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Bullets, beans & band-aids baby! Oh yeah! If you love AR's, Glocks and freedom, then the Modern Combat & Survival podcast is for you. Each week, Jeff Anderson and his rag-tag team of hairy-backed mooks bring you "no b.s." tips, tricks, and tactics you can put to use right away from the world's top experts on tactical firearms training, urban survival, escape & evasion, and close quarters combat self defense. Plus - be sure to join us at www.ModernCombatAndSurvival.com for our free digital magazine and podcast freebie bonuses.

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Bullets, beans & band-aids baby! Oh yeah! If you love AR's, Glocks and freedom, then the Modern Combat & Survival podcast is for you. Each week, Jeff Anderson and his rag-tag team of hairy-backed mooks bring you "no b.s." tips, tricks, and tactics you can put to use right away from the world's top experts on tactical firearms training, urban survival, escape & evasion, and close quarters combat self defense. Plus - be sure to join us at www.ModernCombatAndSurvival.com for our free digital magazine and podcast freebie bonuses.

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Are you Guys done?

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Hi, Have you guys stopped putting up podcasts?

I like what I hear

By Grumpylowe - Feb 27 2019
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Jeff and his guests seem to be always speaking to my concerns.

iTunes Ratings

268 Ratings
Average Ratings
208
30
12
6
12

Are you Guys done?

By jd01440 - Sep 07 2019
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Hi, Have you guys stopped putting up podcasts?

I like what I hear

By Grumpylowe - Feb 27 2019
Read more
Jeff and his guests seem to be always speaking to my concerns.

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Modern Combat & Survival | Tactical Firearms | Urban Survival | Close Quarters Combat Training

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Bullets, beans & band-aids baby! Oh yeah! If you love AR's, Glocks and freedom, then the Modern Combat & Survival podcast is for you. Each week, Jeff Anderson and his rag-tag team of hairy-backed mooks bring you "no b.s." tips, tricks, and tactics you can put to use right away from the world's top experts on tactical firearms training, urban survival, escape & evasion, and close quarters combat self defense. Plus - be sure to join us at www.ModernCombatAndSurvival.com for our free digital magazine and podcast freebie bonuses.

MCS 205: Real World Tactical Awareness

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You hear it all the time in the tactical world...

... "Stay in the 'yellow zone' and be aware of your surroundings!"

But most people just consider this a general state of awareness without actually thinking about the real-world strategies to avoid an ambush attack by a violent predator.

That ends today.

In this week's podcast episode, I'll share 15 "no b.s. tactics" for not only achieving a yellow-zone status that works... but also some fast-action response strategies when your radar confirms "DANGER!"

Here's What You'll Discover In This Week's Episode:

  • "Tactical Walking 101": 5 techniques that even experienced "sheepdog" protectors fall prey to when traveling in public areas!

  • A new way to look at parking lots... through the eyes of a predator!

  • EXACTLY what to do when you think you're being followed! I'll share how to confirm your suspicion... and then take action!
  • Beyond the gun: Carrying isn't enough.  I'll show you how to back up your bravado with proven, effective prep-work!
  • Why "eye contact" matters... and how to use it to your advantage to stop an attack before it even starts!

The absolute BEST way to survive a violent attack is to never let it happen in the first place.

These strategies are tips you will definitely want to master yourself... and then share with every family member you love!

PLUS...you can grab a free "cheat sheet" inside this week's Show Notes at www.MCSMagazine.com/205!

Jul 31 2018

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MCS 208: Guided Chaos Combative Striking

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Real "street fights" aren't the pretty, choreographed scenes you see in the blockbuster action movies.

They're chaos!

Without training, that chaos leads to wild punches hoping and praying for a lucky knockout blow that will end the fight quickly.

I don't like relying on "luck".

I'm guessing you don't either, eh?

Well, in this week's podcast episode, LTC. Al Ridenhour, reveals how to generate (and control!) explosive, fight-ending striking power - even in extreme close-quarters environments! 

Here's What You'll Discover In This Week's Episode:

  • Why you already possess all the power you need to take down an attacker even twice your size... and how to tap into it at-will!

  • How to FEEL and ANTICIPATE your attacker's next move so you can strike him where he's open and most vulnerable! (This is going to almost seem like a "magic"... but it's easier than you think!)

  • Why "movement" is so critical in a real street fight... and what to do if mobility is a real problem for you.
  • Smaller? Older? Weaker? Yes, that makes you more likely to be targeted... but LTC. Al will show you how to launch a surprise counterstrike your attacker will never see coming!
  • A simple "guided chaos" training drill to begin tapping into your built-in hand-to-hand superpowers!

Yes, you're more of a badass than you even realize!

And this week you'll be one step closer to walking down any street without fear!

PLUS...you can grab a free "cheat sheet" inside this week's Show Notes at www.MCSMagazine.com/208!

Aug 21 2018

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MCS 202: Everyday Carry Gear For Concealed Carry

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This week I have a challenge for you...

If you carry a concealed handgun for personal protection (or even if you don't, but still want to be "prepared"), then I'm going to let you in on a little secret...

... actually TEN little secrets about "everyday carry gear" (EDC) that I promise will not only surprise you with a few of my additions - but will force you to take a completely different look at how you view a violent attack.

My Mission:

Transform you from the "Average Joe/Jane" gun-owner into the ultimate prepared "Sheepdog" that you, your loved ones - and even our society - so desperately needs right now!

(Oh, and I have a special surprise announcement in this episode that you're not going to want to miss!)

Here's What You'll Discover In This Week's Episode:

  • Why even the "experts" you read about in magazines could be horribly ill-prepared for the reality of a violent attack... even if they're armed to the teeth!

  • My PERSONAL "EDC Plan"! Steal it with my permission... and walk out your front door with more confidence than ever before!

  • How I carry all 10 EDC gadgets without ANYONE ever knowing they're there!

  • Be the envy of everyone down at the local range! No one will be able to match your level of preparedness.  NO ONE!
  • SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT: I want to send you all 10 of my EDC items in the mail!  (But I have a favor first. I'll explain in this week's episode.)

I've waited nearly 2 years to unleash this episode...

...and it's finally time to reveal all!

Jul 10 2018

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MCS 199: 10 Military Bug-Out Location Secrets

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I know you've heard me say this before...

When it comes to surviving during the aftermath of a natural disaster, collapse, or other extended crisis, your goal (as a prepared patriot who "gets it") should be to...

..."BE tactical, but not LOOK tactical!"

At no time is this more critical than when you're forced to evacuate your home because it's no longer the safest place to be.

Without the security of your home's walls, you're in even more danger of being targeted by desperate, unprepared citizens who will cling to any resource they can find that can help them survive and take care of their own families.

But YOU shouldn't have to be that resource, right?

That's why, for this week's podcast episode, I want to share with you 10 quick lessons I learned in the military for staying "covert" in your temporary surroundings while making your way to safety when bugging out.

Here's What You'll Discover In This Week's Episode:

  • An "old school" military skill that modern technology has nearly destroyed... and can be your secret eyes to spot dangerous areas ahead of time!

