The Tactical Professor | Higherline Podcast #74

Mickey talks with Claude Werner, the Tactical Professor, down in Georgia. Werner is a retired Army Captain who served 10 years in Special Operations including the Green Berets. He is a NRA certificated instructor with a genuine passion for firearms. Werner brings a rare analytical mindset self-defense and maintains a large database of firearms related incidents.

You can learn more about Claude Werner at TacticalProfessor.com or follow him on instagram @TacticalProfessor.


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Intro – “3rd Eye Blimp” by Otis McDonald
Outro – “I Want More” by Silent Partner

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Fear or Lust | Higher Line Podcast #73

Mickey talks with Craig Douglas, founder of ShivWorks, to share his background and learn how he developed his unique and highly sought after training methodologies. Douglas (aka @SouthNARC) started his career in the military as an Army Ranger. After four years in the service he transitioned to law enforcement, the bulk of which was undercover narcotics work and SWAT. He discovered a real passion for training fellow officers on hand-to-hand and other tactics… leading him ultimately to create the ShivWorks collective.

Douglas has taught federal, state and local law enforcement as well as extensive military training at home and abroad. To learn more you can visit ShivWorks.com or follow Craig on Instagram at @SouthNARC.


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It’s the first step that counts. Thoughts from a SEAL | Higher Line Podcast #72

Mickey talks with Eddie Penney, founder and CEO of Contingent Group, a veteran US Marine and Navy SEAL. After 20 years of service Penney transitioned to high-end corporate security on a global scale.

Listen and learn from one of America’s finest modern warriors. To hear more from Eddie you can follow @eddie.penney and @contingentgroup on instagram.


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Outro – “I Want More” by Silent Partner

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I’m Not Going Out That Door | Higher Line Podcast #71

Mickey talks with Varg Freeborn, a firearms/self defense trainer from Youngstown, Ohio, with a unique exposure to the criminal mindset and violent environments. From his biography, “Throughout his adolescence, members of his immediately family and many close friends were murdered or sent to prison. At 19, he was convicted in a self-defense case that went terribly wrong and was sentenced to 5 years in prison, for stabbing his attacker dozens of times.”

Varg has gone on to provide professional training to civilians and law enforcement all over the United States. He is also author of the book, “Violence of Mind.”

For more on Varg Freeborn visit VargFreeborn.com or follow him on instagram @VargFreeborn.


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Outro – “I Want More” by Silent Partner

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What Do You Want? | Higher Line Podcast #70

Mickey talks with high performance expert Brian MacKenzie, founder of Power Speed Endurance. He’s a hardcore runner best known for The Art of Breath course.

Mackenzie’s completed the Ironman as well as both The Wester States 100 mile and The Angeles Crest 100 mile runs “using adapted training protocols he developed to improve performance.” He is a best selling author with several books and his work has been featured in popular magazines like Men’s Health and Runners World.

Citing his official biography, “clients have included: Ari Emanuel, Kelly Starrett, Tim Ferriss, U.S. Military (Navy, Army, Marines), Canadian Military (CANSOF), Jon “Bones” Jones, Laird Hamilton, Tia Clair Toomey (2X CrossFit Games Champion), Rich Froning Jr. (4X CrossFit Games Champion) and many others.”

To learn more about Brian Mackenzie check out BrianMackenzie.com or follow him on instagram @_BrianMackenzie.


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Outro – “I Want More” by Silent Partner

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Higher Line Podcast 69

Revolvers, Teeth and Armored Trucks | Higher Line Podcast #69

Mick talks with Dr. Sherman A. House, a medical and law enforcement professional from the Nashville, Tennessee area. He is a Hospital, Special Needs and General Dentist with stories about patients with gunshots to the face. During his youth he worked for a decade in the dangerous Armored Truck business moving serious cash. Dr. House is also a revolver enthusiast and teaches life saving trauma care courses in his area.

For more information check out Dr. House’s dense blog at CivilianDefender.com and follow him on instagram @DrShermanHouse.

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Michael Bane on the Higher Line Podcast

See Clearly | Higher Line Podcast #68


Mickey talks with Outdoor TV Star, adventurer and author Michael Bane. He is best known as the founder and host of Shooting Gallery on cable TV… other programs Bane’s appeared on include The Best Defense, Gun Stories as well as the Down Range Radio Podcast.

From Michael Bane’s official Outdoor TV bio, “Bane was actively involved in the creation of 4 shooting sports and regularly shoots competitively. He is also a big game hunter and a vet bad gunsmith… He is the author of 22 books, 21 non-fictions and one novel. Most recently, he ghostwrote the biography of his longtime friend Bill Wilson of Wilson Combat. Bane’s OVER THE EDGE: A REGULAR GUY’S ODYSSEY IN EXTREME SPORTS is considered a classic in the field and led to the Wall Street Journal commenting, “How did Michael Bane become the George Plimpton from hell?” His WHITE BOY SINGING THE BLUES on the relationship between music and culture has been called, “One of the five best books ever written on rock and roll” and is used extensively in college courses on American popular culture.”‘

You can learn more about Michael Bane at MichaelBane.tv.

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If you do what you’ve always done, you get what you’ve always got | Higher Line Podcast #67

Renowned criminal criminal psychologist Dr. William Aprill is back again for a third podcast. In case you missed Episode 28 & 61, Dr. Aprill is a professional psychologist with unique law enforcement credentials. Aprill is best know for his exceptional mindset course, “Unthinkable: Concepts and Techniques for the Gravest Extreme. Unthinkable is, in brief, a tour of the dark side of criminal violence…”

You can learn more about Aprill’s work at AprillRiskConsulting.com and follow him on Instagram at @AprillRiskConsulting.

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Tragedy Can Propel Us Onwards | Higher Line Podcast #66

Mickey’s sister Karen Shook shares how coping with the tragic death of her BFF as a teenager shaped her career as a musician. Karen’s shy nature melted away, replaced by a sense of mortality and drive to make things happen. Karen is a independent performing artist in Northern Illinois.

For more about Karen Shook check out @KarenShookMusic on facebook or instagram.

KAREN SHOOK ORIGINAL SONGS (clipped from full podcast)

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Intro – “3rd Eye Blimp” by Otis McDonald
Outro – “I Want More” by Silent Partner
Cover Music by Karen Shook of Blue Suede Shoes by Elvis Presley and Don’t Stop Believin’ by Journey

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On the Road with Paul Sharp | Higher Line Podcast #65

Mickey and Paul Sharp are driving down to New Orleans “The Big Easy, Louisanna. You’ll here the two of them chatting along the way and covering a plenty of topics like pistol sights, truck guns, Paul Sharp’s work as a resident officer in a bad neighborhood and the business side of running a BJJ Gym.

Paul Sharp is a retired police officer, part of the Shivworks Collective and Co-Owner of SBG Illinois, a BJJ gym in Elgin, Illinois. He is a respected firearms and martial arts trainer. While on the force for over 20 years his assignments included patrol, SWAT, and training as well as resident officer and undercover narcotics. He’s previously competed at a professional level in MMA and boxing.

You can learn more about Paul Sharp at SharpDefense.blog, or his gym at SBGIllinois.com or follow him instagram @paul_sharp_sbg.

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Outro – “I Want More” by Silent Partner

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