Unload and Show Clear

Unload and Show Clear

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Countering the media’s negative image of gun culture by introducing you to the amazing men and women who are involved in IDPA - International Defensive Pistol Association. Focusing on people, not politics.
USC53 - Jon Wolfe from New Ipswitch, NH
Feb 18 • 30 min
In this episode we meet Jon Wolfe from New Ipswitch, NH (A37022). Jon is a commercial airline pilot and a CDP/SSP/ESP/CCP Expert, and has been an IDPA member since 2009. He also serves as the Match Director for the Live Free or Die New…
USC52 - Lewis “Pops” Freeman from White Oak, TX
Feb 14 • 26 min
In this episode we meet Lewis Freeman from White Oak, TX (A42291). Lewis is a retired range rat and a CDP/ESP/SSP/CDP Expert, and has been an IDPA member since 2010. This episode is sponsored by: Use these Links to Support Unload and…
USC51 - John Bordeau from Hortonville, WI
Feb 11 • 26 min
In this episode we meet John Bordeau from Hortonville, WI (A46160). John works in the parts department for a semi-truck dealership and is a CDP/ESP/SSP/CDP Sharpshooter, and has been an IDPA member since 2011. This episode is sponsored by: Use these…
USC50 - Mike Oxner from Post Falls, ID
Feb 7 • 27 min
In this episode we meet Mike Oxner from Post Falls, ID (A759963). Mike is a firearms instructor, creator of Dry Fire Training Cards and a BUG Master, and has been an IDPA member since 2013. This episode is sponsored by: Use these Links…
USC49 - Eric Fuson from Tulsa, OK
Feb 4 • 27 min
In this episode we meet Eric Fuson from Tulsa, OK (A20253). Eric is a small business owner and a CDP/BUG Distinguished Master, and a member of the Wilson Combat shooting team. This episode is sponsored by: Use these Links to Support…
USC48 - Brad Weilbrenner from Loudon, NH
Jan 31 • 29 min
In this episode we meet Brad Weilbrenner from Loudon, NH (A216970). Brad is a training developer for the New Hampshire Department of Corrections and a ESP Expert, and has been an IDPA member since 2014. This episode sponsored by: Use…
USC47 - Mark Goede from Ballwin, MO
Jan 28 • 33 min
In this episode we meet Mark Goede from Ballwin, MO (A26863). Mark is a flight instructor, former professional airline pilot and federal officer and a ESP/SSP Master, and has been an IDPA member since 2006. Mark served for nine years as the…
USC46 - Darryl Means from Yelm, WA
Jan 24 • 31 min
In this episode we meet “Hashtag” Darryl Means from Yelm, WA (A28091). Darryl is a active duty member of the US Coast Guard and a CDP/SSP/ESP Master, and has been an IDPA member since 2007. This episode sponsored by: Use these Links to Support…
USC45 - Kitty Richards from Seneca, PA
Jan 21 • 32 min
In this episode we meet Kitty Richards from Seneca, PA (LM18564). Kitty is a business development officer and special project manager for IDPA and a five-gun Marksman, and has been an IDPA member since 2003. This episode sponsored by: …
USC44 - John Horvath from Hebron, IN
Jan 17 • 30 min
In this episode we meet John Horvath from Hebron, IN (A868360). John is a live-event sound engineer and a ESP/SSP Expert, and has been an IDPA member since 2016. This episode sponsored by: Use these Links to Support Unload and Show Clear…
USC43 - Stan Hein of Sturgeon Bay, WI
Jan 14 • 24 min
In this episode we meet Stan Hein from Sturgeon Bay, WI (A51600). Stan works for the cable company and is a Chief Safety Officer and CDP Expert, and has been an IDPA member since 2012. This episode sponsored by: Use these Links to Support…
USC42 - John Hilterman from Milton, FL
Jan 10 • 27 min
In this episode we meet John Hilterman from Milton, FL (A397393). John is a former Navy, commercial, and Air Force Pilot and a ESP/SSP/CCP Expert, and has been an IDPA member since 2015. John now works as a business consultant and serves as the IDPA…
USC41 - King Drummond of Kingston Springs, TN
Jan 7 • 32 min
In this episode we meet King Drummond from Kingston Springs, TN (A51844). King is an industrial equipment salesman and a ESP/SSP Master, and has been an IDPA member since 2012. This episode sponsored by: Use these Links to Support Unload and…
USC40 - Aaron “Rags” Ragusa of Normal, IL
Jan 3 • 30 min
In this episode we meet Aaron Ragusa from Normal, IL (A54780). Aaron is a information security specialist and a ESP/SSP/CCP Sharpshooter, and has been an IDPA member since 2012. Aaron is also the match director for the Illinois State IDPA…