  • Little-known ways to use the cover of darkness to your advantage (and avoid the most common pitfalls most civilians don't even know exist)!

  • Simple methods to camouflage your location so you'll be "invisible" to human predators!

  • An alternative "campground" location I discovered while in the jungles of Panama! (Funny thing is, it's been proven to be just as tactical even in urban environments!)
  • How to avoid the stupid little mistakes that scream, "Come take my stuff!" 

Even most "preppers" don't get access to this kind of "training".

But it was second nature to me in both my military training and in combat... and now it's time to rethink your own strategy when you're forced to get out of Dodge during a crisis.

And remember...you can get all the links to these items AND a "cheat sheet" in this week's Show Notes at www.MCSMagazine.com/199!

Jun 19 2018

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MCS 229: The CIA Bugout Bag

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You've probably figured this out by now...

... I'm a "bugout bag junkie"!

There's a reason that the bugout bag serves as the core pillar of any serious survivalist's emergency plan...

It contains all the supplies you'll need to face a short-term crisis, whether you're surviving in place or evacuating to a safer location.

And one of my favorite research tasks is to find out what other survival trainers are doing with their bugout bags based on their own personal backgrounds and experience.

That's why, for this week's podcast episode, I called up my friend (and former CIA "spy") Jason Hanson to get a peek into what he packs in his own bag.

Here's What You'll Discover In This Week's Episode:

  • Key components to look for when picking out the perfect bugout bag!
  • What types of "survival food" you should consider packing in your bag for short- and longer-term nourishment!
  • A secret trick to pull clean, drinkable water out of a 1/4" mud puddle!
  • Escape & evasion! Gadgets and gizmos to avoid society's predators when the "rule of law" has gone bye-bye!
  • "Bugout weapons"! What Jason carries to protect his wife and kids during a disaster or crisis!

It's very rare we get a glimpse into the training of one of the government's most secretive agencies.

Compare your own bugout survival gear list with Jason Hanson's and fine-tune your plan now!

Jan 15 2019

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MCS 206: Best Survival Food Options

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You see it on the news during any disaster...

... desperate citizens panicking at the grocery store!

We all know that the last place you want to be when a disaster is headed your way is down at the grocery fighting some little old lady for the last box of Pop-Tarts, right?

But do you know the best options for stockpiling your "survival food arsenal"?

Canned goods? Military MRE's? Name-brand "survival food"?

In this week's podcast episode, I'll share the good, bad, and ugly for your best options to feed yourself and your family during a crisis!

Here's What You'll Discover In This Week's Episode:

  • The inconvenient truth about why traditional "homestead" prepping fails instantly at survival food planning! (2 methods never even make it to the contest!)

  • Do you have enough canned goods to get you through a crisis? (Does it even matter?  I'll give you my answer.)

  • The "college prepper" lesson for building out your survival food plan on a shoestring budget!
  • Prep like a soldier... eat like a soldier? Let me tell you how we chowed down in the military when we were in remote areas with no resupply!
  • Why NOW is the best time ever to stock up on my #1 favorite survival food option!

Don't wait until a crisis happens and the crazies are raiding the grocery store!

I'll tell you what to get so you can take action NOW to feel confident in your survival food plan!

PLUS...you can grab a free "cheat sheet" inside this week's Show Notes at www.MCSMagazine.com/206!

Aug 07 2018

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MCS 213: Urban Survival - Security

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It's your #1 threat in "urban survival" scenarios...

... "human predators"!

They come in MANY forms and whether you live in and around a highly-populated area or you need to travel into, or through, these areas after a wide-scale crisis or collapse, EVERYONE has the potential to be a threat to you and those you love.

How will you protect yourself and those who rely on you for their safety when the "s" hits the fan and the wolves of our society are constantly on the lookout for their next victim?

Well, in this week's podcast episode, I'll share with you 5 urban survival security factors that will get your self-protection plan off to a powerful start!

Here's What You'll Discover In This Week's Episode:

  • "Urban disaster sprawl": The Hurricane Katrina survival lesson that many unsuspecting communities learned (the hard way!)

  • How to avoid "doomsday prepper syndrome"! (And the critical role your family plays in protecting you even before a wide-scale crisis hits.)

  • When giving up your food (even your guns!) may be your best defense... and the right way to do it to protect you and your loved ones! 
  • Security precautions your family MUST know when the cities have turned into danger zones!
  • Covert movement through highly-populated areas! Military tactics for civilians looking to avoid detection by the "enemy".

Urban survival's greatest challenge is the threat of other humans.

These strategies will help you plan your mission to protect yourself and your loved ones from the worst threats you'll encounter in a wide-scale crisis.

PLUS...you can grab a free "cheat sheet" inside this week's free Show Notes at www.MCSMagazine.com/213!

Sep 25 2018

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MCS 269: Apt. Vs. Home Defense

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The problem with a lot of "home defense" advice...

...is that it focuses ONLY on the "home."

By home, we mean, a traditional, stand-alone house. 

But what works for home defense for a standalone structure...

...would be TERRIBLE advice for an apartment or condo!

Not only that, but there really is no "one solution" to a lot of home defense problems.

So how do you tailor your home-defense plan to where (and how) you live?

What preparations can you make NOW that will give you the edge...

...when a gang of thugs tries to kick down your door?

In this week's podcast episode, Modern Combat & Survival's Jeff Anderson explains how HE tailored his personal home defense plan for dividing his life between an isolated, rural home in gun-friendly Texas and an urban apartment in gun-hating Illinois.

Here's What You'll Discover In This Week's Episode:

  • The surprising reason that you're in MORE danger of a home invasion in one specific type of housing.
  • The simple modification you can make to an apartment to create a much safer "saferoom".
  • Jeff's interesting choice for a home-defense weapon... and why it's not suitable for "apartment living"!

  • The home-invasion defense weapon that BEATS a 12-gauge in multiple situations.

  • How to choose your ammo for maximum effect (and why you DON'T want a certain type of ammo for apartment defense).

No matter what your living situation, you CAN make your dwelling a much "harder target" in a home invasion.

Learn how to prepare now... before thugs with guns are kicking in YOUR door!

Oct 22 2019

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MCS 270: Tactical Knife DON'Ts

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Countless prepared citizens carry tactical folding knives.

And that's a problem.

It's a problem because, while there is no one "right" way to carry and use such a knife...

...there are multiple ways to do it wrong.

And while the tactical folding knife is a great tool and a very powerful weapon...

...making certain mistakes with it can get you hurt, killed, or sent to prison.

So how should you be carrying your tactical folder?

What potential problems of the tactical knife have you missed?

And how do you solve these problems and carry your tactical folder with confidence?

In this week's podcast episode, Modern Combat & Survival's Buck Greene covers 5 "don'ts" of tactical folders, based on his years of experience carrying, using, and writing about these blades.

Here's What You'll Discover In This Week's Episode:

  • The OBVIOUS mistake that almost every tactical folding knife owner makes when carrying one (and the surprising reason this is a problem).
  • The screw-up that could make carrying your tactical folder HARDER to deploy in a violent encounter!
  • How to make sure your knife will work when you need it most.

