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KNOW FEAR with Tony Blauer

 Self-defense isn’t always about a confrontation with someone else.  The first and most important fight is winning the one inside your head.

If you’re into mindset, performance psychology, personal accountability, and growth, you’ll dig this podcast.  Join Coach  Tony Blauer as he interviews friends, colleagues, and subject-matter experts from around the world. 




 Your host, Tony Blauer, is a pioneer in modern self-defense circles. He is one of the only combatives experts who has successfully affected training across all the combat-related groups: self-defense, martial arts, combat sports, and the military & law enforcement communities.

His research on physiology, adaptive courage, fear, and mindset has influenced over three decades of modern warriors and reality-based martial artists.

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Feb 11, 2018

I've been a fan of Kyle Reyes since I first saw his 'Snowflake' test.

After watching the 'snowflake' video and reading some of his other posts I knew he would be a really fun guest.  The talk turned out to be more riveting than I imagined.  

Many of my online supporters are hardworking 2a, military, law enforcement and...

Feb 4, 2018

I first heard of Julien Pineau from several of my affiliates in Europe who are training under him too. They said his approach to movement reminded them of some of the underpinnings of the SPEAR System - specifically the relationship of how fear afflicts mindset and therefore movement.  [For decades I have encouraged...

Jan 25, 2018

Episode #18 with Lt. Brian Murphy

Shot 15 times.  His story is simply amazing.  I had the honor and pleasure to talk to this man about fear, mindset, courage, and will. 

You don't need to be a first-responder to learn something about life and resiliency from this man.

Here's a link to his story.

Jan 15, 2018

Mickey Schuch, the man behind the firearms training group @CarryTrainer has a very different style of coaching from many. His personal story and early experiences with violence helped influence his passion and it shows when he teaches. Sit back and enjoy.

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Jan 6, 2018

HOLD THE STANDARD. I love the phrase. On this podcast I interview Logan Gelbrich, the man behind the maxim. We cover a lot. If you’re into mindset, performance psychology, personal accountability and growth, you’ll dig this episode. Self-defense isn’t always about a confrontation with someone else....