This podcast is all about summertime prep for your whitetail spots. I’m joined by good buddy Chris Dunkin who is a whitetail expert here in Iowa and also one who I talk strategy with throughout the year.
This podcast is with Sturgill Simpson and Bert Sorin. We power up the mics in a backwoods South Carolina skinning shack to tell stories from being punks to punching targets.
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In this podcast we turn on the switch to the new digital frontier for Nock On Archery. I’m excited to announce this powerful FREE archery platform that we’ve put a life’s work into for the Nock On Nation! In this podcast me and my buddy Adam walk you through this historic web launch!
This podcast is with Sean DeGrey of Total Archery Challenge. We talk about what archers need to expect and what the events will be like for 2020. We also talk about the joys of archery and the miracle from Sean’s past!
PC 269 is with an industry mogul Mike Slinkard. He is a longtime friend, expert hunter, archer and a creative mind. We talk about hunting turkeys for first timers, how to get permission, how to shoot birds from a lawn chair, becoming a better Bowhunter, being an impala, shoulder surgeries, new archery sight ideas and much more. Enjoy! For more HECS science go to hecsllc.com or nockonarchery.com
PC 268 is with Jocko Willink. We talk about what a positive mindset can do for you and those around you. We also dive into several stories of family, friends and the great outdoors!
This podcast is dedicated to the nock On Nation who is the lifeblood to my passion. I’m joined by longtime Nation Members Brad of All Brads, Ryan Branco and longtime PSE meme we John Liska. We talk about all sorts of things archery on this amazing weekend I’ve dedicated to the Nock On Nation.
PC 266 is with a true American Major Brian R. Chontosh who is a retired Marine Corps officer who was awarded the Navy Cross for his heroic actions during the 2003 Invasion of Iraq. He an ultra elite athlete with a long list of ridiculous accomplishments on extreme feats too long to list. In this podcast we talk about how military vets can change their lives through archery. Tosh is a true friend who I taught archery and hunting to in recent years that have changed my focus on the importance of what archery can do for people lives and struggles.
Kyle Douglas just won the Worlds largest indoor tournament in Vegas 2020. This young superstar was fresh off the trip home when we got to talk about what it’s like growing up and shooting a bow against the best out there.
Chad Ward is the guy responsible for teaching me everything I know about the Traeger. He changed my life on cooking wild game after having him cook a wild hog for me in Florida several years ago. Since then we have cooked at many hunting camps together and love teaching others about it. Chad has an amazing motivation story about losing over 180lbs since we met by eating cleaner and taking some easy steps in life. He is now wanting to start compound archery.
Tom Davin is an Icon to business, leadership and growth. He has had lead roles with Goldman Sachs, Pepsi, Oakley, 511 Tactical, Taco Bell, and is currently Co CEO of BRCC. Tom has an amazing career in the Marines and Outdoor community. This podcast is all about how to improve yourself as a competitor, businessman and other stages of life.
Brendan Hansen is a 6X Olympic Medalist, 25X World Medalist, World Recorder Holder and 2X Hall of Famer. In this podcast we talk through winning mindset, preparing for big events, achieving goals, visualization and whats its like to be a workhorse! We also take about a massive event coming soon to Archery Country in Austin Texas for the Nock On Nation!
Seppie is World Record Setting Archer from South Africa and Magnum Archery. Not only does he run the largest archery distributor in SA but he also has been a longtime friend and competitor. We sit down at the ATA show to talk about old times in the dark continent.
P.C. 259 is with Aron Snyder and we chat about the hunting season, goat hunts, trad archery, his return to compound archery, the progression of archers and hunters, how trad archery can potentially help target anticipation, tales of the one they call Barklow, the benefits of made in America manufacturing, how to make the wheel roll better and our opinions on shot angles and penetration.
PC 259 is the podcast following the 2020 ATA. It was a record breaking week for the nock on nation and I recap that event just before diving into a bunch of awesome questions. Topics Include- Limb Driven Rest vs Cable Driven, New Comer Bows, Speeds and Specs of the new NTN bow, How Much To Shoot In Practice, Rocker Position On Releases, Nock2 Fork Videos, Rest Position, How Let Off Affects You, How To Get Into Hunting, New Products On The Way, Peep Sizes and Adjustable Sights and much more! Enjoy.
PC 258 is sure to shake up the archery world. I talk about the past few decades in the industry and what paths I have gone down and where I will head in the future. 2020 sets the stage for a new decade of awesomeness for the Nock On Nation.
PC 257 is with WWE superstars Ray Rowe (ERIK- Vikings Raiders) and Sarah Rowe (Sarah Logan). They are new to Bowhunting and super addicted to becoming self sustaining outdoorsman. They came out for a full day of archery lessons and instructions. We crammed a lot into one day and then did a full recap after an awesome meal on the grill.
