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 #111: Concealed Carry: Are You Being Realistic??

May 23, 2017

There are few things more frustrating than having NO expectations for performance or skill, or having no plan to get there. In this broadcast, Pat provides the antidote for the disappointment or stagnation you might be set up for.

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EPISODE #110: Where are the “Real” Ninjas?

May 16, 2017

There is a lingering, prolific, and totally unrealistic impression that prevails in the “higher” levels of gun training – it borders on Hollywood-level deception, even if sometimes well intended. This broadcast is Patrick’s way of providing some necessary relief from these counterproductive Ninja standards.

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EPISODE #109: Testing Your Gear – What Are YOUR System’s Weaknesses?

May 9, 2017

A system is as weak as its least effective part. This simple, sad truth has crept up on unsuspecting warriors for millennia and robbed them of their lives in battle – and yet, this is a simple problem to fix. Test your gear. Make sure it is effective under as many circumstances as your can think of.

In this broadcast, Pat explains some little-known truths about this problem as they relate to the Guardian Discipline.

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EPISODE#108: Peace of Mind Through Understanding

May 3, 2017

The maturity of a veteran comes with a whole host of real-world benefits, chief among them is an unbelievable increase in your odds of survival. Learning how to do things in real time – when the stakes are highest – is NOT the best strategy. I want more for you than novice-level survival probability, and if you have already taken the steps I outline in this broadcast, then I commend you for your dedication and wisdom.

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EPISODE #107: The Violence Genome

April 18, 2017

Violence is a dying language among decent people, and yet your very life may depend on your ability to speak this language. This week, Pat will explain the importance of becoming fluent in violence and – more importantly – HOW to accomplish that in the face of so many limiting factors.

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EPISODE #106: Traveling with a Firearm – Contending with the Bureaucratic Circus

April 11, 2017

One of the most common apprehensions of the armed lifestyle is facing the dreaded TSA and their endless rules and regulations regarding flying with a firearm. In this episode, Pat will share a very amusing story about this that is full of useful tips for avoiding problems when traveling.

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EPISODE #105: Gratification vs. Satisfaction and the Guardian Lifestyle

March 28, 2017

Temporary gratification is often the reason we never reach satisfaction in many areas of our lives, and this week Pat is going to shine a light on this dark recess of human psychology and explain how it relates to the Guardian lifestyle.

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EPISODE #104: Pat’s Craziest CCW Story; A Terrible Joke; Education vs. ACTION; and Col. Dave Grossman

March 21, 2017

This week Pat will cover some “life wisdom” about how to develop an educated position and how to strike a balance between education and action. These are skills that will serve you well in he concealed carry realm, and life in general!

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EPISODE #103: 5 Things that Can Make Concealed Carry Easier for YOU

March 15, 2017

All of the concealed carry knowledge and skill in the world is wasted if we can’t develop the stamina necessary to be prepared to use them. This week, Pat will give some very useful tips on how to develop this ever important facet of your concealed carry strategy.

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EPISODE #102: RECAP – Blood and Vinegar from CCU to You

February 28, 2017

This week is dedicated to a quick recap of some of the white-hot governing principles of Concealed Carry University philosophy. This goes well beyond the realm of education, and these principles are universal. If you need motivation or want an induction into the ‘CCU Way,’ this broadcast is a must-listen.

What sets CCU and its alumni apart? You’re about to find out.

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