<![CDATA[americanwarriorshow.com - Show Notes]]>Sun, 29 Mar 2020 16:55:05 -0700Weebly<![CDATA[Show 214 - Chris Palmer - Lessons Learned as a Full-Time SWAT Officer]]>Fri, 27 Mar 2020 21:06:25 GMThttp://americanwarriorshow.com/show-notes/show-214-chris-palmer-lessons-learned-as-a-full-time-swat-officerShow 214 - Chris Palmer - Lessons Learned as a Full-Time SWAT Officer - This week Mike interviews Chris Palmer, a veteran police officer with thirteen years of his career assigned as a full-time SWAT officer.  Chris brings a wealth of knowledge and hard-won lessons learned from a full-time SWAT operator in this show. 
A snapshot of Chris's bio: 
  • 1999 to 2001 Patrol officer.
  • 2001 to 2006 N.E.T. Neighborhood Enforcement Team. We were a directed enforcement position within the precincts. Basically we would be tasked by the commander to solve problems brought to them by the community. This is where I got plain clothes and U/C experience. We would work informants, buy dope, write warrants, surveillance and locating subjects with felony warrants, a bit of everything without responsibility for the radio. 
  • 2006 to 2019 (SWAT) Full time unit with 5 ten man squads now 4 ten man squads. Barricades, Violent subjects arrested, Present for several (20?) OIS and fired my weapons in 4 of them. At last count I've had 56 rounds fired at me and been hit once. Most of those have been through the walls on HRT entries. I've never shot anyone during an HR. Mine were all arrests/ barricades
  • 2017- present   Contract breaching instructor for Forced Entry Tactical Training. 
  • 2019 - present Full time firearms training detail. 

Contact Chris: cpcbox5151@gmail.com
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<![CDATA[Show 213 - The Best Defense Survival – A Reunion on the Corona Virus]]>Fri, 20 Mar 2020 17:01:56 GMThttp://americanwarriorshow.com/show-notes/show-213-the-best-defense-survival-a-reunion-on-the-corona-virusShow 213 - The Best Defense Survival – A Reunion on the Corona VirusMore than a decade ago, TBD/SURVIVAL did a deep dive into pandemics and how Americans might protect themselves. Now that what we discussed in the abstract has come to pass, the TBD/SURVIVAL TEAM — Michael Janich, Rob Pincus, Mike Seeklander and Michael Bane — decided to come together to help people weather this crisis. Our commitment was always deeply personal; deeply honored that TBD saved lives. We are here to help.

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<![CDATA[Show 212 - Coronavirus Outbreak Part 2 - Planning and Preparation]]>Mon, 09 Mar 2020 13:18:08 GMThttp://americanwarriorshow.com/show-notes/show-212-coronavirus-outbreak-part-2-planning-and-preparation
Show 212 - Coronavirus Outbreak Part 2 - Planning and Preparation
This week Mike and Rich once again dive deep and discuss the Coronavirus.  Discussed in this show:  The virus and the likely future, what the experts are saying, and a detailed preparation list that you can use to prepare.  This is part two of a multi-part show and continued coverage of the ongoing pandemic.  

