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Arik

Full time law enforcement officer and firearms instructor. Also a competitive shooter. Avid gear, guns and tactics aficionado. Bringing value to the shooting world...

FirearmsInterviewPodcast

Have you ever wondered what you would do or how you would react to being in an actual gunfight?  What kind of training do you do to prepare for it?  Do you have the mindset to win?  It would be nice to know the answers to those questions..well today my

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CompetitionFirearmsInterviewPodcast

This podcast is a replay from the 2017 Shooter’s Summit.  The Shooter’s Summit brings together over 30 of the top firearms instructors, both from the competition and tactical worlds, to help you become a better shooter. Shannon Smith – Is a veteran of the US Army where he also spent 6

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FirearmsGearReview

Having a good belt for Everyday Carry is very important. The KORE ESSENTIALS X4 Gun Belt is definitely a good choice. It is very strong which is important to hold guns, holsters and magazines. It has a chinch style locking system which can adjust the size for a more individual

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FirearmsHollywoodInterviewPodcastTacticsTraining

Welcome back to another episode of the firearms nation podcast.  In the world of law enforcement, tactical firearms instruction and SWAT teams, one man stands out as a leader in all those arenas.  Scott Reitz served on the LAPD for 30 years.  Scott started on patrol and worked his way

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FirearmsInterviewPodcastUncategorized

This podcast is a little different than the normal fare as I discuss a dark time in the world’s history.  I was given a copy of the book, Gun control in the third reich several years ago and was moved after reading it.  The author, Stephen Halbrook, is a well

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FirearmsInterviewPodcastTrainingUncategorized

Steve Tarani is the first person to be interviewed twice on the Firearms Nation Podcast!  Steve is a rather imposing fellow, tall, strong and well versed in multiple ways to take you down.  He has studied numerous martial arts, mostly from the devastating knife arts of the Philippines and Indonesia

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CompetitionFirearmsInterviewPodcast

Today I was joined by Phil Strader who is currently the Pistol Product Manager at Sig Sauer, which makes some of the finest firearms in the world.  Phil is the spearhead of the new P320 series of striker fired handguns that have been taking the market to task.  With this

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CompetitionFirearmsPodcastTrainingUncategorized

Shane Coley is the son of a law enforcement officer who grew up in Mississippi playing baseball and football.  But what Shane really liked was going to the range with dad and learning how to shoot.  Soon Shane began competing in USPSA and started winning matches.  That caught the eyes

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CompetitionFirearmsInterviewPodcast

Julie Golob is a professional shooter who is sponsored by Smith and Wesson.  She grew up competing in practical shooting and was selected to be a part of the elite Army Marksmanship Unit whose mission was too recruit and enhance various units inside the Army with their shooting.  Julie left

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InterviewPodcast

John McClain is a funny guy.  He is known for wearing very loud golf pants on the shooting range not to intimidate his competitors, but rather to have…fun.  What a concept?  Having fun while shooting.  This tactic also is proven to help people during competition.  John started late getting into

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