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Countering the media's negative image of gun culture by introducing you to the amazing men and women who are involved in IDPA - International Defensive Pistol Association. Focusing on people, not politics.

Countering the media's negative image of gun culture by introducing you to the amazing men and women who are involved in IDPA - International Defensive Pistol Association. Focusing on people, not politics.

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Podcasts

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Countering the media's negative image of gun culture by introducing you to the amazing men and women who are involved in IDPA - International Defensive Pistol Association. Focusing on people, not politics.

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English


Episodes

Episode 159 - Paul Zima from Palm Bay, FL

1/7/2021
Today we chat with Paul Zima (A182413) who is the Operations Manager for the Cape Canaveral Space Force range and oversees the launch of every rocket on the Eastern seaboard of the US. He was the Match Director of the 2020 Space Coast Challenge IDPA Championship and is a Sharpshooter in Custom Defensive Pistol (CDP) and has been active in IDPA since 2014. Use these Links to Support Unload and Show Clear Our goal is to visit matches around the country to meet more amazing people and share...

Duration:00:45:23

Episode 158 - Live!

12/24/2020
Lloyd closes out the 2020 season with our first live show with guests Walt Proulx, Ben Hardt, Brad Weilbrenner, Seth Hayden, Aaron Brulc, Bradley Eadens, Memarie Lawrence, Chris Schmied, and Mandy Bachman. Use these Links to Support Unload and Show Clear Our goal is to visit matches around the country to meet more amazing people and share their stories. Your support can help us meet that goal. https://www.patreon.com/unloadhttp://www.UnloadPodcast.com/swag Get in...

Duration:01:11:12

Episode 157 - Mark Few from Jacksonville Beach, FL

12/10/2020
In today's episode, we review the results of the Space Coast Challenge last month and we meet Mark Few (A50386) from Jacksonville Beach, Florida. Mark is a Master in Compact Carry Pistol (CCP) and is an Expert in Custom Duty Pistol (CDP) having won four straight CDP Division titles this year. Use these Links to Support Unload and Show Clear Our goal is to visit matches around the country to meet more amazing people and share their stories. Your support can help us meet that...

Duration:00:48:44

Episode 156 - Paul Kerr from Morristown, TN

11/26/2020
In today's episode, we review the results of the Lone Star Championship in Texas and the Zero Down at River Bend in Georgia. And we meet guest Paul Kerr (A918987) from Morristown, Tennessee. Paul is a Master in Enhanced Service Pistol (ESP) and Custom Duty Pistol (CDP) and was the CDP Division Champion at the Tennessee State IDPA Championship back in August. Use these Links to Support Unload and Show Clear Our goal is to visit matches around the country to meet more amazing people and...

Duration:00:45:08

Episode 155 - Robert Arnold from Covington, GA

11/12/2020
In today's episode, we review the results of the Las Lunas Charity Bug Match, the Arizona State IPDA Pistol Championship, the Liberty Match at Valley Forge, the Fall Brawl, the Georgia State IDPA Championship, and the Southern Belle IDPA Championship. Next, we meet guest Robert Arnold (A42755) from Covington, Georgia. Robert is a Safety Officer Instructor and Expert in Custom Defensive Pistol (CDP) who found IDPA when his wife insisted that he find a hobby and get out of the house. Lloyd...

Duration:00:49:34

USC154 - Ben Petty from Bullard, TX

10/29/2020
On today's episode we review the results of the Maryland State IDPA Championship, the Lake County IDPA Championship, the Holiday Havoc, the Carolinas Cup and the Texas Guardians IDPA Championship. Plus we chat with Ben Petty (A276010) from Bullard, TX. Ben is a Master in Enhanced Service Pistol (ESP), Stock Service Pistol (SSP) and Compact Carry Pistol (CCP) and served as the Match Director for the 2020 Texas Guardians match. Use these Links to Support Unload and Show Clear Our goal is to...

Duration:00:48:15

USC151 - Cody Hudson from Knoxville, TN

6/4/2020
Today we meet Cody Hudson (A109900) from Knoxville, Tennessee. Cody is a 13-year veteran of law-enforcement, now serving as an investigator for a Federal Agency. He is also a black belt in Brazilian Jiujitsu and is co-host of the Gunjitsu Podcast. He joined IDPA in 2017 and is a Master in Enhanced Service Pistol (SSP). This Season of Unload and Show Clear is powered by: Links of Interest on Apple Podcastson Facebook Use these Links to Support Unload and Show Clear Our goal is to visit...

Duration:00:41:06

USC150 - Lynn Webb from Oxford, MS

5/21/2020
Today we meet Lynn Webb (A50754) from Oxford, Mississippi. Lynn is a now firearms instructor after retiring from a 25-year law enforcement career. Better known to her friends as "Cornbread," Lynn joined IDPA in 2012 and is a Sharpshooter in Compact Carry Pistol (CCP) and Enhanced Service Pistol (SSP). This Season of Unload and Show Clear is powered by: Use these Links to Support Unload and Show Clear Our goal is to visit matches around the country to meet more amazing people and share...

