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WL 412 – Tactics Of The Family Bodyguard

Are you essentially your family’s bodyguard? Well, something happened to me at a concert recently that got me to thinking… and there are some things you’ll want to do (and NOT to do) if this happens to you!

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WL 415 – 5 EDC Mistakes To Avoid

We all carry lots of stuff… but are you making certain mistakes with your EDC gear? Buck runs down 5 of them in this week’s podcast.

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WL 413 – How To Hit Like A Sledgehammer

A lot of people say that “size doesn’t matter” in a fight. But it does… so how do you take down even the BIGGEST bad guy by hitting like a human sledgehammer?

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WL 412 – Tactics Of The Family Bodyguard

Are you essentially your family’s bodyguard? Well, something happened to me at a concert recently that got me to thinking… and there are some things you’ll want to do (and NOT to do) if this happens to you!

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WL 410 – Actions On Contact: Extreme Active Shooter Response

Active shootings aren’t things that just happen to “someone else.” They could happen to YOU and YOUR family no matter where you are. Here are 10 tips that could help you save your loved one’s lives, and your own life, in a shooting.

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WL 409 – Extreme Improvised Weapons: 3 Steps To Arm Yourself Anywhere, Anytime!

There are weapons all around you. You NEVER have to be unarmed no matter where you happen to be. Here’s how to make it work for you.

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WL 408 – 12 Navy SEAL Warrior Traits To Live By

Being a warrior isn’t all about war… and Navy SEAL instructor Chris Sajnog has 12 warrior traits to share that we should all be living by.

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WL 406 – 5 Reasons To Be A “Sword Guy” (Or Gal)

It turns out that there are some good reasons to be “into swords,” even though people joke about this ancient weapon. There are 5 reasons to be a “sword guy” (or gal), in fact…

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WL 405 – Why Combat PTSD Treatment Sucks (And What REALLY Works!)

Veterans commit suicide every day. That’s because of the mental scars they bring back with them…. and the fact that so much Combat PTSD treatment these days absolutely SUCKS.

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WL 402 – Martial Arts “Weaknesses” (That Are Really Strengths)

There are lot of people who say that martial arts “simply don’t work.” They’re right… which is why you SHOULD train in martial arts. Wait, what? We explain in this week’s podcast.

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WL 401 – R.E.M.F.: The Secret Training Tactical Training Method

There’s a secret training method that will help you learn MORE while training LESS… all while seeing the FASTEST gains you’ve ever seen in your tactical skill development. It all starts with a “rude” acronym, REMF…

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WL 400 – How To Tap Into Your Own “Warrior Machine”

In our podcast this week, we talk about the “magic” machine that can make you a warrior, taking less time to train while you learn faster and better. Do not miss this one, our four hundredth podcast episode!

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WL 391 – Strong Mind, Strong Body

We’re all distracted and we all have problems… but the solutions to getting where you want to go in life are simpler than you think!

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WL 385 – Don’t Be A Jerk Shopping For Gear Online

We all shop for tactical gear online… but there’s a BIG problem when it comes to people not understanding online sales etiquette. Here’s how to avoid being a jerk (or dealing with someone who is one).

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This Thing Is $25 On Amazon – Lets Carjackers, Home Invaders Track You

A new piece of technology is becoming increasingly popular… and reports of crime involving it are starting to explode.

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This Hidden “SAK” Tool Could Be In YOUR Pocket Already

Imagine carrying a tool around for 25 years and never realizing it had a hidden feature. Well, that happened to one of Warrior Life’s staff members… and you could be carrying the same tool right now!

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WL 382 – 5 Life-Or-Death IFAK Mistakes

Without a doubt, the IFAK, or Individual First Aid Kit, is one of the MOST overlooked pieces of survival kit. In this week’s podcast, we talk to Brian McLaughlin from Mountain Man Medical about 5 critical mistakes survivalists, preppers, and gun people are making with their IFAKs.

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WL 381 – 5 “Knife Fighting” Myths (That Need To DIE)

Warrior Life’s Buck Greene explains 5 “knife fighting” myths that go all the way back to the mail-order catalog, knife-fighting-book days.

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Pocket Loadout: What’s Your Bare-Minimum EDC?

I’m genuinely curious: How does your pocket load-out compare? I’d love it if you told me what you carry every day, in the comments on this post.

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A Better Alternative To Tactical Skateboard Tape / Stair Tape?

Everybody knows about “stair tape” or “skateboard tape” for tactical grips… but what if you want a more comfortable alternative?

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The SECRET Behind Those Weird, Tiny Skull Statues And Figurines On Social Media

Every wonder about all the skull and death imagery you see among “tactical people?” The answer actually goes all the way back to an ancient warrior caste…

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WL 380 – “5 Things My Dad Got WRONG About EDC” (And What We Can Learn From Them)

Warrior Life’s Buck Greene learned a lot about everyday carry and survival from his father… but it turns out, some of it was just WRONG. Learn why (and what to do about it) in this week’s podcast.

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How To Be A [email protected] (in 1 Sitting)

What if I told you that you could become a [email protected] in just 1 sitting? Well, it’s a leeeetle more complicated than that, amigo… but not much. Read on to learn more.

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How “Good” CCWers OUT Themselves (And 5 Tricks For Covert EDC)

Even an experienced armed citizen who keeps his hardware out of sight might be “outing” himself as a “tactical person” with his other EDC accessories. Here’s how, plus 5 tips for covert EDC.

