• 2:16

    Safety Third

    The Safety Third concept is an elegant and efficient way to look at a practical application of safety, whether it’s gun safety in relation to firearms training, or anything else you’re concerned about. When Rob Pincus heard commentator Mike Rowe talk about his “Safety Third” concept, Rob realized it overlapped perfectly with how Rob has…

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  • 4:09

    Carrying While Drinking/Impaired

    Think carefully about the appropriate and inappropriate times to have access to firearms. If our judgment is impaired and we can’t operate at our best, a firearm may not be a good choice of defensive tool. Rob Pincus explains why. Carrying a defensive firearm is always a matter of compromises, and those compromises go beyond…

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  • 7:36

    F.A.S.T. Drill with a Rifle

    The F.A.S.T. Drill is usually done with a pistol. But as PDN Executive Director Rob Pincus and E.A.G. Tactical’s Brian Canova demonstrate, doing the F.A.S.T. Drill with a rifle yields some worthwhile data because several different skills can be analyzed. The F.A.S.T. Drill (Fundamentals, Accuracy, and Speed Test) was developed by the late Todd Louis…

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  • 1:25

    F.A.S.T. Drill as a Transition Drill

    The F.A.S.T. Drill (Fundamentals, Accuracy, and Speed Test) tests a shooter’s ability to get hits on a small target and then on a bigger target, or vice versa — and with something happening in between, often a reload between the two targets. This drill, which was developed by the late Todd Louis Green, is a…

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  • 6:08

    Bianchi Cup Drill

    From the Ancient City Shooting Range, Rob Pincus is with Brian Canova of E.A.G. Tactical. Brian uses timer drills in his firearms training courses and his personal shooting practice. He believes timer drills bring a lot of value to training, and over the long term help track performance and show whether a shooter is progressing…

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  • 3:02

    Injured Shooter Training

    Rob Pincus demonstrates an innovative way to train for operating a firearm while injured. It’s a versatile method that you can train either strong hand or weak hand, and using a pistol or a rifle. Rob started experimenting with this technique and integrated it into some of his advanced classes after he had seen other…

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  • 2:47

    Dry-Fire Training with the SIRT STIC

    Finally there is a solution to dry-fire training with long guns: introducing the SIRT STIC from Next Level Training. In an environment where you can’t do live-fire training and you want to practice your defensive long-gun skills based on an AR-platform rifle, the SIRT STIC is the answer. It is a training stock. HOW THE…

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  • 5:22

    Balance of Speed & Precision Target and Drill

    The Balance of Speed & Precision Target is designed specifically to improve your defensive shooting. In this video, we take a closer look at the target and at the Balance of Speed & Precision Drill to see how they can help you become a better defensive shooter. BALANCE OF SPEED & PRECISION TARGET Rob Pincus…

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  • 2:14

    Defensive Rifle Iron Sights

    Many modern AR-type rifles are equipped with a red-dot sight that helps the shooter get hits on target. But what if you have a 1980s or 1990s vintage AR with iron sights and the carry handle that makes mounting a red-dot sight a challenge? STILL VIABLE? Is this type of rifle still a viable weapon…

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