Evolution Security Podcast

Eric Davis, Aaron Davis, Brian Schilt

In a community of likeminded individuals in the firearms, and self-protection industry, Evolution Security instructors Eric Davis, Brian Schilt and Aaron Davis believe in a renaissance approach and philosophy. Focusing on teaching, educating, and informing everyday people on the path of defense and health. You will hear case studies on the judicious use of force and statistics that are far too often ignored by the mainstream media. There will be a heavy emphasis on personal accountability, fitness and living a life style of the martial artist focusing on Jiu-Jitsu and awareness. The hosts discuss multiple angles of our Second Amendment history and culture. Books will be read and discussed. You will hear guest that are at the apex of the training community, military veterans, Law Enforcement professionals, and civilians whom getting better every day is their passion. Join us for an Evolution. read less
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Ep. 162 - Adam Scholl - Scholl Security Group
4d ago
Ep. 162 - Adam Scholl - Scholl Security Group
Adam Scholl - Scholl Security Group  Current full time Combatives and firearms instructor for US Gov Agency. Deploys regularly in support of U.S. Gov in same role. Renzo Gracie BJJ black belt, Krav Maga black belt. 2 karate black belts, and Matt Larsen Combatives Black Belt.  Former LEO, Sgt w tactical unit in Philadelphia charged with investigating locating and apprehending fugitives from Philadelphia court system, and taught firearms, tactics, DT for the department as well. Served at U.S. Marshal Task Force Officer on Violent Crime Fugitive Task Force and served on FBI Violent Crime Task Force. DOD fieldcraft instructor 6 years. Taught Combatives, firearms, tactics, high threat driving and many other skills.  Close protection/executive protection agent.  Worked for NFL, NBA, Apple and many others providing protection CONUS and OCONUS.  20 years nightclub experience as director of security for many high volume night clubs in Philadelphia. https://www.schollsecuritygroup.com/ EvoSec Improving Grip and Stance 6/22/24 WE ARE PUMPED TO HAVE A NEW AFFILIATE LINK FOR ORIGIN AND JOCKO FUEL!!!  Help support this show by purchasing any of your JiuJitsu gear, Jocko Supplements, books clothing and more... link below. Origin/Jocko Fuel – Bringing back American manufacturing, producing the best Jiu-Jitsu Gis on the market, Jeans, rash guards, and world class supplements to help you on the path.  Use EvoSec10 at checkout for 10% off, this helps us greatly.  EVOSEC Originusa.com AFFILIATE LINK Tenicor – www.tenicor.com they are educators, and innovators in the holster market.  They are firearms instructors themselves, pressure testing their gear in multiple force on force events every year.  We support those who do the work.   Please visit our new sponsor Training Ground at https://thetrainingground.life  Training Ground offers top notch trianing in Jiu Jitsu, Judo, Tang Soo Do and Firearms.  An environment where learning is paramount for both students and instructors.   Again, patronizing our sponsors helps us greatly.
Ep. 161 - John Valentine 5 - Combatives Summit 2!
Jun 12 2024
Ep. 161 - John Valentine 5 - Combatives Summit 2!
This episode we have John Valentine back on to talk about the upcoming Combatives Summit 2, as Eric calls it "the TacCon of Combatives."  This event will be held at American Top Team of D'lberville Mississipi 20-22 Sep 2024.  There is no question, there is a movement inside self-defense and the typical firearms culture, the fully capable fighter with weapons is taking hold and this is the event to hone that acumen.  In addition, the networking and high level of the attendees alone is worth the price of admission…GET SIGNED UP for a lifetime memory and the betterment of your skills. Eric attended last years event, he knew it was going to be epic, but it was 10x better.   https://combativessummit.com/ In addition, the crew talks about Johns new pistol, barbell training and much more... EvoSec Improving Grip and Stance 6/22/24 WE ARE PUMPED TO HAVE A NEW AFFILIATE LINK FOR ORIGIN AND JOCKO FUEL!!!  Help support this show by purchasing any of your JiuJitsu gear, Jocko Supplements, books clothing and more... link below. Origin/Jocko Fuel – Bringing back American manufacturing, producing the best Jiu-Jitsu Gis on the market, Jeans, rash guards, and world class supplements to help you on the path.  Use EvoSec10 at checkout for 10% off, this helps us greatly.  EVOSEC Originusa.com AFFILIATE LINK Tenicor – www.tenicor.com they are educators, and innovators in the holster market.  They are firearms instructors themselves, pressure testing their gear in multiple force on force events every year.  We support those who do the work.   Please visit our new sponsor Training Ground at https://thetrainingground.life  Training Ground offers top notch trianing in Jiu Jitsu, Judo, Tang Soo Do and Firearms.  An environment where learning is paramount for both students and instructors.   Again, patronizing our sponsors helps us greatly.