  • The one reason why you have to be EXTRA careful with a shoulder harness for a knife!

  • The most common way that tactical folding knives are "abused" by their owners.

If you're not carrying a tactical folder and it's legal for you to do so, you need to start now.

Just remember the mistakes covered in this episode - so you can avoid making them yourself!

Oct 29 2019

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MCS 210: Urban Survival Tips - Shelter

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"Urban survival"!

It's one of the most sought-after survival skills by preppers seeking tips to escape, evade, and survive a SHTF event in or near populated areas.

Urban survival is also one of the most misunderstood factors in prepping!

In a series of 4 podcast episodes, we'll cover the reality of urban survival tactics you must know... even if you live in the "country"!

In this week's podcast episode, we'll cover alternative "urban survival shelter" tactics to stay hidden and protected while the world around you is crumbling.

Here's What You'll Discover In This Week's Episode:

  • If you're living or traveling in an urban area, this one "home" will give you the most options for changing your plan as conditions change!

  • Abandoned buildings: Which ones will provide the safest refuge... and which ones you should NEVER go near!

  • The common building my military unit used as a "combat HQ"... and how it can be the easiest to find tactical retreat in the city!
  • "Secret doors" to secret places in the city! (Where to find them and what they offer.) 
  • A weird location that looters are too scared to go near!

Urban survival tactics are a must-have skill for preppers!

But just as with any survival skill, making the wrong decision could put you in unnecessary danger - and knowing where to take refuge during a crisis is your first step in protecting yourself and your family.

PLUS...you can grab a free "cheat sheet" inside this week's free Show Notes at www.MCSMagazine.com/210!

Sep 04 2018

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MCS 214: Navy SEAL Daily Training Tactics With Chris Sajnog

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No, you don't have to be a Navy SEAL to guard yourself and those you love from danger.

But copy these "daily tactical habits" from former SEAL instructor, Chris Sajnog, and you're guaranteed to walk out your front door with the confidence of a true protector!

In this week's podcast episode, Chris will give you a peek into his personal daily training routine so you can make self-protection second-nature!

Here's What You'll Discover In This Week's Episode:

  • "Meditation for warriors"? How to harness the mental superpowers of the tactical gurus (without the mystical woo-woo mumbo jumbo)!

  • Navy SEAL "fitness" for real people! No worries... Chris won't have you carrying a telephone pole on your shoulders. His secret is much simpler... and works for EVERYONE!

  • No bullets necessary... steal Chris's daily dry-fire training tactics to become a better shooter - every single day!
  • Why your eyes need "exercise" to become a better shooter... and how to do it!
  • Building your own "sheepdog network" to teach, learn, and motivate yourself and others to reach the next level in your self-protection!

Just one of these "tactical habits" can make you and your family safer.

Listen well to Chris's advice, and discover the simple "shortcut" he's developed for guiding your daily practice.

PLUS...you can grab a free "cheat sheet" inside this week's free Show Notes at www.MCSMagazine.com/214!

Oct 02 2018

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MCS 243: How To Be A Hard Target To Criminals

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The average street thug makes victimizing people his "job"...

... and he's good at it!

Spotting an "easy target"... getting close... ambushing without warning... and using violence as a tool to gain money, power, or whatever other reason he may have to attack - these are skills he's fine-tuned time and time again.

The only thing that's going to deter him is if you look like a "hard target" - the kind of person who appears (and "is") so dangerous that he'll avoid you at all costs, and move on to an easier mark.

And making you THAT "dangerous" is exactly what this week's podcast episode is all about as I interview former top-bodyguard, Mike Gillette, on his best tactics.

Here's What You'll Discover In This Week's Episode:

  • As the saying goes, "If you look like food... you WILL be eaten!"... and Mike shares the most fatal mistakes victims make that can actually ATTRACT violent criminals!
  • How to overcome fear and self-doubt... while increasing your confidence in being able to protect you and those you love from an attack!
  • Small daily changes that can have a BIG impact on your ability to stay safe even on the most dangerous streets!

  • Simple self-defense techniques ANYONE can use to fight back against a bigger, stronger attacker!
  • Practical training tips for becoming the "hard target" you were BORN to be!

The best way to survive a real street attack is to not make yourself a target for one in the first place.

Listen in and discover what top bodyguards and tactical experts know about projecting a "Don't f*ck with me!" vibe to criminals who may be watching you... without losing your sunny disposition and the ability to adore kitten memes in your spare time.

Apr 23 2019

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MCS 211: Urban Survival - Water

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You may have heard about the "Survival Law Of 3's"...

"You can live 3 minutes without air... 3 days without water... and 3 weeks without food."

While this is a pretty standard guideline, it also highlights just how important water is to your survival compared with food.

Yet clean drinking water is take for "granted" because it's so easy to get it - much easier than going down to the grocery to resupply your meals, right?

But in a SHTF "collapse" or other long-term crisis, your water supply could become contaminated or simply non-existent.

Gaining access to clean water gets even trickier in urban environments where resources could be low - but competition with other citizens will be very, very high, right?

Well, in this week's podcast episode (the 2nd in our 4-part "urban survival training series"), I'll share with you 3 ways to find clean, drinkable water when trapped or traveling through a city during a crisis.

Here's What You'll Discover In This Week's Episode:

  • Why the typical way preppers plan for water usage during a crisis is the exact opposite of how you should!

  • Little-known sources of clean, drinkable water inside homes & buildings... that most people never even know exist!

  • How to "scavenge" water from urban environments while everyone else is waiting in line at the FEMA Camp!
  • Your urban "fast action plan" for quickly gathering as much water as possible the moment a disaster strikes!
  • The one factor most home-owners in urban areas are horribly unprepared to face when it comes to planning out their water stockpile... and how to fix it INSTANTLY!

You know you need clean water to survive.

But most people don't know how to recognize "good vs. bad" water in a disaster and they could end up deathly ill from one bad choice.

This week's podcast will give you a far greater understanding of how to locate and use water from "secret sources" that others won't even think to tap into

PLUS...you can grab a free "cheat sheet" inside this week's free Show Notes at www.MCSMagazine.com/211!

Sep 11 2018

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MCS 268: CIA EDC Gear Hacks

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An attack, or any crisis, is really an event.

It could take place in seconds.

And the outcome?

It could mean life or death.

Your actions will likely be the deciding factor.

In other words, YOU will decide if you live or die...

...and whether your loved ones do, too!

This is why we learn, practice, and train... and it's why we prepare ourselves with gear, too.

In this week's podcast episode, Modern Combat & Survival's Jeff Anderson shares a small taste of his monthly New World Patriot Alliance master class session - this time with former CIA agent Jason Hanson, as the two discuss CIA Every Day Carry (EDC) gear hacks for escape and evasion.

Here's What You'll Discover In This Week's Episode:

  • The piece of "spy gear" that anyone can carry to hide valuables while they're abroad.
  • The child's accessory that can help you escape and evade!
  • The only two things you need to pick ANY lock.

