• Simulated Firearms Training as a Bystander During an Armed Robbery
    13:44

    In this extended video from Gander Mountain Academy, Director of Training Billy Heib puts PDN’s Rob Pincus into one of the GMA Simulators, where Rob experiences the armed robbery of a convenience store. This firearms training video offers a good look at how realistic and immersive the Simulators are. Billy and Rob also conduct an

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  • Gander Mountain Academy Overview
    8:32

    Gander Mountain Academy provides advanced, professional firearms training with a unique combination of highly trained instructors, live range and exclusive, state-of-the-art simulation technology.

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  • Shooting Target Types & Style Options
    3:53

    Jeff Kersten and Robin Godolphin of Gander Mountain Academy discuss a number of different types of targets and how they can be used with your firearms. Paper, metal and even exploding targets are reviewed.

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  • Gander Mtn Academy Training Process
    4:22

    Gander Mountain Academy locations offer a great deal of variety in regard to the facilities, classes and staff members. In this video, Training Industry Leader Rob Pincus gives you an overview of the options and the process that you will follow when you first visit.

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  • Lasers as Shooting Aids
    4:32

    Laser aiming devices on defensive pistols can be a great asset in specific circumstances, but they shouldn’t be relied upon as the primary aiming device.

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  • Dynamic Focus Shooting Courses
    3:07

    Dynamic Focus Shooting is a new program designed specifically by Gander Mountain Academy to help people learn intuitive defensive shooting skills as efficiently as possible.

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  • The Benefits of Failure in Training
    3:40

    Without failure in training, you never know what your limits are and you may miss subtle deficiencies in your skill performance. “Failure” isn’t always a bad thing; when you are pushing yourself to the edge of your skill level, you often find motivation to perform at a higher level. If nothing else, reaching failure in

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  • Safety Pat Down
    4:04

    From Gander Mountain Academy, Rob Pincus talks about the safety pat down, one of the most important aspects of any scenario training, including training with video and laser tools, Simunitions, Airsoft, and marking cartridges.

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  • Storing a Defensive Firearm in the Home
    3:29

    Rob Pincus and Jay White discuss the responsible storage of a defensive firearm inside their home for efficient access when they need that gun for defense. It is important to think about where and how you will store the firearm that you may need to protect yourself and your family.

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