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A practical approach to staying safe in our increasingly dangerous urban environments. Learn simple strategies and everyday habits from Alex Haddox that will help protect you and your loved ones from harm. Hear interviews with experts on the criminal mind and listen to stories directly from real victims. When you understand what a criminal looks for in a target, you can avoid taking on those characteristics and thus escape selection.

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Practical Defense 179 - Pain Compliance

Sunday, 10 July 2011
Duration: 00:22:31
Direct Download: (13.6MB)

Pain Compliance - We take a hard look at what pain compliance means, what it does and why it does not always work. We also review the different methods of employing pain compliance.

(c) 2011 Palladium Education, Inc.

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Martial Arts Lineage Project
The Martial Arts Lineage Project provides a growing database of every martial arts instructor in the world, past and present, including a photo, a list of their instructors, students, schools and styles and some pertinent information about them. Additionally, it provides the means to find out how far removed you are from your idol...

Practical Defense 178 - Screens Are Not Barriers

Sunday, 3 July 2011
Duration: 00:04:36
Direct Download: (3.0MB)

Screens Are Not Barriers - Screens will not prevent criminals from entering your home. Shut and lock your windows at night. If it is warm, run your air-conditioning.

(c) 2011 Palladium Education, Inc.

Links:

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Practical Defense 177 - Personally Identifiable Information (PII)

Sunday, 26 June 2011
Duration: 0:30:03
Direct Download: (18.2MB)

Personally Identifiable Information (PII) - We go cyber-sleuthing this week and take a hard look at the dark side of information sharing on the Internet. Understand that you can have the most secure password in history, but if you post too much information about yourself on the Internet, you can still lose control of your accounts. Once on the Internet, always on the Internet.

(c) 2011 Palladium Education, Inc.

Links:

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Please Rob Me
Raising awareness about over-sharing. "Our intention is not, and never has been, to have people burgled."

Social Intelligence Corp.
Social Intelligence is a company that uses social media for pre-employment background checks.

Practical Defense 176 - Why Carry?

Monday, 20 June 2011
Duration: 0:5:17
Direct Download: (3.3MB)

Why Carry? - We explore considerations for carrying defensive tools.

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Links:

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Practical Defense 175 - What You Don't Know

Sunday, 12 June 2011
Duration: 0:11:30
Direct Download: (6.9MB)

What You Don't Know - We expose how little we know about our coworkers.

(c) 2011 Palladium Education, Inc.

Links:

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Practical Defense 174 - Child Black Belts with Paul Wilson (fixed)

Sunday, 5 June 2011
Duration: 01:14:22
Direct Download: (44.8MB)

Child Black Belts - We discuss awarding black belts to children with Paul Wilson of Karate Cafe.

(c) 2011 Palladium Education, Inc.

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Karate Cafe with Paul Wilson
Karate Cafe was created in May 2005 by Pete Shambo and Gene Myers as an "after class discussion" and unleashed on the Internet and soon gathered a nationwide and international following. Now in it's 5th year of bringing discussion topics and interviews to martial arts enthusiasts all over the globe, Karate Cafe has a solid group of dedicated listeners and contributors and has branched into the world of live shows, streamed over the internet, as well as recorded shows.

Practical Defense 173 - Door Challenge

Monday, 30 May 2011
Duration: 00:07:54
Direct Download: (4.9MB)

Door Challenge - We review a home burglary method and the steps you can take to help thwart it.

(c) 2011 Palladium Education, Inc.

Links:

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Alex Haddox Personal Protection Training
Official Alex Haddox web site

Gun Rights Radio Network (GRRN)
The Gun Rights Radio Network is here to bring you the best gun related podcasts on the Internet.

Twitter.com/PracticalDef
Alex Haddox on Twitter. Have daily safety tips and reminders sent directly to your mobile phone.

http://www.palladium-education.com
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Door Jam Armor and EZ Armor
Door Jamb Armor was designed by an engineer to actually stop kick-ins. We never intended for this to be a mass-market product. Door Jamb Armor was designed to be the most effective way to stop a kick-in, not necessarily to be the easiest solution for the do-it-yourselfer. You will need moderate handy skills to install Door Jamb Armor and average installation time is about an hour. This is why we generally recommend EZ Armor for do-it yourselfers that plan to self-install one of our door security products. EZ Armor is considerably easier to install than Door Jamb Armor.

