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Weapons of Mass Discussion Podcast

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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! Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/ministry-of-defense-llc/support

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Weapons of Mass Discussion Podcast #75 - Reading is Fundamental

September 9th, 2021

1:02:05

In this podcast we discuss the phrase "Reading is Fundamental". This isn't just reading text but more importantly understanding how to read people and situations. Please join and listen and please share your opinion. …

Weapons of Mass Discussion Podcast #74 - Who Is the Criminal?

August 17th, 2021

1:02:41

In this podcast we discuss the question "Who is the criminal"? If someone is coercing or forcing you into something, no matter how noble their intentions, isn't that still wrong? Please join and listen and please share …

Weapons of Mass Discussion Podcast #73 - Everybody Has a Plan Until.......

August 3rd, 2021

39:00

In this podcast we discuss the idea of a plan. It is essential to have a plan for various aspects of life, however planning for every scenario is …

Weapons of Mass Discussion Podcast #72 - Don't Outsource Your Safety and Well Being

July 10th, 2021

46:49

In this podcast we discuss the importance of being able to protect yourself and the ones you care about. You CANNOT depend on others to do that job for you. Do not outsource your safety and well being! Please join and …

Weapons of Mass Discussion Podcast #71 - Phonies

July 1st, 2021

54:00

In this podcast we discuss people that put themselves out as something they are not. Phonies and frauds can have a detrimental effect on your safety and well being if you let them into your circle. Please join and …

Weapons of Mass Discussion Podcast #70 - Thoughts & Comments June 2021

June 18th, 2021

1:03:42

In this podcast we discuss some of the current headlines and give our thoughts on how these topics can have a direct affect on our overall safety and security. Please join and listen and please share your opinion. …

Weapons of Mass Discussion Podcast #69 - Non-Binary Thinking

June 3rd, 2021

1:00:33

In this podcast we discuss the concept of "Non-Binary Thinking". Rest assured it is not a biology related conversation. How you process and deal with …

Weapons of Mass Discussion Podcast #68 - Mental Health from a Self-Protection Perspective

May 18th, 2021

1:06:30

In this podcast we discuss mental health in our society and how it can can be a factor in your self-protection plan. Please join and listen and please share your opinion.

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Weapons of Mass Discussion Podcast #67 - Unintended Consequences of Self Defense

May 6th, 2021

57:25

In this podcast we discuss the unintended consequences of self-defense. Unfortunately in our society, if you have to defend yourself, you have to justify it. Regardless if you are completely in the right, you have to …

Weapons of Mass Discussion Podcast #66 - Your Ability to Defend Yourself

April 22nd, 2021

41:20

In this podcast we discuss the ability to defend yourself as those in charge try to diminish that ability. With proposed legislation being pushed that effects firearm ownership, it is important to understand how this …

Weapons of Mass Discussion Podcast #65 - Erosion of Trust

April 16th, 2021

1:13:24

In this podcast we discuss the topic of trust. Trust is meant to be earned not given. We look at reasons why trust in authority or those giving us direction is essential in making potentially life changing decisions. …

Weapons of Mass Discussion Podcast #64 - Stump the Instructor

April 5th, 2021

1:02:59

In this podcast we discuss something we encourage our students and clients to do; try and "stump" the instructor. This keeps the instructor on their toes and reassures the student, that the instructor has a level of …

Weapons of Mass Discussion Podcast #63 - Empathy: Moral & Strategic?

March 28th, 2021

56:14

In this podcast we discuss "Empathy". Can "Empathy" be used morally and strategically as a tool of self-protection? Please join and listen and please …

Weapons of Mass Discussion Podcast #62 - Deception for Self Defense "Chicken Feed"

March 22nd, 2021

1:03:14

In this podcast we discuss the use of deception and deceitfulness or untruths for Self-Protection. Utilizing the concept of "Chicken Feed" to …

Weapons of Mass Discussion Podcast #61 - Predatory Mindset

March 19th, 2021

1:08:03

In this podcast we discuss the mindset of those that prey on people. Understanding how a predator thinks and functions is an important step in your self-protection training. Please join and listen and please share your …

Weapons of Mass Discussion Podcast #60 - Disastrous Nature of Social Media & the Martial Arts

March 5th, 2021

58:47

In this podcast we look at the negative effects that social media has had on the martial arts. Anybody can be a keyboard Ninja these days and it has the potential to degrade hard work and accomplishment. Please join and …

Weapons of Mass Discussion Podcast #59 - "Gun Control" Conversation

February 27th, 2021

1:03:03

In this podcast we look at the terms used by those pushing "Gun  Control". We point out the deceptiveness and attempts to control one of  our basic …

Weapons of Mass Discussion Podcast #58 - Life in a "Police State"

