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MVP93: Mark Hatmaker on Western Martial Arts and Rough’n’Tumble

Mark Hatmaker is a legend of the self-protection and martial arts world, and it was a great pleasure to listen to him speak about western martial arts, boxing, wrestling...

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MVP93: Mark Hatmaker on Western Martial Arts and Rough'n'Tumble
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MVP92: Dr Tammy Yard-McCracken – #500Rising for Women’s Self Protection

Dr Tammy Yard-McCracken has  25+ years as a therapist working with survivors of violence, anxiety and PTSD. Wanting to do more to prevent trauma and build opportunity for resilience,...

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MVP92: Dr Tammy Yard-McCracken - #500Rising for Women's Self Protection
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MVP91: The Ethics of Martial Arts Marketing with Ron Amram

In this episode I'm joined by good friend, martial artist, business consultant and academy owner, Ron Amram. We chat about the common pitfalls of marketing and reaching students, how...

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MVP91: The Ethics of Martial Arts Marketing with Ron Amram
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MVP90: Dr James S. Cawood

Dr. Cawood is President of Factor One which is a California based corporation specializing in threat assessment and management, violence risk assessment, behavioral analysis, security consulting, and investigations. Dr....

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MVP90: Dr James S. Cawood
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MVP89: Drone Warfare with Lt. Col. Wayne Phelps

On this episode we chat drone warfare and the psychological cost of killing remotely with retired Lt. Col. Wayne Phelps.   *** Support our Partners: FujiSports (Americas): www.fujisports.com FujiSports (Australia): https://www.fujisports.com.au/?...

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MVP89: Drone Warfare with Lt. Col. Wayne Phelps
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MVP88: Situational Awareness with Dr Gav Schneider

On this episode I am joined by my own boss, sensei, mentor and all around violence expert Dr Gav Schneider. Gav is a 7th degree black belt in krav...

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MVP88: Situational Awareness with Dr Gav Schneider
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MVP87: Lessons from Celebrity Protection with Todd Fox

Todd Fox is the Founder & Managing Director of the Close Protection Corps which provides protective services to celebrities, executives, diplomats, and NGOs. To date the company has succesfully...

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MVP87: Lessons from Celebrity Protection with Todd Fox
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MVP86: Security Industry Defensive Tactics with Nick Wyborn

Nick Wyborn is a defensive tactics instructor and security professional with a combined 16 years security and law enforcement experience across multiple Government agencies. As an Operational Safety Instructor...

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MVP86: Security Industry Defensive Tactics with Nick Wyborn
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MVP85: A Scientific Approach to Reality Based Training with Jeff Quail

Jeff Quail, MSc has a Masters degree in Applied Psychology from the University of Liverpool. Prior to becoming the CEO of Setcan Corporation, Jeff served as a law enforcement...

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MVP85: A Scientific Approach to Reality Based Training with Jeff Quail
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MVP84: Mark Mireles – LAPD veteran, 3 x Medal of Valor recipient

Mark's career reads like a 1980's movie, starting off in the Marine Corps serving in the infantry as a rifleman to one of the most respected police officers and...

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MVP84: Mark Mireles - LAPD veteran, 3 x Medal of Valor recipient
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MVP83: Asphalt Anthropology with Beverly Baker

Asphalt Anthropology was developed by urban explorer and self-defense instructor, Beverly Baker. The goal of Asphalt is to provide skills and counter fear so that people can navigate dense,...

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MVP83: Asphalt Anthropology with Beverly Baker
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MVP82: Staying ALIVE with Michael Julian

Michael Julian is the creator the A.L.I.V.E. Active Shooter Survival Training Program and CEO/President of MPS Security & Protection, providing corporate executive protection, threat and risk mitigation, and security....

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MVP82: Staying ALIVE with Michael Julian
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MVP81: The Approach with Eddie Quinn

Eddie Quinn is a UK-based martial arts instructor across multiple disciplines, but most well known in the Silat, Filipino Martial Arts and Muay Thai communities as well for his...

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MVP81: The Approach with Eddie Quinn
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MVP80: Fight Like Your Grandad – Shanghai School of Streetfighting with Tommy Joe Moore

Tommy Joe Moore returns to the podcast to talk Fairbairn and Sykes, WW2 combatives, the evolution of western martial arts, and his new book The Shanghai School of Streetfighting. Support...

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MVP80: Fight Like Your Grandad - Shanghai School of Streetfighting with Tommy Joe Moore
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MVP79: Lee Morrison Pt 2: Instructor Development and the Path to the Peaceful Warrior

In part two of my recent interview with Lee Morrison, we talk about his approach to instructor development and his new evolution "the Path to the Peaceful Warrior." *** Grab...

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MVP79: Lee Morrison Pt 2: Instructor Development and the Path to the Peaceful Warrior
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MVP78: Lee Morrison Pt 1: Becoming a Tier 1 Civilian

Lee Morrison is the founder of Urban Combatives, a legend of the self-protection industry, and someone Geoff Thompson refers to as a "self-protection God." Lee returns to the podcast...

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MVP78: Lee Morrison Pt 1: Becoming a Tier 1 Civilian
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MVP77: Trauma, Recovery, Revenge? Interview with Psychotherapist Ellis Amdur

Ellis Amdur has worked in the field of crisis intervention since 1989. He has developed a range of training and consultation services, as well as a unique style of...

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MVP76: Scenario Training: Riots, interrogations, courtrooms and more with Duncan Andrews

Duncan Andrews runs arguably the world's finest and most comprehensive scenario-training programmes for self-protection enthusiasts. Everything from live situational awareness training, to combative application, then interrogation for government trained...

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MVP76: Scenario Training: Riots, interrogations, courtrooms and more with Duncan Andrews
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MVP75: Ancient Wisdom, Modern Application with Lawrence Kane

Lawrence Kane is a prolific martial arts author with 20 books to his credit including titles on how to teach martial arts, how to survive real violence and the...

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MVP75: Ancient Wisdom, Modern Application with Lawrence Kane
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MVP74: From selling drugs to the Hall of Fame – Willie Johnson’s story of redemption through martial arts

Willie "the Bam" Johnson is a Black Belt Magazine Hall of Fame martial artist, a 7th degree black belt in karate and a 5th degree black belt in Wushu...

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MVP74: From selling drugs to the Hall of Fame - Willie Johnson's story of redemption through martial arts
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