Episode 16

Published on:

20th Nov 2020

5 Pillars of Self Preservation - With Derrick Millett, Modern Day Warfighter

In this episode I talk to Derrick Millett.

Derrick is part of my Weaponize Your Body Team, and is our lead tactical firearms instructor.

Derrick has over two decades experience as a civilian and military agent with considerable experience operating in both permissive and non-permissive environments with over 1,000 days of combat experience. His law enforcement and military careers have included living in and training foreign militaries, intelligence services and law enforcement agencies in North America, Africa, Europe and the Middle and Far East.

Derrick has extensive experience training and certifying civilian and military personnel in the use of firearms, non-lethal and edged weapons, and unarmed close quarters fighting. Derrickā€™s military and intelligence background also includes security planning for sensitive and vulnerable locations and the transport and protection of high value individuals and assets.

In this episode I explore with Derrick three main topics, namely,

  • The 5 Pillars of Self-Preservation
  • What really happens when having to protect yourself
  • The 80% solution.

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About the Podcast

The Art of Self Reliance
The Art of Self-Reliance is forging your own path, on your own terms
The Art of Self-Reliance is forging your own path, on your own terms. But the path is a difficult one - made easier by exploring how others have succeeded in directing their own lives. With their help and inspiration, your path to self-reliance can become a reality.