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The Velvet Hammer Podcast

David Burnell

The Velvet Hammer is a hard hitting series with clarity regarding missions, training and world events. These stories are sometimes intense, but are always filled with powerful lessons in life. David is a Military Veteran, Former Dive Rescue International Instructor, National Taekwondo Champion, Defensive Tactics Instructor, Firearms Instructor, Certified Bodyguard for High Risk Areas and a successful businessman.

Recent Episodes

Life is not a straight line - how to embrace the journey!June 15, 2021 Episode artwork Natural Rights - The foundation of the Bill of RightsJanuary 15, 2021 Episode artwork Lifting the weary and downcast - they are all around you every day!January 15, 2021 Episode artwork Necessity - The most important word and actionJanuary 06, 2021 Episode artwork The Bummer Lamb - The worth of a soulDecember 22, 2020 Episode artwork Good wolves and bad wolves with David FabriciusDecember 09, 2020 Episode artwork Growth comes through failure - Becoming forgedDecember 07, 2020 Episode artwork The difference between a Republic and a DemocracyNovember 25, 2020 Episode artwork I can't fix this - A story of Life and DeathOctober 27, 2020 Episode artwork PTSD - Insights and understandingOctober 15, 2020 Episode artwork The mighty man of valor - GideonOctober 08, 2020 Episode artwork Resilience - A story of under the Ice RecoverySeptember 04, 2020 Episode artwork Overcoming a gunshot woundJuly 15, 2020 Episode artwork Overrun in a food drop - HaitiJuly 06, 2020 Episode artwork You have to "Live Hard to be Hard" with Dan LagunaJune 05, 2020 Episode artwork Protecting doctors and nurses in Haiti - Story of a bodyguardMay 21, 2020 Episode artwork Wounded warriors - My friendsMay 18, 2020 Episode artwork Insights into the Haiti Earthquake Relief MissionMay 12, 2020 Episode artwork Why do hard things, try to make a difference, or risk all?May 01, 2020 Episode artwork Burma mission with Special Forces legend to help the Karen ArmyMay 01, 2020 Episode artwork Emotional survival with Doctor Shawn Kohler, MDApril 24, 2020 Episode artwork Women's self defense principles - SeminarApril 12, 2020 Episode artwork 72 hour kits and go bags - Be readyApril 02, 2020 Episode artwork Firearms safety, selection and ballisticsMarch 27, 2020 Episode artwork Preparing for global and community disastersMarch 12, 2020 Episode artwork