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    What’s the best way to test body armor? Shooting several rounds into it, which is exactly what we did. Did any of the rounds penetrate all the way through the ballistic panel in PDN’s test? Defensive Gear for No-Gun Zones Many people are interested in what they can do to protect themselves and their loved

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    Looking for some new personal defense knowledge? Rob Pincus will be answering all your questions about live fire training and skill development on our next PDN LIVE. Tune in on Tuesday, February 26th at 1:00 p.m. CT.Feel free to ask questions live during the show by using the chat box below.

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  • 5:27

    Ballistic gelatin testing with four different Winchester rounds illustrates the type of ammunition we want for personal defense — rounds that will reliably stop a threat. Rounds Tested The four Winchester Ammunition rounds test fired out of a full-size Springfield Armory XD-M handgun and into a 16-inch 10% FBI-style ballistic gelatin block are: Winchester ARX

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    With the right gun and the right concealed carry holster, appendix carry can be done safely, comfortably, and in a very concealed way. Rob Pincus demonstrates numerous options for successful appendix concealed carry. And this is true for various body types. Don’t let what you might think are your body’s limitations prevent you from exploring

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  • 2:43

    When it comes to defensive shooting, your shooting stance doesn’t matter. It’s important to understand why that is true. But it also does matter that you do not make your shooting stance matter when you are training and practicing. Confused yet? Let Rob Pincus explain. Defensive Shooting Stances At the moment you need to defend

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  • 5:03

    Students often ask Rob Pincus about shooting and moving. Rob clarifies that he teaches shooting, and he teaches moving, but he rarely teaches shooting while moving. He does teach — and has made a PDN video about — shooting while in motion at extreme close-quarters, but in this video, he talks about shooting beyond two

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    When it comes to defensive shooting, your shooting stance doesn’t matter. It’s important to understand why that is true. But it also does matter that you do not make your shooting stance matter when you are training and practicing. Confused yet? Let Rob Pincus explain. Defensive Shooting Stances At the moment you need to defend

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  • 6:06

    What is the key to proper handgun fit? And what factors are often promoted as being key but are actually less important? Rob Pincus demonstrates. Especially when it comes to using self-defense weapons, it’s very important that the firearm fits your hand not just comfortably on the range but also that you can get a

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  • 3:13

    “Would you take the shot?” is a question often discussed in defensive shooting circles. In competitive shooting circles, this question doesn’t exist, because competition is about taking every shot. Not taking a shot results in a penalty. In defensive shooting, the “penalty” for taking a shot may be injuring or killing an innocent person. This

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    If you don’t carry a firearm when inside your home, you may want to stage a home defense firearm near the entryway. What should you do if you hear a potential lethal threat trying to gain access through your front (or rear) door? Make Sure It’s a Threat Someone ringing the doorbell in the middle

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  • 4:53

    Rob Pincus offers valuable tips on home defense tactics such as negotiating hallways, stairwells, doorways, and corners in your home while wearing your concealed-carry firearm as you investigate a family member’s cry for help. Home-Defense Tactics Considerations In these home-defense tactics, you need to think about how you’re going to move and always remember that

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  • 3:33

    An AR-15 can be an excellent choice as a firearm for home defense. But using it as such is not just a matter of efficiency, it’s also a matter of responsibility. Learn more from Rob Pincus about accessing and deploying an AR inside the barricade area of a home. Responsibility You may choose to stage

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