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The Safety Solutions Academy Podcast focuses on the mindset, tactics and skills needed to survive a violent encounter. At SSA we focus on reality. This means we understand the skills, the stress, and the instinctive reaction that law abiding citizens can use to survive a violent encounter whether fighting with a gun or simply their body. Tune in to learn the truth about safety and violent encounters.

The Safety Solutions Academy Podcast focuses on the mindset, tactics and skills needed to survive a violent encounter. At SSA we focus on reality. This means we understand the skills, the stress, and the instinctive reaction that law abiding citizens can use to survive a violent encounter whether fighting with a gun or simply their body. Tune in to learn the truth about safety and violent encounters.
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The Safety Solutions Academy Podcast focuses on the mindset, tactics and skills needed to survive a violent encounter. At SSA we focus on reality. This means we understand the skills, the stress, and the instinctive reaction that law abiding citizens can use to survive a violent encounter whether fighting with a gun or simply their body. Tune in to learn the truth about safety and violent encounters.

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447 - Strength, Power, Speed & Agility with Brandon Powers

10/21/2018
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Strength, Power, Speed and Agility Episode 447 - Physical Fitness with Brandon Powers This is episode 447 of the SSA Podcast and I am so pleased that you have joined us. In this week’s show we take a serious look at the details of physical fitness with Brandon Powers. Who is Brandon Powers Brandon has a serious resume when it comes to service and understanding of physical fitness. United States Coast Guard 2001-2008UW-La Crosse 2011; BS Exercise and Sport Science - Fitness, Minor...

Mental Health and Guns with Michael Sodini

10/16/2018
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This is episode 444 of the SSA Podcast and I am so pleased that you have joined us. The topic/guest of this week’s show is Michael Sodini of Eagle Imports and Walk the Talk America a pro-Second Amendment, non-profit organization dedicated to helping to bring awareness to the issues that surround firearms and mental health. Struggling with a Mental Health Crisis? Call 1-800-273-TALK - OR - Text MHA to 741741 Topic Intro/Guest Bio ASU Grad with a degree in communicationsSpent time in...

Duration:01:56:57

445 - Fitness for Fighting?

10/14/2018
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In this week’s show we talk with Larry Lindenman of Point Driven Training about the role that physical fitness plays in personal protection but more importantly in life in general. Larry is a retired Illinois State Police officer and an avid martial artist with a strong competitive background. He owns Point Driven Training and is an instructor in the Shivworks collective. Larry also has a masters degree in exercise physiology and has a deep understanding of how physical fitness can...

Duration:01:23:41

444 - Mental Health and Guns with Dr. William Aprill

10/10/2018
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This is episode 444 of the SSA Podcast and I am so pleased that you have joined us. In this special midweek episode of the SSA Podcast we talk with Dr. William Aprill about a difficult and controversial topic, mental health and guns. Dr. William Aprill is a psychologist in private practice who helps people of all walks of life deal with issues such as depression, PTSD and substance abuse issues. In addition to his private practice William is the owner of Aprill Risk Consulting where he...

Duration:01:08:52

443 - Holsters From Concept to Concealed Carry Comfort

10/8/2018
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Holsters with Jon Hauptman of PHLster Episode 443 - From Concept to Concealed Carry Comfort This is episode 443 of the SSA Podcast and I am so pleased that you have joined us. The in this week’s show we talk with Jon Hauptman of PHLster Holsters about how he is able to bring innovative new holsters to the market that solve problems that the average concealed carry holder faces and how they can solve those problems with PHLSTER. Jon is the owner of PHLster Holsters and has a...

Duration:01:03:29

442-Selecting a Quality Holster with Tom of Dark Star Gear

9/30/2018
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This is episode 442 of the SSA Podcast and I am so pleased that you have joined us. The topic of this week’s show is how you can select a quality holster for concealed carry. Who are Tom and Dark Star Gear Tom is the owner of Dark Star Gear Holsters. Dark Star Gear is a niche holster manufacturer that focuses on quality holsters for the committed carrier. Dark Star Gear is one of several companies that has been leading the revival of Appendix Inside the Waistband carry and their...

Duration:01:35:29

441 - Claude Werner, The Tactical Professor

9/24/2018
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Episode 441 - Claude Werner the Tactical Professor This is episode 441 of the SSA Podcast and I am so pleased that you have joined us. This episode’s guest is Claude Werner. Claude is known in the firearms training industry as the Tactical Professor and focuses on the firearms industry from a different angle than most other personal protection educators. Like many of his peers, Claude has a background in the military, however, this background was focused on military intelligence....

Duration:01:33:50

440 - The Psychology of the Gun Agenda with Dr. William Aprill

9/14/2018
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The Psychology of the Gun Agenda Episode 440 - with Dr. William Aprill of Aprill Risk Consulting This is episode 440 of the SSA Podcast and I am so pleased that you have joined us. In this show we will be talking with Dr. William Aprill of Aprill Risk Consulting about Showtime’s new series Who is America and how it is capitalizing on the psychology of the progun agenda to make a statement. Who is Dr. William Aprill? William Aprill is a licensed mental health professional with over...

Duration:01:12:49

439 - J-Frame Julie G

9/10/2018
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Julie Golob is a standout in the firearms industry. As I mentioned she is a world champion shooter in IPSC Classic Division. She is the captain of Team S&W, And sponsored by big names in shooting like Trijicon, Federal Premium Ammunition, Safariland, The National Shooting Sports Foundation and Liberty Safes. Julie is a veteran of the United States Army where she was a member of the Army Marksmanship Unit. Julie is an author and just after our recording of this episode she released her...

