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Weapons of Mass Discussion Podcast

Weapons of Mass Discussion Podcast

By Ministry of Defense LLC
Ministry of Defense LLC is a professional Self Protection training and coaching organization. Our Weapons of Mass Discussion Podcast is an open discussion around all things Self-protection. We look at martial arts, weapons, violence and the dangers in the society we live in. Please join in and listen!
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Weapons of Mass Discussion Podcast #37 - Standards

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Weapons of Mass Discussion Podcast #42 - Threat Perception
In this podcast we discuss threat perception. It is important to be able  to pick up on things in your surroundings to understand what could be a  potential threat. Prevention is the best way to avoid problems so understanding how to identify trouble can be a lifesaver. Join in and listen and please share your opinion.  Please like and Subscribe! For more information, please visit our other locations on the web: www.ministryofdefense.us www.ministryofdefense.us/blog https://anchor.fm/ministry-of-defense-llc
51:42
October 25, 2020
Weapons of Mass Discussion Podcast #41 - Consequences
In this podcast we discuss consequences. Every action has a consequence. Whether the consequence is good or bad is determined by the decisions that we make. Join in and listen and please share your opinion. Please like and Subscribe! For more information, please visit our other locations on the web: www.ministryofdefense.us www.ministryofdefense.us/blog https://anchor.fm/ministry-of-defense-llc
41:18
October 15, 2020
Weapons of Mass Discussion Podcast #40 - Verbal Judo
In this podcast we discuss the term "Verbal Judo". The words you use to  communicate can determine how others respond to you whether in a  peaceful or violent situation. Words are powerful. Join in and listen. For more information, please visit our other locations on the web: www.ministryofdefense.us www.ministryofdefense.us/blog https://anchor.fm/ministry-of-defense-llc
55:17
October 9, 2020
Weapons of Mass Discussion Podcast #39 - To De-escalate or Not
In this podcast we discuss the act of de-escalation. Of course it is always best to be able to avoid a situation but that is not always an option. We share our thoughts on the subject. Join in and listen and please share your opinion.  For more information, please visit our other locations on the web: www.ministryofdefense.us www.ministryofdefense.us/blog https://anchor.fm/ministry-of-defense-llc https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfMu0IyGcpU6p5gPcCPJkmA/videos
55:11
October 1, 2020
Weapons of Mass discussion Podcast #38 - Burnout
In this podcast we discuss burnout. We have all experienced some level  of burnout in our training, jobs or various life pursuits. Join in and listen and please share your opinion. For more information, please visit our other locations on the web: www.ministryofdefense.us www.ministryofdefense.us/blog https://anchor.fm/ministry-of-defense-llc
35:02
September 28, 2020
Weapons of Mass Discussion Podcast #37 - Standards
In this podcast we discuss standards. In order to obtain a certain level  of success in life, we must have standards to guide us in our journey.  Join in and listen and please share your opinion. For more information, please visit our other locations on the web: www.ministryofdefense.us  www.ministryofdefense.us/blog https://anchor.fm/ministry-of-defense-llc
54:39
September 28, 2020
Weapons of Mass Discussion Podcast #36 - Thoughts About Social Media
In this podcast we discuss social media and the negative impact on personal privacy, health and safety. Join in and listen and please share your opinion.  For more information, please visit our other locations on the web: www.ministryofdefense.us www.ministryofdefense.us/blog https://anchor.fm/ministry-of-defense-llc
47:57
September 14, 2020
Weapons of Mass Discussion Podcast #35 - Martial Arts Post Pandemic
In this podcast we discuss what the martial arts industry might look like post pandemic. How will training and schools change and adapt moving forward. Join in and listen and please share your opinion.  For more information, please visit our other locations on the web: www.ministryofdefense.us www.ministryofdefense.us/blog www.youtube.com/channel/UCfMu0IyGcpU6p5gPcCPJkmA/videos
1:11:02
September 9, 2020
Weapons of Mass Discussion Podcast #34 - Martial Education
In this podcast we discuss educating yourself in "all" aspects of self protection to be fully prepared? "Martial Education" is more than punches and kicks, it goes way deeper than that. Join in and listen and please share your opinion. For more information, please visit our other locations on the web: www.ministryofdefense.us www.ministryofdefense.us/blog www.youtube.com/channel/UCfMu0IyGcpU6p5gPcCPJkmA/videos
1:07:10
August 29, 2020
Weapons of Mass Discussion Podcast #33 - Where Does the Chaos Lead?