Practical Defense 172 - Listener E-mail

Sunday, 08 May 2011
Duration: 00:13:29
Direct Download: (8.2MB)

E-mail - We share an e-mail from Tashigi and discuss the topics of emergency radios, school selection and Black Belts for children.

(c) 2011 Palladium Education, Inc.

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Twitter.com/PracticalDef
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http://www.palladium-education.com
The umbrella corporate site for all things Palladium Education, Inc.

NOAA Certified Radios
NOAA Weather Radio All Hazards transmitters broadcast on one of seven VHF frequencies from 162.400 MHz to 162.550 MHz. The broadcasts cannot be heard on a simple AM/FM radio receiver. There are many receiver options, however, ranging from handheld portable units which just pick up Weather Radio broadcasts, to desktop and console models which receive Weather Radio as well as other broadcasts.

Gunfighter Cast with Daniel Shaw
Hear tips, techniques and discussions from a US Marine Corps firearms instructor.

HAM Radio Licensing, Education and Training
ARRL training materials and online classes have been developed to help you learn at your own pace.

Practical Defense 171 - Soft Targets

Sunday, 01 May 2011
Duration: 00:13:02
Direct Download: (8.0MB)

Soft Targets - We share an email from Michael about his recent theft from his car. The criminal who stole from his car also tried his front door at 3:30am. We review what happened, what he did correctly and some steps he can take to avoid a repeat incident.

(c) 2011 Palladium Education, Inc.

Links:

Facebook.com/PracticalDefense
Practical Defense Facebook Fan Page. Get the latest updates on the show and other projects.

Alex Haddox Personal Protection Training
Official Alex Haddox web site

Gun Rights Radio Network (GRRN)
The Gun Rights Radio Network is here to bring you the best gun related podcasts on the Internet.

Twitter.com/PracticalDef
Alex Haddox on Twitter. Have daily safety tips and reminders sent directly to your mobile phone.

http://www.palladium-education.com
The umbrella corporate site for all things Palladium Education, Inc.

Practical Defense 170 - Even More Cute Burglar Tricks

Sunday, 24 April 2011
Duration: 00:04:53
Direct Download: (3.1MB)

Even More Cute Burglar Tricks - We review even more cute tricks used by burglars to scope out your home.

(c) 2011 Palladium Education, Inc.

Links:

Facebook.com/PracticalDefense
Practical Defense Facebook Fan Page. Get the latest updates on the show and other projects.

Alex Haddox Personal Protection Training
Official Alex Haddox web site

Gun Rights Radio Network (GRRN)
The Gun Rights Radio Network is here to bring you the best gun related podcasts on the Internet.

Twitter.com/PracticalDef
Alex Haddox on Twitter. Have daily safety tips and reminders sent directly to your mobile phone.

http://www.palladium-education.com
The umbrella corporate site for all things Palladium Education, Inc.

Practical Defense 169 - Tasers

Sunday, 17 April 2011
Duration: 00:07:34
Direct Download: (4.7MB)

Tasers - Clif, a part-time law enforcement officer in Washington, shares his views and experiences with tasers.

(c) 2011 Palladium Education, Inc.

Links:

Facebook.com/PracticalDefense
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Alex Haddox Personal Protection Training
Official Alex Haddox web site

Gun Rights Radio Network (GRRN)
The Gun Rights Radio Network is here to bring you the best gun related podcasts on the Internet.

Twitter.com/PracticalDef
Alex Haddox on Twitter. Have daily safety tips and reminders sent directly to your mobile phone.

http://www.palladium-education.com
The umbrella corporate site for all things Palladium Education, Inc.

Practical Defense 168 - More Cute Burglar Tricks

Saturday, 09 April 2011
Duration: 00:05:01
Direct Download: (3.1MB)

More Cute Burglar Tricks - We review ten more tricks used by burglars to scope out your home. The Topanga Area Branch of the Los Angeles Police Department provided the list to the public.

(c) 2011 Palladium Education, Inc.

Links:

Facebook.com/PracticalDefense
Practical Defense Facebook Fan Page. Get the latest updates on the show and other projects.

Alex Haddox Personal Protection Training
Official Alex Haddox web site

Gun Rights Radio Network (GRRN)
The Gun Rights Radio Network is here to bring you the best gun related podcasts on the Internet.

