Other PDN Training Videos

  • PDN 011561f_k5e22u_c Training Discipline

    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 »

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  • Prioritizing Needs & Skills

    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 »

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  • Home Defense Pistol

    Steve Aryan of Grey Fox Industries is on the range with an AR home defense pistol. How do you set it up for home defense? You need to consider what type of optics, weapon-mounted light, and irons you’re going to mount on it. Also take into account: where and how are you going to leave… Read more »

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  • Handguns for Women

    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 »

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  • PDN 011557f_k5e18u_c Control After the Crash - PREMIUM.00_02_40_29.Still005

    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 »

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  • Protect What You Love

    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 »

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  • PDN 011554f_k5e15u_c Using Video to Improve Your Techniques - PREMIUM

    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 »

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  • Shotgun vs. Rifle

    On site at the Bristlecone Shooting, Training and Retail Center in Denver, Colorado, Rob Pincus answers a question he’s asked a lot. Shotgun vs. rifle: what’s better for home defense? Semi-Auto Rifle His personal preference is for a medium-caliber semi-automatic rifle. He likes the AR-15 platform and has used it for a long time. He… Read more »

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