  • The one item you should be carrying ALL OVER your person, especially when you travel.

  • And much more!

CIA agents deal with potentially hostile situations all the time.

Learn from someone who's been there and done that in this sneak peak of a much larger interview.

Oct 15 2019

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MCS 225: Prepper Defense Gear For A SHTF Collapse

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Can you feel that "something" is coming?

More than ever, we're polarized as a nation and the prospects of coming together to face shared challenges in the future lies somewhere between "slim" and "none".

Maybe that's why 31% of polled Americans believe that there will be another domestic Civil War within the next 5 years!

If they're right (or even if a wide-scale collapse demolishes "rule of law") and your neighborhood transforms into a virtual "war zones", it will be up to YOU to protect yourself and those you love from the battle that wages outside your front door.

Should that happen, you'll need all the knowledge, skills, allies, and gear you can muster to gain the tactical advantage.

Fortunately, Chad Cooper is back for this week's podcast episode to lay out yet another of his "Top 5" suggestions for "prepper defense gear" you should consider!

Here's What You'll Discover In This Week's Episode:

  • "Coconut protection": How the military has advanced their gear design for preventing head injuries... and why you should copy their plan!
  • A common military battlefield aid that has the power to grant you near "invisibility" from your enemies! (Thankfully, even civilians can now acquire this item!)
  • It's one of the most basic tactical skills every soldier must learn to avoid detection by the enemy... and Chad reveals several ways YOU can use this same gear for laying low while bugging out!
  • When bad things happen to good people, you're gonna want to have this "worst case" back-up gear within arm's reach.  (It could literally save your life!)
  • Attach *THIS* to the rail of your rifle and you now have more weapon options for engaging all levels of threat!

If you're a "gear junkie" like I am, you're gonna LOVE all the cool new gadgets to put on your Christmas list!

PLUS...you can grab a free "cheat sheet" inside this week's free Show Notes at www.MCSMagazine.com/225!

Dec 18 2018

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MCS 216: Green Beret Collapse Survival With Jeff Kirkham

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Few people know how bad things can get in a "collapse" than Jeff Kirkham...

With nearly 29 years as a soldier and Green Beret, Jeff has seen beyond his fair share of what happens to resources, the "government", and everyday citizens when the world around you crumbles into ruin.

And a new fictional novel he's just released, Black Autumn, has the power to not only entertain you with a riveting storyline of a group of spec-op soldiers who band together for survival...

...but also grant you some real-world lessons on how to protect you and those you love when the sh*t hits the fan!

In this week's podcast episode, Jeff shares his personal combat experience as well as some "quick tips" on how to prepare NOW for a wide-scale apocalyptic event!

(Hint: It's closer than you think!)

Here's What You'll Discover In This Week's Episode:

  • "Black Swan" Collapse! How unrelated events can trigger an unstoppable chain of destruction - even a complete collapse of our country!

  • The #1 worst "blind spot" the average citizen will face in a real-world disaster! (Warning: Even your family could be your downfall!)

  • Do you have your own "spec-ops defense squad" to battle looters, martial law, and the desperate? Do you even need one?!
  • On "killing the innocent"... and other survival decisions you may face when you're prepared - and others aren't!
  • (Special Announcement) Discover how YOU can grab a boat-load of survival goodies and training opportunities just by grabbing an advance copy of Jeff's new "Black Autumn" novel!

Check out this week's podcast and see why we're long overdue for a nationwide crisis that puts your survival skills to to the ultimate test...

... and how to prepare for it now!

PLUS...you can grab a free "cheat sheet" inside this week's free Show Notes at www.MCSMagazine.com/216!

Oct 16 2018

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MCS 227: Home Invasion Lessons

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"They came to do some bad things to my wife and me."

Those were the direct words of a VP of the NRA after he and his wife were attacked by 3 masked, well-armed home invaders.

Their plan?

Take Richard and his wife hostage... demand their valuables... and God only knows what else!

Fortunately, Childress had a firearm... and he knew how to USE it to save his and his wife's lives.

Or DID he know how to "use" it?

Their gripping tale - and 9 lessons you should learn from it - are the topic of this week's podcast episode... 

Here's What You'll Discover In This Week's Episode:

  • The step-by-step home defense tactics Childress used to repel 3 violent home-invaders armed with rifles and a shotgun!
  • Evaluating your current security measures... and the one piece of inexpensive equipment that can give you peace of mind even AFTER a violent attack!
  • My "Spandex Doctrine" warning for defending your castle!
  • The very 1st mistake Childress made in his response - and then the 2nd... then the 3rd... then why he and his wife were damn lucky to survive!
  • The best weapon for home defense... sat untouched by Childresses' door!  (I'll tell you what it is... WHY it should have been his second grab... and exactly what his FIRST grab should have been!)

It's always better to learn from other peoples' mistakes.

And this horrifying home invasion story has LOTS to offer every gun-owner!

Jan 01 2019

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MCS 234: Economic Collapse Prepping

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The disturbing signs are all there...

While the economy has been booming and unemployment has been low for the last several years, the potential warning signs of economic trouble could be seen on the horizon.

The dollar faces an uncertain future in a turbulent international currency "chess game"...

The national debt continues to skyrocket out of control (with no end in sight)...

... and Americans are living paycheck to paycheck, with less savings than ever before for "emergencies".

Add in a heaping helping of "unpredictable President", and you have the potential for a spooked economic market that could either grow steadily... or crumble in an instant!

This type of uncertainty requires careful planning (now) and for this week's podcast episode, I talk with Kimberly Amadeo, a brilliant economic analyst with a knack for explaining complicated threat indicators that even a knucklehead like ME can understand!

Here's What You'll Discover In This Week's Episode:

  • The "state of the dollar"? (Spoiler Alert: Things are pretty good right now... but don't get too big for your britches just YET there Sparky!)
  • "Red flag" warning signs to watch for that signal a collapse is about to happen!
  • EXACTLY what will life will look like when the dollar dies!
  • Steps you should be taking right now to prep for a potential meltdown! (Hint: You might wanna reconsider your "gold and silver plan"!)
  • Your "fast action response plan" once you notice a collapse has been triggered!

Kimberly is NOT a "prepper" and she's not preaching a doomsday zombie apocalypse.

This is a rare chance to get straight talk from a world-renowned economic expert with an ear to the ground on what might be coming down the road... AND what you should be doing NOW to prepare!

Feb 19 2019

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MCS 201: Bug-Out Convoy Tactics

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Most people (even experienced "preppers") don't realize this...

When it comes to a mass evacuation, your best odds for survival come from bugging out as a "team" - in separate vehicles.

That's true whether it's you and a "mutual assistance group" (aka. "survival team")... or even if it's just you and your family.

But leaving together and STAYING together are two different things, aren't they?

Especially when you're locked up in bumper-to-bumper traffic... surrounded by angry, desperate citizens who will block your every move.

