Episodes
Topic: JUSTIFIED SAVES - Maintenance Worker Mistaken for Intruder, Shot and Killed Today, Riley Bowman and Matthew Maruster share the latest JUSTIFIED SAVES (Defensive Gun Uses) including the successes and the failures. Today we have plenty to discuss as we break down multiple events including carjackings, attempted robberies, home invasions, and more. Plus we discuss the Texas incident where a maintenance worker was shot and killed after being mistaken for a home intruder by an...
Published 01/25/23
Topic: Your 2023 Training Plan Today, Riley Bowman and Matthew Maruster talk about the upcoming New Year, and what that means for a lot of people is reflection on this past year, looking forward to the future, and setting (and hopefully accomplishing) goals. What are your 2023 concealed carry, shooting, and training goals? How are you going to achieve and measure those? We provide the roadmap for success and growth! Tune in! As always, any questions or suggestions for future episodes...
Published 01/11/23
Topic: Transitions on Single Value Targets Riley Bowman and Matthew Maruster discuss the idea of practicing TQ application in dry fire practice. This was recently featured on the latest Shooter Ready Challenge. Check it out at https://www.shooterreadychallenge.com and tune into today's episode! As always, any questions or suggestions for future episodes can be submitted to [email protected]! Two Options to Listen/View: Press PLAY on the player above to listen to the...
Published 01/06/23
Topic: News & Reviews - "Smith and Wesson's Big Mistake" Today, Riley Bowman and Matthew Maruster share the latest industry news. We bring news stories about some new products coming to market, discuss some other relevant industry news including a new pistol from Ruger, as well as some legislative news including a win out of Oregon...but the fight there rages on. Plus don't miss our take on Smith & Wesson's most recent release. You'll also want to stay tuned for our reviews on a...
Published 12/21/22
Topic: BIG ANNOUNCEMENT: Podcast Changes Today, Riley, Matthew, and Jacob communicate some upcoming changes to the Concealed Carry Podcast including the publishing and recording schedule. After over 600 episodes of the podcast we are pleased to continue to bring important information to today's gun owners but some important changes are necessary to allow us to continue! As always, any questions or suggestions for future episodes can be submitted to [email protected]! Two...
Published 12/21/22
Topic: TSAP - Tourniquet Self-Application Practice Today, Riley Bowman and Matthew Maruster discuss the idea of practicing TQ application in dry fire practice. This was recently featured on the latest Shooter Ready Challenge. Check it out at https://www.shooterreadychallenge.com and tune into today's episode! As always, any questions or suggestions for future episodes can be submitted to [email protected]! Two Options to Listen/View: Press PLAY on the player above to...
Published 12/14/22
Topic: Managing Risk in a Violent World Riley Bowman and Matthew Maruster talk about the concept of managing risk and living our lives how we want to in a violent world. Whether it's attending concerts, church, crowded public events, or visiting our favorite venue in that less desirable part of town...living life comes with certain risks regardless of what we do. So how can we live our best lives while assessing and managing risk? As always, any questions or suggestions for future...
Published 12/08/22
Topic: JUSTIFIED SAVES - A Young Child Saved by Good Samaritan With a Gun Riley Bowman and Matthew Maruster share the latest JUSTIFIED SAVES (Defensive Gun Uses) including the successes and the failures. Today we have plenty to discuss as we break down multiple events including carjackings, attempted robberies, home invasions, and more. Plus we discuss the Georgia incident where a young child was taken by force and about to be murdered when a bystander stepped in with the save through...
Published 12/02/22
Topic: Iron Sights or Red Dots? with Tim Herron Part 2 Riley Bowman brings on Tim Herron to discuss a topic that has been popular as of late...red dots or iron sights on handguns. Tim is a USPSA Grand Master and is a national-level top competitor in Single Stack Division. He KNOWS irons sights really well. He also trains hundreds of shooters each year through his training at TimHerronShooting.com. Riley is a bit more comfortable with red dots, but spent the last 6 weeks shooting iron...
Published 11/10/22
Topic: Iron Sights or Red Dots? with Tim Herron Part 1 Riley Bowman brings on Tim Herron to discuss a topic that has been popular as of late...red dots or iron sights on handguns. Tim is a USPSA Grand Master and is a national-level top competitor in Single Stack Division. He KNOWS irons sights really well. He also trains hundreds of shooters each year through his training at TimHerronShooting.com. Riley is a bit more comfortable with red dots, but spent the last 6 weeks shooting iron...
Published 11/08/22
Topic: Learning Shot Calling in Dry Fire Practice Riley Bowman and Matthew Maruster discuss how to work on shot calling in dry fire practice. This is something typically learned and practiced in live fire. But what can we do to help learn and reinforce these skills in dry fire. This was recently featured on the latest Shooter Ready Challenge. Check it out at https://www.shooterreadychallenge.com and tune into today's episode! As always, any questions or suggestions for future episodes...
Published 11/03/22
Topic: Legislative Updates - Handgun Ban in Canada Riley Bowman and Matthew Maruster discuss the recent Legislative News from around the US and the world including stories about how there's disagreement apparently between members of the Senate and the ATF on the "Ghost Gun Rule." We take a look at the mess regarding concealed carry in the state of New York. And we discuss the travesty taking place across our northern border where Canadian PM, Justin Trudeau, has implemented a freeze on...
