• Recognition Drills for Carrying Multiple Guns
    6:14

    If you carry more than one type of gun for personal defense or keep more than one type of firearm staged around your home, training to recognize which gun is in your hand is important. This drill gives you a way to safely train to recognize which gun is in your hand at any given

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  • Problem Solving on the Range with Handgun Shooting Drills: Balance of Speed & Precision
    8:45

    Rob Pincus and Deryck Poole work with a student on the range to improve his ability to adjust his Balance of Speed & Precision to the target size and distance while in the middle of any handgun shooting drills. Too often, students get conditioned to fire at one particular pace. See other videos in our

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  • 2:11

    Many handgun ready positions exist. Rob Pincus strongly prefers the high compressed ready position. The gun is held in front of the chest above the area the gun moves to when it comes up out of the holster. The gun is also close to the chest, and the shooter’s elbows are at his side so

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  • Prepping the Gun Trigger
    4:45

    Staging or prepping the trigger — taking up the slack on a modern striker-fired pistol — is advocated by some as it helps the shooter make a shot that needs a high level of precision. But Rob Pincus encourages defensive shooting students not to prep the trigger, because it is a technique designed for marksmanship

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  • 4:46

    Which of these are more valuable in a reality-based training program? Ken Murray, author of Training at the Speed of Life, believes they are equally important. A defensive shooter’s skills must be developed before he can get optimal value from a scenario. Ken explains why, and also discusses the difference between a low-level scenario and

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  • How to Make Shooting Targets with Spray Paint
    10:57

    Rob Pincus prefers targets with a lot of variety. Small shapes, large shapes, shapes within shapes, numbers and other elements to focus on give students the opportunity to recognize, react and respond to an instructor’s commands. Don’t have this kind of target? No problem. We’ll help you learn how to make shooting targets with a

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  • Pistol Shooting Drills: Alternative Target Area
    9:18

    A popular pistol shooting drill that can help you, if faced with a threat off the range, is the alternative target area drill or failure drill. The high center chest is the primary target area, but if the initial volley of shots to that area does not stop the threat, aiming somewhere else may be

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  • Impediments to Learning During Firearms Training
    4:19

    Rob Pincus and Grant Cunningham discuss the biggest impediments to learning and developing defensive skills during firearms training. Rob & Grant give examples from his extensive experience as an instructor working with people of a variety of backgrounds on ranges and in classrooms around the world. Physical and psychological factors are considered, as well as

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  • Learn How to Break In a Handgun
    6:54

    Today’s guns come off the assembly line theoretically ready to fire. In reality most guns require a break-in period to allow parts to mesh together and result in a gun that functions reliably. PDN Contributor Grant Cunningham shares his gun break-in procedure so you can learn how to break in a handgun, which is quick,

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