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.
Women's Live Taught Self-defense Course Overview
This is an overview of what to expect in the women's self-defense live taught course. This course is great for young women's groups, adult women or a group of family and friends. You provide the place and the people and David will come and teach. These self-defense techniques and models will help you avoid becoming a victim. If you get caught in a small space and trapped, he will show you simple and effective ways to get away. His methods are simple and straight forward with a no non-sense attitude.
Overcoming the Abyss through Light
With so much pressure on so many people, I am struck by the comparison of the deep black water environments where there is intense pressure and little to no light. In this podcast David talks about how we can overcome that darkness and find light, even in the midst of constant pressure from all around us.
Respect and Leadership Interview with the Mainline Executive Coaching
Are you looking to improve your companies growth, retention, trust with employees and overall well being? Listen to this podcast and get some insights into RESPECT as one of the key principles that can take you, your team and company to the next level. In this podcast David was interviewed by Maikel Bailey and Rich Baron from Mainline Executive Coaching on the dynamics of respect and leadership. This is a great team of experienced coaches that help accelerate business growth and personal development. More from them at executiveleadersactilec.com
Thy will be done
The ability to let our will go and depend upon the wisdom of a loving God and the intervention of the heavens yields true peace and joy on this earth. This does not mean we do not try or we give up, it means we trust in the outcomes that we cannot force or control. We connect to heaven and let his will be done knowing the results will be what is ultimately best for us.
The Search for a 3 year old Abducted Child - HAITI
For the FIRST TIME EVER I share the true story of my mission to find an abducted 3 year old Haitian American boy who was abducted from primary at church in Haiti and ransomed for $20,000 USD. PLEASE Share this. I hope you find a message inside this story that gives you hope and lifts you.
Gangs, rescue, medical aid, bodyguards, abduction, evil, heartwarming children, angles and demons. This is a true story that is about two special operations veterans that went to Haiti after the brutal earthquake in 2010 to protect doctors and nurses in what was then the largest natural disaster in recorded history. On top of protecting the doctors and nurses, they were asked to find an abducted Haitian three year old American boy who had been ransomed after being taken from a church meeting on a Sunday. This is the gritty real world story of that mission in a first hand account from David Burnell who was the Chief of Security for the largest volunteer Task Force to go to the beleaguered island and help. www.davidburnell.com
Freedom isn't just an American thing PODCAST
Freedom isn't just an American thing, it is an everyone thing. Sometimes it feels like we in America feel that we are the inventors of freedom and we lay claim to its inherent natural rights as its founder. Right now in March of 2022 we are witnessing like few times before an entire nation fight to be free from the oppression of another nation that desires to bind them into captivity. They are rejecting this outright and desire to be free and self governing.