In this week's podcast episode, tactical trainer Russ Adler, brings us some real-world lessons from the hot-zone as he shares his best tips for getting your "bug-out convoy" to safety during the mass chaos!

Here's What You'll Discover In This Week's Episode:

  • "2 is 1 and 1 is none"... and how that famous survival mantra applies to your family's evacuation plan!

  • Prepping for the road: Little-known secrets for planning your route, gear, and your family's "survival mind-set"!

  • How to get your entire convoy to change lanes (at the same time!) when your fellow citizens aren't cooperating with your wishes!

  • The "tactical convoy U-turn": Why it may be the most critical skill to finding an escape path out of the hysteria... and how to pull it off like a pro!
  • How to reunite your family if the worst happens and you get separated in the chaos and confusion!

These are strategies most often learned the hard way.

Listen to this podcast now and let others' mistakes be your life-saving lessons.

And remember...you can get all the links to these items AND a "cheat sheet" in this week's Show Notes at www.MCSMagazine.com/201!

Jul 03 2018

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MCS 255: Gray Man Traveling

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A lot of Americans worry that there's a TARGET painted on their backs when they travel, especially overseas.

That's because there absolutely IS! For years, Americans have been told to pretend to be Canadians when they travel overseas, to prevent being targeted by those who have a grudge against the United States.

WE ARE NOT POPULAR overseas, in other words... and when you're an American abroad, you're in more danger than if you come from some other countries.

The good news is, there are things you can do to mitigate risk. . .

. . . and these things will help you when you travel within the United States just as much as they'll help you outside the country.

In this week's podcast episode, Modern Combat & Survival's Jeff Anderson interviews expert Brian Morris of Knuckledragger Survival regarding how YOU can stay safe when you leave home.

Here's What You'll Discover In This Week's Episode:

  • The critical mistakes that can make you a TARGET abroad!
  • The NUMBER ONE thing you can do to mitigate risk while traveling.
  • How to create a virtual "cloaking field" around yourself to stay off the radar of any potential attacker!

  • How to fine tune your "threat radar" to get early warning you've been spotted and targeted.

  • Escape and evasion tactics to get you out of the danger zone and back to safety!

To stay safe when traveling, either abroad or even here in the United States, you've GOT to prepare ahead of time.

Learn how to keep yourself - and your family - safe when you're out and about in this week's supersized episode.

Jul 16 2019

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MCS 5 In 5 No. 4: Dr. Bones (Medical)

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We get so many questions at MCS Magazine that it's hard to answer them all.

From survival to self-defense to guns and gear, and everything in between...

...we're doing our best to get to as many of them as we can.

Each one of our 5 in 5 series presents five of your questions to one of our subject matter experts.

But here's the thing:

They haven't seen the questions before.

This is your chance to get a "hot take" on five questions for the most honest answers possible.

It isn't just informative.

It's also fun!

In this week's podcast episode, Modern Combat & Survival's Jeff Anderson asks five survival medicine questions of medical expert Joe "Dr. Bones" Alton, giving him 60 seconds to answer each one.

Here's What You'll Discover In This Week's Episode:

  • Whether you should get a flu shot - or not!
  • How and when you should use "fish antibiotics."
  • The one piece of furniture you don't want around if you're trying to prevent infection!

  • The secret to functioning in an emergency when you "feel like death."

  • The one piece of medical gear every prepper should have in his or her survival kit!

Don't miss another great addition to our podcast schedule.

Get 5 answers in 5 minutes... and stay informed.

Dec 13 2019

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MCS 276: Surviving With Medical Issues

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Almost HALF of Americans have used at least one prescription drug in the last 30 days.

More than 10% of us is on FIVE prescription drugs.

More than 133 MILLION Americans have at least one chronic condition.

(That's 45% of the population.)

The CDC estimates that the rate could be as high as 6 in 10, with 4 out of 10 adults having TWO OR MORE chronic conditions.

What does that mean?

It means that in a survival scenario, including ANY emergency that lasts more than a few days...

...your dependence on prescription drugs and ongoing medical treatment could be a REAL problem for you.

So how do you survive when you're living with medical and health issues?

In this week's podcast episode, Modern Combat & Survival's Jeff Anderson talks to the famous survival medicine expert, "Dr. Bones," to learn what YOU can do to survive and thrive in an emergency despite medical and health issues you may be facing.

Here's What You'll Discover In This Week's Episode:

  • How to harvest a natural plant alternative for dealing with chronic pain.
  • The non-opiate herb that could stand in for opiate painkillers in a disaster!

  • Why the "clock is ticking" for your diabetes drugs when the power goes out - and what you can do about it!

  • A radical, UNHEALTHY strategy for emergencies that could actually save your life by extending your drug supply.

  • Natural alternatives for coping with high blood pressure and respiratory issues... including a "yoga trick" that can stave off an asthma attack!

If you live with health and medical issues, you DON'T have to just "give up" in a long-term emergency or survival situation.

This week's podcast could literally save your life in a crisis... so be sure to listen now.

Dec 10 2019

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MCS 275: The Truth About Night Sights

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If you own a firearm, for home defense or concealed carry, you've probably heard it:

"Most attacks happen in low-light environments."

Makes sense, doesn't it?

Armed bad guys are looking for an easy surprise ambush so their targets won't fight back...

...AND they don't want anybody around, including you, to be able to identify them!

Knowing the chances are high that any attack will happen in low light, it just stands to reason you won't be as effective in defending yourself... 

...Which is why you absolutely should upgrade your firearm's sights for low light.

But which should you get?

Fiber optics, or true "night sights?"

In this week's podcast episode, Modern Combat & Survival's Jeff Anderson prepares you for the roller-coaster ride of "expert"  opinions when it comes to night sights... and helps you sort through it all to make the RIGHT call for your guns.

Here's What You'll Discover In This Week's Episode:

  • The disadvantages of true "night sights."
  • The one life-or-death decision that trumps ALL sights - "night sights" or otherwise!

  • How to tell when "night sights" will be USELESS in a low-light shooting scenario.

  • How to overcome the problem of "spotlighting" washing out your sights!

  • Whether you should use a mounted light or a separate tactical light.

When it comes to firearms and accessories, you could throw a rock and hit twenty "experts."

Learn how to sift through the BS and make the right call when it comes to your gun.

Dec 03 2019

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MCS 274: Combatives Fight Stoppers

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In the movies, when they want to give an action guy "street cred" as a military badass, they teach him this:

Military combatives.

WWII style combatives were invented when nobody cared about political correctness.

They were designed to neutralize the enemy as FAST as possible.

Many of them were designed to KILL.

Not only were they intended to end a fight quickly...

...but they were also fast to learn.

Well, why complicate self-defense any more than that?

Combatives, done right, will end a fight - FAST.

In this week's podcast episode, Modern Combat & Survival's Buck Greene covers 4 combatives "fight-stoppers" that anyone can learn without much training at all.

Here's What You'll Discover In This Week's Episode:

  • The "bread and butter" combatives strike stolen by a famous "English" comedy-action movie hero.
  • A strike that turns you into an ANIMAL.
  • A sneaky method that your enemy won't ever see coming.

