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Episode 54: Firearms Do Have a Purpose with April Nicol

Episode 54: Firearms Do Have a Purpose with April Nicol

About This Episode:

Have you ever woken up at night thinking you heard a strange sound? What if that sound was someone turning the handle on your front door.  What if the the next sound you heard was a loud thud of the door being kicked in? Amy and Emily welcome to the show registered nurse and firearms advocate, April Nicol. Join the girls as April shares her story about experiencing a break-in and how having a gun present helped prevent a potentially violent crime. The girls talk about the importance of proper training, how to get comfortable with a firearm, and, of course, get back to basics with their favorite beauty and skin care tips. April does it all from shooting, to working out, to being a mom, and she shares those passions on her Instagram page.  This episode really captures what it is to be a Not Your Average Gun Girl.

Connect with April:

Instagram (@_april_nicol)

Sponsored By:

Style Me Tactical, a lifestyle blog sharing concealed carry tips, outfits, and preparedness advice.
Alexo Athletica, the first active carry wear line on the market keeping women safe and stylish.

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Episode 53: Developing a Ninja Warrior Mindset with Emmi Rose

Episode 53: Developing a Ninja Warrior Mindset with Emmi Rose

Emmi Rose

About This Episode:

Imagine you’re walking to meet your friends for a night out but instead a stranger abducts you at gun point and your life flashes before your eyes. What’s your plan? Do you have a fighting mentality and the will to survive? Amy and Emily welcome Emmi Rose to this week’s eye opening show. Join the girls as Emmi shares her story of surviving a random violent crime. Hear about how she survived by having a strong mindset, staying focused, and having a plan. Now in a career as a law enforcement officer, Emmi is doing her part to keep our communities safe. In her free time she also is spreading her message of female empowerment, teaching other women to shoot, and training for her third season competing on American Ninja Warrior (ANW). The girls talk about the preparation required for ANW and how anyone with a goal can overcome negativity. Emmi also shares her favorite off duty carry gun and a holster she will literally do a back-flip over.

Connect with Emmi:

Instagram (@emmiexplores)
YouTube

Sponsored By:

Style Me Tactical, a lifestyle blog sharing concealed carry tips, outfits, and preparedness advice.
Alexo Athletica, the first active carry wear line on the market keeping women safe and stylish.

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Episode 52: Crowning the Gun Queen with Diana Hufstedler

Episode 52: Crowning the Gun Queen with Diana Hufstedler

About This Episode:

In this week’s episode, Amy and Emily talk with competitive shooter, mother, entrepreneur, and female gun sports advocate, Diana Hufstedler. Hear about Diana’s background of coming to the US, pursuing an interest in firearms, and balancing it with work and family. After getting laid-off, Diana decided to start her own content marketing company, Gun Queen. The girls talk about Diana’s journey to starting her company, getting more involved with shooting, and building a strong community of women in the firearms industry. From starting her own company to winning state, regional and national competitions, Diana is proving that hard work pays off!

Connect with Diana:

Gun Queen
Diana Hufstedler on Instagram
Diana Hufstedler on LinkedOn

Sponsored By:

Style Me Tactical, a lifestyle blog sharing concealed carry tips, outfits, and preparedness advice.
Alexo Athletica, the first active carry wear line on the market keeping women safe and stylish.

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Episode 51: Self-Defense and College Campuses

Episode 51: Self-Defense and College Campuses

About This Episode:

In this week’s episode, Amy and Emily are joined by University of North Texas student and sorority member, Sydney Sheridan. Hear about Amy’s first hand experience speaking to the sorority chapter on self-reliance and the reaction she received. Listen to how Sydney is being vocal on women’s rights to defend themselves, the push-back she is getting from the student body and being labeled as ‘the crazy gun girl’. The girls discuss why students seem to be afraid of the basics of safety and why they don’t want to discuss situational awareness. If you have a daughter attending a college or are interested in hearing more about the political climate on our universities then you don’t want to miss this episode.

Connect with Sydney:

Instagram, Facebook, Twitter

Sponsored By:

Style Me Tactical, a lifestyle blog sharing concealed carry tips, outfits, and preparedness advice.
Alexo Athletica, the first active carry wear line on the market keeping women safe and stylish.

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Episode 50: It Can Happen To You. Are You Prepared?

Episode 50: It Can Happen To You. Are You Prepared?

About This Episode:

In this week’s episode, Amy and Emily talk about a listener, Lauren that wrote in to the show about her personal journey to firearms and self-reliance. The girls were so moved by her story that they invited her on to share it with all of you. You’ll hear about how Lauren was home during an attempted day time burglary of her house which has led her down a path of firearm ownership and concealed carry. The girls also talk about the importance of having a plan, getting the proper training, and introducing firearms to your family.

Sponsored By:

Style Me Tactical, a lifestyle blog sharing concealed carry tips, outfits, and preparedness advice.
Alexo Athletica, the first active carry wear line on the market keeping women safe and stylish.

