2015 PDN Training Tour Update #9The 2015 PDN Training Touzr wraps up as Rob Pincus checks in from Colorado. Hear from some of the Training Tour instructors as well.
2015 PDN Training Tour Update #8Rob Pincus is joined by Mike Hughes, on 2015 PDN Training Tour, to discuss the importance of "variability" in training.
2015 PDN Training Tour Update #7Rob Pincus checks in from Oregon as he nears the end of the 2015 PDN Training Tour.
2015 PDN Training Tour Update #6Rob Pincus checks in from the 2015 PDN Training Tour in Colorado as he gets ready for the last leg of the 2015 Tour.
2015 PDN Training Tour Update #5Rob Pincus and Melody Lauer discuss the importance developing a block of training for armed parents of small children.
2015 PDN Training Tour Update #4Rob Pincus checks in from Brownell's Big Springs Range in Iowa and talks about some important training concepts with John Johnston.
Crossbreed Holsters Tour Sponsor OverviewRob Pincus introduces Crossbreed Holsters, a 2015 PDN Training Tour Sponsor.
2015 PDN Training Tour Update #3Rob Pincus checks in from Pennsylvania after making some Training Tour stops New York and New Jersey.
CMMG Tour Sponsor OverviewRob Pincus introduces CMMG, a 2015 PDN Training Tour Sponsor.
Springfield Armory Tour Sponsor OverviewRob Pincus introduces Springfield Armory USA, a 2015 PDN Training Tour Sponsor.
2015 PDN Training Tour Update #2The PDN Training Tour checks in from New England after making a stop at the 2015 NRA Annual Meeting & Exhibits in Nashville.
2015 PDN Training Tour Update #1Rob Pincus has kicked off the 2015 PDN Training Tour in Florida! In this video, he introduces this year’s sponsors and instructors, and talks about the mission of the Training Tour.
2015 PDN Training Tour OverviewThis year’s PDN Training Tour started in late March and will go through mid-August with courses in defensive pistol, rifle, instructor development, emergency medical, knife defense, unarmed defense, home defense and more!
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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 »Watch Now >>
When dealing with the variety of medical problems you may encounter in your daily life, the best solution is to prepare multiple emergency medical kits. Rob Pincus has several kits with different contents for everyday carry on the body, storage in a vehicle, and keeping at home. He demonstrates what goes in three of his… Read more »Watch Now >>
Preparing for personal defense includes much more than just carrying a gun. Kristin Larson, Lead Instructor at Prime Defense, explains why one of the most essential things to do is develop the will to survive. Whether you have extensive training or no training at all, and whether you have a firearm, a knife, and pepper… Read more »Watch Now >>
When you store a rifle (or any other firearm), you may or may not store your ammunition with it. One of the most convenient options for keeping ammo close to your rifle is a tactical vest. Versatile Vests PDN Managing Editor Rob Pincus demonstrates a vest that has been pre-loaded with rifle magazines. Due… Read more »Watch Now >>
During self-defense preparation, we want to integrate concepts that apply to both armed and unarmed situations. What techniques should we spend time training to deal with the human weapon system? PDN Managing Editor Rob Pincus sits down with Dr. Robert Smith of the Direct Action Medical Network, who discusses the concept of self-defense pressure points…. Read more »Watch Now >>
One of the basic concepts of unarmed self-defense is creating distance between you and your attacker. This can be done vertically or horizontally. In this video, PDN Contributor Cecil Burch demonstrates a horizontal displacement move called the hip escape. It comes from Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and is also known as shrimping. It can be used if… Read more »Watch Now >>
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 »Watch Now >>
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 »Watch Now >>