Duration:00:36:01

USC149 - It's the People

5/14/2020
As the national Coronavirus lockdowns wreck the 2020 shooting season, shooters are missing the things they love most about the sport: the people. Listen for voices of former guests in today's show. This Season of Unload and Show Clear is powered by: Use these Links to Support Unload and Show Clear Our goal is to visit matches around the country to meet more amazing people and share their stories. Your support can help us meet that...

Duration:00:25:12

USC148 - Kevin Martinez from Santa Fe, NM

5/7/2020
Today we meet Kevin Martinez (A47540) from Santa Fe, New Mexico. Kevin has been a UPS driver for over 17 years and now serves as IDPA State Coordinator for New Mexico. He joined IDPA in 2011 and is a Sharpshooter in seven divisions. This Season of Unload and Show Clear is powered by: Use these Links to Support Unload and Show Clear Our goal is to visit matches around the country to meet more amazing people and share their stories. Your support can help us meet that...

Duration:00:35:22

USC147 - Bob Slabaugh from Mather, CA

4/30/2020
Today we meet Bob Slabaugh (A110420) from Mather, California. Bob is a retired police officer, the son of a police officer, and the eighth member of his family to serve in the same department. His brothers introduced him to IDPA in 2014 and he's been chasing Master in Enhanced Service Pistol (ESP) division ever since. This Season of Unload and Show Clear is powered by: Use these Links to Support Unload and Show Clear Our goal is to visit matches around the country to meet more amazing...

Duration:00:42:09

USC 146 - Clint Bowen from Winston, GA

4/23/2020
Today we sit down for a chat with Distinguished Master Clint Bowen from Winston, Georgia (A52731). Clint is a small-business owner who got started shooting and reloading at a young age. As a teenager he mowed lawns to raise money for reloading supplies and later was introduced to IDPA by his uncle. He joined IDPA in 2012 and by 2019 he was a Master in five divisions and a Distinguished Master in Compact Carry Pistol (CCP). This Season of Unload and Show Clear is powered by: Use these...

Duration:00:42:22

USC145 - Wes Jones from Midland, TX

4/16/2020
On today's episode we meet Wes Jones (A357305) from Midland, Texas. Wes is the Energy Manager for the Midland Independent School District. He joined IDPA in 2017 and is now the match director for the Permian Basin IDPA Club and is a Sharpshooter in six divisions. This Season of Unload and Show Clear is powered by: Use these Links to Support Unload and Show Clear Our goal is to visit matches around the country to meet more amazing people and share their stories. Your support can help us...

Duration:00:39:44

USC144 - Naomi Moss from Bakersfield, CA

4/9/2020
On today's episode we meet Naomi Moss (A42859) from Bakersfield, California. Naomi joined IDPA after attending a match by herself when her husband could not go with her and now she is a firearms instructor, hunters education instructor, and leader for her local Well Armed Woman chapter. She is a Sharpshooter in Custom Defensive Pistol (CDP), Enhanced Service Pistol (ESP), Stock Service Pistol (SSP) and Compact Carry Pistol (CCP). This Season of Unload and Show Clear is powered by: Use...

Duration:00:39:25

USC143 - Brian Buller from Puyallup, WA

4/2/2020
On today's episode we meet Brian Buller (A27103) from Puyallup, Washington. Brian is an agent with US Customs and Border Protection who came to IDPA from USPSA to prove a point and got hooked. He is a Master in Enhanced Service Pistol (ESP) and Compact Carry Pistol (CCP) and an Expert in four other Divisions, and is the Match Director of the 2020 Washington State IDPA Championship. This Season of Unload and Show Clear is powered by: Use these Links to Support Unload and Show Clear Our...

Duration:00:36:59

USC142 - Evan Prater from Mineola, TX

3/26/2020
On today's episode we meet 14-year-old Evan Prater (A124725) from Mineola, Texas. Evan has been following his dad to matches since he was 10 and he started his IDPA career at the 2017 Fall Brawl at age 12. He has no idea what dry fire is but he's now an Expert in Enhanced Service Pistol (ESP) thanks to a match bump at Texas State in 2019. This Season of Unload and Show Clear is powered by: Use these Links to Support Unload and Show Clear Our goal is to visit matches around the country...

Duration:00:28:42

USC141 - Jason Miyashiro from Culver City, CA

3/19/2020
On today's episode we meet Jason Miyashiro (A507261) from Culver City, California. Jason is a strength and conditioning coach who decided, in his late 30s, to take up a completely new hobby and picked up a gun for the first time in his life. Within a year of shooting his first IDPA match he had achieved the level of Master in Stock Service Pistol (SSP). This Season of Unload and Show Clear is powered by: Use these Links to Support Unload and Show Clear Our goal is to visit matches...

Duration:00:43:44

USC140 - Joey Russo from Federal Way, WA

3/12/2020
On today's episode we meet Joey Russo (A507261) from Federal Way, Washington. Joey is 20-year veteran of the Port of Seattle Police Department and a firearms instructor. He joined IDPA in 2013 and is and Master in Enhanced Service Pistol (ESP) and an Expert in four other classes. Joey's wife, Jackie, was one of our first guests back in episode 10. This Season of Unload and Show Clear is powered by: Use these Links to Support Unload and Show Clear Our goal is to visit matches around...

Duration:00:40:25