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  • 3:51

    Maximizing the Value of a Red-Dot Sight

    Deryck Poole, co-host of PDN’s Training Talk, has been getting a lot of questions about red-dot sights on defensive pistols. The price of red-dot sights has come down significantly, and more manufacturers are making pistols pre-cut and ready for a red dot to be added, with some even shipping their guns with the red dot…

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    Patriot Firearms Drill Deck

    PDN Contributor Deryck Poole is on the range with the Patriot Firearms School Drill Deck, a tool that will help you do your best handgun training and practice. The Drill Deck he’s using is made for the Balance of Speed and Precision Target that we often use in PDN videos. Other versions of the Drill…

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    Boresight Solutions Firearms Customization

    PDN Contributor Deryck Poole shows the custom work Boresight Solutions did on his Glock everyday carry guns. What does Boresight do and is it right for you? WHY CUSTOMIZE? Why send your carry gun to Boresight Solutions to customize it when there are so many manufacturers making what seems like every conceivable type of handgun…

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    Patriot Firearms Drill Deck

    PDN Contributor Deryck Poole is on the range with the Patriot Firearms School Drill Deck, a tool that will help you do your best handgun training and practice. The Drill Deck he’s using is made for the Balance of Speed and Precision Target that we often use in PDN videos. Other versions of the Drill…

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  • 7:14

    Boresight Solutions Firearms Customization

    PDN Contributor Deryck Poole shows the custom work Boresight Solutions did on his Glock everyday carry guns. What does Boresight do and is it right for you? WHY CUSTOMIZE? Why send your carry gun to Boresight Solutions to customize it when there are so many manufacturers making what seems like every conceivable type of handgun…

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  • 7:47

    Pyramyd Air Guns

    There’s a place for non-live-fire training in our preparations for armed defense. Pyramyd Air has a wide variety of realistic replica air guns that have a role to play in training. During the Fall 2021 PDN Live Product Showcase, Rob Pincus and Barret Kendrick discussed how we can use replica air guns to enhance our…

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  • 3:34

    Empower Your Family To Protect Themselves

    What does protecting your loved ones really entail? PDN Contributor Barret Kendrick of Bearco Training gives his point of view. We live in a society where a lot of people take on a protector role. They want to be able to protect their children and their spouse, and Barret is no different. HELPING LOVED ONES…

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    Complying with Police Commands

    Rob Pincus uses video footage to examine how to comply with law enforcement commands in a way that lessens the chances of being shot because your movements were misinterpreted as threatening. THE BACKGROUND In April 2021 there was a national headline story about a 13-year-old boy who was shot by police in Chicago after running…

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    Stopping an Armed Threat Using Unarmed Tactics

    A PDN member recently sent Rob Pincus a link to a video to review and give his thoughts on. Did the actions of the good guy as he attempted to stop an armed robbery of a convenience store actually put himself and others in more danger? Rob’s first point is that as soon as a…

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    Home Defense Involving Babies

    Protecting babies inside a home means there are extra variables, and the circumstances are more complex if an intruder enters your home. Barret Kendrick of Bearco Training offers tips about home defense with a baby or babies in the home. Barret notes that his advice doesn’t apply only to home-defense scenarios but also to any…

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  • 3:38

    Winchester 12-Gauge Defender Ammo

    PDN viewers know Rob Pincus recommends the Winchester Defender line of ammunition for personal defense and training. In this video, Rob is joined by PDN Contributor Jerah Hutchins of Clearing the Chamber to demonstrate the importance of patterning a defensive shotgun to enhance training. PATTERNING … NOT JUST FOR WATERFOWL The round being patterned is…

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    Barricade Positions

    Rob Pincus discusses where you should position yourself inside a barricade location … and why. By “barricade room,” Rob means not necessarily a “safe room” with a vault door, cameras, and self-contained breathing apparatus, but any space where you can hide so it is more difficult for a threat to get into a position to…

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