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PDN Training Talk: March 3, 2016

Join host Grant Cunningham for the premiere of Personal Defense Network’s new LIVE show! Training Talk is all about the news and information you need to keep yourself and your family safe. Tune in Thursday, March 3 at 6pm Pacific/9pm Eastern. New PDN article on dealing with gun free zones: http://www.personaldefensenetwork.com/article/six-tips-for-dealing-with-gun-free-zones/ 
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A call to a Training Evolution in 2016

Throughout everything we do in life, there is a constant sense of progression; something that encourages us to “be more.” Every day we are evolving, in some aspect of our lives, we strive to be or do better than the day before. Are you ready for a Training Evolution?

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Variation helps develop Defensive Shooting Skills

I’ve long advised against practicing the same choreographed timer drills over and over again as a means to developing applicable defensive shooting skills. Ultimately, you want to learn to APPLY skills, not just perform them in isolation during a drill you’ve been obsessing over.

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PDN LIVE! February 2016

Thanks for tuning in to February’s PDN LIVE with Rob Pincus where he answered your personal defense and defensive shooting questions live on air. In case you missed it, you can watch the full video here. Original air date: February 23, 8:00 p.m. CDT. Make sure to tune in next month for another PDN LIVE.

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Gun Free Zone Woes

I know several people in the gun culture who plan their entire lives around where they can or cannot carry their defensive firearms. For instance, if they find out that a favorite restaurant legally posts the state-mandated signs to prevent concealed carry, they ignore how much they love those delicious tacos and go somewhere else.

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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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