USC39 - Host on the Hot-Seat
Dec 31, 2018 • 34 min
This week, guest host Kitty Richards puts Lloyd Bailey (A52856) in the hot seat. Lloyd is a ESP/SSP Sharpshooter, software developer, Texas transplant from North Carolina, and a podcaster. He has been an IDPA member since 2012. Check out the…
USC38 - Mandy Bachman from Clarksville, TX
Dec 27, 2018 • 26 min
In this episode we meet Mandy Bachman from Clarksville, TX (A756748). Mandy is a former teacher turned pro shooter and a ESP Master, and has been an IDPA member since 2014. She is a member of the Wilson Combat shooting team and now works for IDPA HQ. …
USC37 - World Champion Julie Golob
Dec 24, 2018 • 28 min
In this week’s episode we meet World Champion Julie Golob. Julie is an author, and activist, a mom, and a the first and only 7-division USPSA Women’s National Champion. She has over 140 Championship titles in her career including 45 national titles…
USC36 - John Lawrence from Merritt, TX
Dec 20, 2018 • 21 min
In this episode we meet John Lawrence from Merrit, TX (A26063). John is a park manager for the City of Dallas and a ESP Expert, and has been an IDPA member since 2006. IDPA is a family affair for the Lawrence family. John’s wife, Memarie, was our…
USC35 - Sean Griffith from Brunswick, GA
Dec 17, 2018 • 24 min
In this episode we meet Sean Griffith from Brunswick, GA (A572433). Sean is a firearms instructor and a SSP Distinguished Master and ESP/ESP/CCP Master, and has been an IDPA member since 2014. This Episode is brought to you by: Use these Links to…
USC34 - Heather Martinez from Santa Fe, NM
Dec 13, 2018 • 27 min
In this episode we meet Heather Martinez from Santa Fe, NM (A509838). Heather works in accounting for the State of New Mexico and an ESP Marksman, and has been an IDPA member since 2014. This Episode is brought to you by: Use these Links to Support…
USC33 - Sean Sorrentino from somewhere in eastern NC
Dec 10, 2018 • 29 min
In this episode we meet Sean Sorrentino from Johnston County, NC (A473824). Sean is a insurance inspector, former podcaster, and gun rights activist. He is also an SSP Sharpshooter, and has been an IDPA member since 2015. This Episode is brought to…
USC32 - Memarie Lawrence from Merritt, TX
Dec 6, 2018 • 24 min
In this episode we meet Memarie Lawrence from Merrit, TX (A868730). Memarie is a quality control specialist and a ESP Expert, and has been an IDPA member since 2014. Memarie’s son, Ashton Lawrence, was a guest on episode 16. This Episode is brought…
USC31 - Simon Cote from Beaver Falls, PA
Dec 3, 2018 • 29 min
In this episode we meet Simon Cote (A136371) from Beaver Falls, PA by way of Quebec, Canada. Simon is a small business owner and a SSP Master, and has been an IDPA member since 2016. This Episode is brought to you by: Use these Links to Support…
USC30 - Kevin Farrar of Evansville, IN
Nov 29, 2018 • 28 min
In this episode we meet Kevin Farrar from Evansville, IN (A264589). Kevin works for Toyota in quality control and is the match director of the annual Holiday Havoc. He is an ESP/SSP/CCP Master, and has been an IDPA member since 2015. This Episode is…
USC29 - Brian Ehrler from Mansfield, TX
Nov 26, 2018 • 31 min
In this episode we meet Brian Ehrler from Mansfield, TX (A33519). Brian is a IDPA area coordinator and match director for the 2016 and 2017 National Championships and a ESP/SSP/CDP Master, and has been an IDPA member since 2008. This Episode is…
USC28 - Will Schmied from Hernando, MS
Nov 22, 2018 • 30 min
In this episode we meet Will Schmied from Hernando, MS (A459193). Will is a IT professional for St. Jude Children’s Hospital, IDPA Coordinator for the Desoto Rifle and Pistol club, and has been an IDPA member since 2013. Will is married to our…
USC27 - Al Matter from Quinlan, TX
Nov 19, 2018 • 21 min
In this episode we meet Allen Matter from Quinlan, TX (A448329). Allen is a commercial airline pilot and a SSP Master, and has been an IDPA member since 2013. This Episode is brought to you by: Use the Promo code USC20 to save 20% off your order!…
USC26 - World Champion Robert Vogel
Nov 15, 2018 • 35 min
In this episode we meet Robert Vogel from Saint Marys, OH (A14080). Robert is a reserve law enforcement officer and firearms instructor. And since joining IDPA in 2002 he has won two World Championships and eight National Championships. Click here to…
USC25 - Steven Grantham from Eastman, GA
Nov 12, 2018 • 28 min