Published 11/01/22
Topic: Range Theatrics Part One Jacob & Matthew discuss dumb stuff people do to look awesome on the range that could be causing training scars. These antics, often referred to as Range Theatrics may have their place in some training context but are often taken to an extreme or turned into a habit that doesn't make sense. Tune In to hear the list. As always, any questions or suggestions for future episodes can be submitted to [email protected]! Two Options to...
Published 10/28/22
Topic: News & Reviews - "Firearm Purchases Tracked by Banks" Today, Riley Bowman and Matthew Maruster share the latest industry news. We bring news stories about some new products coming to market, discuss some other relevant industry news including a new pistol from Sig Sauer, how a new shooting record was recently broken, some updates regarding the Las Vegas Mandalay Bay shooter, and how gun control is--or rather isn't--working in New Zealand. As always, any questions or...
Published 10/26/22
Topic: JUSTIFIED SAVES - Sometimes Things Are Not as They Appear Riley Bowman and Matthew Maruster share the latest JUSTIFIED SAVES (Defensive Gun Uses) including the successes and the failures. Today we have plenty to discuss as we break down multiple events including carjackings, attempted robberies, home invasions, and more. Plus we discuss the Ohio incident where a man was lured under romantically pretenses to a deadly set up. Tune in, you don't want to miss this! As always, any...
Published 10/20/22
Topic: Takeaways and Lessons Learned From the 2022 Guardian Conference Riley Bowman and Matthew Maruster share our main takeaways and lessons learned from the 2022 Guardian Conference. We recently returned from the event where over 100 people attended for 3 days of world class training and instruction. Next year's event is also already scheduled and super early bird signups are taking place! https://www.guardianconference.com As always, any questions or suggestions for future episodes...
Published 10/18/22
Topic:  Working Around Cover Today, Riley Bowman and Matthew Maruster discuss how to work around cover in a variety of positions and how to get the most effective hits on target while doing so. This was recently featured on the latest Shooter Ready Challenge. Check it out at https://www.shooterreadychallenge.com and tune into today's episode! As always, any questions or suggestions for future episodes can be submitted to [email protected]! Two Options to...
Published 10/13/22
Topic: News & Reviews - 3 New Guns Everybody's Talking About Riley Bowman and Matthew Maruster share the latest industry news. We bring news stories about some new products coming to market, discuss some other relevant industry news including some new pistols from Sig Sauer, Springfield Armory, and Smith & Wesson. Plus we dive into some other relevant and important industry news and updates. As always, any questions or suggestions for future episodes can be submitted to...
Published 10/12/22
Topic: What Makes a GREAT Holster? Today, Riley Bowman and Jacob Paulsen talk about the journey we're recently made into the holster-making business with the acquisition of KSG Armory. We discuss what goes into the making of a holster, and what design attributes and features separate the good holsters from the GREAT ones. As always, any questions or suggestions for future episodes can be submitted to [email protected]! Two Options to Listen/View: Press PLAY on the...
Published 09/02/22
Topic: Everything About Getting a Suppressor w/ Silencer Shop CEO Dave Matheny Riley Bowman talks with Silencer Shop CEO, Dave Matheny, about the NFA, buying suppressors, the eForms system, and the role Dave's team plays in that process to make it easy for buyers. Tune in! As always, any questions or suggestions for future episodes can be submitted to [email protected]! Two Options to Listen/View: Press PLAY on the player above to listen to the audio. Press PLAY on the...
Published 08/27/22
Topic: Drawing From Behind a Table or Steering Wheel Riley Bowman and Jacob Paulsen discuss how to draw from a seated position from behind a table or steering wheel. This was recently featured on the latest Shooter Ready Challenge. Check it out at https://www.shooterreadychallenge.com and tune into today's episode! As always, any questions or suggestions for future episodes can be submitted to [email protected]! Two Options to Listen/View: Press PLAY on the player above...
Published 08/16/22
Topic: Discussing Range Medicine with Brian McLaughlin Matthew Maruster interviews Brian McLaughlin of Mountain Man Medical. The guys discuss the brand new Range Medicine Course produced through a collaboration between Mountain Man Medical and Tactical Medical Solutions. Brian will discuss the importance of the new curriculum and a preview of what he will teach this September at the 2022 Concealed Carry Guardian Conference. Tune in! As always, any questions or suggestions for future...
Published 08/12/22
Topic: Hold My Guns with Sarah Joy Albrecht and Genevieve Jones Riley Bowman and producer, Matthew Maruster, interview a special guests, Sarah Joy Albrecht, Co-founder and Executive Director of Hold My Guns, and Genevieve Jones, Co-Founder and Board President of the organization. HMG is a pro-gun rights organization dedicated to providing crisis services to individuals in need through firearms storage, crisis awareness training, community outreach, and mental health advocacy. They are an...
Published 08/03/22
Topic:  JUSTIFIED SAVES - Why Concealment is Important Riley Bowman and Matthew Maruster share the latest JUSTIFIED SAVES (Defensive Gun Uses) including the successes and the failures. Today we have plenty to discuss as we break down multiple events including carjackings, attempted robberies, home invasions, and more. Plus we discuss the case out of Tennessee where a store clerk being chased down by a threat has his hand forced when his gun becomes apparent to that attacker. As...
Published 07/28/22