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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…

AR-15 Essentials 5-DVD Set

5-DVD Set: AR-15 Essentials The AR-15 is one of the most popular firearms on the market today, and for good reason. Not only is it lightweight and easy-to-use, but it is made in such a way that it can be fully customizable as well as easy to build and take apart for many reasons. Whether…

Andy Loeffler

One characteristic our instructors/contributors here at PDN have in common is that they started early and have never given up on what they’re passionate about: training others, whether it be with firearms, knives or hand-to-hand, and for professionals or civilians. Andy Loeffler took his youthful interest in guns and shooting and enlisted in the U.S.…

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Home Defense Tactics: Fundamentals of Home Defense

Rob Pincus discusses the Five Fundamentals of Home Defense tactics: Evade, Barricade, Arm, Communicate, Respond. Thinking ahead of time about these five steps will empower you to respond more efficiently if you ever do have a threat inside your home, or trying to get into your home.

PDN LIVE: Challenges for Gun Owners During the Holiday Season

In this month’s PDN LIVE, Rob Pincus discussed specific challenges and responsibilities that gun owners, especially those who carry or stage guns for defensive use, have during the holiday season. Topics covered include house guests, burglary risk, travel, parties with alcohol, and visiting friends and family.

Springfield Armory SAINT Edge 5.56

When the Springfield Armory SAINT hit the market, people rushed out to buy it because it’s priced so affordably from a quality manufacturer such as Springfield. Then they discovered at the range that it’s a great gun and a great value. But if you’re above entry level, you’ll want to check out the Springfield SAINT…

Evolving As Defensive Shooters

Whether you are a student, instructor, military personnel, law enforcement, or a citizen who carries a firearm to legally defend yourself, evolving your mindset and defensive shooting techniques is paramount in a constantly changing world. How you do this is up to you and how you want to spend your time, effort and energy to…

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Effectiveness vs Efficiency with Firearms

PDN Managing Editor Rob Pincus gives an illustrated example of what he means when he says efficiency with defensive firearms is more important than effectiveness. Reloading firearms at slide lock is one of the things that there are many ways to do, and obviously if the gun ends up being reloaded at the end, whichever…