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  • Prioritizing Needs & Skills
    6:48

    Self-defense is a huge topic with a lot of different specialty areas. You may have a lot of different concerns when developing your self-defense training plan. The first thing you want to do is prioritize your needs and then prioritize the skills that will help you meet those needs. Needs These are things like home… Read more »

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  • Home Defense Pistol
    3:51

    Steve Aryan of Grey Fox Industries is on the range with an AR home defense pistol. How do you set it up for home defense? You need to consider what type of optics, weapon-mounted light, and irons you’re going to mount on it. Also take into account: where and how are you going to leave… Read more »

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  • Handguns for Women
    6:50

    Handguns for women — is there such a thing? PDN Director Rob Pincus doesn’t believe in making gender-specific recommendations because everyone is an individual. Some women have upper-body strength and some do not, just as some men have less upper-body strength than others. Same with hand sizes. Some women have large hands and some men… Read more »

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  • Home Defense Pistol
    3:51

    Steve Aryan of Grey Fox Industries is on the range with an AR home defense pistol. How do you set it up for home defense? You need to consider what type of optics, weapon-mounted light, and irons you’re going to mount on it. Also take into account: where and how are you going to leave… Read more »

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  • PDN 011554f_k5e15u_c Using Video to Improve Your Techniques - PREMIUM
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    Video can be an incredibly important tool in helping you diagnose problems in your physical technique, learning to perfect it and finding ways to improve your efficiency in any of your motions when you’re out at the range, when you’re developing any sort of defensive tool use, or even unarmed defensive skills. Video Capability The… Read more »

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  • Vehicle Hood as a Brace
    4:06

    Using a vehicle hood as a brace can be a great idea, especially if we are shooting with bystanders present, shooting at an extreme distance, or needing to make a very precise shot. If you find yourself in the middle of a public shooting and you have a rifle in your vehicle, the flat surface… Read more »

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  • Prioritizing Needs & Skills
    6:48

    Self-defense is a huge topic with a lot of different specialty areas. You may have a lot of different concerns when developing your self-defense training plan. The first thing you want to do is prioritize your needs and then prioritize the skills that will help you meet those needs. Needs These are things like home… Read more »

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  • Handguns for Women
    6:50

    Handguns for women — is there such a thing? PDN Director Rob Pincus doesn’t believe in making gender-specific recommendations because everyone is an individual. Some women have upper-body strength and some do not, just as some men have less upper-body strength than others. Same with hand sizes. Some women have large hands and some men… Read more »

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  • PDN 011557f_k5e18u_c Control After the Crash - PREMIUM.00_02_40_29.Still005
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    PDN Contributor and hand-to-hand close-quarters combat instructor Cecil Burch discusses and demonstrates how to use a body lock. Once we’ve crashed into the bad guy, inflicted some pain and set him back on his heels, we need to take control from him. He started the control by initiating the attack. We take control away from… Read more »

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  • Shotgun vs. Rifle
    5:38

    On site at the Bristlecone Shooting, Training and Retail Center in Denver, Colorado, Rob Pincus answers a question he’s asked a lot. Shotgun vs. rifle: what’s better for home defense? Semi-Auto Rifle His personal preference is for a medium-caliber semi-automatic rifle. He likes the AR-15 platform and has used it for a long time. He… Read more »

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  • What’s Better for Home Defense: Rifle or Handgun?
    1:58

    Should you use a rifle or handgun for home defense? PDN Contributor and Owner of Bearco Training in Covington, Louisiana, Barret Kendrick, is on the range to talk about choosing the right firearm for home defense. Rifle for Home Defense Barret is carrying a shorter rifle, which works very well from a barricaded position. What… Read more »

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  • Best Home Defense Rifle
    5:57

    What is the best home defense rifle? If you’re asking that question, chances are you already own a rifle or have one in mind to buy. Rob Pincus talks about some of the common types of rifles you may already own that may not be as good for self defense or home defense situations, and… Read more »

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