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How Good Are You? Measuring Shooting Skill

Most shooters have a type A personality that drives us. That being the case, my students often ask me how to measure the skills they have. While there are multiple ways to measure skill, I like to have one that objectively allows me to measure my ability, so I can compare it to my skill

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Rail-Mounted Instant-on Light for Home-Defense Rifles

Most people have at least a rail-mounted light on their home-defense long guns, and perhaps also a laser aiming device. PDN Executive Director Rob Pincus likes to use the Viridian C5 or C5L light and laser combos, with their instant-on technology. The Less Efficient Way Rob planned on using the ambidextrous switch when deploying his

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Unicorns and the Situational Awareness Rainbow

“We must always be aware and live in Condition Yellow!” We have heard this.… We have said it…. I have taught it. The sentiment is sound and it is good advice. But the situational awareness rainbow can sometimes lead us to a false sense of security, striving for an unattainable goal, or perhaps even a

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Defensive Training On a Budget Bundle

Bundle: Defensive Training On a Budget Make the most of your training resources with this tip-filled package! Let’s face it, building defensive shooting skills can get very costly when you consider range costs, ammunition, and the time to get out and practice. This bundle will help you maximize your training efficiency with minimal impact on

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Training Resources

Training Resources

Rob Pincus frequently talks about training resources, and in this video he discusses what he means by that term. Training resources are things you have to spend in order to enhance your learning. The four major resources are time, venue, money and information.

Well-Rounded Defense Training 6-DVD Set

6-DVD Set: Well-Rounded Defense Training For anyone who takes their personal safety seriously, we’ve assembled this 6-DVD set as well-rounded resource to help you plan, train, and expand your defensive capabilities – from the basics and beyond. The Comprehensive Guide To Self Defense DVD provides a broad foundation from which to start, covering important self-defense

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Women & Shooting, Part 1: Getting to the Range

Hi. My name is Julie, and I’m a shooter. (“Hi, Julie.”) I’m being a little dramatic to make a point here, but sometimes to the non-shooter trying to learn more about the shooting world, it can seem like an elite club. And this club comes with its own language, attire, accessories and attitude. Now don’t

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Justin White

Here at the Personal Defense Network, we’re proud to have a diverse group of trainers contributing video material and articles. Justin White is the first of our hand-to-hand combatives experts to take part in the Instructor Profile Series. Justin White has studied the fighting arts for over 15 years. While a cadet at the Texas

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Lessons on Politics and Tactics from the OSU Terrorist Attack

It makes sense to try to understand the facts about a situation before drawing conclusions, but at the same time, many of the facts don’t really matter. Especially if you find yourself in the middle of an attack perpetrated by a spree killer. Guns aren’t the problem and I want everyone to understand that a gun doesn’t have to be the solution.