Dec 19, 2023
In Episode 39 of our podcast, we sit down with the incredible Pat McNamara, a true warrior with 22 years of experience in the Army. Owner of TMACS and the mastermind behind Invader Coffee, Pat holds a unique position on the internet with a massive following on LinkedIn (57k), Instagram (600k), and a thriving YouTube channel.
Discover the man behind "Basic Dude Stuff," a platform he co-created at home with his wife in December 2019. Pat shares insights into self-improvement and promoting good human behavior, emphasizing that every night is Saturday and every morning is Monday in his world.
As the author of T.A.P.S. (Tactical Application of Practical Shooting) and Sentinel, Pat explains the importance of securing intellectual property and limiting the number of people you share your ideas with. Learn about the inspiration behind his creations and the impact of Basic Dude Stuff on people worldwide.
Pat takes us on a journey through his high-stress positions, emphasizing the power of having a healthy outlet, whether it's baking a cake or exploring primal skills. Discover the motivation behind his Sunday Sentinel Sermons and how his YouTube channel serves as a vehicle for escape.
From the power of looking up to finding inspiration in the ospreys of Florida, Pat shares his secrets for staying on high alert and the importance of a warrior mindset. Dive into his workout philosophy, diet, and the projects he juggles outside of work, all while mitigating excuses and finding motivation.
Join us as we explore Pat's incredible journey, from overcoming chronic pain to battling diseases like PMR (Poly Myalgia Rheumatica). Learn where his drive comes from and how, at the age of 15, he started working out, ultimately embracing the challenges life throws his way.
Connect with Pat's ventures, TMACS for adventure training and primal skills, and Invader Coffee based in Austin, TX. Don't miss the Blaze Ops Blend! Tune in for an inspiring conversation with a true warrior who believes that some people just can't get out of their own way.