February 24th, 2021

1:06:11

In this podcast we look at the possibility of living in a "Police State". We see the military occupying Washington DC as a "security" force against …

Weapons of Mass Discussion Podcast #57 - Furtive Fallacy

February 16th, 2021

54:30

In this podcast we continue our discussion on self-protection fundamentals that we believe are foundational to understanding the basics of how to stay safe. This week we talk about the "Furtive  Fallacy" Please join and …

Weapons of Mass Discussion Podcast #56 - Body Conditioning (Not Fitness Conditioning)

February 3rd, 2021

42:17

In this podcast we discuss "body conditioning". This should not be confused with fitness conditioning. The two are dramatically different training …

Wepaons of Mass Discussion Podcast #55 - "Indifferent" Situational Awareness

February 1st, 2021

46:23

In this podcast we discuss "situational awareness" but from a slightly different perspective. Please join and listen and please share your opinion.  Please like and Subscribe!

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Weapons of Mass Discussion Podcast #54 - Time, Environment, Distance & Demeanor

January 21st, 2021

44:59

In this podcast we continue our discussion on self-protection fundamentals that we believe are foundational to understanding the basics of how to stay safe. Time, Environment, Distance & Demeanor (TEDD). Please join …

Weapons of Mass Discussion Podcast #53 - Human, Environment, Decision, Escape, Resistance

January 15th, 2021

1:04:15

In this podcast we discuss some self-protection fundamentals that we believe are foundational to understanding the basics of how to stay safe. Human, Environment, Decision, Escape, Resistance (H.E.D.E.R.).  Please join …

Weapons of Mass Discussion Podcast #52 - 2020 Airing of Grievances

January 12th, 2021

1:17:09

This was our last official podcast for 2020. We discuss things that were good and things that were bad in the past year and reflect on what we were able to accomplish. Looking forward to 2021! Join in and listen and …

Weapons of Mass Discussion Podcast #51 - Loyalty

December 30th, 2020

1:14:30

In this podcast discuss the concept of "Loyalty". This plays a major role in martial arts training but also is a key to friendship. Join in and …

Weapons of Mass Discussion Podcast #50 - Martial Arts Does Not Always Equal Self Defense

December 30th, 2020

1:06:00

In this podcast discuss the idea that a martial arts school does not always equal a self-defense school. Join in and listen and please share  your …

Weapons of Mass Discussion Podcast #49 - Security and the Drunkard’s Principle

December 18th, 2020

58:51

In this podcast we discuss Security and the Drunkard’s Principle. This is based on an article Corbett wrote to our Blog site last week. It looks at how people take the easy path and don't bother to take notice of the …

Weapons of Mass Discussion Podcast #48 - 7 Laws of Self-Protection

December 11th, 2020

1:03:32

In this podcast we discuss our 7 laws of Self-Protection. These are basic but important guides to add to your Self-Protection tool set. Join in and …

Weapons of Mass Discussion Podcast #47 - Do Good Guys Always Finish First?

November 29th, 2020

1:01:54

In this podcast we ask the question "Do good guys always finish first"?  Does being the good guy (or girl) and always doing the upstanding  "thing", work out in your favor? Why do we see those that do the wrong  "thing" …

Weapons of Mass Discussion Podcast #46 - Enemies

November 18th, 2020

1:07:35

In this podcast we discuss "Enemies". What does the word enemy mean to  you? We discuss our thoughts. Join in and listen and please share your  opinion.

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Weapons of Mass Disccusion Podcast #45 - Dangerous Quotes & Inconvenient Truths

November 13th, 2020

1:01:18

In this podcast we discuss how certain historical quotes can lead to very uncomfortable truths. This is a true reflection of our society today. Join in and listen and please share your opinion. Please like and …

Weapons of Mass Discussion Podcast #44 - Normalcy Bias

November 5th, 2020

48:03

In this podcast we discuss the positives and negatives of Normalcy Bias. Many people have a hard time functioning in a disaster or life threatening situation. Understanding normalcy bias and how to train yourself to …

Weapons of Mass Discussion Podcast #43 - Risk

October 30th, 2020

1:08:37

In this podcast we discuss risk. Understanding the risks involved with the decisions we make can mean the difference between success and disaster. …

Weapons of Mass Discussion Podcast #42 - Threat Perception

October 25th, 2020

51:42

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 …

Weapons of Mass Discussion Podcast #41 - Consequences

October 15th, 2020

41:18

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 …

Weapons of Mass Discussion Podcast #40 - Verbal Judo

October 9th, 2020

55:17

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 …

Weapons of Mass Discussion Podcast #39 - To De-escalate or Not

October 1st, 2020

55:11

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 …

Weapons of Mass discussion Podcast #38 - Burnout

September 28th, 2020

35:02

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.

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Weapons of Mass Discussion Podcast #37 - Standards

September 28th, 2020

54:39

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.