Duration:01:22:59

438 - Revolvers with Dentist Cop, Dr.Sherman House

8/28/2018
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438 - Revolvers et al with Sherman House Welcome to the Safety Solutions Academy Podcast! If you are working to sort out the complexities of personal protection, increase the efficiency of your defensive training and demystify the tools you need to keep yourself and those that you love safe then the Safety Solutions Academy Podcast is the place of you! I am your host Paul Carlson and I am so glad have joined me today. You can contact me by sending comments, questions and topics for...

Duration:01:30:35

437 - Chuck Haggard on J-frames and Pocket Poppers

1/7/2018
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Welcome to the Safety Solutions Academy Podcast! If you are working to sort out the complexities of personal protection, increase the efficiency of your defensive training and demystify the tools you need to keep yourself and those that you love safe then the Safety Solutions Academy Podcast is the place of you! I am your host Paul Carlson and I am so glad have joined me today. You can contact me by sending comments, questions and topics for future shows to paul@safetysolutionsacademy.com...

Duration:01:15:15

436 - S&W J-Frame January with Massad Ayoob

12/31/2017
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Welcome to the Safety Solutions Academy podcast! If you are working to sort out the complexities of personal protection, increase the efficiency of your defensive training and demystify the tools you need to keep yourself and those that you love safe then the Safety Solutions Academy podcast is the place of you! I am your host Paul Carlson and I am so glad have joined me today. You can contact me by sending comments, questions and topics for future shows to paul@safetysolutionsacademy.com I...

Duration:01:16:31

435v2 - Bright Lights for Personal Defense

11/7/2017
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Do you carry a light for personal defense? If you do, what light have you selected? How do you carry it? Where does it rank in importance in your EDC? In today’s episode Richard and I talk about things like: MagliteStreamlight SL20 RechargeableSurefire 6PReview and Graph -My EDC FlashlightCr123AAAAAProtac HL Exclusive Patron Only Content Popularity does not equal expertise Influence comes with responsibility Credentials aren’t necessarily important either Skepticism - Is it a bad...

Duration:01:47:59

434-World Champion Julie Golob

10/22/2017
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It has been a long time since Julie has joined us on the Safety Solutions Academy Podcast and with both of our crazy schedules it has been a while since we have had the opportunity to chat casually as well. Julie and I take full advantage of the time we had to catch up on a whole variety of topics and most of them were actually related to shooting in some way! In Today’s Episode: Julie and I chat about a wide range of topics including: Julie recent World Championship with at IPSCWorld...

Duration:01:16:40

433 - Building Shooters with Dustin Salomon

10/16/2017
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In episode 432 of the SSA Podcast I talked about Dustin Salomon’s book, Building Shooters with friend and colleague Rob Morse. Lot’s of folks had a really positive response to the episode, including the author, Dusty. He reached out and shared some positive thoughts about the episode and was receptive to continuing the conversation and that is exactly what we do in episode 433. Dusty, Rob and I dive into a deep conversation about firearms instruction. We talk about all kinds of topics...

Duration:01:57:38

432 - Rob Morse and the state of Defensive Shooting Instruction

9/28/2017
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432 - The State of Firearms Instruction In this episode of the SSA Podcast: I chat with Rob Morse of slowfacts.wordpress.org a collection of blog posts that I would call the opposite of knee-jerk reactions and Self Defense Gun Stories Podcast at selfdefensegunstories.com where you take a look at defensive gun uses and analyze them for lessons that can be learned. Rob is also a member of the Polite Society Podcast where he and the rest of Paul Lathrup’s crew discuss a wide variety of...

Duration:01:04:11

431 - MAG-30 Wrap Up with David Maglio

9/20/2017
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One of the ways that I work to stay sharp as an instructor and as a students of self-defense is to host other instructors. This past weekend, I hosted David Maglio of Concealed Carry Associates for a MAG-30 course. Way back when I took a MTG "Shoot till you puke" course and the high round count weekend was one of the ways I drove past a plateau in my shooting. I shot faster with more precision after than weekend. In order to offer that same opportunity to students of SSA I talked with David...

Duration:00:38:23

430 - Establishing a Consistent Grip in the Holster

9/11/2017
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In this episode of the SSA Podcast: We take a look at: Why it is important to establish a quality grip on the handgun when the gun is in the holster.Why a solid grip is important for defensive shooting.What is a quality grip on a ccw handgun?8 Points of a quality gripI describe the 8 points of the handgun grip that I start out most shooters with in this blog post titled “Get a Grip.”When you should establish a quality grip?When you need to reestablish a quality grip?When it is time to...

Duration:00:28:10

429 - Covering Your ASP with John Correia

9/7/2017
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429 - Covering your ASP with John Correia of Active Self Protection In this episode of the SSA Podcast: We chat with self-defense content task master John Correia of Active Self Protection. Through ASP John releases daily videos on Facebook, Youtube and the ASP website that analyze real life self-defense encounters and teaches lessons in personal protection. The lessons taught through John’s videos emphasize the Attitude, Skills, and Plan that every day concealed carry holders...

Duration:00:56:01

428 - What are you willing to die for?

8/29/2017
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I know the title is a bit dramatic, but it is a concept that I have had spinning around in my head as I have been listening to the latest episode of the Hardcore History Podcast dealing with the Celtic Holocaust. Between the times of 100 BC and around 50 BC the Celtic people found themselves engaged in a struggle for survival with the Roman empire and Julius Caesar. As individuals and as a whole it seems like they must have had to ask themselves the question, “What are we willing to die...

Duration:00:26:43