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References:
Johns Hopkins Experts Brief Capitol Hill on Coronavirus (COVID-19)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pnk8DuAly9Y
Coronavirus expert: 'War is an appropriate analogy'
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dcJDpV-igjs
Coronavirus: Expert's worst-case scenario is 96 million infected in US with up to 500,000 dead
https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/coronavirus-dr-james-lawler-warning-us-hospitals-infection-a9385031.html
Hutch Science COVID-19
https://www.fredhutch.org/en/coronavirus-overview.html
Dr. Liz Specht Twitter Thread
https://threadreaderapp.com/thread/1236095180459003909.html
Peak Prosperity Podcast
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4InhmRCIpow
CDC COVID-19 FAQ
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/faq.html#basics
Our World in Data (COVID-19)
https://ourworldindata.org/coronavirus
WHO (COVID-19) Sitrep
https://www.who.int/docs/default-source/coronaviruse/situation-reports/20200306-sitrep-46-covid-19.pdf?sfvrsn=96b04adf_2
Coronavirus COVID-19 Global Cases by Johns Hopkins CSSE
https://www.arcgis.com/apps/opsdashboard/index.html#/bda7594740fd40299423467b48e9ecf6
Capital Economics (THE COVID-19 CORONAVIRUS AND ITS ECONOMIC IMPACT)
https://www.capitaleconomics.com/the-economic-effects-of-the-coronavirus/
John Hopkins (Modeling the Spreading Risk of 2019-nCoV)
https://systems.jhu.edu/research/public-health/ncov-model-2/
How does the new coronavirus compare with the flu?
https://www.livescience.com/new-coronavirus-compare-with-flu.html
Why it’s so hard to pin down the risk of dying from coronavirus (Washington Post)
https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2020/03/06/why-its-so-hard-pin-down-risk-dying-coronavirus/
Communicating the Risk of Death from Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) (Journal of Clinical Medicine)
https://www.mdpi.com/2077-0383/9/2/580/htm
Estimating case fatality ratio of COVID-19 from observed cases outside China
https://github.com/calthaus/ncov-cfr
12 Coronavirus myths busted by science
https://www.livescience.com/coronavirus-myths.html
Coronavirus Cases (worldometer)
https://www.worldometers.info/coronavirus/coronavirus-cases/
Coronavirus Disease 2019 vs. the Flu
https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/health/conditions-and-diseases/coronavirus/coronavirus-disease-2019-vs-the-flu
The species Severe acute respiratory syndrome-related coronavirus: classifying 2019-nCoV and naming it SARS-CoV-2
https://www.nature.com/articles/s41564-020-0695-z
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<![CDATA[Show 211 - Coronavirus Outbreak - Simple Decontamination Tips]]>Wed, 19 Feb 2020 17:56:40 GMThttp://americanwarriorshow.com/show-notes/show-211-coronavirus-outbreak-simple-decontamination-tipsShow 211 - Coronavirus Outbreak - Simple Decontamination Tips
This week Mike and Rich dive into one of today's most lethal threats, the Coronavirus.  Discussed in this show:  The virus's spread, possible outcomes, decontamination tips, and more!  In addition, Rich brings his survival game on this one with some easy to implement strategies on a variety of subjects like non-permissive environments, international intel, and more! 

Read the article!  Disaster Prep Thoughts
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<![CDATA[Show 210 - BJJ Black Belt Tom Davey  - Secrets of The Grappling Academy]]>Fri, 31 Jan 2020 15:23:46 GMThttp://americanwarriorshow.com/show-notes/show-210-bjj-black-belt-tom-davey-secrets-of-the-grappling-academyShow 210 - BJJ Black Belt Tom Davey  - Secrets of The Grappling Academy
This week Mike interviews BJJ Black Belt Tom Davey, owner of the super-popular Youtube channel, The Grappling Academy.  Tom is a high-level competitor and coach that focuses on a positive mindset and enjoying the often difficult process of training in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.  This interview was a fun one, as Professor Tom is simply a great communicator and coach.  His positive mindset is contagious, you're going to love this show!
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<![CDATA[Show 209: Nick Drossos on The HERO Program - Empowering Personal Protection]]>Fri, 10 Jan 2020 21:22:40 GMThttp://americanwarriorshow.com/show-notes/show-209-nick-drossos-on-the-hero-program-empowering-personal-protection
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Show 209: Nick Drossos on The HERO Program - Empowering Personal Protection
This week Mike interviews Canadian Nick Drossos on his system of Empowering Personal Protection and Hero program. Born and raised in Montreal, Nick Drossos has been training since the age of 9 to achieve his expert skills and master strategies in self-defense. Almost everything he teaches comes from real-world experience of knowing how to predict and anticipate danger, and how to utilize what you’ve learned in the gym in a real-life context.   
Visit his Website: Nick Drossos
Visit his Youtube Page: Nick Youtube
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<![CDATA[Show 208: A Bump in the Night Debrief - Home Defensive Strategies]]>Sun, 29 Dec 2019 16:03:03 GMThttp://americanwarriorshow.com/show-notes/show-208-a-bump-in-the-night-debrief-home-defensive-strategies
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Show 208: A Bump in the Night Debrief - Home Defensive Strategies
This week Mike and Rich break down and discuss a recent event at show host Rich Brown's house.  A situation that could have easily turned deadly, we walk through it step by step to uncover the valuable lessons learned.  This show will help you pre-think the possibility at your home, and begin preparation and planning steps.  You're going to love this show!   
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<![CDATA[Show 207: Brian Costanza (Trooper of the Year 2017) Lessons from Five Officer-Involved Shootings and Gunfights]]>Thu, 19 Dec 2019 23:34:32 GMThttp://americanwarriorshow.com/show-notes/show-207-brian-costanza-trooper-of-the-year-2017-lessons-from-five-officer-involved-shootings-and-gunfights
Show 207: Brian Costanza (Trooper of the Year 2017) Lessons from Five Officer-Involved Shootings and Gunfights