In this episode we meet Steven Grantham from Eastman, GA (A656691). Steven is a chiropractor and a ESP Marksman, and has been an IDPA member since 2017. This Episode is brought to you by: Use the Promo code USC20 to save 20% off your order! Use…
USC24 - Brad Eadens from Henderson, KY
Nov 8, 2018 • 25 min
In this episode we meet Brad Eadens from Henderson, KY (A40383). Brad is a rangemaster and a CCP Distinguished Master, and has been an IDPA member since 2010. This Episode is brought to you by: Use the Promo code USC20 to save 20% off your order!…
USC23 - Scott Hurt from Evansville, IN
Nov 5, 2018 • 26 min
In this episode we meet Scott Hurt from Evansville, IN (A11294). Scott is a retired police sergeant and a SSP Master, and has been an IDPA member since 2001. This Episode is brought to you by: Use the Promo code USC20 to save 20% off your order! Use…
USC22 - Matt Childress from Longview, TX
Nov 1, 2018 • 21 min
In this episode we meet Matt Childress from Longview, TX (A42146). Matt is a Navy reservist recently returned from deployment and a CCP Distinguished Master, and has been an IDPA member since 2010. This Episode Brought to You by Use the Promo code…
USC21 - Mingran Qian from Livonia, MI
Oct 29, 2018 • 32 min
In this episode we meet Mingran Qian from Livonia, MI (A291980). Mingran is a brand representative for Leapers UTG and a ESP/SSP Master, and has been an IDPA member since 2014. Use these Links to Support Unload and Show Clear Our goal is to visit…
USC20 - Ben Bolden from Moscow, TN
Oct 25, 2018 • 21 min
In this episode we meet Ben Bolden from Moscow, TN (A870237). Ben works for his hometown bank and is a SSP Master, and has been an IDPA member since 2015. Use these Links to Support Unload and Show Clear Our goal is to visit matches around the country…
USC19 - David Orr from San Diego, CA
Oct 22, 2018 • 25 min
In this episode we meet David Orr from San Diego, CA (A47889). David is a IT professional and a CCP Distinguished Master, and has been an IDPA member since 2011. Use these Links to Support Unload and Show Clear Our goal is to visit matches around the…
USC18 - David Jackson of Oxford, MS
Oct 18, 2018 • 26 min
In this episode we meet David Jackson from Oxford, MS (A389814). David is a maintenance manager and an SSP Master, and has been an IDPA member since 2015. Use these Links to Support Unload and Show Clear Our goal is to visit matches around the…
USC17 - Kris Walley of Prairieville, LA
Oct 15, 2018 • 22 min
In this episode we meet Kris Walley from Prairieville, LA (A56254). Kris is a security manager, MD for South Louisiana IDPA host of the Battle on they Bayou. He is and an ESP Sharpshooter. Kris has been an IDPA member since 2013. Use these Links to…
USC16 - Ashton Lawrence of Merritt, TX
Oct 11, 2018 • 20 min
In this episode we meet Ashton Lawrence from Merritt, TX (A715384). Ashton is a high school sophomore and is IDPA’s youngest ESP Master, and has been an IDPA member since 2015. Use these Links to Support Unload and Show Clear Our goal is to visit…
USC15 - Ron Hardee from Maumelle, AR
Oct 8, 2018 • 24 min
In this episode we meet Ron Hardee from Maumelle, AR (A09851). Ron is a retiree and a SSP Expert, and has been an IDPA member since 2000. American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Use these Links to Support Unload and Show Clear Our goal is to visit…
USC14 - Scott Longhorn of Pilot Mound, IA
Oct 4, 2018 • 28 min
In this episode we meet Scott Longhorn from Pilot Mound, IA (A325850). Scott is a bovine podiatrist and a ESP/CDP Expert, and has been an IDPA member since 2014. Use these Links to Support Unload and Show Clear Our goal is to visit matches around the…
USC13 - Jesse Walker of Galax, VA
Oct 1, 2018 • 20 min
In this episode we meet Jesse Walker from Galax, VA (A855603). Jesse is a minister and taxidermist and a SSP Master, and has been an IDPA member since 2014. Use these Links to Support Unload and Show Clear Our goal is to visit matches around the…
USC12 - Chris Schmied of Hernando, MS
Sep 24, 2018 • 26 min
In this episode we meet Chris Schmied from Hernando, MS (A542573). Chris is a web marketing consultant and a ESP Marksman, and has been an IDPA member since 2013. Use these Links to Support Unload and Show Clear Our goal is to visit matches around…
Special Episode #2 - Listener Emails
Sep 20, 2018 • 15 min
In this special episode, Lloyd responds to listener emails from JP, Chris, and Mike and explains the stories behind the show openers.
