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  • Concealed Carry Firearm
    6:29

    When we talk about staging a defensive firearm, we’re normally talking about a firearm that’s off your body, a firearm that’s loaded, or unloaded but with a magazine next to it, or in a quick-access safe, or in a bag you carry with you. Staging a Concealed Carry Firearm But you stage a concealed carry… Read more »

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  • Fear of Over-Reacting
    2:55

    When PDN Executive Director Rob Pincus talks to people who are new to self-defense training concepts, they often tell him they have a fear of over-reacting. In this video, Rob explains that as you develop your defensive lifestyle, you actually become less likely to over-react. Here’s how it works. Situational Awareness Once you start thinking… Read more »

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  • PDN 011561f_k5e22u_c Training Discipline
    6:02

    As you approach a best self defense training plan, the concept of training discipline is incredibly important. Training discipline means making sure what you spend time, effort and energy on learning how to do is applicable to your intended situation or intended context of need or use. All the research and decision-making you do prior… Read more »

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  • Concealed Carry Firearm
    6:29

    When we talk about staging a defensive firearm, we’re normally talking about a firearm that’s off your body, a firearm that’s loaded, or unloaded but with a magazine next to it, or in a quick-access safe, or in a bag you carry with you. Staging a Concealed Carry Firearm But you stage a concealed carry… Read more »

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  • PDN 011554f_k5e15u_c Using Video to Improve Your Techniques - PREMIUM
    1:35

    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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  • Fear of Over-Reacting
    2:55

    When PDN Executive Director Rob Pincus talks to people who are new to self-defense training concepts, they often tell him they have a fear of over-reacting. In this video, Rob explains that as you develop your defensive lifestyle, you actually become less likely to over-react. Here’s how it works. Situational Awareness Once you start thinking… Read more »

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  • PDN 011561f_k5e22u_c Training Discipline
    6:02

    As you approach a best self defense training plan, the concept of training discipline is incredibly important. Training discipline means making sure what you spend time, effort and energy on learning how to do is applicable to your intended situation or intended context of need or use. All the research and decision-making you do prior… 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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  • 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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