Twitter.com/PracticalDef
Alex Haddox on Twitter. Have daily safety tips and reminders sent directly to your mobile phone.

http://www.palladium-education.com
The umbrella corporate site for all things Palladium Education, Inc.

LAPD West Valley Area Announcement
"Things your burglar won't tell you".

Practical Defense 167.5 - Announcements

Thursday, 07 April 2011
Duration: 00:05:11
Direct Download: (3.2MB)

Announcements - A brief special episode to talk about what has been going on behind the scenes. Plus, Practical Defense breaks the 1-million download barrier!

(c) 2011 Palladium Education, Inc.

Links:

Facebook.com/PracticalDefense
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Alex Haddox Personal Protection Training
Official Alex Haddox web site

Gun Rights Radio Network (GRRN)
The Gun Rights Radio Network is here to bring you the best gun related podcasts on the Internet.

Twitter.com/PracticalDef
Alex Haddox on Twitter. Have daily safety tips and reminders sent directly to your mobile phone.

http://www.palladium-education.com
The umbrella corporate site for all things Palladium Education, Inc.

Practical Defense 167 - Cute Burglar Tricks

Saturday, 02 April 2011
Duration: 00:03:58
Direct Download: (2.5MB)

Cute Burglar Tricks - We review five tricks used by burglars to scope out your home. The Topanga Area Branch of the Los Angeles Police Department provided the list to the public.

(c) 2011 Palladium Education, Inc.

Links:

Facebook.com/PracticalDefense
Practical Defense Facebook Fan Page. Get the latest updates on the show and other projects.

Alex Haddox Personal Protection Training
Official Alex Haddox web site

Gun Rights Radio Network (GRRN)
The Gun Rights Radio Network is here to bring you the best gun related podcasts on the Internet.

Twitter.com/PracticalDef
Alex Haddox on Twitter. Have daily safety tips and reminders sent directly to your mobile phone.

http://www.palladium-education.com
The umbrella corporate site for all things Palladium Education, Inc.

LAPD West Valley Area Announcement
"Things your burglar won't tell you".

Practical Defense 166 - Internet Self-Defense

Sunday, 27 March 2011
Duration: 00:08:11
Direct Download: (5.0MB)

Internet Self-Defense - Your Internet profile needs to be sanitized before the crap lands in your lap, not afterwards. This is preparation for the unlikely event something bad happens. Consider it an exercise in Internet Self-Defense.

(c) 2011 Palladium Education, Inc.

Links:

Facebook.com/PracticalDefense
Practical Defense Facebook Fan Page. Get the latest updates on the show and other projects.

Alex Haddox Personal Protection Training
Official Alex Haddox web site

Gun Rights Radio Network (GRRN)
The Gun Rights Radio Network is here to bring you the best gun related podcasts on the Internet.

Twitter.com/PracticalDef
Alex Haddox on Twitter. Have daily safety tips and reminders sent directly to your mobile phone.

http://www.palladium-education.com
The umbrella corporate site for all things Palladium Education, Inc.

Practical Defense 165 - Non-Protections

Sunday, 20 March 2011
Duration: 00:06:14
Direct Download: (3.8MB)

Non-Protections - We cover how to critically evaluate your surroundings in terms of actual protection versus the appearance of protection. Awareness, avoidance and the ability to assess your surroundings will help you stay safer.

(c) 2011 Palladium Education, Inc.

Links:

Facebook.com/PracticalDefense
Practical Defense Facebook Fan Page. Get the latest updates on the show and other projects.

Alex Haddox Personal Protection Training
Official Alex Haddox web site

Gun Rights Radio Network (GRRN)
The Gun Rights Radio Network is here to bring you the best gun related podcasts on the Internet.

Twitter.com/PracticalDef
Alex Haddox on Twitter. Have daily safety tips and reminders sent directly to your mobile phone.

http://www.palladium-education.com
The umbrella corporate site for all things Palladium Education, Inc.

Practical Defense 164 - Cars and Family

Sunday, 6 March 2011
Duration: 00:05:26
Direct Download: (3.3MB)

Cars and Family - Keep your personal information personal and private. Be proud of your children and accomplishments, but don’t make the mistake of branding yourself a target for criminal attack because of it.

(c) 2011 Palladium Education, Inc.

Links:

Facebook.com/PracticalDefense
Practical Defense Facebook Fan Page. Get the latest updates on the show and other projects.

