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Since the dawn of time there has existed an elite warrior class. Those with the courage and the will to achieve victory have always set themselves apart. Today, these warriors can be found not only on the modern battlefield, but also in the sports arena, in the boardroom, and in the classroom. Join Doctor Mike Simpson, former Special Forces Operator and highly regarded expert on both combat trauma and combat sports medicine as he takes you inside the Mind of The Warrior.

Doctor Mike Simpson, former Special Forces Operator, Airborne Ranger, and battle-proven warrior with over three decades of military experience. Mike has made it his mission to save lives both on and off the battlefield.

From Law enforcement officers and first responders, to Combat Veterans and Martial Arts masters, the Mind Of The Warrior podcast explores every aspect of what it means to be a warrior-athlete.

Mind Of The Warrior Dr Mike Simpson

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    • 4.8 • 878 Ratings

Since the dawn of time there has existed an elite warrior class. Those with the courage and the will to achieve victory have always set themselves apart. Today, these warriors can be found not only on the modern battlefield, but also in the sports arena, in the boardroom, and in the classroom. Join Doctor Mike Simpson, former Special Forces Operator and highly regarded expert on both combat trauma and combat sports medicine as he takes you inside the Mind of The Warrior.

Doctor Mike Simpson, former Special Forces Operator, Airborne Ranger, and battle-proven warrior with over three decades of military experience. Mike has made it his mission to save lives both on and off the battlefield.

From Law enforcement officers and first responders, to Combat Veterans and Martial Arts masters, the Mind Of The Warrior podcast explores every aspect of what it means to be a warrior-athlete.

    MOTW #154: If I were the Devil

    MOTW #154: If I were the Devil

    Buy the book! https://www.amazon.com/Honed-Finding-Your-Edge-Over-ebook/dp/B09C11QYR4/ref=sr_1_1?crid=1L3GKMD0L3Z1H&dchild=1&keywords=honed+finding+your+edge+as+a+man+over+40&qid=1630362562&sprefix=honed%2Caps%2C210&sr=8-1   Greybeard Performance: https://greybeardperformance.com
    Mike Simpson has served over three decades in the military as an Airborne Ranger, a Special Forces Operator, and finally as a Doctor of Emergency Medicine assigned to the Joint Special Operations Command (JSOC). Throughout his career, Mike has deployed to 17 different countries, from counter-narcotics operations in the jungles of South America, to the Global War on Terror (GWOT) in Southwest Asia and North Africa.
    Along the way, Mike has been trained as a demolitions expert, SWAT Sniper, High Altitude Low Opening (HALO) parachutist, civilian paramedic, Special Forces Medic, Operations and intelligence Sergeant, and finally, a board certified Emergency Medicine Physician.
    Mike is also a martial arts enthusiast, who trains in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Muay Thai. His passion for martial arts motivated him to become a practicing fight doctor. As one of the foremost experts in both tactical trauma medicine and combat sports medicine, Mike is highly sought after as a lecturer and instructor, working extensively with Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighters, law enforcement, and military organizations providing medical care and training. He co-stars on Hunting Hitler on the History Channel.
    Email: doc@drmikesimpson.com

    • 53 min
    MOTW #153: I am not your role model

    MOTW #153: I am not your role model

    Buy the book! https://www.amazon.com/Honed-Finding-Your-Edge-Over-ebook/dp/B09C11QYR4/ref=sr_1_1?crid=1L3GKMD0L3Z1H&dchild=1&keywords=honed+finding+your+edge+as+a+man+over+40&qid=1630362562&sprefix=honed%2Caps%2C210&sr=8-1   Greybeard Performance: https://greybeardperformance.com
    Mike Simpson has served over three decades in the military as an Airborne Ranger, a Special Forces Operator, and finally as a Doctor of Emergency Medicine assigned to the Joint Special Operations Command (JSOC). Throughout his career, Mike has deployed to 17 different countries, from counter-narcotics operations in the jungles of South America, to the Global War on Terror (GWOT) in Southwest Asia and North Africa.
    Along the way, Mike has been trained as a demolitions expert, SWAT Sniper, High Altitude Low Opening (HALO) parachutist, civilian paramedic, Special Forces Medic, Operations and intelligence Sergeant, and finally, a board certified Emergency Medicine Physician.
    Mike is also a martial arts enthusiast, who trains in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Muay Thai. His passion for martial arts motivated him to become a practicing fight doctor. As one of the foremost experts in both tactical trauma medicine and combat sports medicine, Mike is highly sought after as a lecturer and instructor, working extensively with Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighters, law enforcement, and military organizations providing medical care and training. He co-stars on Hunting Hitler on the History Channel.
    Email: doc@drmikesimpson.com