In this podcast we discuss the civil unrest and chaos that is going on around the country. We pose the question, where does this chaos lead? Join in and listen and please share your opinion. For more information, please visit our other locations on the web: www.ministryofdefense.us www.ministryofdefense.us/blog www.youtube.com/channel/UCfMu0IyGcpU6p5gPcCPJkmA/videos
1:06:16
August 29, 2020
Weapons of Mass Discussion Podcast #32 - Essential Carry Weapons
In this podcast we discuss essential carry weapons? This would be along the lines of EDC (everyday carry) items but with a focus on weapons in particular. Join in and listen and please share your opinion. Here is the link to the podcast we discuss at the end. Please support their content: https://www.iheart.com/podcast/1119-forgotten-the-women-of-ju-63028149/ For more information, please visit our other locations on the web: www.ministryofdefense.us www.ministryofdefense.us/blog
1:03:59
August 29, 2020
Weapons of Mass Discussion Podcast #31 - Are You Prepared for the Mob?
In this podcast we ask the question: Are prepared for the mob? If the violence that we have seen in large cities across the country comes to your neighborhood, are you prepared to deal with it? Join in and listen and please share your opinion. For more information, please visit our other locations on the web: www.ministryofdefense.us www.ministryofdefense.us/blog www.youtube.com/channel/UCfMu0IyGcpU6p5gPcCPJkmA/videos
53:18
August 29, 2020
Weapons of Mass Discusion Podcast #30 - Travel Security from a Pilots Perspective
In this podcast we invite our close friend and Corporate Pilot Lee Smith into the mix to discuss his thoughts and experiences with travel security. It is important for people to have a full understanding and plan of how to operate when traveling to unfamiliar areas for business or pleasure. Join in and listen and please share your opinion. For more information, please visit our other locations on the web: www.ministryofdefense.us www.ministryofdefense.us/blog www.youtube.com/channel/UCfMu0IyGcpU6p5gPcCPJkmA/videos
40:01
August 29, 2020
Weapons of Mass Discussion Podcast #29 - Defund the Police....Really?
This podcast looks at the "Defund the Police" movement. We discuss how those that are calling for this have clearly not thought this option all the way through. What exactly is the result of carrying through on this type of action? Join in and listen and please share your opinion. For more information, please visit our other locations on the web: www.ministryofdefense.us www.ministryofdefense.us/blog www.youtube.com/channel/UCfMu0IyGcpU6p5gPcCPJkmA/videos
1:18:53
August 29, 2020
Weapons of Mass Discussion Podcast #28 - A Break from the Craziness
This podcast takes a small and needed break away for the craziness of  the world around us. We have a short Q&A on a few topics that we  enjoy. We hope you enjoy this small break from the craziness! Join in  and listen and please share your opinion. For more information, please visit our other locations on the web: www.ministryofdefense.us www.ministryofdefense.us/blog www.youtube.com/channel/UCfMu0IyGcpU6p5gPcCPJkmA/videos
1:03:58
August 29, 2020
Weapons of Mass Discussion Podcast #27 - Why the Head?