Alex Haddox Personal Protection Training
Official Alex Haddox web site

Gun Rights Radio Network (GRRN)
The Gun Rights Radio Network is here to bring you the best gun related podcasts on the Internet.

Twitter.com/PracticalDef
Alex Haddox on Twitter. Have daily safety tips and reminders sent directly to your mobile phone.

http://www.palladium-education.com
The umbrella corporate site for all things Palladium Education, Inc.

Practical Defense 163 - Can versus Should

Sunday, 27 February 2011
Duration: 01:16:40
Direct Download: (43.9MB)

Can versus Should - A discussion with Paul Wilson of Karate Cafe on "Can" versus "Should." Just because we can do something does not always mean we should. We put the subject into the context of self-defense, training, teaching and children.

(c) 2011 Palladium Education, Inc.

Links:

Facebook.com/PracticalDefense
Practical Defense Facebook Fan Page. Get the latest updates on the show and other projects.

Alex Haddox Personal Protection Training
Official Alex Haddox web site

Gun Rights Radio Network (GRRN)
The Gun Rights Radio Network is here to bring you the best gun related podcasts on the Internet.

Twitter.com/PracticalDef
Alex Haddox on Twitter. Have daily safety tips and reminders sent directly to your mobile phone.

http://www.palladium-education.com
The umbrella corporate site for all things Palladium Education, Inc.

http://www.karatecafe.com
Now in it's 5th year of bringing discussion topics and interviews to martial arts enthusiasts all over the globe, Karate Cafe has a solid group of dedicated listeners and contributors and has branched into the world of live shows, streamed over the internet, as well as recorded shows.

Practical Defense 162 - Tactical "L"

Sunday, 20 February 2011
Duration: 00:04:34
Direct Download: (2.8MB)

Tactical "L" - When an attacker strikes, step off the line of attack and escape in the opposite direction.

(c) 2011 Palladium Education, Inc.

Links:

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Alex Haddox Personal Protection Training
Official Alex Haddox web site

Gun Rights Radio Network (GRRN)
The Gun Rights Radio Network is here to bring you the best gun related podcasts on the Internet.

Twitter.com/PracticalDef
Alex Haddox on Twitter. Have daily safety tips and reminders sent directly to your mobile phone.

http://www.palladium-education.com
The umbrella corporate site for all things Palladium Education, Inc.

Practical Defense 161 - An Interview with Graciela Casillas-Tortorelli

Friday, 11 February 2011
Duration: 00:57:37
Direct Download: (33.1MB)

Graciela Casillas - We interview Graciela Casillas, former undefeated world champion in both women's boxing and kickboxing. A joint interview with Gail Pepin of the ProArms Podcast, we discuss her career, training as a woman and her confrontation with a knife-wielding attacker.

(c) 2011 Palladium Education, Inc.

Links:

Facebook.com/PracticalDefense
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Alex Haddox Personal Protection Training
Official Alex Haddox web site

Gun Rights Radio Network (GRRN)
The Gun Rights Radio Network is here to bring you the best gun related podcasts on the Internet.

Twitter.com/PracticalDef
Alex Haddox on Twitter. Have daily safety tips and reminders sent directly to your mobile phone.

http://www.palladium-education.com
The umbrella corporate site for all things Palladium Education, Inc.

Massad Ayoob Group
Massad Ayoob has been handgun editor of GUNS magazine and law enforcement editor of AMERICAN HANDGUNNER since the 1970s, and has published thousands of articles in gun magazines, martial arts publications, and law enforcement journals. He is the author of more than a dozen books on firearms, self-defense, and related topics, including "In the Gravest Extreme," widely considered to be the authoritative text on the topic of the use of lethal force.

ProArms Podcast
Firearm Safety, Firearm Skills and Maximum Performance with Jon Strayer, Terri Strayer, Massad Ayoob, Steve Denney, Herman Gunter, III, Chris Christian, Mike Larney, and Gail Pepin.

Practical Defense 160 - Principles

Monday, 7 February 2011
Duration: 00:05:47
Direct Download: (3.6MB)

Principles - "Principles" is a synonym for "ego." Do not let your ego unnecessarily escalate a situation.

(c) 2011 Palladium Education, Inc.

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Alex Haddox Personal Protection Training
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Twitter.com/PracticalDef
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