• 3:26

    Worlds Collide: Excuses for Mistakes

    Shooters make a lot of excuses for poor performance, everything from the weather to the light being wrong to not feeling well, but these are usually a cover for their poor application of skill. As Rob Pincus and Rob Leatham explain, we should practice shooting in imperfect conditions, because if we have to defend against…

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  • 3:15

    Worlds Collide: Competitive vs Defensive Skill Sets

    Shooting skill sets: Which ones matter only in competition shooting, and which ones matter only in defensive shooting? And where is the overlap? Rob Leatham and Rob Pincus discuss the differences and similarities. Competition Competitive shooting is all about the score, so the most important thing is the points on the target. Accuracy is only…

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  • Natural Point of Aim

    Worlds Collide: Natural Point of Aim

    Champion competition shooter Rob Leatham and defensive shooting instructor Rob Pincus talk about the concept of natural point of aim and if there is such a thing as “correct” positioning of the feet while drawing and firing. Natural Point of Aim One of Rob Leatham’s pet peeves is natural point of aim. As Rob explains,…

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  • 3:15

    Springfield – Worlds Collide: Training For Multiple Threats

    “It’s always the punch you don’t see coming that knocks you out.” This adage from the world of boxing applies equally to defensive use of a firearm, where you must focus on the immediate threat — the person who is directly trying to harm you — but also strive to be aware of any other…

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  • 2:00

    Worlds Collide: Circles Drill for Shooting Stance

    Worlds Collide often presents the contrasting perspectives of defensive shooter Rob Pincus of PDN and competition shooter Rob Leatham of Team Springfield, but both Robs agree on some issues. The myth of the perfect shooting stance is one. Rob Pincus considers it a figment of people’s imagination based on square-range training, not on reality. Rob…

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  • 4:44

    Worlds Collide: Proper Grip on 1911

    Team Springfield’s Rob Leatham and PDN’s Rob Pincus offer their guidance on proper grip and presentation of a 1911-style handgun. Confirmed 9mm advocate Rob Pincus is carrying the Springfield Armory 1911 4” EMP in 9mm. He considers it an evolved 1911. The EMP has shortened the 1911 platform so it works properly with 9mm and…

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  • 3:24

    Worlds Collide: Countering Sight Fixation

    Champion shooter Rob Leatham of Team Springfield has advice that can make you a better shooter. Many people fixate on focusing on the sights to the extent that it hinders their ability to pull the trigger. With PDN’s Rob Pincus shooting, Leatham instructs him to perform a closed-eye drill. Pincus drives the gun out, puts…

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  • 2:49

    Worlds Collide: Foundations of Fast Shooting

    Champion competitive shooter Rob Leatham of Team Springfield gives a tutorial on shooting fast. A lot can happen in one second, so you need to be able to shoot fast. In a competition, one second can easily cost you the match. In a defensive shooting, one second can make the difference between surviving the encounter…

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  • 1:53

    Worlds Collide: Concealed Carry – Outside vs Inside

    Inside the waistband or outside the waistband concealed carry — which is better? PDN’s Rob Pincus and Team Springfield’s Rob Leatham agree on the answer to this important question. Both Robs are carrying outside the waistband with a loose shirt as a cover garment. Outside the waistband carry may be more comfortable, especially in hot…

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