Ep. 160 - John Hearne 3 - New FBI NIBRS numbers - Mystery Shooting outside Fort Liberty NC
Jun 6 2024
Ep. 160 - John Hearne 3 - New FBI NIBRS numbers - Mystery Shooting outside Fort Liberty NC
John Hearne has been a federal law enforcement officer since 1992, serving primarily in uniform patrol. He currently serves as an instructor (firearms, tactics, active shooter, & use of force), an armorer, and a field training officer for his agency. John’s firearms instructor certifications include: – Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC) (Pistol, Revolver, Shotgun, Rifle, Select-Fire) – Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Police Firearms Instructor – National Rifle Association (NRA) – Tactical Shooting – Rangemaster Master Instructor Certification and much more... Check out Johns full Vita and background here.   For more info on John Hearne visit Two Pillars Training and find him on Facebook for his weekly Nerd Nugget.   http://jhearne.eventbrite.com/ John Lott’s take below on the new NIBRS/UCR numbers -  How convenient that LA, Chicago, and New York stopped reporting to FBI in 2021, just as murder and Violent Crime continued to climb.    https://crimeresearch.org/2024/04/the-collapse-in-law-enforcement-as-arrest-rates-plummet-people-have-been-less-willing-to-report-crime/ https://www.fbi.gov/news/press-releases/fbi-releases-2022-crime-in-the-nation-statistics https://www.fbi.gov/how-we-can-help-you/more-fbi-services-and-information/ucr/nibrs Crazy story out of my AO just north of Fort Bragg (Liberty).   https://www.foxnews.com/us/mysterious-shooting-army-special-forces-residence-north-carolina-raises-questions   More evidence that the current border policy is facilitating more probable terrorism  https://www.foxnews.com/us/former-quantico-staffer-warns-terror-attack-dry-run-after-jordanian-nationals-tried-breach-base EvoSec Improving Grip and Stance 6/22/24 WE ARE PUMPED TO HAVE A NEW AFFILIATE LINK FOR ORIGIN AND JOCKO FUEL!!!  Help support this show by purchasing any of your JiuJitsu gear, Jocko Supplements, books clothing and more... link below. Origin/Jocko Fuel – Bringing back American manufacturing, producing the best Jiu-Jitsu Gis on the market, Jeans, rash guards, and world class supplements to help you on the path.  Use EvoSec10 at checkout for 10% off, this helps us greatly.  EVOSEC Originusa.com AFFILIATE LINK Tenicor – www.tenicor.com they are educators, and innovators in the holster market.  They are firearms instructors themselves, pressure testing their gear in multiple force on force events every year.  We support those who do the work.   Please visit our new sponsor Training Ground at https://thetrainingground.life  Training Ground offers top notch trianing in Jiu Jitsu, Judo, Tang Soo Do and Firearms.  An environment where learning is paramount for both students and instructors.   Again, patronizing our sponsors helps us greatly.
Ep. 159 - Gear and Mindset 26 - Barbell Prescription Book - Shooting Focus - Mental Cues
May 29 2024
Ep. 159 - Gear and Mindset 26 - Barbell Prescription Book - Shooting Focus - Mental Cues
Combatives Summit - 20-22 Sep 2024  D’lberville Mississipi  https://combativessummit.com/ The Barbebell Prescription -   Book  Weight Belt -  Rogue Echo belt -   Get The Law of Self-Defense Book for free -https://lawofselfdefense.com/   Jocko Letter regarding Way of the Warrior Kid book influence; The Way of the Warrior Kid Book  Upcoming EvoSec Training Events: EvoSec Defensive Pistol 2 Course - 6/1/24 EvoSec Improving Grip and Stance 6/22/24 WE ARE PUMPED TO HAVE A NEW AFFILIATE LINK FOR ORIGIN AND JOCKO FUEL!!!  Help support this show by purchasing any of your JiuJitsu gear, Jocko Supplements, books clothing and more... link below. Origin/Jocko Fuel – Bringing back American manufacturing, producing the best Jiu-Jitsu Gis on the market, Jeans, rash guards, and world class supplements to help you on the path.  Use EvoSec10 at checkout for 10% off, this helps us greatly.  EVOSEC Originusa.com AFFILIATE LINK Tenicor – www.tenicor.com they are educators, and innovators in the holster market.  They are firearms instructors themselves, pressure testing their gear in multiple force on force events every year.  We support those who do the work.   Please visit our new sponsor Training Ground at https://thetrainingground.life  Training Ground offers top notch trianing in Jiu Jitsu, Judo, Tang Soo Do and Firearms.  An environment where learning is paramount for both students and instructors.   Again, patronizing our sponsors helps us greatly.
Ep. 158 - Tiffany Johnson - Citizens Safety Academy
May 16 2024
Ep. 158 - Tiffany Johnson - Citizens Safety Academy
Finally we were able to have Tiffany Johnson on for a blast of an interview.  Tiffany is one of those people, if you're deep into the US training community, you know how much of an asset she is.  Not only does she have a broad knowledge and experience base, she has an infectious attitude that encourages investigation into what she’s about and what organizations she’s a part of.  Tiffany is an Instructor for Citizens Safety Academy, a Rangemaster Master Certified Instructor, a Rangemaster Defensive Shotgun Certified Instructor, holds many NRA Instructor Certifications, is a USCCA Training Councelor and a practicing attorney in three states.  She's ALSO one of the main individuals that works to ensure the yearly Tac-Con training conference is as amazing as attendees expect.  Learn more about what Tiffany and Citizens Safety Academy have to offer: Citizens Safety Academy     Upcoming EvoSec Training Events: EvoSec Defensive Pistol 2 Course - 6/1/24 EvoSec Improving Grip and Stance 6/22/24 WE ARE PUMPED TO HAVE A NEW AFFILIATE LINK FOR ORIGIN AND JOCKO FUEL!!!  Help support this show by purchasing any of your JiuJitsu gear, Jocko Supplements, books clothing and more... link below. Origin/Jocko Fuel – Bringing back American manufacturing, producing the best Jiu-Jitsu Gis on the market, Jeans, rash guards, and world class supplements to help you on the path.  Use EvoSec10 at checkout for 10% off, this helps us greatly.  EVOSEC Originusa.com AFFILIATE LINK Tenicor – www.tenicor.com they are educators, and innovators in the holster market.  They are firearms instructors themselves, pressure testing their gear in multiple force on force events every year.  We support those who do the work.   Please visit our new sponsor Training Ground at https://thetrainingground.life  Training Ground offers top notch trianing in Jiu Jitsu, Judo, Tang Soo Do and Firearms.  An environment where learning is paramount for both students and instructors.   Again, patronizing our sponsors helps us greatly.