  • The best ways to use military combatives for self-defense - which are so simple, you'll wonder why you're doing anything else!

  • A "go-to strike" intended for women that has never failed MCS' own Jeff Anderson.

Self-defense doesn't need to take years to learn.

Learn these combatives fight-stoppers and practice them, and you'll be pretty hard to beat.

Nov 26 2019

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MCS 5 In 5 No. 3: Kevin Estela (Survival)

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We get so many questions at MCS Magazine that it's hard to answer them all.

From survival to self-defense to guns and gear, and everything in between...

...we're doing our best to get to as many of them as we can.

Each one of our 5 in 5 series presents five of your questions to one of our subject matter experts.

But here's the thing:

They haven't seen the questions before.

This is your chance to get a "hot take" on five questions for the most honest answers possible.

It isn't just informative.

It's also fun!

In this week's podcast episode, Modern Combat & Survival's Jeff Anderson asks five survival-related questions of survival expert Kevin Estela, giving him 60 seconds to answer each one.

Here's What You'll Discover In This Week's Episode:

  • The best tent on the market that will also fit in a backpack.
  • How much gear is "too much".
  • Whether your vehicle should be your primary or secondary survival cache.

  • The absolute best knife sharpener on the market!

  • What you can do to protect yourself from EMP.

Don't miss another great addition to our podcast schedule.

Get 5 answers in 5 minutes... and stay informed.

Nov 22 2019

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MCS 273: Cold Weather Survival Gear

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It was a horrible "survival story gone wrong" when it hit the media a while back.

A family was trapped in the car in a snowy ditch in the middle of nowhere.

They'd left for what was supposed to be a simple winter-time trip...

...and one of them never made it back. 

The father left the snowed-in car to look for help.

While his family waited for him to return...

...he died of exposure to the winter elements.

But the real tragedy here is that it didn't have to happen.

If only the family had the cold weather survival gear and information they needed, they might all still be together today.

In this week's podcast episode, Modern Combat & Survival's Jeff Anderson interviews wilderness survival expert Kevin Estela about the cold weather survival gear you should pack in your vehicle.

Here's What You'll Discover In This Week's Episode:

  • The 1 mistake almost every driver makes in cold weather... all the time!
  • The "life hack" for your sleeping bag that will help keep you warm in deathly cold temperatures.
  • A special kit you should keep in your car that will help prevent dehydration during longer cold-weather emergencies.

  • Why your wireless phone is NOT ENOUGH in an emergency.

  • The special gear that is as important as a trauma kit if you're stranded during ANY weather.

Don't wait until a cold-weather emergency happens to you.

Prepare now so that you and your family will be safe when it matters.

Nov 19 2019

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MCS 5 In 5 No. 2: Jeff Johnsgaard (Firearms)

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We get so many questions at MCS Magazine that it's hard to answer them all.

From survival to self-defense to guns and gear, and everything in between...

...we're doing our best to get to as many of them as we can.

Each one of our 5 in 5 series presents five of your questions to one of our subject matter experts.

But here's the thing:

They haven't seen the questions before.

This is your chance to get a "hot take" on five questions for the most honest answers possible.

It isn't just informative.

It's also fun!

In this week's podcast episode, Modern Combat & Survival's Jeff Anderson asks five firearms-related questions of shooting expert Jeff Johnsgaard, giving him 60 seconds to answer each one.

Here's What You'll Discover In This Week's Episode:

  • What to do if you have your gun on someone, and they stop moving... but otherwise refuse to obey you!
  • Whether it's better to practice slow, methodical shots, or go for speed drills instead.
  • How you should spend your time at the range to maximize your training benefits (and whether you should go to the range AT ALL).

  • The most effective pistol for a woman to carry.

  • The mystery of how your pinkie finger can screw up your shooting!

Don't miss another great addition to our podcast schedule.

Get 5 answers in 5 minutes... and stay informed.

Nov 15 2019

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MCS 272: The Future Of Center Axis Relock

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What if there was a tactical shooting system that universally allowed you to apply the same exact principles across all weapons platforms - pistol, rifle and shotgun?

What if you could master an integrated firing method that gives you the power to transition seamlessly from one firing position to another...

... and quickly engage targets at all ranges with lightning fast speed?

And what if training in this system was so intuitive that it didn't require hours and hours of practice to master its principles... 

...So you can literally become a better protector of yourself and those you love practically overnight?

If all this sounds like a dream - something that's too good to be true - I have news for you: 

It's real, and it's called the Center Axis Relock system - or "CAR" for short.

CAR hit the tactical industry pretty hard, and a version of it has even been used by Keanu Reeves in the hit John Wick action film series.

But it hasn't been without its controversy over its usefulness as a tactical shooting system. 

In this week's podcast episode, Modern Combat & Survival's Jeff Anderson interviews the "heir" to the Center Axis Relock System, Jeff Johnsgaard, to get to the bottom of CAR's place in our self-protection platforms today.

Here's What You'll Discover In This Week's Episode:

  • The 3 biggest benefits of Center Axis Relock over traditional shooting systems.
  • The unique features that make CAR different from what every shooter is used to!
  • Whether you should ABANDON your current shooting training!

  • Why and how to integrate OTHER defensive tactics in your firearms training.

  • How to accelerate your mastery of ANY tactical skill for superior learning and retention!

This is sure to be one of our most controversial episodes.

Check it out... and learn the future of the Center Axis Relock shooting system.

Nov 12 2019

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MCS 271: 5 In 5 Q&A (Survival)

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We get a lot of questions at Modern Combat & Survival.

I mean a lot of questions.

We get so many, in fact, that there isn't time to answer them all...

...But we'd sure like to!

The 5 In 5 series is our attempt to do just that.

Each segment features 5 questions submitted by YOU.

These are real questions from our online webinars and training sessions, sent in by readers, listeners, and viewers.

For each 5 In 5 podcast, we take five of those questions that our fearless leader Jeff has never seen...

...and then we give him 60 seconds to answer each one, without time to rehearse.

In this week's podcast episode, Modern Combat & Survival's Jeff Anderson addresses five submitted questions on the topic of survival (and survival gear).

Here's What You'll Discover In This Week's Episode:

  • The military surplus item that gives you the best "bang for the buck" when you buy it.
  • The survival item that beats the military surplus rain poncho for "operating" in the field.
  • The most common mistake people make with their survival gear!

  • A single, simple strategy for keeping your bug-out bag from getting too heavy!

  • Whether bugging out or bugging in is better in a disaster.

Don't miss this fun "game show" style quiz session.

We promise you'll learn some new things about survival... and have fun doing it.

Nov 05 2019

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MCS 270: Tactical Knife DON'Ts

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Countless prepared citizens carry tactical folding knives.

And that's a problem.

It's a problem because, while there is no one "right" way to carry and use such a knife...

...there are multiple ways to do it wrong.

And while the tactical folding knife is a great tool and a very powerful weapon...

...making certain mistakes with it can get you hurt, killed, or sent to prison.

So how should you be carrying your tactical folder?

