This week John and Andy discuss winter carry issues, including what if any changes you should make to your carry gear. Several listeners call in and Andy also expresses his pleasure at the thought of John injuring himself.
Tonight we talk with Jared Reston about how he won a gunfight that started with Jared being shot in the mouth. Jared also talks about what he thinks of the idea that people won’t use the sights on their pistol if they’re involved in a shooting. A lot of great lessons this episode for anyone who plans on having a firearm as part of their self-defense plan.
This week John and Andy talk to Darryl Bolke of www.hardwiredtacticalshooting.com about safety, decision making, and how being able to shoot faster than you can think could be a problem. Darryl also relates the story of one of his on duty shootings. Additionally John demonstrates how not to multitask, in epic fashion. Ballistic Radio’s December project is officially unveiled as well this episode. Check it out!
This week John talks to Justin Schnieders about the night Justin was shot. We cover the lessons learned, how having a gun probably saved his life, and how important the will to win is.
This week we talk to Caleb Causey of Lonestar Medics (lonestarmedics.com) about combat medicine, and learning applicable to everyday life first aid skills. In a Ballistic Radio exclusive, Caleb announces the 2014 medical conference in Dallas. John & Andy also discuss the developing situation with Dick’s Sporting Goods in Akron Ohio. Check it out!
This week Trainer/Writer/TV personality and former lead firearms instructor for the Federal Air Marshals Mike Seeklander (www.shooting-performance.com) joins us to discuss pushing your training limits, caliber selection, mindset and the role of visualization. Mike and John also answer listener calls at the end of the show. Additionally John discusses the new Ballistic Radio T-shirt (www.booster.com/ballisticradio) and why he’s donating all the proceeds from the sale of the shirt to help Dep. Robin Hopkins’ recovery.
Deputy Robin Hopkins of the Bernalillo County (NM) Sheriff’s Office was recently wounded in an ambush along with three Albuquerque PD officers. She is currently in intensive care.
Ballistic Radio has a t-shirt sales effort underway and is donating the proceeds to Deputy Hopkins. Additionally, a matching donation of $1.00 per shirt sold is being made (up to $1000.00).
Also, those who buy 10 shirts will receive an owb holster from Dark Star Gear. If 1,000 shirts are sold, there will be a special raffle of a Sig pistol with each shirt purchased being an entry into the raffle.
But the shirt HERE
This week we talk to Todd Green about a wide range of topics including; Becoming an instructor, being a good student, how to go about picking a first firearm, and Todd’s 50,000+ round Springfield/Warren 9mm 1911 test gun.
This week we talk with law enforcement officer and closet research nerd John Hearne (http://Www.dvctargets.com) about the 1986 FBI Miami gunfight, it’s aftermath, and why organizations are so slow to change even when given compelling reasons to do so.
Tonight the entire crew is in studio to talk with national firearms trainer Rob Pincus about some of his training methodology, as well as some of the controversies that surround him.