Ep. 157 - Kelly McCann - Combatives Legend - Kembativz Brand
May 8 2024
Ep. 157 - Kelly McCann - Combatives Legend - Kembativz Brand
Kelly McCann -  Kembativz Brand  https://www.kembativz.com/ Former Marine - Black Belt Magazine Hall of fame Master Instructor -  Founder and former owner of Crucible Security Specialist -  Columnist for Black Belt Magazine and Guns and Ammo - (aka Jim Grover)  Mr. McCann is a recognized subject matter expert in individual protective measures, anti-terrorism, counter- terrorism, high risk environment force protection, close combat, close quarters battle, apprehension avoidance, high risk protective services and myriad high risk environment tactics techniques and procedures.   He has worked in the aforementioned capacities around the world from London, England with the SAS and SBS, Haiti, Colombia, Venezuela, Bosnia, Kosovo, Skopje, Macedonia, Pristina, Indonesia, Iraq, Afghanistan and more.   https://www.amazon.com/Combatives-Street-Survival-Kelly-McCann/dp/0897501764 Please subscribe and share our podcast with friends and family.  Visit our website for bios, future events and info at www.evosec.org  Like, follow and share us on Facebook and Instagram @evosecusa Links below for upcoming training: EvoSec Defensive Pistol 2 Course - 6/1/24 EvoSec Improving Grip and Stance 6/22/24 WE ARE PUMPED TO HAVE A NEW AFFILIATE LINK FOR ORIGIN AND JOCKO FUEL!!!  Help support this show by purchasing any of your JiuJitsu gear, Jocko Supplements, books clothing and more... link below. Origin/Jocko Fuel – Bringing back American manufacturing, producing the best Jiu-Jitsu Gis on the market, Jeans, rash guards, and world class supplements to help you on the path.  Use EvoSec10 at checkout for 10% off, this helps us greatly.  EVOSEC Originusa.com AFFILIATE LINK Tenicor – www.tenicor.com they are educators, and innovators in the holster market.  They are firearms instructors themselves, pressure testing their gear in multiple force on force events every year.  We support those who do the work.   Please visit our new sponsor Training Ground at https://thetrainingground.life  Training Ground offers top notch trianing in Jiu Jitsu, Judo, Tang Soo Do and Firearms.  An environment where learning is paramount for both students and instructors.   Again, patronizing our sponsors helps us greatly.
Ep. 156 - Gear & Mindset 25 - Improper Mindset Can Get You Killed & Rogue Prosecutors Link To Increased Crime
May 3 2024
Ep. 156 - Gear & Mindset 25 - Improper Mindset Can Get You Killed & Rogue Prosecutors Link To Increased Crime
This Gear and Mindset episode Eric and Aaron discuss the traggic outcome of an armed citizen being murdered by his own truck.  In addition, we discuss the demonstrable reality of rogue DA's and prosicutors derilection of their sworn duties leading to increased  violent crime and death in the US.   Intro and Outro Music by: The Tactical Twins, Jason Bieler and The Baron Von Bielski Orchestra and Tim Alexander/Fata Morgana Please subscribe and share our podcast with friends and family.  Visit our website for bios, future events and info at www.evosec.org  Like, follow and share us on Facebook and Instagram @evosecusa Links below for upcoming training: EvoSec Ladies Pistol 1 Course - 4/27/24 EvoSec Defensive Pistol 2 Course - 6/1/24 EvoSec Improving Grip and Stance 6/22/24 WE ARE PUMPED TO HAVE A NEW AFFILIATE LINK FOR ORIGIN AND JOCKO FUEL!!!  Help support this show by purchasing any of your JiuJitsu gear, Jocko Supplements, books clothing and more... link below. Origin/Jocko Fuel – Bringing back American manufacturing, producing the best Jiu-Jitsu Gis on the market, Jeans, rash guards, and world class supplements to help you on the path.  Use EvoSec10 at checkout for 10% off, this helps us greatly.  EVOSEC Originusa.com AFFILIATE LINK Tenicor – www.tenicor.com they are educators, and innovators in the holster market.  They are firearms instructors themselves, pressure testing their gear in multiple force on force events every year.  We support those who do the work.   Please visit our new sponsor Training Ground at https://thetrainingground.life  Training Ground offers top notch trianing in Jiu Jitsu, Judo, Tang Soo Do and Firearms.  An environment where learning is paramount for both students and instructors.   Again, patronizing our sponsors helps us greatly.
Ep. 155 - Throwback Episode!  Mike Seeklander 2 - The Bigger Circle - American Warrior Society
Apr 26 2024
Ep. 155 - Throwback Episode! Mike Seeklander 2 - The Bigger Circle - American Warrior Society
EvoSec Throwback Episode!   This episode we sit down with world champion shooter Mike Seeklander of Shooting Performance and the American Warrior Society.  If you did't hear our first interview with Mike please listen to Episode 14.  In this episode We talk about his new exciting venture with Rob Leatham, The Bigger Circle were they co-teach classes assisting shooters gain exponential performance.  Eric just recently purchased the video Advanced Handgun Shooting Mechanics - With Rob Leatham and Mike Seeklander which is a documentary of their new flagship class.  Mike and Eric spend quite a bit of time enumerating some of the lessons learned from the video.  Aaron and Eric also talk about the first origins of a armed citizenry back in 800 BC in ancient Greece and their accountability for the week and much more... For more on Mike and his class schedules please visit his two websites.  To support him and Rich, become a coin member of the American Warrior Society. Eric's coin number 471, Aaron's 378.   https://americanwarriorsociety.com/ https://www.shooting-performance.com/ Intro and Outro Music by: The Tactical Twins, Jason Bieler and The Baron Von Bielski Orchestra and Tim Alexander/Fata Morgana Please subscribe and share our podcast with friends and family.  Visit our website for bios, future events and info at www.evosec.org  Like, follow and share us on Facebook and Instagram @evosecusa Links below for upcoming training: EvoSec Ladies Pistol 1 Course - 4/27/24 EvoSec Defensive Pistol 2 Course - 6/1/24 EvoSec Improving Grip and Stance 6/22/24 WE ARE PUMPED TO HAVE A NEW AFFILIATE LINK FOR ORIGIN AND JOCKO FUEL!!!  Help support this show by purchasing any of your JiuJitsu gear, Jocko Supplements, books clothing and more... link below. Origin/Jocko Fuel – Bringing back American manufacturing, producing the best Jiu-Jitsu Gis on the market, Jeans, rash guards, and world class supplements to help you on the path.  Use EvoSec10 at checkout for 10% off, this helps us greatly.  EVOSEC Originusa.com AFFILIATE LINK Tenicor – www.tenicor.com they are educators, and innovators in the holster market.  They are firearms instructors themselves, pressure testing their gear in multiple force on force events every year.  We support those who do the work.   Please visit our new sponsor Training Ground at https://thetrainingground.life  Training Ground offers top notch trianing in Jiu Jitsu, Judo, Tang Soo Do and Firearms.  An environment where learning is paramount for both students and instructors.   Again, patronizing our sponsors helps us greatly.
