Posts in the Category: Man Skills

Wolf & Iron Podcast #016: Feed the Wolf – Thoughts on the Myth of Two Wolves

Posted in - Character & Featured & Knowledge & Podcast & Virtues on April 12th 2017 0 Comments Wolf and Iron Feed the Wolf Podcast Cover_Fotor

When I first heard the supposed Cherokee proverb on the Two Wolves I thought, “This is cool, but something seems off to me.” It took some time to narrow down what I didn’t like about it. Like any moral story, this one has some good points, but I don’t think it accurately represents the heart …

Wolf & Iron Podcast #004: Liam Hoffman of Hoffman Blacksmithing on Blacksmithing, Entrepreneurship, and Finding Your Calling

Posted in - Forging & Knives & Podcast & Work on May 10th 2016 0 Comments Liam Hoffman Podcast interview

My guest for this episode of the Wolf & Iron podcast is Liam Hoffman of HoffmanBlacksmithing.com. Liam is a 19 year-old entrepreneur who started forging blades and axes at an early age. He’s a prime example of a young man who, when given the freedom to do so and support of his parents, found …

Wolf & Iron Podcast #003: Aaron Jannetti on Active Shooter Defense, Krav Maga, & Strength Training

Posted in - Fighting & Firearms & Fitness & Podcast & Survival on April 25th 2016 0 Comments Aaron Jannetti Interview Podcast_Featured Image

I first came across Aaron Jannetti via the video below which was shared on Facebook by Glenn Beck. Aaron’s Active Shooter course seemed like one of the best and most needed ideas in a long time, so I looked him up and invited him to the podcast. Aaron’s skill set is mighty impressive: …

Strength Training as “Practice” Instead of “Exercise”

Posted in - Fitness & Guest Post & Health & Man Skills on February 10th 2016 0 Comments maxick3

The following article is a guest post from Andrew Xenophontos. Read the author’s bio below.

While we all enjoy a good pump on the bench and pulling a side-triceps pose, we forget to appreciate how novel the experience is when we make true progress in our lifting. Sure, life is rough sometimes …

Traditional Archery: Part 4 – How to Shoot a Bow Instinctively

Posted in - Hunting & Man Skills & Survival on February 8th 2016 0 Comments Dr Harlan Metcalf Ed and Tom McNish Drawing bow_Fotor

“In archery we have something like the way of the superior man. When the archer misses the center of the target, he turns round and seeks for the cause of his failure in himself.” – Confucius, Chinese Philosopher, 551 BC-479 BC

Whereas a compound bow is fitted to a particular archer …