• 2:44

    Athleticism vs. Fitness

    What is the difference between athleticism and fitness, and what does that difference mean for students of personal defense, especially those who are not in prime physical condition? Defining the Terms PDN has put out a lot of information stressing the importance of fitness and helping people integrate fitness concepts and ideas into their self-defense…

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  • FN FNS-9 Compact 9mm Handgun
    6:08

    FN FNS-9 Compact 9mm Handgun

    The FNS-9 Compact from FN is a handgun Rob Pincus is very enthusiastic about and believes that more people should consider for concealed carry and defensive use. The reliability and durability of FN guns are well proven. They’re accurate and will work for you when you need them to. Here’s his full review. Excellent Concealed-Carry…

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  • Are You A Sheepdog?
    3:23

    Are You a Sheepdog?

    The analogy of the sheepdog, which oversees and protects the flock, was popularized in the law enforcement, military, security, and personal defense communities in the 1990s through the writings of Lt. Col. David Grossman, who has been a PDN contributor. Over the years, Rob Pincus’s beliefs about the sheepdog concept have evolved. The Professional Sheepdog…

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  • CMMG - Rifles - 2017 Tour Sponsor
    2:06

    CMMG – 2017 Tour Sponsor

    It’s great to have CMMG back on the PDN Training Tour for their third year as a sponsor and providing demo rifles for Rob to use during training tour courses. The CMMG rifles Rob brings to class are often pressed into service when a student’s rifle goes down, and have proven durable and reliable during…

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  • 7:25

    Shouldering an AR Pistol with a SIG Brace

    Steve Aryan of Grey Fox Industries discusses considerations when shouldering an AR pistol using the SIG Stabilizing Brace or a pistol buffer tube. SIG Brace The SIG Brace is not a stock, so it is not permanently physically attached to prevent it from shifting or spinning. Steve twists it so it’s cockeyed. This is not…

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  • 2:34

    Good Samaritan Checklist

    Keep this Good Samaritan checklist in your head as a script you can quickly run through in case you come upon a situation where you might be compelled to act on behalf of a stranger in the public space. If you have sufficient self-defense training and are prepared to defend yourself and your loved ones,…

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  • 3:27

    SFD Responder Ankle Medical Kit

    Everyone who takes their personal defense and the protection of their loved ones seriously knows it’s a great idea to have an emergency medical kit close at hand when you’re in a public space or in your workplace, vehicle, or home. In the past that wasn’t always convenient — but the SFD Responder is a…

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  • FN 509 9mm Striker Fire Handgun
    11:47

    FN 509 9mm Handgun for Personal Defense

    The FN 509 is a brand-new 17+1 round double-stack 9mm striker-fired handgun. Other high-capacity 9mm handguns are on the market — what sets the FN 509 apart? Rob Pincus tests it and is impressed with the FN 509’s design, ergonomics, and handling. FN 509 Features The 509 is FN’s first high-capacity 9mm in this size…

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  • CMMG - MK4 Multiple Target Drill
    5:06

    Multiple Target Drill

    Multiple Target Engagement Drills are a great way to work on contextually appropriate skills, including gun handling and shooting on the move, with a defensive long gun or pistol. Rob Pincus demonstrates these shooting drills with the CMMG Mk4 5.56mm AR-15-type rifle. Check out Rob’s full CMMG Mk4 review for a closer look at this…

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