Ep. 154 - Gear And Mindset 24 - Light & Legal Travel to New York & 1 Star Reviews
Apr 18 2024
Ep. 154 - Gear And Mindset 24 - Light & Legal Travel to New York & 1 Star Reviews
This Gear and Mindset episode Eric just got back from supporting troops in New York.  He details the bag and gear he always has ready for last minute work trips to US military bases.  Sometimes that means being careful about what items he travels with and how to compensate when the plane touches down.  We discuss important current events and for a bonus; a 1 star review of our podcast.   Intro and Outro Music by: The Tactical Twins, Jason Bieler and The Baron Von Bielski Orchestra and Tim Alexander/Fata Morgana Please subscribe and share our podcast with friends and family.  Visit our website for bios, future events and info at www.evosec.org  Like, follow and share us on Facebook and Instagram @evosecusa Links below for upcoming training: EvoSec Ladies Pistol 1 Course - 4/27/24 EvoSec Defensive Pistol 2 Course - 6/1/24 WE ARE PUMPED TO HAVE A NEW AFFILIATE LINK FOR ORIGIN AND JOCKO FUEL!!!  Help support this show by purchasing any of your JiuJitsu gear, Jocko Supplements, books clothing and more... link below. Origin/Jocko Fuel – Bringing back American manufacturing, producing the best Jiu-Jitsu Gis on the market, Jeans, rash guards, and world class supplements to help you on the path.  Use EvoSec10 at checkout for 10% off, this helps us greatly.  EVOSEC Originusa.com AFFILIATE LINK Tenicor – www.tenicor.com they are educators, and innovators in the holster market.  They are firearms instructors themselves, pressure testing their gear in multiple force on force events every year.  We support those who do the work.   Please visit our new sponsor Training Ground at https://thetrainingground.life  Training Ground offers top notch trianing in Jiu Jitsu, Judo, Tang Soo Do and Firearms.  An environment where learning is paramount for both students and instructors.   Again, patronizing our sponsors helps us greatly.
Ep. 153 - Chris Currie - IBJJF PANs Gold - Hold Fast JiuJitsu Coach
Apr 10 2024
Ep. 153 - Chris Currie - IBJJF PANs Gold - Hold Fast JiuJitsu Coach
This show we have a very special guest, Chris Currie of Hold Fast JiuJitsu, and recent IBJJF PANs Gold Medalist.  In addition, Chris is a neighbor of Eric Davis and is the assistant coach at Hold Fast JiuJitsu where Eric’s training home resides.  Chris has become a close friend, a consummate coach and one of the hardest working practitioners we know.   We talk about Chris’s recent win at the 2024 IBJJF Pans in Florida, his 2023 silver medal and his JiuJitsu competitive path.  He also provides great insight into his mental game development that has been pivotal to his competitive success.  Lastly, we have a really great music that has some cool surprises as well.   https://www.facebook.com/holdfastjiujitsu/ Lanny Bassham’s  With Winning in Mind  as discussed on the show: Intro and Outro Music by: The Tactical Twins, Jason Bieler and The Baron Von Bielski Orchestra and Tim Alexander/Fata Morgana Please subscribe and share our podcast with friends and family.  Visit our website for bios, future events and info at www.evosec.org  Like, follow and share us on Facebook and Instagram @evosecusa Links below for upcoming training: EvoSec Ladies Pistol 1 Course - 4/27/24 EvoSec Defensive Pistol 2 Course - 6/1/24 WE ARE PUMPED TO HAVE A NEW AFFILIATE LINK FOR ORIGIN AND JOCKO FUEL!!!  Help support this show by purchasing any of your JiuJitsu gear, Jocko Supplements, books clothing and more... link below. Origin/Jocko Fuel – Bringing back American manufacturing, producing the best Jiu-Jitsu Gis on the market, Jeans, rash guards, and world class supplements to help you on the path.  Use EvoSec10 at checkout for 10% off, this helps us greatly.  EVOSEC Originusa.com AFFILIATE LINK Tenicor – www.tenicor.com they are educators, and innovators in the holster market.  They are firearms instructors themselves, pressure testing their gear in multiple force on force events every year.  We support those who do the work.   Please visit our new sponsor Training Ground at https://thetrainingground.life  Training Ground offers top notch trianing in Jiu Jitsu, Judo, Tang Soo Do and Firearms.  An environment where learning is paramount for both students and instructors.   Again, patronizing our sponsors helps us greatly.
