Episodes

The Most Idiotic Advice Everyone Should Absolutely AVOID if You Want to Survive a Fight or Self Defense Situation – 4 Self Defense Mistakes

A funny – and tragic – story on Black Widows leads to my Top 4 List of the most Idiotic Tips that should be absolutely AVOIDed if you want...

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My True Story – Situational Awareness & Serendipity Save me in Berlin, East Germany – Lust & Desire, a Den of Spies, Kidnappers, Lady Luck

In this episode of The Self Defense Channel, Doc Stull shares his true story. A story caused by  pursuing a beautiful lady who caught his eye. Was it wise...

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“Resistance is NOT Futile” – Foreign and Domestic Adversaries will Always Fear this Mindset – Hunters Do More Than Just Put Meat in the Freezer

Foreign and Domestic Adversaries will Always Fear this Strategy – Hunters Do More Than Just Put Meat in the Freezer. What is an Adversary? An adversary is an enemy...

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SCREAMS for Help – True Crime Stories – Lessons that May Save the Lives of the Ladies in Your Life

Today on The Self Defense Channel, I share emails and calls regarding events, true crime and the lessons we can all benefit from to prevent robbery, rape, and possibly...

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Let’s Play a Game – What Makes a Person an Ideal Victim for a Criminal Who Needs Quick Money?

Let's Play a Game – What Makes a Person an Ideal Victim for a Criminal Who Needs Quick Money? What makes a person an easier target of choice for...

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How I Prevented My Own Mugging Without Throwing a Punch by Using Situational Awareness, Quick Thinking, and Ego

In today's episode of The Self Defense Channel, Doc shares one of his true life experience stories on how he prevented a mugging without throwing a punch. How was...

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Would It Be Murder or Self Defense if Someone Killed Another Like the Badass Characters do in Books and Movies? “No Limits Podcast” interviews Greg and Doc on Reality Based Fighting and Self Defense

The purpose of the interview is NOT ONLY to educate the general public on Self Defense, but to discuss How Doc, or I would fight off attackers in real...

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Self Defense Island for Tropical Survival Training, Self Defense, Physical Health, Tai Chi, Mental Health, and Overall Health

Today on The Self Defense Channel, Doc and Greg talk about “Self Defense Island”. Doc likes to call it “Self Defense Island” but what he is eluding to is...

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I Survived Being Attacked. I Successfully Defended Myself and I Escaped. Now What Should I Do so I Don’t Go to Jail?

“I Survived Being Attacked. I Successfully Defended Myself and I Escaped. Now What Should I Do?” Another extremely important question should be, “What shouldn’t I do?” What you do...

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How Much Force Can I Legally Use Against an Attacker? Get the Answers from One of America’s Leading Self Defense Attorneys, Wilkes Ellsworth

Be it a Carjacking, a Home Invasion,  or a life threatening event on the street. Get the answers to the most popular legal questions from one of America’s leading...

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The Latest SCAM Burglars are Using to Case Your Home before they Return to Rob You… or Something Much Worse

Today I want to share with you a version of a SCAM that Burglars use for casing your home before they return to rob You.  Listen Carefully, the story...

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Breaking Down my Response to The Attempted Home Invasion / Burglary – How Did I Respond and Why?

Last week, in the middle of the afternoon, two guys attempted to gain entry into the house I was in.  Time: 1:15pm / it's a sunny summer afternoon Nepharious...

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Home Invasion? Door Knob Checkers! Casing the Home Before Invading? What Would You Do?

Home Invasion? Door Knob Checkers! Casing the Home Before Invading? What Would You Do? It’s 1:15pm on a Friday afternoon. Doc Stull and I just finished recording a podcast...

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Road Rage – I Accidentally Cut Him Off – My Fault. But I’m Being Followed! Now What? Should I Fight? What are My Options?

Road Rage – I Accidentally Cut Him Off – My Fault. But I’m Being Followed! Now What? Should I Fight? What are My Options? I was out of town....

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“Banal Story” by Ernest Hemingway –

Doc Stull shares Ernest Hemingway's “Banal Story”. Nearly 100 Years ago…In the story, a person reads articles and romanticizes about a life with adventure, exploration, and intrigue. The reader...

