Thanks for tuning in to January’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: January 14, 8:00 p.m. CDT. Make sure to tune in next month for another PDN LIVE.
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,
MDTS Defensive Knife Response Guide, page 13 of MDTS Practical Small Knife Skills Student Info Guide. This guide carries over well to knife-like objects and improvised defensive tools as well. On December 1, Rob Pincus and I had discussed improvised defensive tools on the PDN Live broadcast. While we had the opportunity to talk with
Chris Fry of MDTS Training joined Rob Pincus this month as a guest on PDN LIVE to talk about Low-profile and Improvised Defensive Tools. Chris has established himself in the training community as expert in this area after years of personal experimentation and training for defense in environments where carrying traditional defensive tools is either
Personal Defense Network’s Executive Director has taken some time to comment on the social media frenzy surrounding the viral video of a French Father comforting his son during an interview in the aftermath of the Terrorist Attacks that took place there last week.
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.
If you’re not ready to carry a gun with a round chambered in a proper holster, you’re simply not ready to carry a gun for personal defense. Check out this video of a close quarters knife attacker who is able to land repeated strikes on an Armed Professional while several other members of his agency
Being a part of the Personal Defense Network from the very beginning has been a refreshing experience. You wouldn’t believe how aggravating it can be to produce quality content only to have it placed next to another article espousing something that can only be described as “derp” – and it happens with great regularity! That
October’s episode of PDN LIVE featured PDN Executive Director Rob Pincus and Contributor Craig Douglas.
I’m often surprised at how quickly buzzwords and soundbites make their way through the training world. I suspect this is simply a reflection of the way modern society as a whole operates, but when it comes to defensive training those sayings too often substitute for real thought. Take, for instance, the old phrase “it’s just