The PDN Training Tour is back and bigger than ever. PDN Executive Director Rob Pincus gives an overview of the 2015 Personal Defense Network Training Tour, including some insider information on this year’s sponsors: Crossbreed Holsters, Viridian Green Laser Sights, GunVault, Benchmade Knife Company, CMMG, Breakthrough Clean, Liberty Ammunition and Springfield Armory. This year’s tour started in late March and will go through mid-August with courses in defensive pistol, rifle, instructor development, emergency medical, knife defense, unarmed defense, home defense and more! Rob also introduces this year’s new PDN Tour Truck! The tour will be offering courses in every region of the country and is open to all participants interested in developing practical skills to use in worst case scenarios to defend themselves or others.
Rob Pincus and Deryck Poole work with a student on the range to refine his shooting position. Whenever you are training for defensive shooting, you should try to maintain a natural and neutral stance with your feet about equidistant from the target and your weight forward. Related videos: Problem Solving on the Range: Realistic EngagementWatch Now >>
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Finding a range that allows realistic practice opportunities isn’t always easy. Rob Pincus discusses finding a quality range with the owner of Ancient City Shooting Range, Chuck Usina. Most ranges have very restrictive fundamental rules in regard to what type of shooting can be done. Look for ranges that already host defensive training or dynamicWatch Now >>
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