The rigors of our tool-saturated lives are betrayed by how easy it is to learn and use these systems from a position of comfort…but what about from a position of crippling stress? Are you banking on 80% success rates at the range to carry you through grisly violence? This is a mistake that virtually everyone who carries a weapon concealed makes, and it is a fatal mistake indeed.
This week, Pat discusses a private citizen’s courageous response to the hideous Texas Church shooting, and gives some perspective on pistol generations and what real innovation looks like.
Strategy and tactics are often hindered by cold and dead definitions and understandings of them. This week, Pat will share an effective and timeless approach to these two topics and others that are integral parts of the same model, though they are little known or considered.
This week, we engage in a little CCU myth-busting. Specifically, Pat addresses some of the misconceptions and challenges regarding one of the body’s most powerful drugs – adrenaline.
Like the subject of gunfighting, there is a general lunacy and imprudence surrounding the subject of preparedness, even to such an extent that the mere discipline of being able to sustain one’s family for a short time is considered a moderately good indicator of mental instability by the masses. In this broadcast, Pat will provide a bit of insight on the subject of prudent preparedness to lay some of this confusion to rest.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?