2015 PDN Training Tour Update #9The 2015 PDN Training Touzr wraps up as Rob Pincus checks in from Colorado. Hear from some of the Training Tour instructors as well.
2015 PDN Training Tour Update #8Rob Pincus is joined by Mike Hughes, on 2015 PDN Training Tour, to discuss the importance of "variability" in training.
2015 PDN Training Tour Update #7Rob Pincus checks in from Oregon as he nears the end of the 2015 PDN Training Tour.
2015 PDN Training Tour Update #6Rob Pincus checks in from the 2015 PDN Training Tour in Colorado as he gets ready for the last leg of the 2015 Tour.
2015 PDN Training Tour Update #5Rob Pincus and Melody Lauer discuss the importance developing a block of training for armed parents of small children.
2015 PDN Training Tour Update #4Rob Pincus checks in from Brownell's Big Springs Range in Iowa and talks about some important training concepts with John Johnston.
Crossbreed Holsters Tour Sponsor OverviewRob Pincus introduces Crossbreed Holsters, a 2015 PDN Training Tour Sponsor.
2015 PDN Training Tour Update #3Rob Pincus checks in from Pennsylvania after making some Training Tour stops New York and New Jersey.
CMMG Tour Sponsor OverviewRob Pincus introduces CMMG, a 2015 PDN Training Tour Sponsor.
Springfield Armory Tour Sponsor OverviewRob Pincus introduces Springfield Armory USA, a 2015 PDN Training Tour Sponsor.
2015 PDN Training Tour Update #2The PDN Training Tour checks in from New England after making a stop at the 2015 NRA Annual Meeting & Exhibits in Nashville.
2015 PDN Training Tour Update #1Rob Pincus has kicked off the 2015 PDN Training Tour in Florida! In this video, he introduces this year’s sponsors and instructors, and talks about the mission of the Training Tour.
2015 PDN Training Tour OverviewThis year’s PDN Training Tour started in late March and will go through mid-August with courses in defensive pistol, rifle, instructor development, emergency medical, knife defense, unarmed defense, home defense and more!
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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 »Watch Now >>
The new Quick-Access Medical Bag was designed by Blackhawk Products Group specifically to be used inside a vehicle. It’s a great way to carry the emergency gear you may need in a worst-case scenario. If you carry a firearm for personal defense or are just interested in personal security and safety in general, you should… Read more »Watch Now >>
If you’re looking for an everyday utility knife that can also be pressed into service for personal defense, the Benchmade Griptilian is a great choice. The Benchmade Griptilian is a very easy to open, easy to use knife that has the Benchmade Access Lock. It’s rugged, it’s durable and it’s a useful everyday tool. Blade… Read more »Watch Now >>
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 »Watch Now >>
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 »Watch Now >>
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 »Watch Now >>
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 »Watch Now >>
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 »Watch Now >>