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Weapons of Mass Discussion Podcast #36 - Thoughts About Social Media

September 14th, 2020

47:57

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. 

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Weapons of Mass Discussion Podcast #35 - Martial Arts Post Pandemic

September 9th, 2020

1:11:02

In this podcast we discuss what the martial arts industry might look like post pandemic. How will training and schools change and adapt moving …

Weapons of Mass Discussion Podcast #34 - Martial Education

August 29th, 2020

1:07:10

In this podcast we discuss educating yourself in "all" aspects of self protection to be fully prepared? "Martial Education" is more than punches and …

Weapons of Mass Discussion Podcast #33 - Where Does the Chaos Lead?

August 29th, 2020

1:06:16

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.

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Weapons of Mass Discussion Podcast #32 - Essential Carry Weapons

August 29th, 2020

1:03:59

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 …

Weapons of Mass Discussion Podcast #31 - Are You Prepared for the Mob?

August 29th, 2020

53:18

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 …

Weapons of Mass Discusion Podcast #30 - Travel Security from a Pilots Perspective

August 29th, 2020

40:01

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. …

Weapons of Mass Discussion Podcast #29 - Defund the Police....Really?

August 29th, 2020

1:18:53

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 …

Weapons of Mass Discussion Podcast #28 - A Break from the Craziness

August 29th, 2020

1:03:58

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 …

Weapons of Mass Discussion Podcast #27 - Why the Head?

August 29th, 2020

1:25:08

This podcast looks at the choke hold. Government agencies across the country are moving to "ban" the technique. We discuss this from a technical …

Weapons of Mass Discussion Podcast #26 - Story Time

August 29th, 2020

1:28:53

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 …

Weapons of Mass Discussion Podcast #25 - Pushing When Pulled

August 29th, 2020

57:39

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. …

Weapons of Mass Discussion Podcast #24 - Weakness

August 29th, 2020

1:06:23

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 …

Weapons of Mass Discussion Podcast #23 - The Mask

August 29th, 2020

1:14:11

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 …

Weapons of Mass Discussion Podcast #22 - Fundamentals of Security

August 29th, 2020

1:09:08

This podcast looks at the basic fundamentals of security. We discuss the 3 main building blocks of security philosophy. This is important in training …

Weapons of Mass Discussion Podcast #21 - The Word HERO

August 29th, 2020

1:00:31

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 …

Weapons of Mass Discussion Podcast #20 - Criminal Minds

August 29th, 2020

56:29

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 …

Weapons of Mass Discussion Podcast #18 - Fear Vs Faith

August 29th, 2020

58:55

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 …

Weapons of Mass Discussion Podcast #16 - COVID-19 Discussion

August 29th, 2020

50:09

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 …

Weapons of Mass Discussion Podcast #15 - Coronavirus

August 29th, 2020

28:18

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 …

Weapons of Mass Discussion Podcast #13 - Social Media

August 29th, 2020

1:00:42

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.

Weapons of Mass Discussion Podcast #12 - Preparedness

August 29th, 2020

59:51

This podcast looks at the preparedness. Recent events involving the Corona virus have made a lot of people re-evaluate their level of preparedness. …

Weapons of Mass Discussion Podcast #11 - Self Defense & Liability

August 29th, 2020

47:55

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 …

Weapons of Mass Discussion Podcast #10 - Karate Kid

August 29th, 2020

1:21:28

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 …

Weapons of Mass Discussion Podcast #9 - Perception Vs Perspective

August 29th, 2020

56:37

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 …

Weapons of Mass Discussion Podcast #8 - Privacy Vs Security

August 29th, 2020

59:03

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 …

Weapons of Mass Discussion Podcast #7 - Religion and Politics in Business

August 29th, 2020

59:12

This podcast looks at opinions on the impact of displaying religious and political positions into business. Please listen in, comment and join the …

Weapons of Mass Discussion Podcast #6 - Training Through Pain? Hurt or Injured?

August 29th, 2020

1:01:51

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!

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Weapons of Mass Discussion Podcast #5 - One Martial Art Style or Many?

August 28th, 2020

59:55

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!

Weapons of Mass Discussion Podcast #4 - Preemptive Action

August 28th, 2020

1:02:19

This podcast looks at preemptive actions. When faced with imminent  danger, taking preemptive action is sometimes the best and only  solution. …

Weapons of Mass Discussion Podcast #3 - Teachable vs Unteachable

August 28th, 2020

49:38

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 …

Weapons of Mass Discussion Podcast #2 - 1440 Minutes

August 28th, 2020

38:19

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 …

Weapons of Mass Discussion Podcast #1 - Introduction and Virginia SB64

August 28th, 2020

1:00:48

This is the inaugural podcast that includes our introduction to everyone  and then diving right into a discussion about potential legislation in …

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