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The Paladin Podcast, Episode 25: Lee Morrison

Lee Morrison has been training in martial arts and reality-based self-defense for over 33 years. His acclaimed Urban Combatives system combines attributes from the many different systems in which he has trained over the years. For example, he attributes his explosive power to weight lifting, his mental toughness to muay Thai, and his ability to strike and withstand strikes to boxing. Additionally, his art has been influenced by such luminaries as Dennis Martin, Geoff Thompson, and Kelly McCann. All these influences have helped create the intense system of Urban Combatives.

In this interview, we discuss Lee’s background in traditional martial arts, the people who have influenced his training over the years, and why he would rather fight a professional cage fighter than a chemically altered 16-year-old armed with a screwdriver. Paladin has released four videos with Lee: Urban Combatives Counter-Knife, Urban Combatives Counter-Grappling, Mass Attacks, and Put Him Out! Learn more about Lee and his dynamic training by tuning in to this podcast.


Direct download: Morrison_Interview_2012.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:10pm MDT

The Paladin Podcast, Episode 24: Bill Kipp

When reacting to an intense situation, a person’s adrenaline can either work to his advantage or his disadvantage. Bill Kipp, the author of the video The World of FAST Defense, has studied the way real people deal with real situations and has created a self-defense system that isn’t based on techniques but instead on how your body deals with an adrenal rush and how to prevail in a street confrontation when the rush happens. Kipp’s self-defense system trains students on how to deal with scenarios in an adrenalized state and how to respond to them. 

In this episode of the Paladin podcast, we’ll discuss what motivated Kipp to study martial arts at a young age, how his military experiences influence his training today, his first experience with turning his fear into effective adrenalized power and much more. Listen in as we talk to Bill and check out his other titles Turning Fear into Power and The Missing Link.

Direct download: Kipp_Interview_2013.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:43am MDT

The Paladin Podcast, Episode 23: Kelly McCann

When the Paladin video crew visited the Crucible compound this year to film Car Kembativz with Kelly McCann, we had some extra time and decided to talk to Kelly about the new training facility he had just opened. McCann founded the Crucible training center years ago but provided high-risk environment and special skills training only to select U.S. government employees. Crucible training was unavailable to civilians, so they had to rely on Paladin Press’s library of Kelly McCann/Crucible videos to learn the real-world skills being tested in hot spots around the globe. Before the visit, we had learned that McCann was opening up the Kembativz Civilian Training Center to the public and that anyone who met the registration requirements could train firsthand with him. We pumped Kelly for details on this new venture because we knew that Paladin’s customers would be interested.

Listen to this podcast and hear what Kelly’s plans are for the new civilian facility, the requirements to train with him, how the training will compare to what’s taught at Crucible, and more.

Want to purchase Kelly McCann products so you know what to expect before training with him? Make any purchase through the Paladin Press website before June 7, 2013, and receive 20% off your entire order. Simply use code PODCAST13 at checkout. Click here to be directed to the Paladin Press website. Click the file below to listen to the podcast.

Direct download: McCann_Interview_2013_v2.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:31am MDT

The Paladin Podcast, Episode 22: Jeff Hall

In Paladin Podcast Episode 22, we speak to Soke Jeff Hall about his law enforcement experiences, why he is considered a subject matter expert in aerial gunnery from helicopters, and the martial art he founded called Hojutsu Ryu: the martial art of shooting. Jeff has resurrected Hojutsu, which means “fire art” in Japanese, and modernized it for training with today’s firearms. Hojutsu Ryu is an intergrated combat shooting system that melds Jeff Cooper’s Modern Technique of the Pistol with a traditional Japanese martial arts training structure. His unique martial art is the subject of the new Paladin DVD and book set called Hojutsu Ryu.
Jeff served in the U.S. Army and later worked as an Alaskan State Trooper for 21 years. Jeff spent 12 years on the SWAT team and 19 years on the Alaska State pistol team. He finished his career as the academy commander for statewide training. 
So join us as we talk to Jeff Hall in this new podcast interview.