This podcast looks at the choke hold. Government agencies across the country are moving to "ban" the technique. We discuss this from a technical perspective. Why is this the go to move and what other options do officers have if they are not "allowed" to implement this in a high duress situation. Join in and listen and please share your opinion. For more information, please visit our other locations on the web: www.ministryofdefense.us www.ministryofdefense.us/blog www.youtube.com/channel/UCfMu0IyGcpU6p5gPcCPJkmA/videos
1:25:08
August 29, 2020
Weapons of Mass Discussion Podcast #26 - Story Time
Everyone has a story. Our story is our journey and makes us into the people we are. This week Corbett shares his own story about twists and turns in his professional and personal life that have brought him to where he is today. Like with all our podcasts, we try to deliver a message or lesson for everyone to benefit from. Please join us and listen in! For more information, please visit our other locations on the web: www.ministryofdefense.us www.ministryofdefense.us/blog www.youtube.com/channel/UCfMu0IyGcpU6p5gPcCPJkmA/videos
1:28:53
August 29, 2020
Weapons of Mass Discussion Podcast #25 - Pushing When Pulled
This podcast takes a look at the concept of push vs pull. We teach our students from a physical standpoint to push when pulled and pull when pushed. This concept and application can be utilized across many aspects of life. Join in and listen and please share your opinion. For more information, please visit our other locations on the web: www.ministryofdefense.us www.ministryofdefense.us www.youtube.com/channel/UCfMu0IyGcpU6p5gPcCPJkmA/videos
57:39
August 29, 2020
Weapons of Mass Discussion Podcast #24 - Weakness
This podcast takes a look weakness. When we allow weakness to become part of our lives, it creates barriers that hold use back from being the best we can be. Not to mention, weakness can have a negative effect on our safety and well being. Join in and listen and please share your opinion.   For more information, please visit our other locations on the web: www.ministryofdefense.us www.ministryofdefense.us/blog www.youtube.com/channel/UCfMu0IyGcpU6p5gPcCPJkmA/videos
1:06:23
August 29, 2020
Weapons of Mass Discussion Podcast #23 - The Mask
This podcast takes a look at the mask in today's society. We look at this from a safety/security perspective while acting a bit foolish in the beginning to setup our discussion. Join in and listen and please share your opinion. For more information, please visit our other locations on the web: www.ministryofdefense.us www.ministryofdefense.us/blog www.youtube.com/channel/UCfMu0IyGcpU6p5gPcCPJkmA/videos
1:14:11
August 29, 2020
Weapons of Mass Discussion Podcast #22 - Fundamentals of Security
This podcast looks at the basic fundamentals of security. We discuss the 3 main building blocks of security philosophy. This is important in training and building a security protocol for yourself and the ones that you love. Join in and listen and please share your opinion. For more information, please visit our other locations on the web: www.ministryofdefense.us www.ministryofdefense.us/blog www.youtube.com/channel/UCfMu0IyGcpU6p5gPcCPJkmA/videos
1:09:08
August 29, 2020
Weapons of Mass Discussion Podcast #21 - The Word HERO
This podcast looks at the word "Hero". Today we hear the word hero alot. It seems everyone these days gets that label but what does it actually mean to be a hero? Join in and listen and please share your opinion. For more information, please visit our other locations on the web: www.ministryofdefense.us www.ministryofdefense.us/blog www.youtube.com/channel/UCfMu0IyGcpU6p5gPcCPJkmA/videos
1:00:31
August 29, 2020
Weapons of Mass Discussion Podcast #20 - Criminal Minds
This podcast looks at the basics of the criminal mind. We often hear in order to stop a criminal, you must think like a criminal. This is a misleading statement. If you are not a criminal, then you by nature do not have that mindset of a criminal. We dive into this discussion head first. Join in and listen and please share your opinion. For more information, please visit our other locations on the web: www.ministryofdefense.us www.ministryofdefense.us/blog www.youtube.com/channel/UCfMu0IyGcpU6p5gPcCPJkmA/videos
56:29
August 29, 2020
Weapons of Mass Discussion Podcast #18 - Fear Vs Faith
This podcast looks at Fear Vs Faith. In light of the things going on around us in the world today, fear is prevalent. We look to faith to be able to see the light at the end of the tunnel. These two things go hand in hand and we share our opinions on the subject. Join in and listen and please share your opinion. For more information, please visit our other locations on the web: www.ministryofdefense.us www.ministryofdefense.us/blog www.youtube.com/channel/UCfMu0IyGcpU6p5gPcCPJkmA/videos