Ep. 152 - Lee Weems 3 - What will a 2nd War of Secession Look Like? - Uncle Howard WW2 Hero
Apr 3 2024
Ep. 152 - Lee Weems 3 - What will a 2nd War of Secession Look Like? - Uncle Howard WW2 Hero
This show we invite Lee Weems of First Person Safety back on the show.  We discuss what a 2nd War of Secession would look like, and also on the current state of our republic.  And lastly we pay tribute to Lee's Great Uncle Howard, he was a WW2 hero killed in action March 29th 1945.  Lee Weems is the owner and operator of First Person Safety and is also staffed with Rangemaster LLC where he assist Tom Givens with their storied Instructor Development program. He has been a Georgia Peace Officer Standards and Training Council (POST) certified peace officer since 1999 having been sworn at the local, state, and federal levels and has served as a patrolman, field training officer, detective, supervisor, three terms as Chief Deputy, and currently as an agency training coordinator.  He served two terms as a member of the Board of Directors of the Georgia Association of Law Enforcement Firearms Instructors (GALEFI), and he teaches college classes in political science and criminal justice. He received the Distinguished Weapons Expert rating based on his scores in the Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers’ Firearms Instructor Training Program.  He is a Georgia POST certified general and firearms instructor and is a graduate of the FBI Police Firearms Instructor program and the FBI Law Enforcement Instructor School and has completed the Force Science Institute certification program as well as the FLETC Use of Force Instructor Training Program, Active Shooter Instructor Training Program, and the Basic Tactical Medical Instructor Training Program.  He also holds the Georgia POST Managerial, Supervisory, Field Training Officer, Advanced, and Senior Deputy certifications, and he has been recognized by GALEFI as a Master Firearms Instructor. For more information on Lee and his training schedule go to www.firstpersonsafety.com/ Intro and Outro Music by: The Tactical Twins, Jason Bieler and The Baron Von Bielski Orchestra and Tim Alexander/Fata Morgana Please subscribe and share our podcast with friends and family.  Visit our website for bios, future events and info at www.evosec.org  Like, follow and share us on Facebook and Instagram @evosecusa   Links below for upcoming training: EvoSec Ladies Pistol 1 Course - 4/27/24   WE ARE PUMPED TO HAVE A NEW AFFILIATE LINK FOR ORIGIN AND JOCKO FUEL!!!  Help support this show by purchasing any of your JiuJitsu gear, Jocko Supplements, books clothing and more... link below. Origin/Jocko Fuel – Bringing back American manufacturing, producing the best Jiu-Jitsu Gis on the market, Jeans, rash guards, and world class supplements to help you on the path.  Use EvoSec10 at checkout for 10% off, this helps us greatly.  EVOSEC Originusa.com AFFILIATE LINK Tenicor – www.tenicor.com they are educators, and innovators in the holster market.  They are firearms instructors themselves, pressure testing their gear in multiple force on force events every year.  We support those who do the work.   Please visit our new sponsor Training Ground at https://thetrainingground.life  Training Ground offers top notch trianing in Jiu Jitsu, Judo, Tang Soo Do and Firearms.  An environment where learning is paramount for both students and instructors.   Again, patronizing our sponsors helps us greatly.
Ep. 151 - Rich Brown 3 - American Warrior Society - Current Domestic and World Threats
Mar 21 2024
Ep. 151 - Rich Brown 3 - American Warrior Society - Current Domestic and World Threats
Rich Brown is co-owner of the American Warrior Society and the co-host of the American Warrior Show, the self defense industries leading podcast.  He and Mike Seeklander teach firearms, tactics and combatives classes to law enforcement, military and responsible civilians.  This show we talk with Rich on current threats domestically and around the world.  Some topics covered:  China gaining on world dominance both strategically and the world economy.  Russia’s war in Ukraine, the Israeli war in Gaza, the US boarder crisis, the US economy and much more. Previous Episodes with Rich: Ep 7 https://directory.libsyn.com/episode/index/show/evosec/id/11331488 Ep 78 https://directory.libsyn.com/episode/index/show/evosec/id/23639894 Victor Davis Hanson article read on the show: https://www.reviewjournal.com/opinion/opinion-columns/victor-davis-hanson/victor-davis-hanson-american-paralysis-and-decline-3010674/ Rich and Mike have been a huge support to the EvoSec crew, do us a favor and support them by becoming a coin member.  The content you receive as a coined member is unlike any other self defense website out there.   https://americanwarriorsociety.com/ Become a AWS coin member   Also, make sure you subscribe to and share both their podcast and YouTube channels.   https://www.youtube.com/user/rhodieusmc Check out some of the most recent pivotal shows discussed on the show: AWS 298 Prepare (Special Edition)  AWS 283 Emerging Threats - Ukraine  Rich Brown - short bio - Previously Regional Manager for Preparedness and Government Operations for the American Red Cross - Previously Corrections Officer and Special Operations Response Team Officer with the Knox County Sheriff’s Department - Retired Chief Warrant Officer-3 U.S. Marine with more than 23 years of service Rich is a distinguished graduate of numerous schools dealing in all aspects of military operations, law enforcement and corrections. Rich holds belts in Aiki-jūjutsu, Judo, MCMAP and Okinawan Freestyle Karate. Rich is also a published author who holds a B.S. in Social Psychology from Park University. In his spare time, Rich really enjoys shooting in local IDPA matches and writing about himself in the third person.