Direct download: Jeff_Hall_Hojutsu_Podcast.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:07pm MDT

The Paladin Podcast, Episode 21: Pat Miletich

So you want to be a cage fighter? You want to learn what it takes to be successful in the cage or on the street? Then this podcast is for you. Champion cage fighter Pat Miletich speaks to us about what got him started in wrestling, how his wrestling background helped shape his professional fighting career, the development of his own training facility, and more.

In Pat’s new video with Paladin Press called Striking Strategies, Pat shows you what it takes to train hard, train right, and strike right through your opponent. Being a great striker is more than just being able to throw punches and kicks. Pat takes you through controlling distance in a fight; practical, fight-proven feints and fakes; proper head movement; and the appropriate footwork, all of which combine to make you the complete fighter you strive to be. Pat has been there and done that, and his Miletich Fighting System takes what works, trims what doesn't, and presents you with a proven strategy that you can feel confident using in the cage or on the street. When you can learn how to hit from Pat Miletich, why would you want to learn from anybody else?

Listen in while we talk to Pat, and click here to watch a short video clip from his new video.

Direct download: Striking_Strategies_Podcast_3.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:53pm MDT

The Paladin Podcast, Episode 20: Sensei Mike Reeves and Robert G. Yetman Jr.

Grappling arts claim to rely on angles, technique, and leverage to achieve victory, but when you're in a real fight for your life, you want to be able to hit, and hit hard. In his new video, Thunderstrikes, master martial artist and world breaking champion Mike Reeves extracts the most combat-effective elements of his experience in the dojo and as a former corrections officer, combining them into a conditioning program that will teach you how to develop the one shot, one kill striking power that will give you the edge in the ring and on the street.

Sensei Mike Reeves is a nine-time International Sport Karate Association World Karate Champion, as well as a four-time Guinness-certified world record holder in breaking. He has worked as a professional bodyguard, a prison guard, and as a martial arts instructor to key members of both local and federal law enforcement agency SWAT teams and other special operations units. Co author and professional freelance writer Robert G. Yetman Jr. is co-owner and vice president of Lone Wolf Personal Defense Systems, Inc.

Listen as we speak to Reeves and Yetman about their martial arts backgrounds, their work in the tactical fields, and their future plans. Within this episode, we will provide you with information about how to receive FREE domestic shipping on your next order.

Direct download: Paladin_Podcast_-_Episode_20_-_Reeves_and_Yetman.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:37am MDT

The Paladin Podcast, Episode 19: Matt Temkin

For the Paladin Podcast Episode 19, we spoke to Matthew Temkin. Mr. Temkin has been a student of the WW II special forces approach to armed and unarmed combat since childhood. His instructors include his dad, (who was a member of Darby's Rangers in WW2), Colonel Rex Applegate, and dozens of military and police combat veterans from WW II to the present. He has taught these skills for over 20 years to law enforcement officers, members of the military, and armed citizens alike.  His first video with Paladin is called Shoot Him to the Ground: Tactical Point Shooting for the 21st Century.

In this video, Temkin teaches you how to get man-stopping accuracy at that critical close range using total target focus, also known as point shooting. Temkin shows you how to transform your body's natural startle reflex when confronted with an immediate lethal threat into a method of close-quarter gunfighting suitable for military, police, or civilian application. Temkin emphasizes point shooting's practicality by teaching the fundamentals: one- and two-handed shooting, burst shooting, turns and pivots, the combat drawstroke, proper targeting, and much more. The program taught in his new video won't supplant aimed fire from behind cover, but is an invaluable part of any combat shooter's arsenal.

Listen in as we speak to Matt and to receive a special offer on his new video.

Direct download: Paladin_Podcast_-_Episode_19_-_Matthew_Temkin.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:11am MDT

The Paladin Podcast, Episode 18: Tony Cecchine

Tony Cecchine has been involved with American Catch as Catch Can Wrestling since 1977 and has been recognized as its leading exponent by the World Head of Family Sokeship Council, an organization that votes on the premier martial artists from various styles (members include such luminaries as Wally Jay, Helio Gracie, and Ernesto Presas). The late, great Lou Thesz, considered by many as the greatest catch wrestler of all-time, dubbed Cecchine a "hooker," recognizing Tony's submission and wrestling skills as the highest a catch wrestler could achieve. Tony understands both the intricacies of hooking and its place in an overall integrated fighting system built on wrestling and boxing fundamentals.

