When it comes to setting up a defensive rifle—whether a patrol or home-defense rifle—one item that gets in the way more than it helps when moving around in confined spaces, in and around a vehicle or home, or among family members, is a big vertical foregrip. Patriot Ordnance Factory USA (POF-USA) has a better solution with its two-piece Handstop Kit. Putting one or both pieces of the POF-USA Handstop Kit on your defensive rifle can give you the versatility and the useful functions you need without having something that will get in the way when you need to maneuver with the rifle.
PDN is pleased to welcome back to the PDN Training Tour the company formerly known as Viridian Green Laser but now known as Viridian Weapon Technologies. The name change has come about because Viridian has expanded their line to include lights and numerous other accessories. Viridian Weapon Technologies has also introduced FACT (Fast Access CameraWatch Now >>
Packing a wound means putting clean gauze or gauze impregnated with a hemostatic agent down into a wound, particularly a gunshot wound, in the training environment or the real-world self-defense environment. Practice Techniques Have you ever practiced packing a wound? It’s something you should try, and there’s an easy way to do it with aWatch Now >>
GMA Strategic Projects Manager and Instructor Nick Smith and Instructor Dave Hendrick discuss understanding your physical capabilities and limitations. As we age we may develop worsening eyesight, bad knees etc. Make an instructor aware of any debilitating condition you may have at the start of a course. More importantly, what steps can you take toWatch Now >>
In the case of an active shooter, the government recommends, “Run, Hide, Fight” in that order. Unfortunately, this can become “Run, Hide, Die” and immediately fighting back may be your best chance of survival. Shooting to contact involves footwork, agility, visual acuity, a stable shooting platform and rapid engagement of the target. Retired Supervisory FederalWatch Now >>