PDN Video Earns 2011 Bronze Telly Award

The Personal Defense Network® earned a 2011 Bronze Telly in the Film/Video category for it’s DVD, “Firearm Storage and Access.” The video was recognized for its exceptional production quality. “We are pleased to earn this award,” said Rob Pincus, a personal defense industry leader and Managing Editor for Personal Defense Network. “It’s Personal Defense Network’s

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Claude Werner

Claude Werner brings a lifetime of experience behind the gun to every course he teaches. A retired U.S. Army officer, he served in Airborne, Ranger, Special Forces, and Mechanized Infantry units and commanded a Special Forces A-Team and Bradley Infantry Company. He was the Chief Instructor at the elite Rogers Shooting School for five years

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Carrying When the Heat’s On: Summer Handgun Carry

Summer, summer, glorious summer! The weather is warmer, days are longer, the living is easy, and seasonal affective disorder retreats to the shadows from whence it came. Who doesn’t love sunny weather? For the person who carries a firearm, the change of seasons brings new issues. Knowing what they are and how to mitigate them

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Playing the Odds: Training for Real Gunfights

Training for real gunfights is a tricky business. The reality is that very little is known about law enforcement officers involved in dynamic critical incidents. Even less is known about civilians who are involved in such incidents. Rob Pincus accurately points out that there are four factors that affect your ability to hit the target

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Understanding Physiological Potential: The More You Learn, the Less You Know

One of the most amazing things about the traditional martial arts—especially those that focus heavily on the practice of solo forms (kata, in Japanese)—is the idea that practitioners often debate the meaning and application of the movements of those forms. While the meaning of most movements can be readily identified as a punch, kick, etc.,

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