Nock On podcast are educational archery tips from Pro Archer John Dudley. John is an accomplished professional, top level coach and technical expert. Get professional insights to new products and industry trends.
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 Extreme Ownership and The Dichotomy of Leadership. Jocko is the perfect guest for my second installment to the Icon Series. We sit down following a great week on the mountain in Big Sky. We talk about what our experiences can add to your life, love and business.
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 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 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.
This Podcast is all about YOU the Nock On Nation and answering hours worth of your questions relating to T.A.C., Turkey Hunting Tactics, Target Archery, Saddle Hunting, Competition, Sure Loc Carbonix, Axle to Axle VS Brace Height, Arrow Tuning, Arrow Builds, Stabilizer Affects to paper tear, 12 ring mentality, Tension vs Aiming, Womens Arrow Builds, 3rd Axis on a budget, Exact Draw Length vs Pull Point, Hinge vs Tension, Tournament success of lack there of, Peep Sizing, Pin Clarity, 1 arrow to rule them all, Target to Hunting Transitions, B.A.R’s and practicing and more!
I am joined by professional snowboarder Mark Carter, YETI’s in/house video producer Ben Saterlee, and YETI hunting specialist Sloane Brown (Sloaner). We recap a recent film endeavor combining two opposite sports starting from day one to success in the field. We dive into Mark’s first day bowhunting, my first time snowboarding and where we ended up after a few days. We conclude by discussing small game conservation areas and urban dictionary’s.
This podcast has some legitimate pros of their crafts sitting around a table in Oklahoma. We talk bowhunting, bettering yourself, gear reviews, learning to learn and how to just better a better friend. Lineup includes Torsten Luth, Andy Stumpf, Evan Hafer, John Barklow, Trevor Thompson and Clay Forst.
This podcast is with an awesome friend Trevor Thompson. We talk about his past 10 months learning to shoot a bow, his experiences as a Navy SEAL and how they relate to being successful in other arenas. We also talk about self discipline and how to be better at anything you put your mind to. I dig into Trevor’s past and find out what made this former art major decide to head to the Navy and fight for the country. Trevor is currently a Free Range American- working photography for Black Rifle Coffee Co, Base Jumping, Wing Suiting, Rucking, Bow Hunting and documenting life. You can follow him on Instagram @thompson_parasports
On this podcast Dudley and John Barklow talk through winter archery training and the experiences from the School of Nock series. John Barklow is a gear tech guru and has a vast knowledge of survival skills and backcountry hunting. Each year he dedicates the winter months to improve his archery and we talk through his recent endeavors.
PC 217- Covers Training Routines and Variations with my good buddy Andy Stumpf. We discuss overtraining, training methodology, mental approaches, learning the surprise shot and debate High level Rifle Shooters VS High level Archers. Find Andy on Instagram @AndyStumpf212 or on the Cleared Hot Podcast
PC- 215 announces some big news for the Nock On Nation and the Total Archery Challenge. Dudley then goes into detail about stabilization on bows and some recent intel he has. Then we talk about shooting better because of planning your miss, back wall engagement, silverback success and much more!
PC 214 is an awesome podcast talking about the science behind the ears of an animal. Im joined by whitetail specials Dr Karl Miller, Acoustical Engineer James Black from the Montana State University and Chris Derrick Whitetail Product Engineer. You simply have to give this one a “listen” to appreciate it. No doubt it will make you a better hunter.
PC 213 is a positive podcast focussed on momentum and mapping out how to properly commit and execute a perfect shot. I apply it not only to archery but other aspects of life and sport. I also talk about the mental side to seizing the moment and how to win.
PC 212- is a podcast recapping the first month of the school of nock. I talk through the importance of each step and what they are starting to identify for you. I then talk about target acquisitions and front sight/rear sight alignment. Then I go on to answer some of your Q&A on first time handheld release users, scope diameters, helping your kids understand sight alignment, strengthening your front shoulder, wrapping arrows and stabilizing pin float.
PC 211 is a podcast to teach you to make sense of what deer see, hear and smell. It’s an amazing conversation with the highly educated and experienced Dr Karl Miller who specializes in whitetail. Dr. Miller is a research scientist and professor of Wildlife Biology at the Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources at the University of Georgia. He and his graduate students have authored hundreds of scientific articles, book chapters, and technical reports, and he has co-written or co-edited five books. He, and his research team, have also presented more than 600 lectures at scientific meetings or continuing education events.