This week Mike interviews Brian Costanza, Oklahoma State Trooper of the year in 2017, and Tactical Team member.  Brian had been involved in a number of high-stress shootings and gunfights and was directly involved in stopping Michael Vance on his murderous rampage in a running gun battle that ended in Vance's death.  In this incredible show, Costanza breaks down each of the five events he as part of and goes through them in detail to give the listener all of the lessons learned from them.  

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<![CDATA[Show 206: Will Parker - Critical Aspects of Finding A Concealed Carry Instructor]]>Sat, 07 Dec 2019 19:31:41 GMThttp://americanwarriorshow.com/show-notes/show-206-will-parker-critical-aspects-of-finding-a-concealed-carry-instructor
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Show 206: Will Parker - Critical Aspects of Finding A Concealed Carry Instructor
This week Mike interviews Will Parker, retired Navy and Concealed Carry instructor on his new article and the information contained therein: Think Ahead.  This is a critical look at the importance of finding a concealed carry instructor.  A great guest you will not want to miss!

Find Will Here: https://www.fmgw.net

Freddie Merc’s is Veteran owned and operated by Will Parker (see our article published in the July Issue of Concealed Carry Magazine at the bottom of this page).


Our goal is to teach the members of our community prevention as well as the skills to survive a deadly force encounter. With four decades of experience with firearms, training and honing skills, Will remains a dedicated student himself by regularly attending training from some of the top instructors in the U.S. and across the globe. His knowledge, skills, and abilities are second to none in the Flathead when it comes to the total package of self-defense with a firearm.


Will served in the U.S Navy and Marine Corps for over 25 years specializing in Operations (1986-2011). During his career he was a Special Weapons Sentry, member of the Security Teams and Team Leader, Marine Corps Weapons and Tactics Instructor, Strike/Fighter Tactical Instructor, and Weapons Systems Instructor. He first became an instructor in 1994 and has pursued additional teaching credentials and continuing education ever since.


At Freddie Merc’s we are committed to offering our students and customers the best available instruction and customer service in Montana. We have the Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities to teach you in prevention (soft skills), defense (hard skills), self-defense law (legal), and help developing your skills in these areas to save your life – physically, morally, legally, and financially. We offer a wide variety of training in the area of self-defense.


Will is a USCCA Senior Training Counselor and Instructor, I.C.E. Defensive Firearms Coach, NRA Basic Pistol Instructor and Range Safety Officer, and Law of Self-Defense Instructor Program Graduate. He spends hundreds of hours per year training with some of the top instructors in the country, as a student or alongside them co-teaching.

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<![CDATA[Show 205:   Justin Allison - Developing a Fighting/Functional Fitness Program]]>Tue, 26 Nov 2019 15:28:04 GMThttp://americanwarriorshow.com/show-notes/show-205-justin-allison-developing-a-fightingfunctional-fitness-program
This week Mike interviews Justin Allison, a former Crossfit coach, and student of fitness about developing a fighting/functional fitness program.  In this show, we cover old school and new Crossfit type programming, and a variety of other related subjects including recovery, exercise selection, and much more! Don't miss this show! 
Questions for Justin?  Send it here: help@shooting-performance.com 
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