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It’s OK to Fail in Training – Ego May Get Someone Killed – Choosing an Effective Self Defense Coach

In today's episode of The Self Defense Channel we will discuss: It's OK to Fail and Why Ego May Get Someone Killed Choosing an Effective Self Defense Instructor I...

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Should I Carry a Firearm if I Plan on Drinking Alcohol? How do I Decide? What are My Options?

Today, temperatures were hovering around 90 degrees when I took a call from my Mother inviting me to a Bar-B-Q. Not only would there be fantastic food, but there...

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Home Invasion Prevented – Others Were Not as Lucky – Tips that Prevented a Home Invasion

Today we share a listener’s story on how the tips she learned from The Self Defense Channel saved her … and her family from a Home Invasion. “After listening...

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“WAR” by Jack London – read by Doc Stull – A short story by Jack London and the Irony of War

In this short story by Jack London, he illustrates that war often rewards certain behaviors while punishes humane behavior.  The story illustrates the inherent dehumanization in a kill-or-be-killed mentality....

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The Declaration of Independence – a LIVE reading by Doc Stull – These are the Words that Gave Birth to The United States of America

The Unanimous Declaration of The United States of America read by Doc Stull as a commemoration to the brave men and women who mutually pledged their lives, their fortunes,...

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Taxi Driver Becomes a Kidnapper | What’s the TAXI Scam? | How Did it End? | Lessons Learned

Have you ever taken a TAXI? I frequently take taxis and about 20 percent of the time, the TAXI driver has tried to SCAM me in one way or...

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10 TRAVEL SAFETY/HOTEL SAFETY TIPS for 2021 + Bonus!

In this episode of the Self Defense Channel we are going to talk about Travel Safety. Specifically, Hotel Safety, and 10 tips you can use to make your next...

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How to Prevent & Deter a Home Invasion by Using Layered Home Defense Tactics

There are two kinds of predators, there’s the ones that want your stuff, and then there’s the ones that want you. The ones that want your stuff will come...

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UFOs Declassified LIVE (6/30/21) – News Leak – sources: Spymaster, Navy SEAL, International Spy Contractor

NEWS LEAK (6/15/2021) – Last night I was contacted by a US Spymaster, a NAVY SEAL, and an international spy consultant with the same piece of information – UFOs...

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“The Sniper” by Liam O’Flaherty – What Would You Do?

In Liam O’Flaherty’s “The Sniper”,  the story deals with a strife that has divided Ireland for more than sixty years and still shows few signs of moderating. The Republican...

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The Power of Awareness – Dan Schilling – Saving Lives Before the Fight Starts – What 30 Years in Special Operations Teaches You… and MORE!

Meet Retired Special Operations Operative – Dan Schilling – from the elite segment of the US military – Combat Controllers ( we’ll let Dan define the mission of a...

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Memorial Day Epilogue – 4 Bronze Stars yet Could Walk with Kings and Never Lose the Human Touch – Memoirs of Richard Allen Stull’s

The Self Defense Channel is honored to provide this Memorial Day Tribute to America’s soldiers who paid the ultimate price for their country, their families and their colleagues. Today,...

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The War is Over! How Shall we Celebrate?!? – Homecoming – Memorial Day Memoirs of Richard Allen Stull- Part 4

The Self Defense Channel is honored to provide this Memorial Day Tribute to America’s soldiers who paid the ultimate price for their country, their families and their colleagues. Today,...

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Memorial Day Tribute – Part 3 – Wrestling with the Post War Psyche and Nazi Germany – Memoirs of Richard Allen Stull

This episode of The Self Defense Channel reminds me of a story that could be in The Twilight Zone. Why? Because I see shadows of a devilish past showing...

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Memorial Day Tribute – Man’s Inhumanity to Man – WW II Memoirs of Richard Allen Stull

The Self Defense Channel is honored to provide this Memorial Day Tribute to America’s soldiers who paid the ultimate price for their country, their families and their colleagues. WARNING...

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The Price of Freedom by Harley Young – Read by “Doc” Stull – Memorial Day Tribute to Those who Gave the Ultimate Sacrifice for their Country

The Self Defense Channel is honored to provide this Memorial Day Tribute to America’s soldiers who paid the ultimate price for their country, their families and their colleagues. Today,...