Tony's instructional videos have received rave reviews and have been used to train professional Mixed Martial Arts fighters and other professional athletes, as well as regular Joes. As one online reviewer said of Tony and his art, "His philosophy is simple . . . submission, submission, submission."

Tony teamed up with Paladin Press to produce the video series Snap, No Tap! This video series is seven volumes and gives instruction on how to survive in the ring, or on the streets using his knowledge in catch. 

Listen along as we speak to Tony in this podcast. Tony can be contacted through his website.

Direct download: Paladin_Podcast_-_Episode_18_-_Tony_Cecchine.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:42am MDT

The Paladin Podcast, Episode 17: W. Hock Hochheim
On Paladin Podcast Episode 17, we speak to W. Hock Hochheim about his new video with Paladin Press. Mr. Hochheim is a military veteran and former law enforcement officer with more than 20 years of experience as a street patrolman and case agent detective. He has also performed security and protection work for former mayor of New York Rudy Giuliani, best-selling author Tom Clancy, actor and martial artist Chuck Norris, and many others.

As a self-defense expert who teaches seminars for civilians and law enforcement professionals around the world, Hock’s first video with Paladin is titled Street Stick Combat: Stick Takedowns for Hard-Core Self-Defense. Hock takes decades of street experience, strips away the theory, and brings you a stick takedowns program you can use as a civilian, law enforcement officer, or military professional. The point isn’t to create a so-called “stick fighter,” but a street warrior capable of handling almost any violent encounter using a stick, baseball bat, or any other like blunt weapon, including less-lethal use of a rifle or shotgun.

Listen along as we talk to Hochheim about some of his military, martial arts, and law enforcement experiences, and the making of his first Paladin video.

Direct download: Paladin_Podcast_-_Episode_17_-_W_Hock_Hochheim.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:41am MDT

The Paladin Podcast, Episode 16: Tough Times

On Paladin Podcast Episode 16, we take a special inside look at the popular Tough Times Survival Guides, Volumes 1 and 2. These books are a collection of offbeat, unusual essays on economic survival from a broad spectrum of Paladin’s most accomplished authors.

During this episode, we will meet three of the many authors who contributed chapters to Tough Times: low-tech homestead expert Phil Garlington, former bill collector and pawnbroker Max Edison, and computer maintenance expert James MacLaren.

First we speak to Phil Garlington, author of Rancho Costa Nada, about building your own shelter, finding decent living conditions almost anywhere you’ll go, and comfortable tent living. Next we speak with Max Edison who is the author of How to Haggle and Beat the Bill Collector, about the little-known secrets of haggling, the banking industry, and protecting your money in these difficult economic times. And last but not least, we chat with James MacLaren. James is the author of Free Computers and in this podcast speaks to us about places to look for free computers and how to work them.


Direct download: Paladin_Podcast_-_Episode_16_-_Tough_Times_Survival_Guide.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:01pm MDT

The Paladin Podcast, Episode 15: Melissa Soalt

Melissa Soalt is a veteran women's self-defense trainer specializing in practical and full-force, scenario-based methods. A former psychotherapist who has successfully staved off physical attacks, she has been featured on NBC Nightly News and in Self, Woman's Day, The Wall Street Journal and Newsweek Japan. She has published numerous articles and is working on a book. Also known as "Dr. Ruthless," she is a Black Belt Hall of Fame Recipient and Woman of the Year, and was recently named Winner of Black Belt's Industry Award for Best Women's Self Defense of 2008.

In Melissa’s latest video Fierce and Female, Melissa teaches women how to remain focused and unleash a ferocious counterattack to repel rape-specific pins and assaults.

Listen along as we talk to Melissa about the history of women’s self defense and what she would like people to learn from her experience and knowledge.