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Episode 49: Staying Pain Free at the Range with Brittany Anne

Episode 49: Staying Pain Free at the Range with Brittany Anne

About This Episode:

In this week’s episode, Amy and Emily talk with entrepreneur, massage therapist, and firearms enthusiast Brittany Anne. Looking for new ways to grow her business, Brittany combined her two passions by offering massages to shooters at her local shooting range. Brittany talks about the body mechanics to shooting, the stress you might put on your back and neck as well as what happens after you’re done shooting if you experience pains. Brittany lets you in on her future plans and also talks about why she conceal carries.

Connect with Brittany Anne:

Instagram (@austintxgungirl)

Sponsored By:

Style Me Tactical, a lifestyle blog sharing concealed carry tips, outfits, and preparedness advice.
Alexo Athletica, the first active carry wear line on the market keeping women safe and stylish.

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Episode 48: Girl Chat – Getting Home Safe

Episode 48: Girl Chat – Getting Home Safe

About This Episode:

In this week’s episode, Amy and Emily discuss an abduction in Boston that left a young woman missing and later found murdered. While the media will tell the tragic story, they rarely provide solutions for women’s self-defense. The girls talk about preparedness and starting the conversation with yourself as well as with someone you know that might be new to a self-reliant lifestyle. The girls also discuss less lethal defense tools and the importance of making training a priority.

Mentioned In This Episode:

Text When You Get Home – Article from Boston Globe
GUNGIRLS10 for 10% off at StealthGearUSA 
ETSAMY10 for 10% off at Elite Tactical Systems

Sponsored By:

Style Me Tactical, a lifestyle blog sharing concealed carry tips, outfits, and preparedness advice.
Alexo Athletica, the first active carry wear line on the market keeping women safe and stylish.

Connect with Amy & Emily:

Amy (@theamyrobbins) / Alexo Athletica (@alexoathletica)
Emily (@stylemetactical)

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Episode 47: Shooting & Concealed Carry with Karen Hunter

Episode 47: Shooting & Concealed Carry with Karen Hunter

Karen Hunter

About This Episode:

In this week’s episode, Amy and Emily talk with firearms instructor and national magazine contributor, Karen Hunter. Listen in to hear Karen’s story of how she got into shooting which led her to become a leading firearms reviewer. Like many new shooters she needed to overcome her fears of the firearm and become confident while carrying. The girls also talk about the process of being introduced to the firearm and how your mindset changes to embrace a lifestyle of self-defense.

Sponsored By:

Style Me Tactical, a lifestyle blog sharing concealed carry tips, outfits, and preparedness advice.
Alexo Athletica, the first active carry wear line on the market keeping women safe and stylish.

Mentioned In This Episode

Coffee or Die Magazine

Connect with Karen:

Instagram (@klhunter42)

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Episode 46: The New STI Staccato C with Becky Yackley

Episode 46: The New STI Staccato C with Becky Yackley

Becky Yackley

About This Episode:

In today’s episode, Amy and Emily are joined by Becky Yackley at the Aguila Ammunition booth during SHOT Show 2019. Becky returns to the show to fill us in on balancing life as a mom and competition shooter. The girls talk about the new STI Staccato line and why it could be the right firearm for you.  Becky also shares her tips on choosing a concealed carry gun.

Sponsored By:

Thank you to Aguila Ammunition for sponsoring this episode. Your guns are hungry. They crave lead and feast on recoil. They’re born with a glutenous appetite for speed and accuracy. We are Aguila Ammunition. We believe that getting the most out of your firearm begins with what you put into your firearm. And that’s why we only source the best raw materials to manufacture the best ammunition possible. Ammunition that’s reliable, dependable shot after shot. Ammunition that holds nothing back when it comes to performance, quality and innovation. Yes, ammunition that your guns with downright devour. Let the feeding frenzy begin.

Mentioned In This Episode

STI Staccato C

Connect with Becky:

Instagram (@becky_yackley)

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Episode 45: From Frogman to Author with Jack Carr

Episode 45: From Frogman to Author with Jack Carr

Jack Carr

About This Episode:

In today’s episode, Amy and Emily are joined by veteran and author, Jack Carr at the SIG Sauer booth during SHOT Show 2019. Jack spent over 20 years in Naval Special Warfare and when he transitioned to civilian life he began his second career as a fictional author.  Listen in to get a behind the scenes look at how Jack comes up with his ideas, the real-life gear his characters use, and how Johnny Cash influenced the Terminal List.  Finally, Jack lets us in on the future of the franchise, his nontraditional approach to getting his book published, and how he is using social media for the first time.

Sponsored By:

Thank you to SIG Sauer for sponsoring this episode.

Mentioned In This Episode

The Terminal List book
True Believer book

Connect with Jack:

Website
Instagram (@jackcarrusa)

Let’s Get Social:

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