PC 256 is with Dennis Zuck from GW Gore, Jay Matthews formally of Nike and Thad Kaczmarek formally of Arc’Teryx who all came out to shoot bows for a few days and have some form check. All these guys bring great backgrounds to a good conversation. Unfortunately one large file from the start of this podcast was corrupted after Jay unplugged us.
PC 255 restarts the Podcast after a long season in the field. Dudley goes into discussion on starting over in the range and how to reboot your shooting technique and form. He also gets into some Q&A from the nock on nation about - Total Archery Challenge schedule for 2020, late season hunting, shooting from a seated position, best thing about Iowa, trusted bow shops, how long to practice before your first hunt and managing expectations on the range.
This podcast celebrates Pete Shepley who is the oldest living owner of a compound bow company. PSE Archery just celebrated 50 years and Pete tells stories of where the compound bow industry started and the different things he’s seen since sanding his first compound risers under a tree in his front yard close to where I shot my first archery tournament. Pete is a living legend and one of the few left to tell stories of the greats like Fred Bear, Tom Jennings and Earl Hoyt. I hope you enjoy it as much as I did.
PC 253 is a podcast dedicated to my thought process for the peak whitetail season success. As we near the pre-rut here in the Midwest I talk you through my philosophies on the whats, wheres and why’s!
PC 252 is with Jocko Willink and we talk about the ups and downs in the elk mountains and also in life!
PC 251 is with Joe Rogan, Jocko Willink, Andy Stumpf, Cam Hanes and Brock White. We sit around a camp table and talk bowhunting. Theres too many great topics to remember them all. Get Some!
PC 250 picks up where 249 left off answering questions from all of YOU! Topics include- “New to Archery” bow choices, arrow tune variations, eye dominance, changes to the archery industry, decoy and calling tips and tactics, how to make quicker shots in hunting situations, Sitka whitetail system options, grilling tips, how to get over target panic, my most memorable hunts, and the decisions of hunting private and public lands for a new bow hunter.
Podcast 249 is long podcast dedicated to answering a few hours worth of questions from the Nock On Nation. Topics include- Updates from Sure Loc, warm weather whitetail tactics, favorite indoor set ups, ladder stands, beginner mule deer tips, preferred arrow point weight, tools for home tuning, tree saddles, how to kill a deer when your neighbor has the food, single pin VS multi pin, nock fit, Traeger life, my longest slump, update on nock on strings, shaking when holding at full draw, new sitka fanatic set and how to get permission to hunt.
In this podcast I guide you through my thought process for Opening season through September. I give you some tips on strategies, gear choices and things that boost success. I also recap some of my first hunts so far and what I did well and what I did not.
Podcast 246 is with an amazing dude John Timar- a few of his accolades are -COO of Kill Cliff, Navy SEAL(Team 8), 5 Years as DOD and intelligence adviser, Successful Start Up Tech Entrepreneur, BJJ brown belt and an Archery White Belt. We talk about his quest to growing brands, growing as a person and rebuilding families lives through the Navy SEAL Foundation
PC 245 is with an iconic figure to bodybuilding Frank Zane. Frank is a longtime friend and a pioneer in the mind/muscle connection in sport. He been a mentor to me for well over a decade and has an unlimited wealth of knowledge on Mind, Body and Spirit. This podcast goes into some memorable events that changed his life while on his quest to defeat Arnold Schwarzenegger for Mr Universe and also win 3 Mr Olympia awards. There are numerous life lesson for any competitor, business owner or employee looking to find positive paths in life.
This podcast is a deep dive into archery and competition mindset with one of the most interesting people you will ever meet, Dr Peter Attia. There’s no short way to describe his accolades in life. He’s a Dr, Boxer, Race Car Driver, Prolonged Health Junky, Fitness Guru, Dad, Swimmer of the Hawaiian Islands, Endurance Cyclist and currently transforming into a Archery Fanatic. He spent five years at the Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland as a general surgery resident.He spent two years at the National Cancer Institute. Currently Peter is the founder of Attia Medical, PC, a medical practice with offices in San Diego and New York City, focusing on the applied science of longevity. He has a super scientific podcast called The Drive. I couldn’t think of a better person to coach archery while drafting life lessons. He has experience and wisdom that will change who you are as a person.
PC 243 is with the Leadership Icon Jocko Willink. He was commander of SEAL Team Three's Task Unit Bruiser during the Battle of Ramadi. Although he needs no formal introduction he is co-author of the books and
PC 242 is a great podcast with Mat Best, Jim Miller and Bert Sorin. We joke around while also focusing on motivating topics on performance in competition and of course mustaches!
PC 241 is a semi live podcast with Evan Hafer, Andy Stumpf and John Barklow. We are on stage at the Total Archery Challenge in Utah and talk about the fun on the mountain, how to shoot a tactical archery course and high level technique. If you are looking for high level tutorials this is the perfect podcast.
