but how to get the cleanest data to help you truly understand your skill level.

Duration:01:09:09

S5E17: Legislative Updates – Magazines Banned in Washington

4/5/2022
Riley Bowman and Matthew Maruster discuss the recent Legislative News from around the US including stories about how the state of Washington did follow through on the legislation we covered last time to limit magazine capacities greater than 10 rounds. This is a huge, senseless loss to the protection of constitutionally-guaranteed rights. On the good news train, we cover SEVERAL states that have passed or are advancing constitutional carry bills. Plus other important news, tune in!!

Duration:00:57:30

S5E16: News & Reviews – Donating Ammo to Ukraine

4/1/2022
Riley Bowman and Jacob Paulsen share the latest industry news. We bring news stories about some new products coming to market, discuss some other relevant industry news including some new products from IWA 2022, we discuss some industry updates relevant to Ukraine, and we also provide our reviews on a couple of products! Tune in!

Duration:01:13:29

S5E15: 7 Clichés We Wish Would Go Away

3/30/2022
Riley Bowman and Matthew Maruster share (at least) 7 common gun industry clichés that just drive us bonkers! What are they? Do you use any of these?? I guess you'll have to tune-in to find out. Should be a good one today!

Duration:00:58:23

S5E14: JUSTIFIED SAVES – Online Stalker Shot and Killed at the Doorstep

3/11/2022
We cover some wild stories today, some of which seem almost too crazy to be true including one where a man broke into a home and killed the daughter of a man in an apparent attempt to take control of their home with an underground bunker. We also share the story of a man shot and killed in Florida who traveled hundreds of miles in an attempt to kill a social media star's family that he was stalking.

Duration:01:22:14

S5E13: Grabbing the Gun From the Safe

3/9/2022
Riley Bowman and Matthew Maruster discuss how to practice in dry fire the "table start," or grabbing the home defense pistol from the safe. This was recently featured on the latest Shooter Ready Challenge. Check it out at https://www.shooterreadychallenge.com and tune into today's episode!

Duration:01:01:16

S5E12: Real-World Skills for CCWers with Wayne Dobbs

3/5/2022
Riley Bowman sits down with Wayne Dobbs to talk about his perspective on which skills concealed carriers should have and should be working to master. Wayne has spent his career in law enforcement and in diplomatic security protecting others and teaching others these relevant skills. Tune in!

Duration:01:14:17

S5E11: 5 Years of Appendix Carry…What’s Changed?

3/4/2022
Riley Bowman and Matthew Maruster revisit an episode we recorded over 5 years ago about appendix carry. We discuss the things we've changed our minds about since then as well as talk about what's changed about the way we carry.

Duration:01:05:00

S5E10: 3 Types of Drills for Skill Development with Matt Little

2/24/2022
Riley Bowman brings back Matt Little from Greybeard Actual for another episode where we're going to discuss how to use shooting drills appropriately to maximize skill development. This will be one you don't want to miss...if you care about improving as a shooter!

Duration:01:16:05