• 2:23

    If you’re interested in becoming a defensive shooting instructor, there are more ways to do that today than there were in the past. Learn more about one comprehensive and professional program. THAT WAS THEN, THIS IS NOW A few years ago, PDN’s Deryck Poole made a video about becoming a defensive shooting instructor. Things have

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  • 2:39

    Recently PDN has been receiving questions and comments about eye dominance as it relates to shooting a handgun and a long gun. Let’s clear up some misconceptions. HANDGUN Deryck Poole, a PDN contributor and co-host of PDN Training Talk, says it does not matter which eye is dominant or if you have cross-eye dominance (the

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  • 3:27

    You’ll find a lot of misinformation about self-defense and defensive shooting by watching videos on the internet. But not here. In this PDN video, Rob Pincus tackles one scenario he often sees in internet videos, explains what’s wrong with what is depicted and how we should actually train. Rob is at extreme close quarters with

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  • 1:18

    If you’re new to defensive shooting, welcome to the Personal Defense Network! Our Executive Director Rob Pincus offers three really important tips for beginning shooters who want to learn to protect themselves and the people they care about. 1. Get a Gun That Fits Your Hand There is nothing more difficult to overcome than a

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  • 1:35

    The National Shooting Sports Foundation’s Plus One Movement is all about growing the sport within the entire shooting community. It’s easy and rewarding to become involved. Taking People Out to the Range You can take someone to the range for the first time with the expectation that they’re going to develop their self-defense shooting ability

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  • 2:43

    When it comes to defensive shooting, your shooting stance doesn’t matter. It’s important to understand why that is true. But it also does matter that you do not make your shooting stance matter when you are training and practicing. Confused yet? Let Rob Pincus explain. Defensive Shooting Stances At the moment you need to defend

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  • 5:03

    Students often ask Rob Pincus about shooting and moving. Rob clarifies that he teaches shooting, and he teaches moving, but he rarely teaches shooting while moving. He does teach — and has made a PDN video about — shooting while in motion at extreme close-quarters, but in this video, he talks about shooting beyond two

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  • 2:39

    How can you make the most out of realistic shooting training opportunities within the confined space of a traditional indoor range? Rob Pincus explains that using a complex target, thinking about the context of the training you can do inside the limited space of an indoor range, and generally being creative are the ways to

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  • 4:28

    Whenever you’re out on the range training with your defensive carry gun, it’s important that you use the same mechanics and the same body motions as you would if you were actually defending yourself. Mechanics It has a lot to do with the gun you’re using but also with the holster you’re using, especially when

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