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Yeti ‘Nother Ballistic Radio Episode (Podcast – Season 4, Ballistic Radio Episode 174, August 14th, 2016)

“Capacity does not equal accuracy or ability.” — Steve Fisher   John is all alone and forced to explain his own nerd-references while also…

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Our Own Worst Enemy? (Podcast – Season 4, Ballistic Radio Episode 173, August 7th, 2016)

“Emotional control is one of the hardest things to learn if you’ve never done any [intensive training or have experience] and you’re not going…

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Why Bleeding To Death Is Bad And The Worst Idea For A Star Wars Costume Ever (Podcast – Season 4, Ballistic Radio Episode 172, July 31st, 2016)

“Nobody [says], “I don’t carry a firearm because when the fight happens I’ll just pick up a brick or a rock or something and…

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Pat Goodale and The Special Snowflake (Podcast – Season 4, Ballistic Radio Episode 171, July 24th, 2016)

“Most of the guns we see turn out to be obese, to put it mildly. Guys will show up with all sorts of paraphernalia…

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Have Ellifritz, Will Travel (Podcast – Season 4, Ballistic Radio Episode 169, July 10th, 2016)

If you can’t recognize the types of… pre-assault indicators, what a criminal might be doing… just before his assault you’re really no better off…

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Becoming the Civilian Defender (Podcast – Season 4, Ballistic Radio Episode 168, July 3rd, 2016)

“On more than one occasion I’ve been driving to a class… and I’ve seen a vehicle on the side of the road in distress,…

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The Ostrich Effect (Podcast – Season 4, Ballistic Radio Episode 167, June 26th, 2016)

“The standard take on people taking an interest in their own self-defense is that we are obsessed with violence. Well, we’re not; not anymore…

Facebook User Questions: The Lunchbox (Podcast – Season 4, Ballistic Radio Episode 166, June 19th, 2016)

“If your de-escalation and avoidance skills are really good you never need any of the other skills.” — John Johnston   John and JackJack…

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Sharpening Your Mind (Podcast – Season 4, Ballistic Radio Episode 164, June 5th, 2016)

“All I have is this time that’s in front of me and an [unknown] expiration date looming out there. So, let’s start, right now,…

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Not That There’s Anything Wrong With That (Podcast – Season 4, Ballistic Radio Episode 162, May 16th, 2016)

“For me, I enjoy the process of getting better a lot more than I enjoy the competitions themselves.” — Ben Stoeger Five-time national USPSA…