Podcast 210 is with good friends Andy Stumpf Navy SEAL retired and Evan Hafer of Black Rifle Coffee co. This podcast helps tie together Veterans and Gun users who want to transition into archery. Of course we get off topic and screw around as well !!
PC 209 is with Auburn Univeristy President Steve Leath whom I’ve bow hunted with for many years. Steve and I talk about our love for the outdoors and how archery brought us together. We continue on to discuss the important topics of conservation, bowhunting ethics, camp stories and our responsibilities as hunters fort he future of our primary passions.
PC 208 is with fellow Nock On Nation member Matt Newton. We talk about lifestyle changes Matt made to better his life as an archer, hunter and everyday person. We discuss his recent coaching session and things he learned while shooting at the School of Nock.
PC 207 is a podcast paving the way for archery excellence. I talk with longtime friend and mentor Randy Ulmer about multiple aspects of mastering archery. For nearly two hours we talk theories to coaching, mental techniques and shooting processes that have changed the game in archery. For those who don’t know Randy Ulmer is a monumental figure to archery and has been inducted into the Bowhunters Hall of Fame and the Archery Hall of Fame for his achievements both as a hunter, competitor and mentor.
PC 206 recaps the week 1 assignment of the School of Nock. We talk about the method to my madness in this training session of 4 and how it affects your shooting long term. I also answer questions on training distances, release types and what’s best for you, eye dominance and more.
PC 205 is the "pre-school" talk about the upcoming School of Nock teaching sessions coming up on our social media and nockonarchery YouTube channel. Hunting season is winding down and its the best time to ramp up our shooting skills so we talk through some of the details i'll be working with you on. We also jump into talks about rhythm and routines that help you on the shooting floor and in the field.
PC 204 is with the Australian Drifter Adam Greentree. We talk hunting bucks in the midwest and the challenges that make it so awesome. We also continue the debate of what animals are the best to hunt and how each species teaches you new skills.
PC 203 talks about changing over your gear from hunting to target archery. Not everyone has two bow set ups and this covers what I would recommend. I also talk about the importance of the 3 styles of release types, Triggers, Tension, Hinge and what each one does for the archer. I also give a little bit of strategy to those of you who still have buck tags in your pockets.
PC 202 focused on how to not be seen in the field. I’m lucky enough to talk to Lieutenant Colonel Tim O'Neill, Ph.D.Named the Father of Digital Camouflage after using pixilation to create macro and micro patterns (the first “digital” camo), Tim O'Neill earned a Ph.D. from the University of Virginia and is a leading camouflage expert due to his understanding of visual biophysics and human visual performance. He was instrumental in the design of camo for the Canadian Department of Defense, U.S. Marines, and U.S. Army. At GORE™ he combined a macro and micro pattern, forming the basis of GORE™ OPTIFADE™ Concealment
PC 201 is all about fine tuning your whitetail gear. I’m with a product developer guru Dennis Zuck who has a background with elite level companies like Yeti and Sitka. He’s a passionate bow hunter and offers some next level inside info!
PC 200 is focussed on answering more questions relating to the peak deer season. Dudley answers questions from the Nock On Nation about hunting high pressure land, public land, how to make hunting choices based on topo maps, shooting high on animals, frontal shots, day walkers, morning vs evening hunts, low poundage mechanical heads, grunts vs bleats, left tears, my preferred traeger pellets and my experience with attractants.
PC 199 is following an ultimate conclusion to the 2018 Elk season. Joe Rogan and I talk about making the perfect shot on his giant California bull elk. We recap this amazing hunt and chat about what every archer needs to do to seal the deal in the moment of truth. We also talk about the mindset needed for overcoming target panic.
PC 198 is all about the 2018 whitetail season and what I think can increase your odds. I talk about my strategy leading up to the rut and how I handle decision making for sits. I also talk about my calling process and how it’s worked for me over the years.
Chris Derrick is the head whitetail designer for Sitka Gear. He is supper strategic on design and functionality and walks me through every set of the whitetail suits that Sitka makes. We speak about each system, layering, scent control, boots and how to start understanding the Sitka System.
PC 196 talks through some of the details of my fall hunting season including my choices for hard hitting arrows. Then I go deep into the anchor position and how it relates to the bow string and D Loops. I also give props to the Silverback Posse making leaps in the Bowhunting world.