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  • Zero Red Dot
    10:52

    Rob Pincus has an Aimpoint Comp ML3 mounted on his rifle. It has a 2 MOA (minute of angle) red dot, meaning it’s a fairly small dot. It will be capable of a significant amount of precision. Zeroing the Red Dot Where are you going to zero the red dot? The red dot, the line… Read more »

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    Barret Kendrick, owner of Bearco Training, is on the range at the annual Combat Focus Shooting Conference to discuss the concepts of good reps and bad reps. Bad Reps Sometimes students and even instructors allow bad reps to take place. “Bad reps” means that when students are learning a new skill and how to apply… Read more »

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  • Trigger Assembly
    7:56

    In this step-by-step video, Mike Centola from Allstar Tactical shows how to put the fire control group together. He has all the pieces laid out, so everything is visible. The pieces are: trigger, trigger spring, hammer, hammer spring, two identical pins, disconnector, small disconnector spring, safety selector, safety spring, and safety detent. Trigger Assembly The… Read more »

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  • Zero Red Dot
    10:52

    Rob Pincus has an Aimpoint Comp ML3 mounted on his rifle. It has a 2 MOA (minute of angle) red dot, meaning it’s a fairly small dot. It will be capable of a significant amount of precision. Zeroing the Red Dot Where are you going to zero the red dot? The red dot, the line… Read more »

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  • 009449f_k5c85u_c
    2:16

    Barret Kendrick, owner of Bearco Training, is on the range at the annual Combat Focus Shooting Conference to discuss the concepts of good reps and bad reps. Bad Reps Sometimes students and even instructors allow bad reps to take place. “Bad reps” means that when students are learning a new skill and how to apply… Read more »

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    The concepts of training and practice are very different. Of course at the Personal Defense Network, we are talking about training and practice for personal defense. The Difference Training is when you are learning something new. Practice is when you are working to maintain the skills you have learned during training or to develop those… Read more »

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  • Incident Response Plan for a Terrorism Event
    3:12

    A terrorism event is a violent attack in a public space where the attacker is politically motivated. The attacker(s) could have guns, a bomb, or other weapons. What should your incident response plan be for a terrorism event? Rob Pincus states that if you are in the middle of a public attack, you’re not going… Read more »

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  • Carrying Firearms
    5:40

    One significant myth of defensive shooting is the idea that, when carrying firearms, you are equally as well prepared to defend yourself if you carry a firearm with an empty chamber as when you carry with a round in the chamber. Some people advocate carrying firearms essentially unloaded — with no round in the chamber… Read more »

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  • Self-Defense Techniques
    8:36

    Tony Blauer, President of Blauer Tactical Systems Inc, and Jason, a BTS instructor, demonstrate some self-defense techniques using the startle-flinch conversion. This kind of training doesn’t require any special equipment or place. It requires the commitment to practice. Flinch Response to Danger If someone is getting too close to you, your hands will naturally move… Read more »

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  • What’s Better for Home Defense: Rifle or Handgun?
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    Should you use a rifle or handgun for home defense? PDN Contributor and Owner of Bearco Training in Covington, Louisiana, Barret Kendrick, is on the range to talk about choosing the right firearm for home defense. Rifle for Home Defense Barret is carrying a shorter rifle, which works very well from a barricaded position. What… Read more »

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  • Best Home Defense Rifle
    5:57

    What is the best home defense rifle? If you’re asking that question, chances are you already own a rifle or have one in mind to buy. Rob Pincus talks about some of the common types of rifles you may already own that may not be as good for self defense or home defense situations, and… Read more »

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  • Birdshot for Home Defense
    3:28

    Rob Pincus is on an indoor range at the Bristlecone Shooting, Training and Retail Center to talk about birdshot for home defense. When it comes to home-defense shotguns, one of the most commonly asked questions is, what about birdshot for home defense? There are many purpose-designed rounds to go into a shotgun, especially a 12… Read more »

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