USC11 - Bora Angel of Plano, TX
Sep 17, 2018 • 29 min
In this episode we meet Bora Angel from Plano, TX by way of Atlanta and Turkey (A45286). Bora is a software architect and an ESP Expert, and has been an IDPA member since 2011. Use these Links to Support Unload and Show Clear Our goal is to visit…
Special Episode #1 - Previewing the Miss’ippi Showdowns
Sep 13, 2018 • 9 min
Chris Schmied of Hernando, Mississippi tells us about the 2018 and 2019 Miss’ippi Showdowns. Find out more at www.msshowdown.com. Use these Links to Support Unload and Show Clear Our goal is to visit matches around the country to meet more amazing…
USC10 - Jackie Russo of Federal Way, WA
Sep 10, 2018 • 24 min
In this episode we meet Jackie Russo from Federal Way, WA (A833532). Jackie is a retired law enforcement officer and a SSP/CCP Sharpshooter, and has been an IDPA member since 2015. Use these Links to Support Unload and Show Clear Our goal is to visit…
USC09 - Kenneth Cash of Chester, SC
Sep 3, 2018 • 23 min
In this episode we meet Ken Cash (A476128) from Chester, South Carolina who was introduced to the sport by the great Morgan Allen. He’s been an IDPA member since 2015 and is an SSP and CCP Expert who loves his Walthers so much, the company let him…
USC08 - Steve Koski of Alpine, UT
Sep 3, 2018 • 26 min
In this episode we meet Steve Koski (A01608) from Alpine, Utah. Steve is an engineer, podcaster (Gun Dudes, PARAcast), and SSP Master. He’s been an IDPA member since 1997. Use these Links to Support Unload and Show Clear Our goal is to visit matches…
USC07 - Ray Patawaran of Tupelo, MS
Sep 3, 2018 • 22 min
In this episode we meet Ray Patawaran (A204064) of Tupelo, Mississippi by way of Los Angeles and the Philippines. IDPA member since 2015 and ESP Expert. He is an ERP consultant and designer of shooting shirts at ZeroSports. Use these Links to…
USC06 - The Gear You Need to get Started
Aug 31, 2018 • 14 min
In this episode of Unload and Show Clear we finish our intro-to-IDPA series with a look at the gear you will need to get started. Unlike our sister sport USPSA, the gear you need to get started in IDPA is pretty minimal and, if you don’t want to, you…
USC05 - Cover, Fault Lines, and Tactical Priority
Aug 31, 2018 • 11 min
Last episode we covered range safety, today we’re going to talk about three things you need to understand to shoot a stage successfully. Cover, fault lines, and tactical priority. These three concepts work together during a match to determine how you…
USC04 - Safety and Range Commands
Aug 31, 2018 • 21 min
We previously covered a basic overview of how a match runs, divisions and classes, how scoring works, and what equipment you need to get started. Today we are going to talk about what happens between the berms in more detail. And today the focus is on…
USC03 - Matches, Divisions and Classifications
Aug 31, 2018 • 18 min
Today we are continue our intro-to-IDPA series with a review of matches, divisions and classifications.
USC02 - Scoring and Penalties
Aug 31, 2018 • 15 min
One of the perceived drawbacks of IDPA as a sport is the complexity of it’s rules. Despite the complexity and occasional confusion, the sport is a ton of fun. For the average shooter it’s really straighforward. Just don’t get lost in the weeds and you’ll…
USC01 - Welcome to Unload and Show Clear
Aug 31, 2018 • 11 min
Welcome to out very first episode. In today’s episode we are going to talk about what IDPA is and what this podcast is all about.