What potential problems of the tactical knife have you missed?

And how do you solve these problems and carry your tactical folder with confidence?

In this week's podcast episode, Modern Combat & Survival's Buck Greene covers 5 "don'ts" of tactical folders, based on his years of experience carrying, using, and writing about these blades.

Here's What You'll Discover In This Week's Episode:

  • The OBVIOUS mistake that almost every tactical folding knife owner makes when carrying one (and the surprising reason this is a problem).
  • The screw-up that could make carrying your tactical folder HARDER to deploy in a violent encounter!
  • How to make sure your knife will work when you need it most.

  • The one reason why you have to be EXTRA careful with a shoulder harness for a knife!

  • The most common way that tactical folding knives are "abused" by their owners.

If you're not carrying a tactical folder and it's legal for you to do so, you need to start now.

Just remember the mistakes covered in this episode - so you can avoid making them yourself!

Oct 29 2019

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MCS 269: Apt. Vs. Home Defense

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The problem with a lot of "home defense" advice...

...is that it focuses ONLY on the "home."

By home, we mean, a traditional, stand-alone house. 

But what works for home defense for a standalone structure...

...would be TERRIBLE advice for an apartment or condo!

Not only that, but there really is no "one solution" to a lot of home defense problems.

So how do you tailor your home-defense plan to where (and how) you live?

What preparations can you make NOW that will give you the edge...

...when a gang of thugs tries to kick down your door?

In this week's podcast episode, Modern Combat & Survival's Jeff Anderson explains how HE tailored his personal home defense plan for dividing his life between an isolated, rural home in gun-friendly Texas and an urban apartment in gun-hating Illinois.

Here's What You'll Discover In This Week's Episode:

  • The surprising reason that you're in MORE danger of a home invasion in one specific type of housing.
  • The simple modification you can make to an apartment to create a much safer "saferoom".
  • Jeff's interesting choice for a home-defense weapon... and why it's not suitable for "apartment living"!

  • The home-invasion defense weapon that BEATS a 12-gauge in multiple situations.

  • How to choose your ammo for maximum effect (and why you DON'T want a certain type of ammo for apartment defense).

No matter what your living situation, you CAN make your dwelling a much "harder target" in a home invasion.

Learn how to prepare now... before thugs with guns are kicking in YOUR door!

Oct 22 2019

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MCS 268: CIA EDC Gear Hacks

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An attack, or any crisis, is really an event.

It could take place in seconds.

And the outcome?

It could mean life or death.

Your actions will likely be the deciding factor.

In other words, YOU will decide if you live or die...

...and whether your loved ones do, too!

This is why we learn, practice, and train... and it's why we prepare ourselves with gear, too.

In this week's podcast episode, Modern Combat & Survival's Jeff Anderson shares a small taste of his monthly New World Patriot Alliance master class session - this time with former CIA agent Jason Hanson, as the two discuss CIA Every Day Carry (EDC) gear hacks for escape and evasion.

Here's What You'll Discover In This Week's Episode:

  • The piece of "spy gear" that anyone can carry to hide valuables while they're abroad.
  • The child's accessory that can help you escape and evade!
  • The only two things you need to pick ANY lock.

  • The one item you should be carrying ALL OVER your person, especially when you travel.

  • And much more!

CIA agents deal with potentially hostile situations all the time.

Learn from someone who's been there and done that in this sneak peak of a much larger interview.

Oct 15 2019

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MCS 267: Deescalate Or DIE

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I saw a horrifying YouTube video recently.

It was so graphic that it's since been taken down.

Two women got off a train after getting into some kind of fight.

Mia Simmons was walking away when Latanya Watson pepper-sprayed her.

Simmons pulled out a knife...

...and shoved it into Watson's neck!

Now Simmons is facing manslaughter charges... all because neither of these women knew how to deescalate a violent confrontation.

If YOU got into it with someone DETERMINED to fight with you, would know know how to avoid the fight... and what to do to stay out of jail or the MORGUE if you had no choice but to use force?

In this week's podcast episode, Modern Combat & Survival's Jeff Anderson offers his analysis of both that graphic video specifically, and of defusing and deescalating potentially violent encounters you may face.

Here's What You'll Discover In This Week's Episode:

  • When self-defense is NOT self-defense according to our legal system.
  • The one word you NEVER use when you have an argument with someone!
  • The psychological trick you should use when trying to get another person to back down.

  • How to force another person to choose whether to back down or to attack... all while making it clear YOU are not the "bad guy."

  • Bad-ass fight moves that can take down ANYBODY regardless of size... and that have NEVER FAILED Jeff in a fight.

Bad things can happen to good people, no matter what their intentions, when things get physical.

Learn how to avoid a fight if you can... and how to take control of that fight when you have no other choice.

Oct 08 2019

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MCS 266: Road Rage Defense

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Have you ever gotten FURIOUS behind the wheel of a car?

Maybe shot the middle finger salute to another driver?

Maybe you've brake-checked somebody else.

Well, if you have, you've put yourself in VERY REAL DANGER.

Even if you haven't, you could STILL find yourself on the receiving end of a violent road-rager.

Other drivers' aggressive behavior could get you hurt or even killed.

How you deal with that will make all the difference in whether you drive on...

...or whether you go to JAIL.

So how do you prevent road rage... and if you can't stop another road-raging driver from coming at you, how do you deal with the situation while staying on the right side of the law?

In this week's podcast episode, Modern Combat & Survival's Buck Greene explains how to avoid contributing to road rage... and what to do if you can't stop a road rage attack from coming.

Here's What You'll Discover In This Week's Episode:

  • The funny "radio trick" you can use to prevent yourself from road-raging.
  • The one thing you NEVER do when a road-raging driver pulls up along side you!
  • How to adjust your car's mirrors for "tactical advantage."

  • What to do if an enraged person walks up to your car window with a weapon (and the intent to use it)!

  • The legal mistake that could send you to jail even though you were only defending yourself...

We've all experienced the stress and frustration of driving.

Learn how to get from point A to point B without an accident... without a ticket... and without going to jail!

Oct 01 2019

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MCS 265: Survival Sleeping

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It's a sad fact of the modern world.

Almost NONE of us gets enough sleep!

But while we all gulp down coffee and energy drinks...

...lack of sleep could actually KILL us.

A Walter Reed study of soldiers and sleep PROVED IT.

If you're losing three hours of sleep a night...

...you are only a THIRD as effective as you could be.

Worse, you are at high risk for making DANGEROUS decisions.

In an emergency, and even in day-to-day life, those are decisions that could get somebody killed.

In this week's podcast episode, Modern Combat & Survival's Jeff Anderson explains how you can engage in "survival sleeping" -- and how this can help you optimize your operational performance.

Here's What You'll Discover In This Week's Episode:

  • Weird tricks for assessing your own sleep schedule and habits!
  • The "sleep factors" you can experiment with to get "in the zone" when it comes to resting and performance.
  • The simple trick you can use in an actual emergency to make sure you get enough sleep!