    • 1 hr 5 min
    MOTW #152: Renowned Hunter and Conservationist, Mike Duplan

    MOTW #152: Renowned Hunter and Conservationist, Mike Duplan

    Mike Duplan is a retired 30 year career firefighter/paramedic who lives outside of Ridgway, Colorado with his wife Shellie in the shadow of the San Jaun Mountain Range.  Mike is also a highly accomplished hunter, author, wildlife photographer and provides some thought provoking insight into the future of hunting and harvesting your own meat.  Reflections between Mike and Doc on their paths of service after leaving the town they grew up in together are part of the conversation that is just an introduction to future podcasts that will probably ensue as a result of this reunion of friendship.  You can see more of Mike Duplan on instagram @mikeduplan and see an impressive collection of photographs of wildlife, adventure, hunting and life.
    Buy the book! https://www.amazon.com/Honed-Finding-Your-Edge-Over-ebook/dp/B09C11QYR4/ref=sr_1_1?crid=1L3GKMD0L3Z1H&dchild=1&keywords=honed+finding+your+edge+as+a+man+over+40&qid=1630362562&sprefix=honed%2Caps%2C210&sr=8-1   Greybeard Performance: https://greybeardperformance.com
    Mike Simpson has served over three decades in the military as an Airborne Ranger, a Special Forces Operator, and finally as a Doctor of Emergency Medicine assigned to the Joint Special Operations Command (JSOC). Throughout his career, Mike has deployed to 17 different countries, from counter-narcotics operations in the jungles of South America, to the Global War on Terror (GWOT) in Southwest Asia and North Africa.
    Along the way, Mike has been trained as a demolitions expert, SWAT Sniper, High Altitude Low Opening (HALO) parachutist, civilian paramedic, Special Forces Medic, Operations and intelligence Sergeant, and finally, a board certified Emergency Medicine Physician.
    Mike is also a martial arts enthusiast, who trains in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Muay Thai. His passion for martial arts motivated him to become a practicing fight doctor. As one of the foremost experts in both tactical trauma medicine and combat sports medicine, Mike is highly sought after as a lecturer and instructor, working extensively with Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighters, law enforcement, and military organizations providing medical care and training. He co-stars on Hunting Hitler on the History Channel.
    Email: doc@drmikesimpson.com

    • 1 hr 38 min
    MOTW #151: Tim Parlatore, attorney to President Trump and CPO Gallagher

    MOTW #151: Tim Parlatore, attorney to President Trump and CPO Gallagher

    Buy the book! https://www.amazon.com/Honed-Finding-Your-Edge-Over-ebook/dp/B09C11QYR4/ref=sr_1_1?crid=1L3GKMD0L3Z1H&dchild=1&keywords=honed+finding+your+edge+as+a+man+over+40&qid=1630362562&sprefix=honed%2Caps%2C210&sr=8-1   Greybeard Performance: https://greybeardperformance.com
    Mike Simpson has served over three decades in the military as an Airborne Ranger, a Special Forces Operator, and finally as a Doctor of Emergency Medicine assigned to the Joint Special Operations Command (JSOC). Throughout his career, Mike has deployed to 17 different countries, from counter-narcotics operations in the jungles of South America, to the Global War on Terror (GWOT) in Southwest Asia and North Africa.
    Along the way, Mike has been trained as a demolitions expert, SWAT Sniper, High Altitude Low Opening (HALO) parachutist, civilian paramedic, Special Forces Medic, Operations and intelligence Sergeant, and finally, a board certified Emergency Medicine Physician.
    Mike is also a martial arts enthusiast, who trains in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Muay Thai. His passion for martial arts motivated him to become a practicing fight doctor. As one of the foremost experts in both tactical trauma medicine and combat sports medicine, Mike is highly sought after as a lecturer and instructor, working extensively with Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighters, law enforcement, and military organizations providing medical care and training. He co-stars on Hunting Hitler on the History Channel.
    Email: doc@drmikesimpson.com

