Clint Emerson – Conversations with a Navy SEAL

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What are some of the skills you should know to keep safe and be a badass? Listen in for more.


Clint Emerson is a retired Navy SEAL and the author of 100 Deadly Skills. In his book, Clint shares how you can be an overall badass and detect threats from people who are armed. You will learn how to escape a locked trunk, evade a kidnapping, and so much more in Clint’s book. Clint talks on what must-have items you should keep in your car at all times and how to detect someone trying to follow or stalk you, in today’s show.


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Key Takeaways:
[2:55] Clint shares one of the more intense stories he has experienced while he was a navy SEAL.
[6:45] Why did Clint want to be a SEAL?
[8:45] What kind of tests did Clint have to go through?
[17:35] What is the 100 Deadly Skills book about?
[20:35] You can put a razor in the sole of your shoes and use it to get out of some handcuffs.
[21:55] Key things to look out for in a bad guy?
[25:35] What are some of the key things for infiltration?
[31:35] What should people carry in their vehicle?
[33:15] How do you build your own compass?
[39:20] What were some of the things Clint had to do during his initiation into the SEALs?
[41:40] What should you know about surveillance?
[43:10] Clint talks about night vision.
[44:55] In order to pick a lock, you need to understand how a lock works.
[48:20] What’s life like after the Navy SEALs?
[50:30] What are some of the biggest challenges Clint has faced now that he is out?
[53:35] What legacy would Clint like to leave behind?
[54:50] Clint is working on book number two, so look out for that in the future.


Mentioned in This Episode:
100 Deadly Skills by Clint Emerson

Music Credit:
J Parlange & Latenite Automatic ( –
“You can go three days without water and 30 days without food.”

“It’s important to know when you’re being stalked or followed, especially for females.”

“White men between their 20s and 30s tend to be the nut jobs/stalker/rapists when you look at the statistics.”


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