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    Using an LED Microlight

    An LED microlight is a simple utility item that is inexpensive and very easy to carry. It’s a great item to have in a medical kit or pocket, or attached to a keychain. Packs of ten can be bought for about $12 and each microlight lasts for many hours. FEATURES Consider this little light part…

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    Balance of Speed & Precision Target and Drill

    The Balance of Speed & Precision Target is designed specifically to improve your defensive shooting. In this video, we take a closer look at the target and at the Balance of Speed & Precision Drill to see how they can help you become a better defensive shooter. BALANCE OF SPEED & PRECISION TARGET Rob Pincus…

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    Handgun Sights for “Old Eyes”

    Rob Pincus is often asked what type of sights on a defensive pistol are best for a shooter with “old eyes”? By “old eyes,” we mean people with degrading vision or whose vision has changed from when they were younger and their eyes were sharper. Rob offers his suggestions with the caveat that the way…

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    Balance of Speed & Precision Target and Drill

    The Balance of Speed & Precision Target is designed specifically to improve your defensive shooting. In this video, we take a closer look at the target and at the Balance of Speed & Precision Drill to see how they can help you become a better defensive shooter. BALANCE OF SPEED & PRECISION TARGET Rob Pincus…

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    Defensive Rifle Iron Sights

    Many modern AR-type rifles are equipped with a red-dot sight that helps the shooter get hits on target. But what if you have a 1980s or 1990s vintage AR with iron sights and the carry handle that makes mounting a red-dot sight a challenge? STILL VIABLE? Is this type of rifle still a viable weapon…

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    How To Pick Up a Dropped Gun

    If you drop your gun, there are some important do’s and don’ts for picking it up, from both safety and tactical standpoints. Rob Pincus demonstrates the best way to pick up your dropped gun. DROP MY GUN? During handgun training courses, Rob encourages shooters to drop their gun if they get a piece of hot…

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    When To Stop Shooting

    In the world of armed defense, there’s a lot of talk about when to stop shooting. Before we talk about that, remember we only shoot to stop the threat. We shoot as long as we need to, from moral and legal perspectives as well as an efficiency in training standpoint. We want to apply only…

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  • 3:57

    Conflict Avoidance During Civil Unrest

    What is your responsibility to avoid conflict or de-escalate existing conflict, especially in times of civil unrest or civil anxiety? Rob Pincus addresses this topic with his usual clear-thinking approach. Especially in the United States but also worldwide, we have had a lot of turmoil this year. This has included civil unrest over social issues…

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    Resetting a Threat’s OODA Loop

    Rob answers a question he got recently about resetting a threat’s OODA Loop. This is a decision-making loop that’s been used inside the defensive community to talk about not only the things we defenders do, but also what the bad guy is doing while trying to hurt us. UNDERSTANDING THE OODA LOOP OODA stands for…

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    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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    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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    Staging Home Defense Guns Near an Entryway

    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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