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PDN Training Talk: April 7, 2016

On this episode, you heard Grant mention: Direct link to get PDN Premium Membership for only $10! Sign-up link for Grant’s Perimeter Defense Rifle class in Phoenix Ken Null dress gun belts Julie Loeffler’s “Light Then Fight” defensive flashlight class FourSevens flashlights Direct link to the PDN Training Tour schedule…

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The 42 Most Important Ideas In Defensive Tactical Shooting

it’s not easy to talk about the most important terms and concepts in the world of defensive shooting — because it’s a little difficult to judge what makes something important! There are, certainly, a lot of things we can talk about which are valuable or which are significant to defensive shooting in some way. These are generally thought of as the things we do, or want to do, or need to have when preparing to defend ourselves with a firearm. They’re important to know. At the same time there are some ideas which are very prevalent in the field, but which aren’t really valuable or are routinely misunderstood. This series of articles, then, is going to look at both sides of the importance equation: those things which have positive importance (good to know and do), as well as those things with negative importance (good to know and avoid.)

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An Eye to Your Future Defense

Ah, the miracle of modern technology! As I write this I’m passing over the Grand Canyon on my way back from a teaching trip in Phoenix. I’m able to write a blog post, check my email and listen to Freddie Hubbard, all while suspended 35,000 feet in the air. For all this technological advancement, however,…

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Equipment Races and the Defensive Shooting Instructor

Back in the 1990s I was an avid competitive shooter, sometimes attending as many as three matches a month. Back then the big talk was “The Equipment Race”: the increase in emphasis on hardware rather than pure shooting skill, an increase which was initiated by the use of compensators and red-dot sights in national competitions.…

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