58:55
August 29, 2020
Weapons of Mass Discussion Podcast #16 - COVID-19 Discussion
This podcast talks about the current pandemic situation with the Coronavirus (COVID-19) that we are all currently dealing with. Our goal is to discuss often to keep the conversation up to date.We share our opinion on what is going on around us. Please listen in and join the conversation. For more information, please visit our other locations on the web: www.ministryofdefense.us www.ministryofdefense.us/blog www.youtube.com/channel/UCfMu0IyGcpU6p5gPcCPJkmA/videos
50:09
August 29, 2020
Weapons of Mass Discussion Podcast #15 - Coronavirus
This podcast talks about the current pandemic situation with the Coronavirus that we are all currently dealing with. We share our opinion on what is going on around us. Please listen in and join the conversation. For more information, please visit our other locations on the web: www.ministryofdefense.us www.ministryofdefense.us/blog www.youtube.com/channel/UCfMu0IyGcpU6p5gPcCPJkmA/videos
28:18
August 29, 2020
Weapons of Mass Discussion Podcast #13 - Social Media
This podcast looks at social media. Social media has become a huge part of our society these days but is that a good or bad thing? We share our opinions on the subject. Join in and listen and please share your opinion. For more information, please visit our other locations on the web: www.ministryofdefense.us www.ministryofdefense.us/blog www.youtube.com/channel/UCfMu0IyGcpU6p5gPcCPJkmA/videos
1:00:42
August 29, 2020
Weapons of Mass Discussion Podcast #12 - Preparedness
This podcast looks at the preparedness. Recent events involving the Corona virus have made a lot of people re-evaluate their level of preparedness. We look at the current situation and discuss our opinions on why everyone should prepare for an array of things. Join in and listen. For more information, please visit our other locations on the web: www.ministryofdefense.us www.ministryofdefense.us/blog www.youtube.com/channel/UCfMu0IyGcpU6p5gPcCPJkmA/videos
59:51
August 29, 2020
Weapons of Mass Discussion Podcast #11 - Self Defense & Liability
This podcast looks at the self-defense and potential liability. It is always a good idea to understand the laws that can affect your reaction to certain situations. You might be doing the right thing but unfortunately in our society, the law does not always see it the same way. Join in and listen. For more information, please visit our other locations on the web: www.ministryofdefense.us www.ministryofdefense.us/blog www.youtube.com/channel/UCfMu0IyGcpU6p5gPcCPJkmA/videos
47:55
August 29, 2020
Weapons of Mass Discussion Podcast #10 - Karate Kid
This is a special podcast where we review the 1984 movie "Karate Kid". We take a look at the movie from the perspective of karate practitioners and what lessons can be learned from this timeless classic. Please check it out and join the conversation. For more information, please visit our other locations on the web: www.ministryofdefense.us www.ministryofdefense.us/blog www.youtube.com/channel/UCfMu0IyGcpU6p5gPcCPJkmA/videos
1:21:28
August 29, 2020
Weapons of Mass Discussion Podcast #9 - Perception Vs Perspective
This podcast looks at the comparison of perception vs perspective. These  are two things that drive the way we see the world and ultimately  drives how we react to the world. Join in and listen.  For more information, please visit our other locations on the web: www.ministryofdefense.us www.ministryofdefense.us/blog www.youtube.com/channel/UCfMu0IyGcpU6p5gPcCPJkmA/videos
56:37
August 29, 2020
Weapons of Mass Discussion Podcast #8 - Privacy Vs Security
This podcast looks at the comparison of privacy and security. Are they  the same or are they different? Does one have an affect on the other?  Join in and listen.  Show Note: During recording, we had a smoke detector in the next room  with a failing battery so periodically during the show, you will here a faint beep. Just making everyone aware. Enjoy. For more information, please visit our other locations on the web: www.ministryofdefense.us www.ministryofdefense.us/blog www.youtube.com/channel/UCfMu0IyGcpU6p5gPcCPJkmA/videos
59:03
August 29, 2020
Weapons of Mass Discussion Podcast #7 - Religion and Politics in Business
This podcast looks at opinions on the impact of displaying religious and political positions into business. Please listen in, comment and join the conversation! For more information, please visit our other locations on the web: www.ministryofdefense.us www.ministryofdefense.us/blog www.youtube.com/channel/UCfMu0IyGcpU6p5gPcCPJkmA/videos
59:12
August 29, 2020
Weapons of Mass Discussion Podcast #6 - Training Through Pain? Hurt or Injured?