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WW II Memorial Tribute – Battle of the Bulge to The Idiosynchrasies of Adolf Hitler’s Mindset – Richard Allen Stull’s Memoirs – Part 2

The Self Defense Channel is honored to provide this Memorial Day Tribute to America’s soldiers who paid the ultimate price for their country, their families and their colleagues. Today,...

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D-Day Invasion – WW II Memoirs by Richard Allen Stull – Part 1

The Self Defense Channel is honored to provide this Memorial Day Tribute to America’s soldiers who paid the ultimate price for their country, their families and their colleagues. Today,...

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Being Followed – What Should I do If I am Being Followed Home? How do I know I am Being Followed?

What Should I do if I am being followed home? What Shouldn’t I do if I am being followed home? How do I know I am being followed home?...

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Fighting to the Death… Because His Life Depended on It – A Lesson from the Greatest Boxer in History

Fighting to the Death… A Lesson from the Greatest Boxer in History… Because His Life Depended on It. Theogenes – the Boxer from Thasos, Greece. Theogenes was one of...

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What is The Fastest Way to Learn Self Defense Skills Effectively? Military? Martial Arts? Self Defense School? Go Directly to the Source!

Three Black Belts (2 of which are military veterans as well as self defense instructors) discuss what is the fastest way for someone to learn self defense skills effectively....

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What Makes The Self Defense Channel One of the Best Self Defense Podcasts in the World? – Greg and Doc Discuss High Powered Guests, Topics, Mentors and What Fans Want

What has made The Self Defense Channel one of the TOP podcasts in the world? World Class Guests & Topics Some of the World’s TOP Mentors Loyal Fans In...

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How to Overcome Anxiety and Fear using Stress Inoculation with Reality Based Self Defense Scenarios and Training – Never Walk in Fear

In This Episode… We are going to talk about How to Overcome our fears by using a set of drills and techniques called Stress Inoculation.   What is Stress...

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Huge Self Defense Mistakes – Working Out in the Gym Does NOT Equate to Self Defense Skills – Meet World Class Body Builder Aaron Baulch

Working out in the gym: Does NOT develop one’s self defense skills, Does NOT develop the proper mindset,  Does NOT develop situational awareness,  Does NOT develop fighting skills,  Does...

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Jack Carr – Navy SEAL & New York Times Best Selling Author – “The Devil’s Hand” – A James Reece Novel – Go Behind the Scenes with Never Before Heard Stories – BONUS: Private Conversation with Jack Carr

This week’s guest needs no introduction. Jack Carr is a retired Navy SEAL, New York Times Best Selling Author, YouTuber, and Podcaster. Jack’s latest James Reece book “The Devil’s...

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NEW PTSD Treatment/Stress Treatment/Trauma Treatment – Advice from Expert Psycho-Therapists – How to Deal with PTSD – Treatments & Therapies That Work for Trauma

Trauma is a horrific, deeply disturbing, emotional experience following a physical or stressful event that sometimes leads to long-term neurosis and PTSD. Trauma can happen after assaults and attacks....

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How to Prevent a Carjacking from Happening? A Carjacking May Cost My Life or The Lives of My Passengers – Should I Get Trained by a Professional or Watch a Hollywood Movie?

Headlines and FBI statistics show that Carjackings are on the rise. Carjackings are scary, most are violent, and the results of a carjacking bad enough, but they could be...

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The Gray Man Series – Meet the Creator and Go Behind the Scenes of The Gray Man – Mark Greaney / BONUS: The Gray Man movie

Mark Greaney is the #1 NYT bestselling author of RELENTLESS, a Gray Man novel and soon to be a Nextflix film staring Ryan Gosling and Chris Evans. He has...

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Become a Jedi Knight & Unleash Your Inner Badass! – Michelle C Smith – Founder of Freestyle Staff Spinning – Stunt Woman/Actress/Public Speaker

Meet Michelle C. Smith – Stunt Woman, Actress, Public Speaker, and “Inner Badass” Instructor. Michelle has developed the “Online Badass Academy” that involves Fitness and Skill in the form...

