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  • Crossbreed Freedom Holster
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    Rob Pincus wears the AIWB Holster from CrossBreed Holsters. It is designed specifically for appendix carry, also known as centerline carry, with the clip off to the centerline of the gun for a right-handed shooter. He places the clip just past centerline, which puts the muzzle of the gun at about 1230 and the grip… Read more »

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  • Conceal and Carry
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    PDN Contributor and Owner of Bearco Training, Barret Kendrick, has been wearing the latest conceal and carry Valkyrie Holster by Castle Bravo Kydex. Valkyrie Holster Features Designed by Steve Rundall, this holster uses a feature that a few other holsters on the market recently have employed: a wing-type feature that puts positive pressure on the… Read more »

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  • Birdshot for Home Defense
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    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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    Among the many attractions that draw tens of thousands of NRA members to the NRA Annual Meetings and Exhibits each year is a long list of distinguished presenters. PDN Executive Director Rob Pincus has been among those to speak, offering attendees useful tips and insightful commentary on a variety of personal defense topics. This clip… Read more »

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  • weaver stance
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    For defensive shooting, there’s no question that a good athletic stance, generally squared off to the target, is the better way to go. One of the most important things in defensive shooting is recoil management, so you can fire fast follow-up shots and get the threat stopped quickly. Yet Rob Pincus sees people coming to… Read more »

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    Omari Broussard, Chief Operating Officer of I.C.E. Training Company, is at an outdoor range in Phoenix, where it’s over 100 degrees F, talking about comfort in training. Of course this can mean comfort in relation to the weather, or to your gear. It can also mean intellectual comfort. How comfortable are you with the information… Read more »

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  • Protecting Houses of Worship
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    A violent attack at a house of worship naturally has a big effect on the community in which it takes place. Why are these attacks occurring? A recent PDN article by Pablo Birriel discusses the reasons and the concept of ministries of defense to protect houses of worship. Attacks on Sacred Spaces Among the theories… Read more »

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    When it comes to self-defense skills, you practice them in order to be able to execute and apply them when most needed. Rob Pincus explains the O3R theory, which helps you to understand the best way to envision yourself being able to use these learned responses for self-defense in the middle of an incident, especially… Read more »

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  • 4 Steps to Becoming Comfortable with Everyday Carry 008698f_k5c39u_c
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    Kristin Larson, owner of Prime Defense, walks us through four steps to becoming more comfortable with everyday carry of a handgun. 1. Why Do You Carry? First, answer this question for yourself. When you become clear on why you carry a handgun every day, it will make everything you have to do going forward a… Read more »

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  • Birdshot for Home Defense
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    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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  • Stolen Firearm
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    What should you do if your gun is stolen? This is a question that responsible firearms owners ask, as well as those who are anti-gun or neutral but curious on the issue of guns. By the very nature of its theft, a stolen firearm is now in the wrong hands — it’s in the hands… Read more »

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  • pistol reload drill
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    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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