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WL 399: Should You Get Involved?

WL 399 – Should You Get Involved?

In our podcast this week, Buck Greene sits in for Jeff Anderson to explain 5 things you should consider before you choose to get involved when you see an emergency, an attack, or some other incident.

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Stranger Caught With A Blade: What Would YOU Do?

You know this guy is armed. He knows he’s armed… but he doesn’t know YOU know he’s armed. What do you do?

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“Trick” Your Way Out Of Bloody Violence (Throwback Video)

I’ve been reading a BRUTAL book recently that got me to thinking about one of our most viral videos.

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Why I HATE these “multiple attacker” myths (& you should too)

I hate when myth and misinformation are passed on as self-defense advice… so ELEVEN YEARS AGO, I made this video! Join us in the Wayback Machine for a “throwback Thursday.”

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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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(Wayback Machine Video) 1 simple, easy fix for streetfight knockouts

You probably aren’t making this common streetfighting mistake, but if you are, it’s an easy fix!

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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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Taco Toolsday 2min Video Review: SPOON of DOOM

If you don’t have this spoon of doom in your self-defense arsenal for everyday carry, you really should.

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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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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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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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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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Riots still coming – the “WROL summer” isn’t over!

Civil unrest was a reality of life last summer… and, to be honest, this summer has been TOO quiet.

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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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Toolsday Review: Ed Calderon’s “Motel Armorer” Improvised Weapons Online Course

There’s a disturbing trend when it comes to gun rights, one unique to the “post-pandemic” world… and we need to talk about it before it’s too late.

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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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The “Combat Knife” I Carry (And Why)

Do you carry a knife for personal defense? There’s a specific feature you should consider if your knife doesn’t already have it…

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H2H Combat: 1 MMA Fighter’s Deadly "Road Rage" Mistake

This horrible story of one MMA fighter’s tragic mistake can teach us all a lesson about real-life self-defense.

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Use This “Amazon Review Hack” When Buying Tactical Gear

Everybody knows what it feels like to be disappointed in something you buy online. Use this “Amazon review hack” to help get BRUTALLY honest takes on everything you buy!

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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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Real Street Fights: Three Tips For Using Impact Weapons!

Impact weapons can be an effective part of your street defense arsenal. Here are 3 important tips for using them.

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(Safe) Tueller Drill Alternative For Tactical Firearms Training At The Gun Range

The Tueller Drill is a popular tactical firearms exercise that famously established the “21-foot rule” – and most people get it all wrong!

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WL 349 – The #1 Most Critical Skill Missing From Your Gun Training

I don’t see ANYBODY practicing this skill on the firing line, but it could be a deciding factor in 85% of real-life shooting scenarios!

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