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  • Prepping the Trigger | PDN
    4:45

    Staging or prepping the trigger — taking up the slack on a modern striker-fired pistol — is advocated by some as it helps the shooter make a shot that needs a high level of precision. But Rob Pincus encourages defensive shooting students not to prep the trigger, because it is a technique designed for marksmanship… Read more »

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  • 2015 PDN Training Tour Update #9
    9:31

    In this final 2015 Training Tour Update, Rob checks in from 12,000 feet above sea level in Colorado to talk about how the Training Tour sponsors help the mission of creating training opportunities. Training Tour instructors Omari Broussard, Deryck Poole and Barret Kendrick also share some training tips from their experiences teaching on this year’s… Read more »

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  • PDN Update #8
    8:16

    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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  • Prepping the Trigger | PDN
    4:45

    Staging or prepping the trigger — taking up the slack on a modern striker-fired pistol — is advocated by some as it helps the shooter make a shot that needs a high level of precision. But Rob Pincus encourages defensive shooting students not to prep the trigger, because it is a technique designed for marksmanship… 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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    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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  • Prepping the Trigger | PDN
    4:45

    Staging or prepping the trigger — taking up the slack on a modern striker-fired pistol — is advocated by some as it helps the shooter make a shot that needs a high level of precision. But Rob Pincus encourages defensive shooting students not to prep the trigger, because it is a technique designed for marksmanship… 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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  • Prepping the Trigger | PDN
    4:45

    Staging or prepping the trigger — taking up the slack on a modern striker-fired pistol — is advocated by some as it helps the shooter make a shot that needs a high level of precision. But Rob Pincus encourages defensive shooting students not to prep the trigger, because it is a technique designed for marksmanship… Read more »

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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
    6:19

    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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