The Guardian Broadcast

The Guardian Broadcast is a free, 15 to 25 minute weekly message crafted for the Concealed Carry American, with the purpose of helping to keep their Warrior-Edge sharp. All topics related to armed Self-Defense are covered in a happy, balanced, personal manner.


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EPISODE #125: Take the Path Less Traveled

September 20, 2017

We are always changing. What direction you are going is entirely in your hands! In this episode, Pat reminds us that habit is the tool that our lives are built with.

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EPISODE #124: Automatic Responses – The Effectiveness of Combat Immersion Technology

September 20, 2017

In this episode, Pat shares some wisdom about how we might go about evaluating ourselves, to determine where we are on a curve of effectiveness.

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EPISODE #123: Fountain of Youth – Vitality and the Hunger for Growth

September 5, 2017

Zeal in one’s quest for improvement is the tonic that keeps them young and sharp and effective in their pursuits. This broadcast is a reminder that there is no treading water in life, instead it is a choice between atrophy or growth.

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EPISODE #122: Preparedness – A Poor Substitute for READINESS

August 30, 2017

Hurricane Harvey is a staunch reminder that, like self-defense, having resources is not the same for having plans and skill in their use. This week, Pat offers a short life-saving message about a true survival mentality, based on a realistic look at large-scale tragedy patterns.

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EPISODE #121: Don’t Forget Your Gun

August 23, 2017

Life is a conglomerate of habits of compromise or perseverance. Every day you make hundreds of decisions that affect your overall effectiveness either positively or negatively. What will you choose today? What will you choose every day?

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EPISODE #120: Off Topic – Motivation, Life, and Stamina

August 10, 2017

This world is brutal and confusing, and it wears on us. A survivor is a person who can continue on and live with vigor and intentionality even after the scars of life accumulate. This broadcast is a motivational message from Pat about focus and discipline, and an opportunity to check ourselves and keep apathy at bay.

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EPISODE #119: INTENSITY Series – What IS This Incredible Force?

August 3, 2017

The human body is remarkably resilient in the short term – it takes an awful lot to shut violence off by attacking capability.
So, the question is this: do we want to endure 90+ seconds of criminal will, or is there a way to turn the tables immediately? This week, Pat will discuss the difference between lethality and intensity.

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EPISODE #118: INTENSITY Series – Win or Die

July 25, 2017

This week, Pat begins a special and critical series wherein he will parcel out some of the fundamental concepts pertaining to The Fighting Principle of INTENSITY. This concept is the difference between failure or success in a violent conflict, and it is absolutely not commonly known or fully understood.

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EPISODE #117: Winning at Concealed Carry Systems – Should We Make Our Own Holsters?

July 20, 2017

This week, Pat will discuss a little-known way to squeeze out some additional effectiveness in concealment systems. Namely, he will go over why we should consider making our own holsters, and highlight the benefits of taking matters into our own hands, given how difficult it is to find an ideal design and how easy it is to create one.

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EPISODE #116: Foundations – Making Lasting Change

June 27, 2017

This week, Pat wants to revisit a critical enabling factor for REAL, lasting change – the understanding of how change happens and why it is so unbelievably important that we set our minds up to expect change to happen this way, so that we don’t doom ourselves to failure and a life of mediocrity and stagnation.

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