Pearl Snap Tactical

Pearl Snap Tactical

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September 23, 2021 46 mins

The first threat you see might not be the only threat you deal with.

Unfortunately, military personnel, police officers, and concealed carry holders have been killed by secondary attacks that follow the initial attack they sought to deal with.

In the episode we cover:

  • What are primary and secondary attacks?
  • Is this really a concern for CCW's?
  • How do we train to protect ourselves against it?
  • And more!
  • Also, we take your questions:

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    Hey gang!

    I just returned from a month long JRTC rotation in Ft. Polk, and dang! There's a lot of stuff happening in the world since I was gone!

    In this special episode of the Pearl Snap Tactical Podcast, Alex and I discuss the US withdraw from Afghanistan and what that means for you. Plus, we discuss the recent release by the Department of Homeland Security that labels.....basically, everyone as a potential terrorist!

    What do ...

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    Does my Kung-Fu grip really beat Alex's flying back kick?  All joking aside, the inter-webs are a wash with folks arguing about why the techniques in their fighting system is superior than the others.  But is that even where the discussion should start?

    In this episode of Pearl Snap Tactical, Alex and I are going to approach the topic from a different angle to find that when it comes to evaluating a martial art or "reality-b...

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    June 4, 2021 45 mins

    Criminals love operating at night because it gives them an advantage.  Using the darkness, the criminal can better limit the number of eyewitnesses, conceal their movements, and attack when people are most vulnerable.

    Operating in low light conditions is probably one of the most neglected skills by concealed carry holders today.  It's time to change that.  It's time to take back the night.

    In this episode, the Pearl Snap Brot...

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    March 12, 2021 44 mins

    In this episode, Alex and I discuss the Big 5 that Concealed Carry holders need to focus on to develop their total skill set.  Get these five areas down and you'll be prepared for almost any situation that life may throw your way.

    Plus, we answer your questions:

  • how do I defend myself in an open space like a field or parking lot?
  • what are some things to help me stay focused during my dry-fire training?
  • where did the name "Pearl...
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    February 12, 2021 40 mins

    In this episode, How to Get Shot on the Toilet: and Other Stories From Down Range, Alex share stories from the more "inglorious" side of our deployments.  

    Plus, we answer your questions on:

  • tourniquet selection and considerations
  • the amount of ammo you should carry for EDC
  • how to shoot faster and more accurately
  • It's all there and more in this episode of Pearl Snap Tactical!

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    February 2, 2021 24 mins

    If you want to survive an ambush attack, there are only 2 options.  Do you know what they are?

    In this episode, we continue our discussion the Anatomy of an Ambush, by detailing:

  • what your two options are to survive an ambush
  • why mobility, not cover is key
  • we take your questions on vehicle defense, slings, 
  • and more..
  • It's all here in this episode of Pearl Snap Tactical!

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    January 25, 2021 27 mins

    The ambush is one of most deadliest attacks you can encounter.  In this episode, we'll discuss:

  • why the ambush is so lethal
  • elements of an ambush
  • mitigation strategies to protect yourself
  • Plus, I'm also answering questions sent in by listeners to include training with disabilities, concealed carry tips, and how to protect our 2nd amendment freedoms.

    It's all here in Episode 2 of the Pearl Snap Tactical Podcast.  

    It's war...

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    January 22, 2021 18 mins

    In our first episode, we discuss how a 4th century CE practice by the Roman Legions can help us today, plus we answer listener questions on improvised weapons, cover and concealment, and the some insight on the causes of the ammo pandemic.  So, lock and load, sit back, and get ready for a great episode!

    It's Pearl Snap Tactical - warrior culture with a southern twang.

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