John Murphy recently retired after 25 years of service in the Marines and the intelligence community, but he makes no claim to being a combat veteran. He considers himself very fortunate to have trained under some of the most respected firearms instructors in the country, and he’s learned much more about shooting and self-defense outside the military than he ever did during his service. As an instructor, John has incorporated the best and most practical methods and techniques into his courses, and he continues to train and refine his skills every year, both as a defensive shooter and as a trainer. John has presented classroom and range instruction at the multiple Rangemaster Conferences, and currently holds a “Master Instructor” rating from Rangemaster, and is a graduate of Massad Ayoob’s “Lethal Force Instructor” program. For reference of some select instructors John has training or certifications from reference below.
In this show we talk about John’s flagship course Street Encounter Skills and Tactics, Ancillary skills that may preclude having to shoot, including Managing Unknown Contacts (MUC, credit Craig Douglas) pre-assault cues, Pepper Spray use and Medical, Recognition Primed Decision Making, use of video review and more… For more on John, and to sign up for one of his classes:
Or find him on social media @fpftraining
For our Recognition Primed Decision Modeling dryfire weekly training:
John’s Youtube has hours of life saving information all for free.
Also discussed Active Self Protection John Correia’s channel.
Some of John’s prominent instructors:
- John Farnam
- Louis Awerbuck (RIP)
- Kelly McCann
- Pat Rogers (RIP)
- Jeff Gonzales
- Pat Goodale
- Tom Givens
- Craig Douglas
- Greg Ellifritz
- Massad Ayoob
- Kathy Jackson
- Andrew Branca
- Mike Green
- Brett Harnish
- Melody Lauer
- Annette Evans
- David Spaulding
- Chris Sizelove
- Kyle Defoor
- Karl Rehn
- Phillip Groff
- Tatiana Whitlock
Check out our awesome sponsors below and provide them your patronage as it helps us:
Please subscribe and share our podcast with friends and family. Visit our website for bios, future events and info at www.evosec.org Like, follow and share us on Facebook and Instagram @evosecusa
WE ARE PUMPED TO HAVE A NEW AFFILIATE LINK FOR ORIGIN AND JOCKO FUEL!!! Help support this show by purchasing any of your JiuJitsu gear, Jocko Supplements, books clothing and more… link below.
Origin/Jocko Fuel – Bringing back American manufacturing, producing the best Jiu-Jitsu Gis on the market, Jeans, rash guards, and world class supplements to help you on the path. Use EvoSec10 at checkout for 10% off, this helps us greatly.
Tenicor – www.tenicor.com they are educators, and innovators in the holster market. They are firearms instructors themselves, pressure testing their gear in multiple force on force events every year. We support those who do the work. Use our NEW code EVO2021 at checkout for 10% off. Again patronizing our sponsors helps us greatly.
Original authority on Appendix Holsters, Appendix Training
Offer high-Performance Handgun Training – specializing in Concealed Carry Performance.
Keepers Concealment also – proud affiliate CCWSAFE, the truly proven legal service membership company – offering dedicated legal defense heaven forbid you’re forced to use lethal force.
Use code: KC10OFF and check them out at CCWSAFE.com/Keepers
To buy a holster, sign up for a class, inquire about hosting a course or join CCWsafe, you’ll find it all at Keepersconcealment.com
Evolution Security is Eric Davis, Aaron Davis and Brian Schilt; specializing in self-protection education, defensive pistol and carbine, consulting, and weapons based grappling. Their mission is to help those serious about protecting themselves and their loved ones, become more capable though filtered information, recommended study, and highlighting their mentors who are the best in the field. In addition, Eric and Aaron (twins) are musicians keeping with Musashi’s adage that martial artist should focus on art outside of the martial (bumper music recorded by the brothers).