What Can We Learn from the Castile Shooting?

Last year, at the beginning of a series of tragic shootings and senseless violence against police officers around the country, a police officer in Minnesota shot a legally armed man. That man was Philando Castile and I think that there are some things we can learn from the Castile shooting. If the aftermath of last… Read more »

Partnership with USCCA!

I am incredibly excited about the collaboration between Personal Defense Network and the United States Concealed Carry Association (USCCA). I am proud to announce that I will be serving as an Advisor to the USCCA’s Training Division and that we’ve already started the process of adding our approach to Defensive Shooting Instruction to the USCCA’s offerings.

PDN Training Tour Course Review

Last week in Ohio, a long time Gun Writer, Firearms Instructor and Law Enforcement Officer attended one of the our 2017 PDN Training Tour Courses and shared his thoughts on the experience at The Firing Pen

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New Jersey Concealed Carry? It can happen…

The expansion of Shall Issue & Constitutional Carry Laws has occurred at the State Level because the gun owning populations of most States have not given up. I hope that the gun owners of New Jersey, California, New York, Massachusetts and every other State will continue to fight until we have a true representation of “Shall Not Be Infringed” nationwide

AR PISTOLS “LEGAL” TO SHOULDER… AGAIN!

It appears AR Pistols are once again “legal” to shoulder. There had been some strong rumors circulating for the past week or so that the BATFE was going to announce that they were clarifying their position and reversing the impression that had been left in the community that by simply pushing an AR Pistol against your torso and putting your check on the buffer tube you were committing a felony by de facto “constructing” an illegal Short Barreled Rifle.

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2017 PDN Training Tour

The 2017 PDN Training Tour is a little less than a month in, and we’ve already offered courses in 10 states across the country! We have over 75 classes left to go during the next few months, and we’ll be at about 50 more locations. Our team of instructors is more diverse than ever this… Read more »

The 2017 PDN Training Tour Launch!

We kicked off the 2017 PDN Training Tour yesterday with an outstanding course in St. Augustine, FL. 15 Students were on the line for the 1 day Combat Focus Shooting Course which focused on developed intuitive defensive shooting skills.

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The Neuroscience of Practice and Training (Video)

This is a 5 minute video of at TED-Ed worth watching to get a better understanding of the neurophysiology behind valuable “practice”. The neuroscience of practice and training in general is a field I have studied in great detail over the last 10 to 15 years. Understanding the objective WHY behind techniques, gear and training… Read more »