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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...

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Wayne Black is a security expert. His company, Wayne Black and Associates handles executive protection, security and investigations for a lot of high profile clients. Some of those clients also include churches and synagogues who now face threats every day. With the recent attacks on our religious institutions, I reached

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Kita Busse is a movement coach for shooting who mostly teaches competitive shooters how to move better. Kita’s company 180 Firearms Training teaches all over the world and Kita has an extremely busy schedule. Kita also competes in USPSA and provides feedback on videos sent to her where she can

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Keith Garcia is a champion 3 Gun competitor with mad skills when it comes to shooting. I’ve been fortunate to have Keith on as a guest for several of the Shooting Summits as well as live YouTube events. This recording is the audio from my last live show this past

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Dave Spaulding was a part of law enforcement for 36 years. During that time he was on his agency’s SWAT team, worked narcotics and was a trainer. Dave has gone to multiple schools and taught at law enforcement conferences and seminars. When Dave retired, he went on to become a

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Mike Greene worked as detective for the NYPD for many years. During that time he handled a lot of cases as well as developed a skill set when dealing with the criminal element. Mike used those skills to write a book on surviving travel to New York City. In my

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Keith Tyler is a law enforcement officer out West and a competitive shooter in USPSA. He’s reached the rank of Grandmaster and is also a firearms instructor. Keith has designed a unique program for his training academy that lasts seven months long. One of the nice things about Keith is

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Nick Yanutola – is a Grandmaster in Production.  Nick started in IDPA and quickly shot up the ranks and won High Overall at the Carolina Cup in 2014.   He also made Grandmaster that same year and has since taken top 16 at many USPSA National Championships.  Nick also has been a

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Welcome back to the Firearms Nation Podcast.  I had the opportunity to be a guest on the Sheepdog Nation Podcast and was very intrigued by the host, Autumn Clifford.  Autumn is a nine year law enforcement officer and started a podcast to get her thoughts out into the world and

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When I think of an army sniper, I usually think of Bob Lee Swagger, tough, gritty, All-American and not giving a crap.  But I was surprised when I spoke with guest that he not only was a sniper, but a lawyer, professor, writer and app developer. Ryan Cleckner is an

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Gilbert Perez  is a Grandmaster in Limited and Production.  Gilbert is the owner and head instructor at the Patriot Firearms Academy.  Gilbert has competed in several World Shoots on the US Team for Single Stack.  Gilbert is a former law enforcement officer and currently shoots on Team Bul. Please leave

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