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098 Beyond the One Percent

An Interview with Karl Rehn about his excellent presentation at Tac-Con this year.  One of the big hits was his illustration of the Dunning-Kruger effect highlighting “The Peak of Mount Stupid” and “The Valley of Despair.”

The Peak of Mount Stupid from http://ypsgroup.com
The Peak of Mount Stupid from http://ypsgroup.com

You can read a written account of Karl’s presentation on his blog Notes From KR.

For information about upcoming class visit KR Training and their Facebook Page.

Some more links for this episode:

A Girl and a Gun

More good advice about becoming a Firearms Instructor

097 The Early Days of the Officer Survival Movement

DENNIS ANDERSON AND THE DAWN OF THE OFFICER SURVIVAL MOVEMENT

Denny Anderson was “in at the beginning” of the Officer Survival training movement in the early 1970s, which in turn was the seedbed for much of what is now doctrine for law-abiding armed citizens.  Joining with Chuck Remsberg, Tom McTernan, and Ron Adams, he co-wrote the timeless “Street Survival” book, and he and Remsberg created the Caliber Press Street Survival Seminars which still exist today.

Go back to the roots as Denny tells us how things were then…and how much they’ve changed for the better since.

Links for this Podcast:

MAG classes

AMM-Con

096 This Podcast is Surgeon General Approved!

Rich Carmona’s story is one that should have been in Reader’s Digest before it was in the ProArms Podcast.  Born poor in the barrio, he worked his way up from Green Beret medic to pioneer of the SWAT physician concept to Surgeon General of the United States.  But here’s what brings him to ProArms.

In 1999, while off-duty, Dr. Carmona encountered a mad dog murderer who was about to claim his second victim, a woman he was trying to carjack.  Carmona intervened, and when the criminal opened fire on him, the good doctor shot back and killed him.

We at the ProArms Podcast are honored to present the story of a doctor who used his expertise with a Colt .45 automatic to save the life of a soon-to-be victim, as well as his own.  We’ll never know how many more lives were saved when Dr. Carmona’s courageous action put a permanent end to a crazed killer’s rampage.

 

095 George Zimmerman and Don West

Observing the somber lessons of the recent fifth anniversary of the Trayvon Martin/George Zimmerman incident, we at the ProArms Podcast present George Zimmerman’s own story in his own words.  It was presented in February 2016 by Zimmerman and his co-counsel, Don West, at a Massad Ayoob Group MAG-40 class in Florida. This intense two-hour presentation offers the evidence the mainstream media didn’t touch.  This is one of the most compelling things we’ve ever posted at the ProArms Podcast.

In case you are not familiar with or need refreshing on the incident.

Massad Ayoob, Don Weat and George Zimmerman
George Zimmerman addressing the MAG40 class with Massad Ayoob and Don West.

These are the photos mentioned in the podcast.

Matthew Apperson convicted.

 

093 The Aftermath: George Zimmerman Speaks

George ZimmermanDeadly Force, Massad Ayoob talks, for the first time in public, about the aftermath of what happened that fateful night in Sanford Florida.

Recorded at a legal seminar hosted by Northwest Safety First in Chehalis, WA.

Massad’s writings on the Zimmerman trial can be found on the Backwoods Home website.

Or you can find all of the blog entries as part of his Deadly Force book. Click cover for link. Or get the book free for new members who join the Armed Citizen’s Legal Defense Network.

Pictured above from left to right: Jim Fleming, George Zimmerman, JB Herren.

091 Women Trainers, Women Carry

OMG!!! Another ProArms Podcast already and it’s a ProArms BroadCast!

We threw the guys out again up at Firearms Academy of Seattle and had a roundtable discussion with just the women. Our guests this week are Jenna Meek, Tammy Smith, Jennie VanTuyl and Diane Walls.

 

Links for this episode:

A Girl & A Gun

Women Carry

Vicki Farnam

Threat Anatomy

Law Enforcement Targets (training targets, in human form)

Cornered Cat Handgun Retention 

The “Monkey Dance” F

OODA loop

The Gift of Fear

090 Officer Tim Gramins, Skokie Police Dept.

August 2008, Officer Tim Gramins of the Skokie, IL Police dept. comes across a bad guy, a real bad guy who soaked up 14 rounds of .45ACP before the last 3 shots took him down. Listen here to Officer Gramins tell the story of what happened that day.

Why one cop carries 145 rounds of ammo on the job – Police One

Shots Fired, Skokie, Ill., Crime Scene

089 Glock43

And we’re back… This time with a new introduction from Glock. Mas and Gail made a rare visit to the Glock factory in Smyrna, GA. They got to shoot the long-awaited Glock 43 well before the announcement. They held to the non-disclosure agreement, which would have allowed them to talk about it on 3/20/15, but when someone else jumped the gun, Glock took the legal leash off, so here’s the story early.

Gail and Mas shot heck out of the Glock 43, and shot it side by side with the Glock 42 .380 and the Glock 26 9mm. They got a briefing from multiple Glock executives involved in the project, including Dr. Michael Jacquorie, senior executive vice president. You’ll hear about the gun from the Glock insiders themselves, and get a rare look inside the Glock factory in Smyrna, GA.

G43 Specs

Download the PDF file .

 

Or watch video here.

 

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G43_Left

G43_Rear

Glock 43

 

 

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Dr Michael Jacquorie, Senior Executive Vice President

Glock Factory