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  • PDN Update #8
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    Rob Pincus is joined by PDN Contributor Mike Hughes, developer of the SIRT training pistol, to discuss the importance of “variability” in training and the need to sometimes accommodate a less than perfect range environment.

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  • 2015 PDN Training Tour Update #7
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    Rob Pincus checks in from Oregon as he nears the end of the 2015 PDN Training Tour. In this update, you’ll hear from representatives from two new training facilities, one in Idaho and one in Oregon. Forward Movement Training specializes in non-live fire scenario work as well as fundamental skill development and The JROC caters… Read more »

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  • Snub nosed revolver
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    PDN Contributor Claude Werner offers a step-by-step tutorial on reloading a snub-nosed revolver during a defensive scenario, meaning you must look around and assess the situation while reloading. For the final step, Claude explains why he advises against the popular method of pushing the cylinder into the revolver with the support-hand thumb.

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  • Snub nosed revolver
    2:29

    PDN Contributor Claude Werner offers a step-by-step tutorial on reloading a snub-nosed revolver during a defensive scenario, meaning you must look around and assess the situation while reloading. For the final step, Claude explains why he advises against the popular method of pushing the cylinder into the revolver with the support-hand thumb.

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    This technique for use in an emergency survival situation is demonstrated by Mike Seeklander, Lead Instructor at USSA. The Roll Method is a way of presenting the handgun from the holster with the weak hand. It is most useful if you are lying on the ground because you can use your chest area to make… Read more »

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    Especially for a new shooter, firing at more realistic three-dimensional targets can be very different than shooting at flat paper targets. Deviation has a much more dramatic effect when using 3D targets, particularly when shooting on the move. A simple way to get some 3D practice is against curved paper or cardboard targets. Drills are… Read more »

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  • Snub nosed revolver
    2:29

    PDN Contributor Claude Werner offers a step-by-step tutorial on reloading a snub-nosed revolver during a defensive scenario, meaning you must look around and assess the situation while reloading. For the final step, Claude explains why he advises against the popular method of pushing the cylinder into the revolver with the support-hand thumb.

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    In a real-world defensive encounter, if your body is telegraphing what your next strike is going to be, you may give the attacker an advantage. One benefit of training in off-balance positions is that they limit your ability to telegraph. Omari Broussard, owner of 10X Defense, demonstrates how you can still strike with speed and… Read more »

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    We can’t always count on having the time and distance needed to deploy our knives before we actually need to defend ourselves. A good way to approach this problem is by using the three Cs: clear, control and counter. In this extended video, Alessandro Padovani of Safer Faster Defense takes us through each step.

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    Weather-related disasters are the most common type of disaster people have to deal with affecting home and family. There are specific preparations you can make for the type of weather disasters that your location is prone to. PDN offers tips to prepare for flood, snow, tornado, extreme cold and extreme heat, and everyone is encouraged… Read more »

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  • Scout Rifle as a Self or Home Defense Weapon
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    Exactly what is a Scout Rifle and how can you employ it in a personal-defense situation? Rob Pincus presents the special features of the Scout Rifle as defined by Col. Jeff Cooper of Gunsite. He shows how these versatile features, such as the three-point sling and redundant sighting system, make it a useful weapon for… Read more »

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  • Home Self Defense Techniques - Establish Boundaries
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    One of the fundamental principles of Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design and great home self-defense techniques is establishing boundaries, which get people to go where we want them to and keep them out of areas we don’t want them in. Boundaries include everything from a row of statues to a waist-high hedgerow, chest-high hedgerow, fences,… Read more »

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