173 – What I Should Have Known

Daniel Shaw - October 9, 2020
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Podcast 173 is about living a life of gratitude: 50 things I should have known and how the Tango Yankee chips help spread kindness and gratitude while reducing the amount of assholes in the

172 – A Spirit of Love with a Capacity for Violence 

Daniel Shaw - September 25, 2020
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Today we're talking with Corinne Mosher about firearms training in general, the complications surrounding Use of Force, the value of Force on Force training, and honoring her late husband Mike

171 – How To Choose The Best Handgun

Daniel Shaw - September 17, 2020
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What's the best handgun for home defense? What's the best concealed carry gun? In this episode, we discuss important things to consider when you're searching for the right handgun for

170 – Training: because we are all too easy to kill

Daniel Shaw - September 11, 2020
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The term "tactical training" is tossed around quite a bit, but what does it really mean? And isn't any training used defensively by definition

169 – Our Rifle Bias: Setting Up The Best Gun for Home Defense

Daniel Shaw - August 27, 2020
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We have a fact- and practicality based rifle bias.. The best firearm for most fights, and likewise the best gun for home defense, is usually a

168 – California Mag Laws Questions Answered | The Benefit of Procedural Control and Delay

Daniel Shaw - August 20, 2020
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The August 14th ruling by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in the case of Duncan v Becerra (the California Magazine Ban) is turning out to be a salutary lesson to retailers, California gun owners, and even the staff at GunMag Warehouse. There is far more to it than what many people might seem. In Episode 168 of The Mag Life Podcast we discuss the vagaries of that ruling, why and how it

166 – The Defensive Shooting: What Do You Do AFTER?

Daniel Shaw - August 13, 2020
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You’ve been involved in a defensive shooting — ideally a shooting and not a gunfight. What comes after? What should you do post-engagement? Here’s a hint: it’s not just flipping your head around dramatically in a theatric scan-and-assess. In today’s episode, we discuss what to do after. Though important, situational awareness is necessarily different in every situation.
Varg Freeborn and Daniel Shaw on safety beyond the four firearm safety rules.

165 – Advanced Safety | Thinking Beyond the 4 Firearm Safety Rules

Daniel Shaw - August 6, 2020
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There are the 4 rules of gun safety, then there's "Advanced Safety". What's that? It's maintaining the 4 rules under stress — especially that of a

164 – Preparation for and Avoidance of Asymmetric Violence

Daniel Shaw - July 29, 2020
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A shooting during a Austin protest, a negligent discharge in Louisville by an NFAC member, vehicles hitting protesters...you prepared to survive a