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How to Fix Blackmail Scams, Romance/Dating Scams, Sex Scams, Extortion, Internet Scams, and How to Disappear without a Trace

Everyday people are getting Blackmailed, falling victim to Romance/Dating Scams, being Extorted (for money, sex, and information), and some people need to Disappear Without a Trace. Meet the professional...

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How I Survived a Brutal Car Jacking – Car Jacking Story You Must Hear by Tracie Blaser – “If my story helps 1 person, then it’s all worth it”

Carjackings are happening across the USA on a daily basis. Why?Today’s episode is Part 1 of a 4 part series on How to Survive and Prevent a Carjacking. Meet...

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Review of SPYCRAFT – Technology, Sexpionage, Recruiting, Covert Communication & BONUS Behind the Scenes Post-Show Conversation

In this episode of The Self Defense Channel, Greg, Doc and special guest Ken Volkman discuss SPYCRAFT – a NETFLIX mini series created by our personal friend H. Keith...

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Travel Safety Mistakes and Tips in Europe, Russia and Turkey – True Stories from Pilots and World Travelers – Learn from these Adventures to make Traveling Safer

In Today’s Episode we discuss Real Life Travel Story Mistakes that nearly got us in trouble while traveling in foreign countries. Meet Ken Volkman – F-4 & F-16 instructor...

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Life Saving Self Defense Tips from an Army Ranger, a Military Police Officer and Park Ranger / Stopping the Fight Before it Starts + BONUS: Post Interview Discussion

In this episode we discuss Self Defense Tips that could possibly Save Your Life.The best self defense tip is to Stopping the Fight Before it Starts.Want to Learn How?...

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Active Shooter Response Training – What is It? Does the Training Work? How can I Get Active Shooter Response Training? Be Prepared

Active Shooter Events (also known as Active Intruder) are an example of what happen at Columbine, Aurora Colorado, Las Vegas concert, Pensacola Naval Air Station, and many other public...

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How to Survive an Active Shooter Event? – Campus Intruder – Workplace Violence – Mall Shootings – What’s The Solution? Listen and Learn

Active Shooter Events (also known as Active Intruder) are an example of what happened at Columbine, Las Vegas concert, Pensacola Naval Air Station, and many other public places where...

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Ghost Taxis – A Travel Safety Story – A True Taxi Scam Story Where Life and Death was on the Line

Scams happen everywhere. In foreign countries, Americans worldwide are known as the favored targets by the criminal element. Criminals believe that all Americans are rich or wealthy. They also...

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TRAVEL SAFETY + BONUS: Real Life CIA Stories! – The CIA Visits The Self Defense Channel – meet Jason Hanson from the Central Intelligence Agency

Our Special Guest today is Jason Hanson. Jason shares tips and stories from his adventures in the CIA. Traveling Tips that can save your life.. Jason is a “Retired”...

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Predators, Kidnapping, Bullying – How to Keep Our Children Safe from Daily Threats – Meet Glenn Stevens from Down Under (Australia)

Parents, here are several facts that we do not like to admit are true, but they are facts that we cannot deny: Most attackers will not be hurt by...

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Mitch Rapp is Back in TOTAL POWER – Will America Survive? Could You Survive? Meet Kyle Mills – New York Times #1 Best Selling Author of the Mitch Rapp series created by Vince Flynn + (BONUS The Post Interview Discussion)

“This Book is Frightening! How will America Survive?!?! Will I survive?” .Kyle Mills’s suspenseful, strikingly original sixth Mitch Rapp novel…is as riveting as anything penned by Mitch’s creator, Vince...

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Rendezvous with the Falcon – Self Deception, Denial, Randomness – You Don’t Think it Can Ever Happen to You – Always Leads to Ones Own Demise

On The Self Defense Channel we often talk about Situational Awareness, but we haven’t talked about how it ties in with in with Self Deception and Denial. In this...

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“It Cannot Happen to ME” – Challenging Karma? – The Greatest Personal Danger is a False Sense of Security

Have you ever heard anyone say, “I don’t need to worry about that. It will NEVER happen to me.” This is like screaming for the attention of Karma and...

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