Ep. 150 - Gear and Mindset 23 - Twin Accountability - NY Police State and DC Capital Walls
Mar 14 2024
Ep. 150 - Gear and Mindset 23 - Twin Accountability - NY Police State and DC Capital Walls
Eric and Aaron, talk on their recent accountability on the path.  They also hit on NY Gov Hochul's decision to mobilize the National Guard to violate New Yorker's 4th amendment rights, and frankly their 2nd amendment rights in what has the optics of a police state.  Additionally, the left states that Walls don't work as it relates to the southern border, but the last three years, DC has erected fences/walls around the capitol complex during the state of the union address.   Intro and Outro Music by: The Tactical Twins, Jason Bieler and The Baron Von Bielski Orchestra and Tim Alexander/Fata Morgana Please subscribe and share our podcast with friends and family.  Visit our website for bios, future events and info at www.evosec.org  Like, follow and share us on Facebook and Instagram @evosecusa WE ARE PUMPED TO HAVE A NEW AFFILIATE LINK FOR ORIGIN AND JOCKO FUEL!!!  Help support this show by purchasing any of your JiuJitsu gear, Jocko Supplements, books clothing and more... link below. Origin/Jocko Fuel – Bringing back American manufacturing, producing the best Jiu-Jitsu Gis on the market, Jeans, rash guards, and world class supplements to help you on the path.  Use EvoSec10 at checkout for 10% off, this helps us greatly.  EVOSEC Originusa.com AFFILIATE LINK Tenicor – www.tenicor.com they are educators, and innovators in the holster market.  They are firearms instructors themselves, pressure testing their gear in multiple force on force events every year.  We support those who do the work.   Please visit our new sponsor Training Ground at https://thetrainingground.life  Training Ground offers top notch trianing in Jiu Jitsu, Judo, Tang Soo Do and Firearms.  An environment where learning is paramount for both students and instructors.   Again, patronizing our sponsors helps us greatly.
Ep. 149 - Gear and Mindset 22 - Pre-Assault Cues and De-escalation with a Co-Worker?
Mar 6 2024
Ep. 149 - Gear and Mindset 22 - Pre-Assault Cues and De-escalation with a Co-Worker?
This episode Eric and Aaron discuss some unique gear not normally reserved for a Gear and Mindset show.   Eric then tells a story about a contentious confrontation with a colleague at a work training event.  This builds around basic managing unknown contacts, but we sometimes have to manage known contacts that could turn into an actual self defense situation.   Intro and Outro Music by: The Tactical Twins, Jason Bieler and The Baron Von Bielski Orchestra and Tim Alexander/Fata Morgana Please subscribe and share our podcast with friends and family.  Visit our website for bios, future events and info at www.evosec.org  Like, follow and share us on Facebook and Instagram @evosecusa WE ARE PUMPED TO HAVE A NEW AFFILIATE LINK FOR ORIGIN AND JOCKO FUEL!!!  Help support this show by purchasing any of your JiuJitsu gear, Jocko Supplements, books clothing and more... link below. Origin/Jocko Fuel – Bringing back American manufacturing, producing the best Jiu-Jitsu Gis on the market, Jeans, rash guards, and world class supplements to help you on the path.  Use EvoSec10 at checkout for 10% off, this helps us greatly.  EVOSEC Originusa.com AFFILIATE LINK Tenicor – www.tenicor.com they are educators, and innovators in the holster market.  They are firearms instructors themselves, pressure testing their gear in multiple force on force events every year.  We support those who do the work.   Please visit our new sponsor Training Ground at https://thetrainingground.life  Training Ground offers top notch trianing in Jiu Jitsu, Judo, Tang Soo Do and Firearms.  An environment where learning is paramount for both students and instructors.   Again, patronizing our sponsors helps us greatly.
Ep. 148 - Sarah Hauptman - PHLSTER Pistol Concealment Mechanics
Feb 21 2024
Ep. 148 - Sarah Hauptman - PHLSTER Pistol Concealment Mechanics
This episode we have Sarah Hauptman from PHLSTER holsters.  Sarah and her husband John have created some of the most innovative concealment gear in the industry.  PHILSTER is most well-known for their market disrupter – the Enigma deep concealment system.  But they offer many more brilliantly designed holsters and accessories.  Further, they teach courses in Concealment Mechanics in person and they offer videos and resources on their website with a breadth of knowledge to help ANYONE conceal their pistol better and more comfortably.  See all they have to offer at: https://www.phlsterholsters.com   Intro and Outro Music by: The Tactical Twins, Jason Bieler and The Baron Von Bielski Orchestra and Tim Alexander/Fata Morgana Please subscribe and share our podcast with friends and family.  Visit our website for bios, future events and info at www.evosec.org  Like, follow and share us on Facebook and Instagram @evosecusa WE ARE PUMPED TO HAVE A NEW AFFILIATE LINK FOR ORIGIN AND JOCKO FUEL!!!  Help support this show by purchasing any of your JiuJitsu gear, Jocko Supplements, books clothing and more... link below. Origin/Jocko Fuel – Bringing back American manufacturing, producing the best Jiu-Jitsu Gis on the market, Jeans, rash guards, and world class supplements to help you on the path.  Use EvoSec10 at checkout for 10% off, this helps us greatly.  EVOSEC Originusa.com AFFILIATE LINK Tenicor – www.tenicor.com they are educators, and innovators in the holster market.  They are firearms instructors themselves, pressure testing their gear in multiple force on force events every year.  We support those who do the work.   Please visit our new sponsor Training Ground at https://thetrainingground.life  Training Ground offers top notch trianing in Jiu Jitsu, Judo, Tang Soo Do and Firearms.  An environment where learning is paramount for both students and instructors.   Again, patronizing our sponsors helps us greatly.