This podcast looks at opinions on training through the pain. Good idea or bad idea? Also, whats the difference between hurt and injured. Please listen in, comment and join the conversation! For more information, please visit our other locations on the web: www.ministryofdefense.us www.ministryofdefense.us/blog www.youtube.com/channel/UCfMu0IyGcpU6p5gPcCPJkmA/videos
1:01:51
August 29, 2020
Weapons of Mass Discussion Podcast #5 - One Martial Art Style or Many?
This podcast looks at opinions on training in one style of martial arts  vs many styles of martial arts. Is it better to be a "Jack" of all  trades or master of one? Join in and listen and please share your  thoughts! For more information, please visit our other locations on the web: www.ministryofdefense.us www.ministryofdefense.us/blog www.youtube.com/channel/UCfMu0IyGcpU6p5gPcCPJkmA/videos
59:55
August 28, 2020
Weapons of Mass Discussion Podcast #4 - Preemptive Action
This podcast looks at preemptive actions. When faced with imminent  danger, taking preemptive action is sometimes the best and only  solution. However our society views this differently and we see  different standards for different people. Right or wrong? Join in and  listen.  For more information, please visit our other locations on the web: www.ministryofdefense.us www.ministryofdefense.us/blog www.youtube.com/channel/UCfMu0IyGcpU6p5gPcCPJkmA/videos
1:02:19
August 28, 2020
Weapons of Mass Discussion Podcast #3 - Teachable vs Unteachable
This podcast looks at being teachable vs unteachable. We all learn  differently but does mindset play a larger role in whether an individual  can be taught a skill more so than other barriers.  For more information, please visit our other locations on the web: www.ministryofdefense.us www.ministryofdefense.us/blog www.youtube.com/channel/UCfMu0IyGcpU6p5gPcCPJkmA/videos
49:38
August 28, 2020
Weapons of Mass Discussion Podcast #2 - 1440 Minutes
This podcast looks at finding the time to train or dedicate to anything  that is important to you. With 1440 minutes in a day, there are no  excuses not to pursue things that have meaning to you. We share our thoughts and opinions and welcome everyone to join in the conversation. For more information, please visit our other locations on the web: www.ministryofdefense.us www.ministryofdefense.us/blog www.youtube.com/channel/UCfMu0IyGcpU6p5gPcCPJkmA/videos
38:19
August 28, 2020
Weapons of Mass Discussion Podcast #1 - Introduction and Virginia SB64
This is the inaugural podcast that includes our introduction to everyone  and then diving right into a discussion about potential legislation in  Virginia that could set a precedent and affect martial arts training in  the future around the country. We share our thoughts and opinions and  welcome everyone to join in the conversation.   For more information, please visit our other locations on the web:  www.ministryofdefense.us www.ministryofdefense.us/blog www.youtube.com/channel/UCfMu0IyGcpU6p5gPcCPJkmA/videos
1:00:48
August 28, 2020