Direct download: Paladin_Podcast_-_Episode_15_-_Melissa_Soalt.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:31am MDT

The Paladin Podcast, Episode 14: Phil Motzer

Phil Motzer, the Crucible’s chief firearms instructor, recently completed his first Paladin video, Pocket Pistols: Small-Frame Handgun Strategies for the Street, which is volume two in Kelly McCann’s Crucible High-Risk Environment Training series (available now at

Pocket Pistols demonstrates that it’s not the size of the gun in the fight, but where and how you place your rounds that determines whether you arrive home safely or go to the morgue. Cutting through all the myths and misinformation swirling around about pocket pistols, Motzer teaches various concealment and carry methods, shooting tactics, and ballistic effect on flesh. Using calibers from the .22 to the .38, Pocket Pistols is a comprehensive study of the real-world use of the pocket pistol in combat.
In this podcast, Phil discusses how he became an instructor at the Crucible, some of his overseas experiences working in high-risk environments, and what motivated him to create Pocket Pistols. He also shares some thoughts  about his next Paladin title, Exploding Handgun Myths, which will be volume five in Kelly McCann’s Crucible High-Risk Environment Training.

Direct download: Paladin_Podcast_-_Episode_14_-_Phil_Motzer.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:50pm MDT

The Paladin Podcast, Episode 13: Joseph Simonet
In 1999, master martial artist Joseph Simonet took the world by storm with his best-selling Mook Jong Slam Set video, teaching a style of dynamic wooden dummy training based on functional movement and explosive power, not martial arts dogma. With the use of the mook jong, you can train full speed and full force on a partner that won't complain, get injured or quit.

The newest video series by Paladin Press, The Art and Science of Mook Jong builds on that foundation of technique, taking your fighting skills to the next level and beyond. In the first volume, The Blade Set, Joseph prepares you for a real knife fight by teaching a short form on the dummy that burns in simultaneous block and attack moves to damage your attacker, cripple him, or end the fight once and for all. In volume two, The Club Set, Joseph teaches a hard-core, street ready fighting system using the club to finish your opponent without the complicated flow drills or finesse-filled techniques. Volume three, Slam Set Evolutions, Simonet teaches counter-grappling techniques designed to demolish a seasoned groundfighter; takedown defenses that will not only stun your opponent, but also set him up for a devastating throw; and an improved putar kepala throw guaranteed to both disorient and destroy an attacker.

To be a true martial artist, a true warrior, you need to refine your fighting skills to the highest level: The Art and Science of Mook Jong can put you on the path to combat excellence.

So listen along as we speak to Joseph about this incredible video series and what inspired him to release such great information to Paladin Press.

Direct download: Paladin_Podcast_-_Episode_13_-_Joseph_Simonet.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:00am MDT

The Paladin Podcast, Episode 12: James Ballou

In today’s high-tech society, even the most advanced devices and systems are not failsafe. Tools can break or wear out, batteries can go dead, and all sorts of malfunctions can render the modern conveniences we rely on totally useless. If quick replacements of failed items are not readily available, the ability to improvise and adapt in survival situations become very practical.

That is why James Ballou decided to write his new book, Makeshift Workshop Skills for Survival and Self-Reliance: Expedient Ways to Make Your Own Tools, Do Your Own Repairs, and Construct Useful Things Out of Raw and Salvaged Materials, released by Paladin Press in May 2009. Makeshift Workshop Skills provides precise instruction in makeshift metalworking, practical calculating skills, and resourceful salvaging, plus dozens of practical tips for the craftsman or handyman who might need this information in an emergency or who simply enjoys learning about alternative ways to handle home workshop projects.

In this podcast, Jim tells why he decided to expand on the home workshop material found in his first book, the best-selling Long-Term Survival in the Coming Dark Age. Featuring amusing and informative accounts of his experiences working with what most people would consider junk, Jim provides the listener with a wide range of remarkably creative ideas for becoming more self-sufficient, including how to set up the ideal home workshop. Jim, who is in the insurance business, explains why he calls his new book “an insurance policy for the future.” In addition, he discusses the information in Long-Term Survival and offers a compelling argument for why survivalists are making a positive contribution to themselves, their families and communities, and the nation.

Listen while we speak to James about his Paladin books, how he became so interested in makeshift projects, and what he has planned for his next Paladin project, which is he already hard at work on.

To purchase Makeshift Workshop Skills for Survival and Self-Reliance or Long-Term Survival in the Coming Dark Age, visit the Paladin Press online store.