Ep. 147 - Aaron Jannetti - Knife Control Concepts
Feb 14 2024
Ep. 147 - Aaron Jannetti - Knife Control Concepts
Aaron Jannetti   KCC – Knife Control Concepts -  Knife Control Concepts | Defensive Training | Self Defense | Endeavor Defense and Fitness, Ohio @knifecontrolconcepts info@endeavordcf.com www.endeavordcf.com www.facebook.com/Endeavordcf www.twitter.com/endeavordcf This show is a long time coming, Eric has been tracking what awesome work Aaron has been doing for several years, and frankly we should have had him on the show a long time ago.  Just recently Eric was able to attended his instruction module at the storied Combatives Summit back in Sep 2023.  Aaron teaches people how to deal with a knife attack using methods that are reductionist in nature, they stand up to legitimate pressure testing and are based on proven wrestling techniques that everyone should add to their tactical acumen.  In addition to his work with knife defense, he is also a JiuJitsu coach, a fitness coach, and an accomplished firearms instructor as well, Owner/Lead Instructor at Endeavor Defense and Fitness.  For everyone looking to improve in their personal safety, Aaron's coursework should be at the top of your list.   Per the show Aaron has a special code for his: KCC1: Foundations of Control Coupon code. 25% off, use evosec at checkout. Link to the course is below.  https://endeavordcf.thinkific.com/courses/kcc1foc  Intro and Outro Music by: The Tactical Twins, Jason Bieler and The Baron Von Bielski Orchestra and Tim Alexander/Fata Morgana Please subscribe and share our podcast with friends and family.  Visit our website for bios, future events and info at www.evosec.org  Like, follow and share us on Facebook and Instagram @evosecusa WE ARE PUMPED TO HAVE A NEW AFFILIATE LINK FOR ORIGIN AND JOCKO FUEL!!!  Help support this show by purchasing any of your JiuJitsu gear, Jocko Supplements, books clothing and more... link below. Origin/Jocko Fuel – Bringing back American manufacturing, producing the best Jiu-Jitsu Gis on the market, Jeans, rash guards, and world class supplements to help you on the path.  Use EvoSec10 at checkout for 10% off, this helps us greatly.  EVOSEC Originusa.com AFFILIATE LINK Tenicor – www.tenicor.com they are educators, and innovators in the holster market.  They are firearms instructors themselves, pressure testing their gear in multiple force on force events every year.  We support those who do the work.   Please visit our new sponsor Training Ground at https://thetrainingground.life  Training Ground offers top notch trianing in Jiu Jitsu, Judo, Tang Soo Do and Firearms.  An environment where learning is paramount for both students and instructors.   Again, patronizing our sponsors helps us greatly.
Ep. 146 - Mat Reyna - Training Ground
Jan 31 2024
Ep. 146 - Mat Reyna - Training Ground
This episode we're excited to have Aaron's Jiu Jitsu coach Mat Reyna on from Training Ground in Tulsa, OK.  We had a great conversation about humility, ministry, and the continuing EVOLUTION as a student and instructor.  We're excited to introduce Training Ground as our new show sponsor and to announce the official partnership of EvoSec and Training Ground - bringing firearms, weapons integration and combatives into Training Ground's multiple martial disciplines.  Please visit https://thetrainingground.life for more information.   Intro and Outro Music by: The Tactical Twins, Jason Bieler and The Baron Von Bielski Orchestra and Tim Alexander/Fata Morgana Please subscribe and share our podcast with friends and family.  Visit our website for bios, future events and info at www.evosec.org  Like, follow and share us on Facebook and Instagram @evosecusa WE ARE PUMPED TO HAVE A NEW AFFILIATE LINK FOR ORIGIN AND JOCKO FUEL!!!  Help support this show by purchasing any of your JiuJitsu gear, Jocko Supplements, books clothing and more... link below. Origin/Jocko Fuel – Bringing back American manufacturing, producing the best Jiu-Jitsu Gis on the market, Jeans, rash guards, and world class supplements to help you on the path.  Use EvoSec10 at checkout for 10% off, this helps us greatly.  EVOSEC Originusa.com AFFILIATE LINK Tenicor – www.tenicor.com they are educators, and innovators in the holster market.  They are firearms instructors themselves, pressure testing their gear in multiple force on force events every year.  We support those who do the work.   Please visit our new sponsor Training Ground at https://thetrainingground.life  Training Ground offers top notch trianing in Jiu Jitsu, Judo, Tang Soo Do and Firearms.  An environment where learning is paramount for both students and instructors.   Again, patronizing our sponsors helps us greatly.  Evolution Security is Eric Davis and Aaron Davis specializing in self-protection education, defensive pistol and carbine, consulting, and weapons based grappling.  Their mission is to help those serious about protecting themselves and their loved ones become more capable though filtered information, recommended study, and highlighting their mentors who are the best in the field.  In addition, Eric and Aaron (twins) are musicians keeping with Musashi’s adage that martial artist should focus on art outside of the martial.
Ep. 145 - Gear and Mindset 21 - Lake City 5.56mm Ammo Not For Civilians?
Jan 24 2024
Ep. 145 - Gear and Mindset 21 - Lake City 5.56mm Ammo Not For Civilians?
This Gear and Mindset episode Eric and Aaron disuss their path accountability, gear recommendation follow ups, and the alarming effort by anti-armed citizen attorneys general to make Lake City manufactured ammunition off limits to civiilians.     Intro and Outro Music by: The Tactical Twins, Jason Bieler and The Baron Von Bielski Orchestra and Tim Alexander/Fata Morgana Please subscribe and share our podcast with friends and family.  Visit our website for bios, future events and info at www.evosec.org  Like, follow and share us on Facebook and Instagram @evosecusa WE ARE PUMPED TO HAVE A NEW AFFILIATE LINK FOR ORIGIN AND JOCKO FUEL!!!  Help support this show by purchasing any of your JiuJitsu gear, Jocko Supplements, books clothing and more... link below. Origin/Jocko Fuel – Bringing back American manufacturing, producing the best Jiu-Jitsu Gis on the market, Jeans, rash guards, and world class supplements to help you on the path.  Use EvoSec10 at checkout for 10% off, this helps us greatly.  EVOSEC Originusa.com AFFILIATE LINK Tenicor – www.tenicor.com they are educators, and innovators in the holster market.  They are firearms instructors themselves, pressure testing their gear in multiple force on force events every year.  We support those who do the work.   Please visit our new sponsor Training Ground at https://thetrainingground.life/locations.  Training Ground offers top notch trianing in Jiu Jitsu, Judo, Tang Soo Do and Firearms.  An environment where learning is paramount for both students and instructors.   Again, patronizing our sponsors helps us greatly.  Evolution Security is Eric Davis and Aaron Davis specializing in self-protection education, defensive pistol and carbine, consulting, and weapons based grappling.  Their mission is to help those serious about protecting themselves and their loved ones become more capable though filtered information, recommended study, and highlighting their mentors who are the best in the field.   In addition, Eric and Aaron (twins) are musicians keeping with Musashi’s adage that martial artist should focus on art outside of the martial.
