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    Empower Your Family To Protect Themselves

    What does protecting your loved ones really entail? PDN Contributor Barret Kendrick of Bearco Training gives his point of view. We live in a society where a lot of people take on a protector role. They want to be able to protect their children and their spouse, and Barret is no different. HELPING LOVED ONES…

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    Primary Arms SLx MicroPrism

    Many red-dot sights are on the market. The Primary Arms SLx MicroPrism, a non-magnified optic, has some features that make it stand out. Rob Pincus takes a closer look. PRIMARY ARMS SLX MICROPRISM First, the Primary Arms SLx MicroPrism comes with just about everything you need for any configuration of defensive rifle use. Second, it…

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  • 7:06

    Reaction Time in Response to Threats

    PDN Contributor Barret Kendrick of Bearco Training tackles the complex subject of reaction time in response to a threat. How much time it takes to get the gun out of the holster and fire a shot is obviously very important. A lot of gun carriers strive to get the gun out of the holster and…

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  • 7:06

    Reaction Time in Response to Threats

    PDN Contributor Barret Kendrick of Bearco Training tackles the complex subject of reaction time in response to a threat. How much time it takes to get the gun out of the holster and fire a shot is obviously very important. A lot of gun carriers strive to get the gun out of the holster and…

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  • 2:51

    Shield Arms Glock 48 Magazine

    The Glock 48 is currently Rob Pincus’s firearm of choice for concealed carry. One of the reasons he switched from a Glock 43L is the Shield Arms 15-round magazine. It’s a real game changer for the Glock 48. The Glock 43L Rob had been carrying is a Glock 48 slide with a Glock 43 grip…

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    Safety Third

    The Safety Third concept is an elegant and efficient way to look at a practical application of safety, whether it’s gun safety in relation to firearms training, or anything else you’re concerned about. When Rob Pincus heard commentator Mike Rowe talk about his “Safety Third” concept, Rob realized it overlapped perfectly with how Rob has…

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  • 3:34

    Empower Your Family To Protect Themselves

    What does protecting your loved ones really entail? PDN Contributor Barret Kendrick of Bearco Training gives his point of view. We live in a society where a lot of people take on a protector role. They want to be able to protect their children and their spouse, and Barret is no different. HELPING LOVED ONES…

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  • 5:10

    Complying with Police Commands

    Rob Pincus uses video footage to examine how to comply with law enforcement commands in a way that lessens the chances of being shot because your movements were misinterpreted as threatening. THE BACKGROUND In April 2021 there was a national headline story about a 13-year-old boy who was shot by police in Chicago after running…

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    Stopping an Armed Threat Using Unarmed Tactics

    A PDN member recently sent Rob Pincus a link to a video to review and give his thoughts on. Did the actions of the good guy as he attempted to stop an armed robbery of a convenience store actually put himself and others in more danger? Rob’s first point is that as soon as a…

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    Barricade Positions

    Rob Pincus discusses where you should position yourself inside a barricade location … and why. By “barricade room,” Rob means not necessarily a “safe room” with a vault door, cameras, and self-contained breathing apparatus, but any space where you can hide so it is more difficult for a threat to get into a position to…

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  • 3:44

    Vang Comp 20-Gauge Shotgun for Home Defense

    Rob Pincus has a Vang Comp customized Remington 870 in 20-gauge as one of his home-defense shotguns. He explains why he recommends this setup. WHY 20-GAUGE? Why does Rob recommend 20-gauge instead of 12-gauge for home-defense shotguns? If you choose a shotgun as one of your home-defense weapons, you’re putting yourself into a low-capacity, heavy-recoil…

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  • 2:45

    Practicing Low-Light Techniques

    How do you practice low-light techniques if you don’t have access to a range that allows you to shoot after dark or your indoor range doesn’t let you turn off the lights? Fortunately you don’t need to be in the dark to practice some of the most common low-light techniques, such as handheld flashlight techniques.…

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