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Rob Pincus

Defensive Shooting Target Distance


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If you carry a gun in the public space and spend a lot of time out of doors, you could potentially have to shoot to defend yourself over a wide range of distances. Tom Givens, who ran Rangemaster in Memphis, TN for many years and teaches defensive shooting all around the country, has put a […]

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Rob Pincus

Lateral Movement in Defensive Training


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In the real world, that movement may very well be directed towards moving behind concealment or cover. On the range, I teach people to move laterally while performing those tasks. In the absence of cover or any other position of advantage, Lateral Movement is going to be the best use of your energy and time. […]

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Rob Pincus

Home Defense Tactics


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  Evade Evasion is defined as “put yourself in a position where the threat cannot hurt you.” You can do this by positioning yourself away from where the threat is trying to make entry or leaving the room where they are. In some cases, you might even leave your home to avoid a physical confrontation. […]

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Rob Pincus

Choosing 9MM as a Defensive Caliber


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Performance: When it comes to performance from a defensive bullet, I suggest people look for consistent penetration of 15” through light or heavy clothing in 10% ballistic gelatin. These are two standard tests performed by many entities, including the FBI. The FBI Testing Protocols are the standard by which most law enforcement agencies judge a bullets […]

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