Ep. 144 - Sam Ferguson -  Galo Combatives Group
Jan 17 2024
Ep. 144 - Sam Ferguson - Galo Combatives Group
Sam Ferguson is a highly experienced Police officer with six years of service in Lexington, KY. He has been a combat sports enthusiast throughout his life, having trained in MMA, boxing, and Thai boxing. While well-rounded in striking, he has made a name for himself as a skilled grappler. His journey began at 8 when he started wrestling, which he continues to coach at a high school level. In addition to wrestling, Sam has also earned a blue belt in judo and a 1st-degree black belt in BJJ. Additionally, he has proven himself a top competitor, having medaled at No Gi Worlds as a purple, brown, and black belt. As Sam shifted his focus to his career in law enforcement, his attention moved towards combatives and arrest tactics. As a patrol officer on the third shift, he earned a black belt in combatives. He trained with renowned experts such as Paul Sharpe, Larry Lindeman, Craig Douglas, and Aaron Janetti. Thanks to his extensive combat sports background, he has been able to translate his knowledge and skills into practical and effective combatives training for his work as a police officer. For more info and to check for classes from Sam @galocombatives on IG or their website: Galo Combatives Group Intro and Outro Music by: The Tactical Twins, Jason Bieler and The Baron Von Bielski Orchestra and Tim Alexander/Fata Morgana Please subscribe and share our podcast with friends and family.  Visit our website for bios, future events and info at www.evosec.org  Like, follow and share us on Facebook and Instagram @evosecusa WE ARE PUMPED TO HAVE A NEW AFFILIATE LINK FOR ORIGIN AND JOCKO FUEL!!!  Help support this show by purchasing any of your JiuJitsu gear, Jocko Supplements, books clothing and more... link below. Origin/Jocko Fuel – Bringing back American manufacturing, producing the best Jiu-Jitsu Gis on the market, Jeans, rash guards, and world class supplements to help you on the path.  Use EvoSec10 at checkout for 10% off, this helps us greatly.  EVOSEC Originusa.com AFFILIATE LINK Tenicor – www.tenicor.com they are educators, and innovators in the holster market.  They are firearms instructors themselves, pressure testing their gear in multiple force on force events every year.  We support those who do the work.   Again, patronizing our sponsors helps us greatly.  Evolution Security is Eric Davis and Aaron Davis specializing in self-protection education, defensive pistol and carbine, consulting, and weapons based grappling.  Their mission is to help those serious about protecting themselves and their loved ones become more capable though filtered information, recommended study, and highlighting their mentors who are the best in the field.   In addition, Eric and Aaron (twins) are musicians keeping with Musashi’s adage that martial artist should focus on art outside of the martial.
Ep. 143 - Sarah Adams and Dave "Boon" Benton - Benghazi Know Thy Enemy - Book
Jan 10 2024
Ep. 143 - Sarah Adams and Dave "Boon" Benton - Benghazi Know Thy Enemy - Book
This show we have two extremely pivotal guest, Sarah Adams and Dave “Boon” Benton.  They are both survivors of the 2012 Benghazi, Libya attacks and are authors of the book, Benghazi Know Thy Enemy, A Cold Case Investigation.   Many will recall the book “13 Hrs in Benghazi” and the Benghazi attacks themselves.  Boon was one of the CIA GRS contractor whom went to the aid of Ambassador Chris Stevens and his staff at the Benghazi Consulate, and later defended the CIA Annex against al-Qa’ida terrorist.  Sarah was a CIA analyst and the on the ground targeter for the Benghazi CIA Annex.  Sarah was also a Senior Advisor to the US House of Representatives Select Committee on Benghazi.  Contrary to popular media accounts, these attacks were not the result of an anti-Islam YouTube video per the Obama administration, these attacks were planned by hardened al-Qa’ida terrorist, with the Consulate attack ordered by the leader of AQ Dr. Ayman al-Zawahiri.   In these attacks we lost four patriotic Americans:  Ambassador Stevens, Sean Smith, Tyrone “Rone” Woods, and Glenn “Bub” Doherty.  This investigation is to help bring these terrorist to justice.  Links to book, audio book, how to train with Boon and more… Intro and Outro Music by: The Tactical Twins, Jason Bieler and The Baron Von Bielski Orchestra and Tim Alexander/Fata Morgana Please subscribe and share our podcast with friends and family.  Visit our website for bios, future events and info at www.evosec.org  Like, follow and share us on Facebook and Instagram @evosecusa WE ARE PUMPED TO HAVE A NEW AFFILIATE LINK FOR ORIGIN AND JOCKO FUEL!!!  Help support this show by purchasing any of your JiuJitsu gear, Jocko Supplements, books clothing and more... link below. Origin/Jocko Fuel – Bringing back American manufacturing, producing the best Jiu-Jitsu Gis on the market, Jeans, rash guards, and world class supplements to help you on the path.  Use EvoSec10 at checkout for 10% off, this helps us greatly.  EVOSEC Originusa.com AFFILIATE LINK Tenicor – www.tenicor.com they are educators, and innovators in the holster market.  They are firearms instructors themselves, pressure testing their gear in multiple force on force events every year.  We support those who do the work.   Again, patronizing our sponsors helps us greatly.  Evolution Security is Eric Davis and Aaron Davis specializing in self-protection education, defensive pistol and carbine, consulting, and weapons based grappling.  Their mission is to help those serious about protecting themselves and their loved ones become more capable though filtered information, recommended study, and highlighting their mentors who are the best in the field.   In addition, Eric and Aaron (twins) are musicians keeping with Musashi’s adage that martial artist should focus on art outside of the martial.