Direct download: Paladin_Podcast_-_Episode_12_-_James_Ballou.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:00am MDT

The Paladin Podcast, Episode 11: Loren Christensen

Anyone who has been a fan of Paladin’s Action Library over the years knows and respects the name Loren Christensen. Loren served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War as a military policeman in Saigon. When he returned to the States in 1972, he joined the Portland, Oregon, Police Bureau, where he worked street patrol, gang intelligence and riot control among many other duties. He retired from the force in 1997 and since then has written dozens of books, many of them for Paladin Press, and also stars in several Paladin DVDs.

Loren has established himself as the go-to guy for everything from practical instruction on winning an ugly street fight to escaping a riot to surviving when school or workplace violence erupts. In the course of his life, Loren has met and worked with many people who can be called “warriors”—people who run toward danger rather than away from it; people who protect and rescue others even at the cost of their own safety.

In Warriors: More on Living with Courage, Discipline, and Honor, Loren presents an expanded and updated version of his 2004 best-seller and allows a diverse mix of fellow warriors to tell, in their own words, what it’s like to sacrifice, to train, to fear, to protect ... even to kill ... to accomplish what needs to be done.

We spoke with Loren about his background in law enforcement and his experiences in martial arts and how they relate to real world self-defense. To see complete descriptions of Loren’s titles (including video clips of his most popular DVDs), search our online store at today.

Direct download: Paladin_Podcast_-_Episode_11_-_Loren_Christensen.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:00am MDT

The Paladin Podcast, Episode 10: The Paladin Book of Dangerously Fun Stuff for Boys Who Never Really Grew Up

This time around we have not one, not two, but three interviews to share with you! Join us as we talk with author and illustrator Paul Kirchner, firefighter and EMT Michael Morse, and famed Emerson Knives owner Ernest Emerson about their contributions to the best-selling new book, The Paladin Book of Dangerously Fun Stuff for Boys Who Never Really Grew Up.

A wildly eclectic compilation of dozens of topics with something for every adrenaline junkie and thrill hound out there, Dangerously Fun Stuff is pure Paladin Press excitement, straight from the tap. Featuring over three dozen authors and 70 chapters, this book is a perfect travel companion, an ideal gift for the guy who has everything, or as a daily affirmation about living life to the fullest.

For more information, or to order the book, please visit us online as While you’re on our website, sign up for our monthly electronic newsletter. It will keep you updated on all things Paladin, including special promotions, new product announcements and discounts that will save you big money.

Direct download: Paladin_Podcast_-_Episode_10_-_Dangerously_Fun_Stuff.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:20am MDT

The Paladin Podcast, Episode 9: Paul Kirchner

Multi-talented author and illustrator Paul Kirchner joins us to discuss his exciting new book, More of the Deadliest Men Who Ever Lived, now available from Paladin Press.

Kirchner has been a writer and illustrator for more than 25 years. His graphical work has appeared in such diverse locations as Marvel Comics, The Wall Street Journal, and Paladin's Jeff Cooper books, to name but a few.

With More of the Deadliest Men Who Ever Lived, Kirchner returns with a sequel to 2001's best-selling The Deadliest Men. A compulsive page-turner, More of the Deadliest Men Who Ever Lived profiles over three dozen of history's greatest warriors, including King David, John Wesley Hardin, George S. Patton, Richard the Lionheart, and Manfred von Richthofen.

Also in this interview, Kirchner shares some of his personal recollections of shooting legends Jeff Cooper and Jim Cirillo (Kirchner's 2008 book, Jim Cirillo's Tales of the Stakeout Squad, has become a word-of-mouth best-seller, and his pen-and-ink illustrations for Cooper's Principles of Personal Defense added a stylish new dimension to that iconic title).

To order Kirchner's books, please click on the highlighted text above, or visit Paladin Press on the web at to browse these and hundreds of other exciting books and DVDs.

Direct download: Paladin_Podcast_Episode_9_-_Paul_Kirchner.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:22am MDT

The Paladin Podcast, Episode 8: Bob Orlando

We are honored to round out the 2008 season of The Paladin Podcast with our recent conversation with esteemed martial arts teacher and respected Paladin author, Bob Orlando.

