• 3:11

    Canik-Century Arms METE SFx

    Canik USA was the official handgun sponsor of the 2022 PDN Training Tour. Canik has taken the community by storm with their very affordable and very reliable guns. With their METE series that debuted last year, the ergonomics took a huge leap forward. All instructors on the 2022 PDN Training Tour brought one or more…

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  • 2:13

    Reloading From a Pocket

    People online talk about handgun reloading from a pocket – how slow and cumbersome it is and how they don’t practice it a lot because it’s not as cool looking as loading from a belt or a carrier, plus it’s not as fast and certainly not as smooth. But if you carry your magazines in…

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  • 4:31

    Personal Defense Time Management

    PDN Training Tour Instructor Jerah Hutchins discusses the role of time management in helping shooters become – and remain – committed to improving their personal-defense readiness. FRONTLOAD YOUR TRAINING Jerah has a companion video, Tips for New Gun Owners, that will be helpful if you’re getting started. There is no magic formula for accelerated learning.…

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  • 4:06

    Tips for New Gun Owners

    If you’re a new gun owner, PDN Training Tour Instructor Jerah Hutchins has some tips to help you get started, with a focus on training. HOW TO TRAIN Think of your handgun training as if you’re going to university: You must start with an introductory class and build on that, not just take any course…

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  • 6:30

    Proper Grip To Manage Handgun Recoil

    PDN’s Training Talk co-hosts, Barret Kendrick and Deryck Poole, team up on the range to demonstrate the importance of grip on a handgun when it comes to recoil management. In a self-defense incident, we can’t predict the number of rounds we may have to fire, and data shows it will likely be more than one…

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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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  • 5:22

    Balance of Speed & Precision Target and Drill

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

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  • 3:41

    How To Pick Up a Dropped Gun

    If you drop your gun, there are some important do’s and don’ts for picking it up, from both safety and tactical standpoints. Rob Pincus demonstrates the best way to pick up your dropped gun. DROP MY GUN? During handgun training courses, Rob encourages shooters to drop their gun if they get a piece of hot…

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  • 5:07

    The 3 Ds of Lateral Movement

    Lateral movement is moving off line from the line of attack to the threat or the target we’re using to simulate the threat. The reason we do lateral movement is to get used to moving while we’re doing our gun handling. As Rob Pincus says, if the gun or some part of the gun is…

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