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Google this word. . . & get ARRESTED?

It’s like something out of “1984” or “Brazil”… but our government is actually issuing warrants based on secret keyword searches… and Google is helping them do it.

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No Vaccine, No Job? How To Stay Employed After COVID

The White House wants to force 2/3rds of the workforce to get vaccinated or risk losing their jobs. Here’s what we should do about that.

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WL 367 – Why Survivalists DIE

Survivalists and preppers are SUPPOSED to be the most ready to survive emergencies… but here are 5 categories of mistakes even experienced warriors make that get them KILLED in survival situations.

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[Toolsday] This EDC Story Hits You Right In The Feels

If you cry at the end of movies like Bruce Willis’ “Armageddon,” you may not want to read this touching EDC story…

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WL 366 – How To Join A “Knife Cult”

More people than you realize have “joined a cult” — but it’s not what you think!

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[Toolsday] Media Want You To Fear The “Saturday Night Special” Of Knives

A knife first popularized among South African criminals because it was cheap remains strangely popular among some “knife people” today. In our Toolsday gear review, we talk about this knife and the type of knives it represents.

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iPhones to start scanning for your GUNS?

Right now, you probably have something on your phone that could get you in trouble… and I know, because we’ve ALL done it…

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WL 365 – How To Spot Fake “Tactical Gurus”

There are a lot of people out there teaching who probably should not be. In this week’s podcast, we look at 5 tests that can reveal an instructor’s “red flags.”

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Freedom Friday: One Guy’s “Illegal Lunches” And Your Gun Rights

One of my employees told me a weird story that, believe it or not, actually connects to all our gun rights.

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WL 364 – OODA Loop Secrets (Part 2 Of 2)

In this second of a two-part series following a fight I saw at Disney World, we look at some simple, easy tricks to use your attacker’s OODA decision loop against him.

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Taco Toolsday 2min Video Review: “Cheap” EDC choice (with a catch)?

This week’s 2-minute video gear review is for an EDC choice that you can get cheap – but there’s a catch you need to know about first.

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WL 363 – Tactical Lessons From A Fight At Disney World

When I was in the Happiest Place On Earth last week, I saw a fight in line that got me to thinking about how we look at the OODA loop. Let me tell you, the woman involved in this fight? She got what she deserved!

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Taco Toolsday: Our 2-Minute Veteran Yogi Beard Oil Review

Today’s Taco Toolsday 2-minute gear review is just for the “manly men”… or is it?

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What To Do If A “Fake Cop” Pulls You Over

People impersonating officers is nothing new… but it’s a bigger problem than you might realize. Here’s what to do if a suspicious “police officer” pulls you over.

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Freedom Friday: Why This “Dumb” Gun Accessory Still Matters

A lot of us choose to “live with” gun regulations that don’t directly affect us. Here’s why we can’t afford to do that.

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My Top 3 Dollar Store Weapons (Improvised Tools For NPEs)

We all deal with non-permissive environments, which means we might need to get creative and improvise weapons (especially when traveling). Here are 3 weapons you can find at a Dollar Store and make for just 6 bucks!

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Taco Toolsday: We Review “The Knife That BROKE Wal-Mart”

For Taco Toolsday, we review the knife that you can’t seem to find in stock at any Wal-Mart… and explain just what happened to make this blade so popular.

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Cheap “Hardware Store Fix For All Weapons & Tools

For some of you, this quick tactical tip isn’t new… but if you’ve never heard of it before, this “tacticool” solution can last nearly a lifetime.

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WL 360 – How To Deal With Your Internet Enemies

Either you’ve got Internet enemies, or eventually you’ll make some. Here’s how to avoid doing that… and what to do if you can’t help it and someone comes after you online.

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[Freedom Friday] Is Open Carry Of Your Firearm A “Right”… Or Are You Sending The WRONG Message?

Constitutional carry is becoming more and more common, and there are more states than ever that permit “open carry,” too. But open carry is hotly debated even among gun owners. Where do YOU stand? I’d like to know.

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WL 359 – 10 More Tips For Concealed Carry

Previously I talked about the “10 commandments of concealed carry.” These aren’t “commandments,” but they are HIGHLY recommended… and sometimes VERY controversial tips for CCW.

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WL 358 – Transform Fear Into Super Human Power

Fear can be your worst enemy in a fight… but it can also be your best friend. Learn how to control that outcome in this week’s podcast!

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WL 356 – 7 Challenges For Tactical Mindset Mastery

I’ve got to warn you; in this week’s podcast, I’m really going to challenge you. I have a feeling you’re up for it, though. Don’t miss this episode!

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WL 355 – Debunked: 5 Myths About Training In Person

Warrior Life’s Buck Greene sits in for Jeff Anderson to explain his recent experience at a martial arts seminar after taking TWO YEARS off from in-person training… and what experiences like this mean for your own fighting and combatives training.

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Riot Survival Tips: 3 Ways To Establish Your Own “13 Hours” Escape Plan!

It’s one of the most infamous terrorist attacks in modern history – and there’s a LOT we can learn from it.

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[Toolbox Tuesday] Do NOT Carry This Escape & Evasion Tool

This common escape & evasion tool is also the preferred tool of thieves who target cars, so carrying it could get you arrested. There’s a better alternative!

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Ambush Attacks And Bathroom Safety: How To Deal With Sudden Street Fights

One woman’s inspirational story can teach us some important lessons about how to fight back against — and avoid — sudden ambush attacks.

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