  • Emergency "sleep hacks" for creating a restful environment... even in a collapse or bug-out situation.

  • How to "combat nap" so you can get enough sleep... virtually anywhere, at any time!

Don't face a survival situation, or even your day-to-day life, exhausted and sleep-deprived.

Learn these "survival sleeping" tricks and start getting more rest RIGHT NOW.

Sep 24 2019

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MCS 264: Tactical Air Travel

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Flying... SUCKS.

Sure, travel can be fun.

It's often necessary for work or family, too.

But even the folks sipping champagne in First Class can agree...

Flying, itself, is uncomfortable, but the worst part...

...is dealing with security.

There are lots of horror stories about the TSA, but the real problem is simply that their whole job is to STOP you from being "tactical."

So what's the armed, prepared citizen to do?

How can the "tactical" minded person fly without feeling totally naked and unarmed?

In this week's podcast episode, Modern Combat & Survival's Buck Greene describes what he carried, and how he prepared, for a recent trip by plane from New York to Texas.

Here's What You'll Discover In This Week's Episode:

  • Why a "tactical pen" is the WORST thing you can take through airport security.
  • The single most useful piece of personal survival gear... that can also be a weapon!
  • The utility tool and weapon that most security officers won't even blink at.

  • The one piece of tech gear that you can't afford to leave home without!

  • How to "prep" your phone for a long trip before you get to the airport.

You don't HAVE to feel helpless when you fly.

With some simple planning, you can stay prepared and armed -- while staying on the right side of the law and the TSA.

Sep 17 2019

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MCS 263: BOB Gear I Just Threw Out

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Everybody loves survival gear.

We tend to think if we have the right gear in our bugout bags and caches...

...that we'll be prepared for any emergency we might face.

Well, what if I told you that there's gear you're carrying around that you don't have to carry?

You can save that weight.

You can save that space.

And you can swap out the gear you ditch with better, more easily carried alternatives.

Selecting your bugout gear is a constant process of improvement.

Don't miss the chance to make your bag lighter and more useful!

In this week's podcast episode, Modern Combat & Survival's Jeff Anderson talks about five pieces of gear he threw out of his bugout bag... and the NEW stuff he used to replace those items. 

Here's What You'll Discover In This Week's Episode:

  • The one piece of gear EVERY prepper and survivalist carries... that they don't need to!
  • An improvised "fishing trap" that actually helps you sleep at night.
  • A weird trick for staying warm and dry that also frees up space in your bugout bag.

  • An unconventional way to make your feet more comfortable on long hikes and road-marches.

  • A freaky gadget that can completely replace your medical kit's suture gear!

Bugging out will be one of the hardest things you'll ever do.

Don't make it harder by lugging around gear that you don't NEED to carry... when there are better alternatives available!

Sep 10 2019

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MCS 262: Tactical Q&A With Kris "Tanto" Paronto

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[Warning - Difficult audio until about 4 minutes in.]

Kris "Tanto" Paronto is a former Army Ranger.

He's an EXPERT in tactical security and combat.

If his name sounds familiar, there's a good reason for that.

Kris was there on that fateful night on September 11th, 2012 in Benghazi, Libya.

An armed mob of militants attacked the U.S. State Department Special Mission Compound...

...and a nearby CIA station called the Annex.

Kris, through his bravery, proved himself a true warrior that night.

Disobeying a "stand down" order that he knew he could not live with, he and his fellow American security operators went beyond the call of duty.

They went forward, toward the danger, and into the pages of history.

In this week's podcast episode, Modern Combat & Survival's Jeff Anderson interviews the legendary Kris Paronto on a wide range of personal security topics, gleaning his wisdom on how to stay safe in a dangerous world. 

Here's What You'll Discover In This Week's Episode:

  • The warning signs that you're in a bad neighborhood (that you might not think to look for).
  • A weird trick you can use to scare away burglars from your front door... even when you aren't home!
  • The best way to overcome hesitation or squeamishness when it comes to violence.

  • The DEAD GIVEAWAYS that most criminals show when they mean you harm.

  • And much, much more!

Kris Paronto is an expert when it comes to this stuff.

Listen to this fascinating interview and pick up some knowledge you haven't heard anywhere else!

Sep 03 2019

26mins

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MCS 261: Urban Escape & Evasion

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Pssst. Hey, buddy... Are you an international spy?

Of course you're not (well, everybody except the one guy reading this who IS).

But there are CIA-style "spy skills" that can protect you and your family from a VERY REAL threat.

That threat is made up of the stalkers, kidnappers, and sexual predators who are all around us.

Don't think it can't happen to you and your family...

That's because nearly 800,000 kids are reported missing every year, while thousands of adults are ALSO targeted.

In fact, kidnapping is one of the most common crimes in the industrialized world.

If you and your family were targeted by a kidnapper or a stalker, would you know how to tell?

What can you do to safeguard yourself and your family from stalkers, or evade a kidnapper who has targeted you?

If you WERE kidnapped, would you know what to do to survive... and to escape?

That's what this podcast will teach you.

In this week's podcast episode, Modern Combat & Survival's Jeff Anderson interviews survival expert Kevin Reeve about urban escape and evasion in our modern -- and very dangerous -- world. 

Here's What You'll Discover In This Week's Episode:

  • The weirdly obvious -- but easy to miss -- sign that a stalker or kidnapper has targeted you!
  • The one thing you should NEVER do when there's a knock on the door!
  • The number one WORST place to go for help if you're being pursued by a predator.

  • Two different ways to survive a kidnapping (but you've GOT to choose the RIGHT strategy)!

  • What you've got to tell yourself the moment you realize you've been kidnapped.

Don't wait until it's too late to protect yourself and your family.

Get this information now and make yourself and your family kidnap-proof!

Aug 27 2019

46mins

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MCS 260: Hidden CCW Legal Traps

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As a gun owner with a Concealed Carry Weapon (CCW) permit...

...you have a TARGET on your back.

You obey the law.

You've done everything your'e supposed to.

All you want to do is protect yourself and your family.

But there are anti-gun bureaucrats out there who make laws and rules every day...

...and they don't CARE how those rules affect you.

When it comes to the law, "ignorance is no excuse."

But that means that there are countless sneaky legal "traps" that can put law-abiding gun owners in JAIL.

In this week's podcast episode, Modern Combat & Survival's Jeff Anderson interviews Concealed Carry's Jacob Paulsen as they run down five of the WORST OFFENDERS in the complex laws governing your guns!

Here's What You'll Discover In This Week's Episode:

  • The hidden danger to your gun rights when you eat out -- even in "pro gun" states.
  • The legal requirement about your CCW permit that might put you in jail if you DO follow it while traveling
  • Why some states might put you in jail for defending yourself, even in your own home!

  • The insidious danger to your gun rights that every airport represents.

  • The little-known legal trick that could save your bacon when you're traveling with a firearm through a gun-hating state!

If you carry concealed or even own a gun at home, the battle for your life is just the FIRST fight you'll face.

The second fight is the LEGAL one... and this podcast will prepare you for that fight!

Aug 20 2019

41mins

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