Orlando is the founder of the Je du-too School of Martial Arts, and teaches a hybrid fighting system that combines elements of Chinese kuntao, Indonesian pentjak silat, Chinese kenpo, kung-fu and the Filipino martial arts. He is also the author of the best-selling books Indonesian Fighting Fundamentals and Martial Arts America, and he has several popular Paladin Press videos under his belt, as well: Reflex Action, Fighting Arts of Indonesia, and The Fighting Footwork of Kuntao-Silat, Vols. 1-4.

His newest DVD, The Fighting Forms of Kuntao-Silat, has just been released and can be ordered on the Paladin Press website by clicking HERE.

Direct download: Paladin_Podcast_-_Episode_8_-_Bob_Orlando.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:48am MDT

The Paladin Podcast, Episode 7: Wim Demeere

For our lucky seventh episode, we're fortunate to present an entertaining and informative new interview with martial arts author Wim Demeere of Belgium.

Wim has practiced a variety of martial arts for more than 20 years, studying mainly Chinese systems and several full-contact fighting styles such as Sanshou and Muay Thai.  His competitive years saw him win four national titles and a bronze medal at the 1995 World Wushu Championships.  A prolific author, he has several written books and videos on nutrition, martial arts, and combat conditioning.

In 2007, Wim published Combat Sanshou: The Punishing Chinese Fighting Art, Vols. 1-3. His most recent video is 2008's The Fighter’s Video Guide to Hard-Core Heavy Bag Training.

To order Wim's titles, as well as browse hundreds of action-packed books and DVDs, please visit Paladin Press on the web at

Direct download: Paladin_Podcast_-_Episode_7_-_Wim_Demeere.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:15am MDT

The Paladin Podcast, Episode 6: Kimber Johnson

Joining us this episode is Kimber Johnson, author of the new DVD, Women's Street Combat: Predator Defense and Rape Prevention.

Kimber began her career in the martial arts at the age of four, earning the title of World Champion in Forms and Fighting. An Amateur Athletic Union Champion with a 17-0 amateur boxing record, she also holds a third degree black belt in tae kwon do and a first degree black belt in kung fu. Along with being the mother of five children, she is the co-founder of the Women’s Street Combat Rape Prevention Program.

In this powerful interview, Kimber relates some of the personal experiences which led to the creation of her Women's Street Combat program and new DVD, and her subsequent evolution as a survivor, martial artist and teacher.

To order Women's Street Combat from Paladin, as well as browse hundreds of one-of-a-kind books and DVDs, visit Paladin Press on the web at

Direct download: Paladin_Podcast_Episode_6_-_Kimber_Johnson.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:09am MDT

The Paladin Podcast, Episode 5: James Dunnigan

This latest edition of The Paladin Podcast features our highly-anticipated full-length interview with James Dunnigan, one of the authors of A Quick and Dirty Guide to War, Fourth Edition.

Mr. Dunnigan is a military historian and analyst, and has given lectures to the U.S. State Department, the CIA, and the U.S. Army War College. A veteran of the U.S. Army and the Editor-in-Chief of, he is also the author of several books, including A Quick and Dirty Guide to War, available from Paladin Press.

The first three editions of A Quick and Dirty Guide to War not only provided essential tools for understanding wars and hot spots around the globe, but also delivered remarkably accurate projections on the outcomes of each conflict. This new edition provides invaluable, up-to-date analyses on today’s battlegrounds: the Global War on Terror, counterinsurgency struggles on every continent, and the latest frontier of 21st century combat: cyber war.

To order A Quick and Dirty Guide to War and browse hundreds of other books and DVDs, visit Paladin Press at

Direct download: Paladin_Podcast_-_Episode_5_-_James_Dunnigan.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:50am MDT

The Paladin Podcast, Episode 4: Ted Murray

To help kick off the 2008 football season, we're pleased to present an interview with Ted Murray, author of the new Paladin Press title, The Inside Scoop on Football Betting.