    • 1 hr 29 min
    MOTW #150: Coach Duane "Bang" Ludwig

    MOTW #150: Coach Duane "Bang" Ludwig

    Coach Ludwig is arguably the best striking coach in all of MMA. An accomplished fighter in his own right, he also was the head striking coach at Team Alpha Male, and coached UFC Legend TJ Dillishaw to win, defend, and win back a title! You can follow coach Duane on instagram  @BangMuayThai 
    Buy the book! https://www.amazon.com/Honed-Finding-Your-Edge-Over-ebook/dp/B09C11QYR4/ref=sr_1_1?crid=1L3GKMD0L3Z1H&dchild=1&keywords=honed+finding+your+edge+as+a+man+over+40&qid=1630362562&sprefix=honed%2Caps%2C210&sr=8-1   Greybeard Performance: https://greybeardperformance.com
    Mike Simpson has served over three decades in the military as an Airborne Ranger, a Special Forces Operator, and finally as a Doctor of Emergency Medicine assigned to the Joint Special Operations Command (JSOC). Throughout his career, Mike has deployed to 17 different countries, from counter-narcotics operations in the jungles of South America, to the Global War on Terror (GWOT) in Southwest Asia and North Africa.
    Along the way, Mike has been trained as a demolitions expert, SWAT Sniper, High Altitude Low Opening (HALO) parachutist, civilian paramedic, Special Forces Medic, Operations and intelligence Sergeant, and finally, a board certified Emergency Medicine Physician.
    Mike is also a martial arts enthusiast, who trains in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Muay Thai. His passion for martial arts motivated him to become a practicing fight doctor. As one of the foremost experts in both tactical trauma medicine and combat sports medicine, Mike is highly sought after as a lecturer and instructor, working extensively with Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighters, law enforcement, and military organizations providing medical care and training. He co-stars on Hunting Hitler on the History Channel.
    Email: doc@drmikesimpson.com

    • 1 hr 7 min
    MOTW #149: Bobby Harrington talks about vets transitioning to civilian life

    MOTW #149: Bobby Harrington talks about vets transitioning to civilian life

    Bobby Harrington is the founder of the Rubicon Course of Action (COA) Immersive Leadership Development company, specializing in performance programs and immersive leadership development events. He has practiced leadership in sports, martial arts, the military, private business, and a Fortune 100 oil and gas company. Bobby has taught leadership in twenty-four different countries with thirteen languages. His work focuses on people in leadership, team design, and technical innovation leadership. He earned a degree in Intelligence Studies and International Relations later in life. Bobby is a United States Marine Corps Desert Shield/Desert Storm Gulf War veteran and lives in Texas with his wife and family. Retired from Chevron in April 2023.
    https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0BW4X8FCC?ref_=cm_sw_r_cp_ud_dp_B6AX14W1365VG7ZX5DKV
    Buy the book! https://www.amazon.com/Honed-Finding-Your-Edge-Over-ebook/dp/B09C11QYR4/ref=sr_1_1?crid=1L3GKMD0L3Z1H&dchild=1&keywords=honed+finding+your+edge+as+a+man+over+40&qid=1630362562&sprefix=honed%2Caps%2C210&sr=8-1   Greybeard Performance: https://greybeardperformance.com
    Mike Simpson has served over three decades in the military as an Airborne Ranger, a Special Forces Operator, and finally as a Doctor of Emergency Medicine assigned to the Joint Special Operations Command (JSOC). Throughout his career, Mike has deployed to 17 different countries, from counter-narcotics operations in the jungles of South America, to the Global War on Terror (GWOT) in Southwest Asia and North Africa.
    Along the way, Mike has been trained as a demolitions expert, SWAT Sniper, High Altitude Low Opening (HALO) parachutist, civilian paramedic, Special Forces Medic, Operations and intelligence Sergeant, and finally, a board certified Emergency Medicine Physician.
    Mike is also a martial arts enthusiast, who trains in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Muay Thai. His passion for martial arts motivated him to become a practicing fight doctor. As one of the foremost experts in both tactical trauma medicine and combat sports medicine, Mike is highly sought after as a lecturer and instructor, working extensively with Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighters, law enforcement, and military organizations providing medical care and training. He co-stars on Hunting Hitler on the History Channel.
    Email: doc@drmikesimpson.com

    • 50 min

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