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  • Recognition of Condition Drill
    5:38

    Recognition is an important part of processing information. Sometimes people confuse processing and analyzing, which is cognitive thought, when we stop and focus on the incoming information and try to make a decision, then we proceed to have a response. Processing can be much simpler. It can just be recognition. This handgun training drill deals… Read more »

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  • Situational Awareness
    7:21

    Rob Pincus challenges some traditional notions of situational awareness, something people talk a lot about when it comes to self-defense. We mostly talk about situational awareness relating to avoiding a situation, such as crossing the street to avoid someone who looks dangerous. Another facet of it is knowing our surroundings, such as the exits in… Read more »

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  • Viridian Instant-On Green Laser
    1:32

    In a worst-case scenario defensive shooting situation, you need to know where your gun is oriented as quickly as possible. But you can’t always get into a good, stable shooting position, and a defensive situation won’t always allow you to use your sights. Viridian’s Instant-On Green Laser Technology lets you know exactly where your bullets… Read more »

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  • Recognition of Condition Drill
    5:38

    Recognition is an important part of processing information. Sometimes people confuse processing and analyzing, which is cognitive thought, when we stop and focus on the incoming information and try to make a decision, then we proceed to have a response. Processing can be much simpler. It can just be recognition. This handgun training drill deals… Read more »

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  • The Myth of Limited Precision from a Snub Nosed Revolver
    2:34

    The snub-nosed revolver is a very popular defensive gun. The snubbie featured in this video is a 642 Smith & Wesson J-Frame and is one that Rob Pincus actually carries. In fact snubbies are so popular that we have an entire hour-long video download dedicated to developing skills with the snub-nosed revolver for personal defense…. Read more »

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  • Appendix Carry Position
    4:03

    A lot of people in our community are looking at switching from a traditional carry — at or behind the hip — to a centerline carry, popularly known as the appendix carry position. For a right-handed person, that puts the grip where the appendix is, while for a left-handed person, the grip is on the… Read more »

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  • Situational Awareness
    7:21

    Rob Pincus challenges some traditional notions of situational awareness, something people talk a lot about when it comes to self-defense. We mostly talk about situational awareness relating to avoiding a situation, such as crossing the street to avoid someone who looks dangerous. Another facet of it is knowing our surroundings, such as the exits in… Read more »

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  • Beyond the Gun- Defensive Training Verbal, Physical & Defensive Tools 008702f_kc543u_c
    2:12

    Preparing for personal defense goes beyond the gun. Although the gun is a great place to start, you need to consider a lot of other things. Kristin Larson, Lead Instructor at Prime Defense, presents some of them. Defensive Firearms Training Training with your firearm is incredibly important. Merely possessing a gun doesn’t make you immune… Read more »

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  • Self Defense
    2:00

    True preparation for self-defense goes beyond the gun. Kristin Larson, lead instructor at Prime Defense, explains that we need to consider the risks we face every day. Women at Risk Thinking about all the news reports, especially of women being victimized, can be overwhelming. We’d like to think, “That won’t happen to me,” because the… Read more »

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  • pistol reload drill
    2:12

    On an indoor set resembling the living room of a home, PDN Contributor Claude Werner presents a pistol reload drill using dry fire. In the real world, our initiator for a reload would be a recognition that the pistol is empty, such as feeling it or seeing the slide lock back. We don’t have a… Read more »

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  • Safe Rooms in Houses
    4:15

    Tim Surprenant, President of Tasco Security, Inc, discusses the features of safe rooms in houses. Alarm systems provide you with response time, notification from when the alarm goes off to the time that law enforcement responds. It’s important for you and your loved ones to be safe from the time you hear the alarm until… Read more »

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  • High Compressed Ready Position
    2:11

    Many handgun ready positions exist. Rob Pincus strongly prefers the high compressed ready position. The gun is held in front of the chest above the area the gun moves to when it comes up out of the holster. The gun is also close to the chest, and the shooter’s elbows are at his side so… Read more »

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