Ted is a veteran analyst of the sports gambling industry who has worked as a football handicapper. Raised in a sports-minded family, Murray came to the realization the summer before his sophomore year in high school that his limited athletic abilities were only going to take him so far and that the only way to feed his great passion for athletics was through gambling. Betting on football not only kept him interested but allowed him to continue to be an “active participant” in the games. He has continued his football-betting studies for nearly 30 years.

To order The Inside Scoop on Football Betting by Ted Murray, as well as browse over 900 exciting books and DVDs, visit Paladin Press on the web at

Direct download: Paladin_Podcast_-_Episode_4-Ted_Murray.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:00am MDT

The Paladin Podcast, Episode 3: Joseph Simonet

Joseph Simonet is the author of the Paladin Press videos The Mook Jong Slam Set, Six Seconds of Controlled Insanity, and The Argument of Movement series, among several others. Active in the martial arts since 1972, he has achieved worldwide recognition as a leader and innovator with his books, DVDs, and seminars. One of his greatest achievements to date is his three-part Argument of Movement video series, which may revolutionize functional martial arts training for decades to come.

We had the unique opportunity to talk with Joseph recently about his early martial arts training, which arts he thinks have the most realistic combative application, an in-depth analysis of his Argument of Movement series, real-world knife fighting, and much more.

Direct download: Paladin_Podcast_-_Episode_3_-_Joseph_Simonet.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:27am MDT

The Paladin Podcast, Special Edition: Dunnigan & Bay Discuss the Georgian Conflict

James Dunnigan and Austin Bay are the authors of the forthcoming book, A Quick and Dirty Guide to War, Fourth Edition, available from Paladin Press in October 2008. The first three editions of this fascinating work not only provided essential tools for understanding wars and hot spots around the world, but also delivered remarkably accurate projections on the outcomes of each conflict. This new edition will provide invaluable, up-to-date analyses on today�s battlegrounds: the Global War on Terror, counterinsurgency struggles on every continent, and the latest frontier of 21st century combat: cyber war.

In this 11-minute segment, the authors were kind enough to give us their thoughts on the current struggle between Russia and Georgia.

Stay tuned to The Paladin Podcast to hear an extended interview with Mr. Dunnigan and Mr. Bay in coming weeks, and visit Paladin Press at to order The Quick and Dirty Guide to War, Fourth Edition beginning this October!

Direct download: The_Paladin_Podcast_Special_Edition_-_Dunnigan_and_Bay.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:33am MDT

The Paladin Podcast, Episode 2: Major John L. Plaster

Joining us this month is Major John L. Plaster, author of the bestselling Paladin Press titles The Ultimate Sniper, SOG: A Photo History, and most recently, The History of Sniping and Sharpshooting. 

A former U.S. Army Green Beret, Major Plaster is recognized worldwide as an authority on sniping and special operations. A veteran of extensive covert operations during the Vietnam War, he later spent more than two decades instructing military and police snipers in the United States and Europe.

The Ultimate Sniper, published by Paladin, is the most-used sniper training handbook in the world. Visit Paladin Press on the web at

Direct download: Paladin_Press_2_-_John_Plaster.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:22pm MDT

The Paladin Podcast, Episode 1: Mark Hatmaker

We recently had the opportunity to chat with Mark Hatmaker, the author of the Paladin Press videos The Complete Grappler, The Complete Pugilist, Silent Partner, The Submission Encyclopedia, and Gladiator Conditioning, among several others. He’s been a student of western boxing and grappling for over 25 years, and is widely respected for his empirical, results-oriented approach to martial arts.

Mark was kind enough to give us his thoughts on how to efficiently train to be a good MMA fighter, proper diet, his approach to combat training, no-touch knockouts, and realistic self-defense, with a little bit of world politics thrown in. His latest video, Silent Partner, teaches how to use a throwing dummy for strength conditioning, cardio, and grappling technique. In January of 2009, Paladin Press will release his sequel to Gladiator Conditioning: an even more grueling, hard-core workout that’s not for the faint of heart.

To order Mark Hatmaker's books and DVDs, as well as many other titles on mixed martial arts, conditioning, self-defense, and more, please visit us at Paladin Press - the Source!

Direct download: Paladin_Podcast_1_-_Mark_Hatmaker.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:28pm MDT

The Paladin Podcast is now available on iTunes and Podcast Alley

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