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  • Avidity Arms PD-10
    3:29

    A purpose-built defensive gun designed by Rob Pincus, the Avidity Arms PD-10 striker-fired pistol has gone into production and will soon be available for sale. Here’s our first close look at it. Avidity Arms Avidity Arms was founded by PDN’s Rob Pincus and others, with one goal being to bring to the market handguns designed… Read more »

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    3:51

    Regular PDN viewers know that Rob Pincus is a big fan of the high compressed ready position, not any type of extended ready position. There are numerous reasons for this preference, but the main ones are efficiency and consistency. You can do more things with the pistol in a compressed ready as opposed to an… Read more »

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  • Laser Training
    5:19

    Rob Pincus demonstrates the Laser Ammo Interactive Multi-Target Training System and explains why he believes this is an excellent system for advanced defensive shooting training. Installing the Laser Training System Rob first shows how easy the system is to install in a pistol. Insert the SureStrike cartridge in the chamber. This ensures no live rounds… Read more »

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  • 012863f_k5e82u_c-laser-ammo-fstd-compressed-ready
    3:51

    Regular PDN viewers know that Rob Pincus is a big fan of the high compressed ready position, not any type of extended ready position. There are numerous reasons for this preference, but the main ones are efficiency and consistency. You can do more things with the pistol in a compressed ready as opposed to an… Read more »

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  • Laser Training
    5:19

    Rob Pincus demonstrates the Laser Ammo Interactive Multi-Target Training System and explains why he believes this is an excellent system for advanced defensive shooting training. Installing the Laser Training System Rob first shows how easy the system is to install in a pistol. Insert the SureStrike cartridge in the chamber. This ensures no live rounds… Read more »

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  • Starting and Stopping Your Movement
    4:33

    At PDN, we’re always interested in what we can take from the world of competitive shooting and apply to improving our defensive shooting skills. In this video, world-class competitive shooter and Team Glock member Tori Nonaka demonstrates some techniques for starting and stopping movement, which she is one of the best at. Shooting From a… Read more »

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  • Avidity Arms PD-10
    3:29

    A purpose-built defensive gun designed by Rob Pincus, the Avidity Arms PD-10 striker-fired pistol has gone into production and will soon be available for sale. Here’s our first close look at it. Avidity Arms Avidity Arms was founded by PDN’s Rob Pincus and others, with one goal being to bring to the market handguns designed… Read more »

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  • Defensive Grooming Gestures
    2:48

    Defensive grooming gestures are great defensive techniques for when you aren’t sure what’s going on or for when you are sure but don’t want to escalate a situation by making more overt moves. Rob Pincus demonstrates these defensive grooming gestures. Possible Scenarios Imagine you’re walking down the street and see a couple of kids coming… 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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  • Shotgun vs. Rifle
    5:38

    PDN Executive Director Rob Pincus answers a question he’s asked a lot. Shotgun vs. rifle: what’s better for home defense? He has a definite preference and explains his reasoning. Then on site at the Bristlecone Shooting, Training and Retail Center in Denver, Colorado, Rob gives a live-fire demonstration with both weapons. Semi-Auto Rifle His personal… 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 explains why it’s best to keep, train and practice with both a handgun and a rifle or shotgun. Rifle for Home Defense Barret is carrying a shorter rifle, which works very well from… 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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