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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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 >>
PDN Contributor and hand-to-hand close-quarters combat instructor Cecil Burch discusses and demonstrates how to use a body lock. Once we’ve crashed into the bad guy, inflicted some pain and set him back on his heels, we need to take control from him. He started the control by initiating the attack. We take control away from… Read more »Watch Now >>
When it comes to establishing a defensive mindset and considering personal security, the thing you may be missing is motivation. Some people may be reluctant to establish in their own mind the idea that they are willing to use force to defend themselves. Some people are unaware of the idea that they even need to… Read more »Watch Now >>
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 »Watch Now >>