• 3:28

    When To Stop Shooting

    In the world of armed defense, there’s a lot of talk about when to stop shooting. Before we talk about that, remember we only shoot to stop the threat. We shoot as long as we need to, from moral and legal perspectives as well as an efficiency in training standpoint. We want to apply only…

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  • 3:57

    Conflict Avoidance During Civil Unrest

    What is your responsibility to avoid conflict or de-escalate existing conflict, especially in times of civil unrest or civil anxiety? Rob Pincus addresses this topic with his usual clear-thinking approach. Especially in the United States but also worldwide, we have had a lot of turmoil this year. This has included civil unrest over social issues…

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  • 3:45

    Resetting a Threat’s OODA Loop

    Rob answers a question he got recently about resetting a threat’s OODA Loop. This is a decision-making loop that’s been used inside the defensive community to talk about not only the things we defenders do, but also what the bad guy is doing while trying to hurt us. UNDERSTANDING THE OODA LOOP OODA stands for…

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  • 5:02

    Law Tactical Folding Stock Adapter

    Rob is on the range with a .308 Revolution pistol from POF-USA equipped with a Law Tactical Folding Stock Adapter. Here, this accessory has been turned into a folding brace adapter because on this pistol, which is not a short-barreled rifle, it’s a brace, not a stock. The good news is that the Law Tactical…

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  • 6:33

    The 5 W’s of Personal Defense – Wrap Up

    William Aprill recaps the most important points of his 5 Ws presentation, with emphasis on the aspects of his approach that are different than other personal-defense systems. Complete Series: The 5 W’s of Personal Defense – Introduction The 5 W’s of Personal Defense – Overview The 5 W’s of Personal Defense – Who? The 5…

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  • 11:14

    The 5 W’s of Personal Defense – Why?

    Why do bad guys commit violence? Some reasons are understandable, for example the attacker has an opportunity for material gain. Violence with nothing to gain is harder to comprehend, yet it does happen, so we need to be prepared to respond to it. Complete Series: The 5 W’s of Personal Defense – Introduction The 5…

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  • 6:15

    The 5 W’s of Personal Defense – Where?

    Where are attacks going to happen? Standard advice used to be, “Don’t go to dangerous places.” But so-called “dangerous places” have become harder to define in today’s mobile society. Danger may come to you. William Aprill advises instead to think about which places offer an advantage to bad guys and a disadvantage to you. The…

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  • 6:05

    The 5 W’s of Personal Defense – When?

    When are you at risk? “When” is situational, depending on when the attack benefits the bad guy. Think of “when” not necessarily as a clock time, because it could be any time, and you must always be ready to act. Complete Series: The 5 W’s of Personal Defense – Introduction The 5 W’s of Personal…

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  • 7:00

    The 5 W’s of Personal Defense – What?

    What is happening when you have been targeted for violent aggression? This discussion includes how to make yourself less of a target for attack, what William Aprill calls deselection. Complete Series: The 5 W’s of Personal Defense – Introduction The 5 W’s of Personal Defense – Overview The 5 W’s of Personal Defense – Who?…

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