PC 240 is the first installment of the “Industry Icons” Series. My guest is CEO Jeremy Andrus who has an amazing story of how he progressed through success and failures in business to grow two amazing brands- Skull Candy and now Traeger. This podcast is a truly inspiring message about how to better yourself and your business.
PC 239 is an impromptu call to the winner of the VIP contest for the Total Archery Challenge. As we ramp up for this big event I called Jared Comstock to tell him he won the free trip to Utah courtesy of Kill Cliff. I let him ask questions on preparing for this event and gear choices we should consider on the mountain.
PC 238 is with a longtime friend Scott Eastman who has been embedded in the archery industry for decades. We talk about our beginnings in archery and what we have seen as the years have unfolded. We also talk about the importance of integrity, longevity and why shooters and companies continue to grow and fail. Scott’s an elite level free diver and spear fisherman that is equally decorated as a mountain hunter.
This podcast is focused on learning some basics about mobile hunting camps. After 42 years I finally decided to purchase a hunting rig and relied on my good friends Brad and Brock White. We tell some fun stories about old hunting camps, new mobile camps, old timers who slept on the ground, bows loud enough to wake up the neighborhood and some beginner mistakes we make as archers. My new camp hauler is amazing and I couldn’t be happier with how much these guys help. If you’re in the market their business is RowleyWhite.com 480-252-2237
PC 236 is a super in depth podcast about backpacks and the design behind them. John Barklow is an industry mogul in extreme survival and hunting. He’s spent decades around some of the most elite hardcore designers and companies. He sits down with me to explain his reasoning behind every aspect of the Sitka Hauler Packs and how you can load them for a backcountry hunt. As a little added bonus I give you some stories of the baby dud of the hunting world.
In this podcast Joe Rogan and I recap a crazy week in Hawaii hunting the Axis Deer. We also dive into some positive enlightenment of archery wisdom, self improvement, comedy, embracing failure and much more !
Podcast 234 is a long overdue podcast with Cam Hanes. We talk about what we learned from our hunt together and speak about the experiences we’ve had behind the bow. Cam is a leader in motivating people to be better everyday and our recent hunt opened my eyes about who he is. We talked about what we learned from each other in the bowhunting field and what others can learn from us as well. It was a good opportunity to show the importance of supporting everyone who supports hunting.
Podcast 233 is with my buddy Chris Dunkin who is very active in the whitetail community. We talk about summer preparation of new hunting spots, set up strategies, game cameras, hearing loss, tree stand set up and safety, trouble shooting errors and small tweaks to maximize success.
PC 232 is an awesome No BS podcast with Aron Snyder. We talk about arrows and tuning priorities. We brainstorm and collectively simplify a list rating arrow quality importance from 1-10!
PC 231 is with Dusty Fillion, Trevor Thompson and Andy Stumpf. We sit and recap the things we learned from the past week of hunting. We go over common mistakes that affect success in the field. We also talk about what these back country adventures can do for training and teaching you to be a better hunter.
PC 230 is with Andy Stumpf, Wesley Wes Mantooth and The Ragin’ Asian Tony He. We spend our last morning on the mountain podcasting about an amazing week in BC. We talk about first time hunting and what several guys learned from being in a completely new environment with bows and bears.
PC 229 is a podcast focussing on getting back on the grid from a brief disconnect from podcasting. Dudley talks about the past several weeks including gear setup for bear camp, a BC backcountry adventure, new products I’m working on, bows on budgets, getting ready for the Total Archery Challenge and much more!
PC 228 is with John Barlow who is no stranger to good podcasting. We talk about his experiences in the field for our spring hunt and then we discuss shot execution and mastering his shot. We go over many gear choices for shooting your best and also some tips on overcoming target panic.
PC 227 is with my good friends Andy Stumpf, Wesly Wes, Andrew Ehard and my Dad. We recap the first several days of a turkey camp here in Iowa and tell some funny stories of the past.
PC 226 is a random phone call to Randy Groenwold who was very disciplined with the School of Nock series and continual posting of his progress. I decided to reach out and do a random podcast with an everyday guy that I’ve never met to talk about what he learned through the process and what the Nock On Nation means to him
PC 225 is with good friend Mike Slynkard and we talk through many different tactics for hunting turkeys. We discuss everything from hunting from a blind to sitting in a lawn chair. Then we transition into turkeys and elk and how they relate in communication. Lastly we go into details about sealing the deal on a turkey tag and what’s the best arrow configuration to take with you.
PC 224 is all about Traeger grilling 101 with Chad Ward of Whiskey Bent BBQ and my good buddy Tyler Stark. This podcast is recapping an amazing 3 weeks of Nock 2 Fork with pig killing and grilling with several groups of friends and we are the last to be awake while we talk about the essentials to being a grill pro.