MDS Episode #0048: Wind, The Great Equalizer

Wind, the great equalizer of the long range shooter. Many of us are humbled by it on a daily basis, regardless if we’re professionals or novices. We’re overdue for a technical topic so in this episode Caylen and Phil tackle this phenomenon and talk about their process for interpreting the wind and using that information…

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MDS Episode #0047: There is No Mindfulness Behind the Rifle without Kass

We hosted a very special guest for this episode, the member of the Modern Day Sniper team that makes it all run behind the scenes, Mrs. Kassandra Wojcik. Kass, Caylen, and Phil discuss the beginnings of MDS and how Kass’s knowledge of technology helped establish the Modern Day Sniper Schoolhouse. The statement of “there is…

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MDS Episode #0046: Back to “The Why?”

In this episode, Caylen and Phillip circle back around to their “Why?” They talk about the progression of Modern Day Sniper and the building of the “Modern Day Rifleman” community and why it’s important to them. Caylen and Phillip dive deep into the “Why?” they do what they do on social media, podcasts and In-Person…

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MDS Episode #0045: Winning the Granite Creek Sniper Challenge

Caylen and Phillip are back together in Yakima for a few weeks of June. They’re just coming off their Win at the Granite Creek Sniper Challenge hosted in Montana underneath the Rifleman’s Team Challenge. They bested over 40 teams, which some of them have years of experience shooting together. With this being Caylen and Phillip’s…

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MDS Episode #0044: David Baker of the Just F’n Send It Podcast

Caylen and Phil invite the hilarious and articulate David Baker of the Just F’n Send It Podcast for another conversation on all things in life, kids growing up, and balancing activities. Caylen and Phil discuss some past law enforcement sniper and open enrollment classes and the teaching points from them, as well as a recap…

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MDS Episode #0043: Training with Intention

Caylen and Phil discuss some of the recent matches they participated in and connect those experiences to how they view their own personal progression as riflemen and evaluate what is truly possible with a rifle in the year 2021. They discuss the mental and emotional aspects of evaluating personal performance, and ways to keep the…

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MDS Episdoe #0042: NRL Gemstate with Patrick Lorenzo, Sniping in Afghanistan and Precision Rifle Competition Shooting

Caylen and Phil are competing at the NRL Gemstate match in Idaho and debriefing their performance after day 1. With them, is Patrick Lorenzo who served as a Scout Sniper in 3/7 from 2007-2011 and deployed with them to Sangin for their Afghanistan deployment. Patrick talks about his experiences as a combat Sniper and what…

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MDS Episode #0041: Fieldcraft With Cody Carroll

We’re back with our weekly drops with an episode that many have asked for, and we’re happy to bring Cody Carroll back to the podcast to discuss the topic of fieldcraft. Fieldcraft is a large subject and Caylen, Phil, and Cody discuss the wavetops of the core competencies, and setting the stage for future episodes…

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MDS Episode #0040: MDS’s foray into the digital space with Brian Bear Butler

We’re joined by a special guest this episode, Brian Bear Butler. We’re about to celebrate our 1-year anniversary and we thought it fitting to have Brian on as a guest to discuss how Modern Day Sniper’s foray into the digital space occurred, what the past year has brought us in terms of both business and…

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MDS Episode #0039: Rifle Set Up and What It Means To Be Kind to Yourself Recap

Caylen and Phil are down in Volusia County for the beginning of their 2021 In-Person training season. In this podcast, they recap on the launch of their subscription service, Modern Day Rifleman/Sniper Monthly in which the first two topics of discussion were “Rifle Set Up” with Phil and “What It Means To Be Kind To…

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