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Season 1

  • S01E01 Defensive Shooting

    • Sportsman Channel

    Self-defense gets complicated when you have to prevent harm to loved ones, friends'even complete strangers. Richard Nance and Dave Spaulding shoot their way through several fast-paced scenarios to show you how you can prevail in these most difficult encounters. Richard and R.K. Miller review the six basic safety rules for firearms defense, and Richard shows you why leverage is key in a hand-to-hand encounter.

  • S01E02 Defensive Shotgun

    • Sportsman Channel

    Cory Trapp teaches the defensive shotgun, Dick Metcalf talks about the pros and cons of revolvers and auto loaders, Massad Ayoob teaches the importance of a backup gun and Clint Smith runs drills on trigger reset.

  • S01E03 Low Light Defense

    • Sportsman Channel

    Tom and Bill Porter discuss low light defense tools and methods. Dick Metcalf covers defensive ammo choices. Massad Ayoob teaches close in drawing techniques; and Clint Smith teaches how to clear jams in a hurry.

  • S01E04 Gun Versus Knife

    • Sportsman Channel

    Think a gun automatically gives you the edge over a knife-wielding assailant? It doesn't, and Richard Nance and Dave Spaulding break out Airsoft gear and training knives to show why that's true in several force-on-force scenarios'as well as how to counter a knife attack. Massad Ayoob relays vital information on dealing with police in the aftermath of a self-defense incident, and Richard teaches methods for escaping common holds.

  • S01E05 Clint on the Basics!

    • Sportsman Channel

    Clint Smith stresses the importance of learning the basics! Dick Metcalf discusses Trijicon optics. Massad Ayoob's action plan covers the versatility of the pin and spin technique. Clint later demonstrate flashlight techniques.

  • S01E06 Defensive Ammo

    • Sportsman Channel

    Bill Porter and Tom Gresham talk about the importance of fitting the ammo to the mission. Dick Metcalf talks concealment holsters. Massad Ayoob shows flashlight tips. Clint Smith's skill drill covers loading and unloading the gun.

  • S01E07 How Cover Can Save Your Life

    • Sportsman Channel

    Whether it's in your home or on the street, it's crucial to know what can stop a bullet and what can't. Richard Nance and Sal DiMercurio run high-speed scenarios that will demonstrate what works and what doesn't. And if you don't know what to do if a crook sticks a pistol or revolver in your face, you have to watch Richard's segment on disarming a handgun-toting crook.

  • S01E08 The Defensive Pistol

    • Sportsman Channel

    When you come right down to it, handguns aren't all that effective at stopping a determined attacker'especially for those who aren't well-trained. Richard Nance teams with Dave Spaulding to get you up to speed on combat pistol techniques that you won't see anywhere else. R.K. Miller reviews how to communicate with others in your house in the case of a home invasion'life-saving advice you can't afford to miss.

  • S01E09 The Three Fights

    • Sportsman Channel

    The concept of the 'three fights' are discussed with Rob Pincus. Dick Metcalf talks pepper spray on survival tools. Massad Ayood teaches elevator and star tips. Clint Smith covers the dangers of 'the hole.'

  • S01E10 Choosing the Right Gun

    • Sportsman Channel

    Tom and Bill discuss making the decision on which handgun is right. Survival Tools showcases Blackhawk's flashlights. Gas stations are the subject of Action Plan. Clint Smith further details shooting while holding a flashlight.

  • S01E11 Defense With a Knife

    • Sportsman Channel

    Eric Olds demonstrates the intricacies of self defense with a knife. Dick Metcalf and Sgt. Duane Long talk about the merits of a shotgun for home defense. Sobering advice from Massad Ayoob on checking your vehicle as you approach it. Clint smith impresses the importance of the press check.

  • S01E12 The Really Fun Stuff!

    • Sportsman Channel

    It's all about NFA guns! Cory and Tom talk about cool guns and cool accessories. Dick Metcalf accessorizes his rifle. How do you answer your door? Massad Ayoob shows the right and the wrong way. Low light techniques continue with the Skill Drill.

  • S01E13 Rigfles for Defense

    • Sportsman Channel

    Clint and Tom answer the question "what makes the rifle such a great choice?" Lasers are a great home defense tool - Deck Metcalf explains why. What are alternative self defense weapons? Massad Ayoob discusses one. Clint demonstrates the tactical reload.

Season 2

  • S02E01 Vehicle Safety

    • Sportsman Channel

    Ed Head presents best practices for vehicle safety. Dick Metcalf and Sgt. Long discuss lasers on long and hand guns. Massad Ayoob covers hotel safety and Clint Smith talks backup guns.

  • S02E02 Revolvers for Defense

    • Sportsman Channel

    Clint Smith goes old school by teaching defense with revolvers. Dick and Sgt. Long point out the importance of choosing guns everyone can use in family defense plans. Mass teaches an escape from the front choke. Clint Smith ends with teaching the press check on a long gun.

  • S02E03 Self Defense for Women

    • Sportsman Channel

    Tom Gresham and Il Ling New talk about women taking self defense training. Bob Morrison and Dick Metcalf talk about Taurus pistols for self defense. Massad Aybob talks about the importance of retention holsters. Clint Smith discusses brace kneeling.

  • S02E04 Shooting on the Move

    • Sportsman Channel

    Tom visits Marty Hayes at the Firearms Academy of Seattle to learn about shooting moving targets. Survival Tools looks at the importance of shooting with both eyes open. Mass and Tom examine the best ways to handle a traffic stop while carrying a pistol. Clint Smith shows one handed reloads.

  • S02E05 Close Quarters Defense

    • Sportsman Channel

    Chris Weare of Gunsite teaches close quarters defense tactics. Dick Metcalf talks to Clyde Caceres about dependable lights. Learn some zen as Massad Ayoob demonstrates the relaxation methods to connect with your inner competitive shooter. Clint Smith talks prone shooting in this week's Skill Drill.

  • S02E06 This is the Gun I Have

    • Sportsman Channel

    Clint Smith demonstrates that self defense can be a possibility with any type of firearm. Survival Tools talks defensive ammunition. Action Plan talks about escaping the unwanted arm reaching around. Watch your front sight- so says Clint Smith on this week's Skill Drill.

  • S02E07 One Hour Drills

    • Sportsman Channel

    Ed Head talks about one hour drills to keep your skills fresh. Dick Metcalf and Bob Morrison showcase the Taurus Millennium Pro. Massad Ayoob points out tips to travel safely. Learn how to load an AR from Clint Smith on this week's Skill Drill.

  • S02E08 Four Legged Predator Defense

    • Sportsman Channel

    Predator defense is discussed with Il Ling New at Gunsite. Dick Metcalf and Sgt. Duane Long compare the AR and the Mini-14 for home defense. Mass teaches about the Kubaton on this week's Action Plan. Clint Smith demonstrates revolver reloads.

  • S02E09 Clint Smith on Defensive Carbine

    • Sportsman Channel

    Clint Smith is teaching the carbine on this episode. Dick Metcalf talks about collapsible stocks for rifles. Mass teaches home safety, and Clint teaches the tactical reload for a rifle.

  • S02E10 The Importance of Being Efficient

    • Sportsman Channel

    Cory Trapp discusses shooting efficiency. Dick Metcalf talks about the virtues of the hammerless snubbie. Massad Ayoob talks about how to escape the rear choke, and Clint Smith teaches failure to stop drills.

  • S02E11 Ed Head on the Defensive Carbine

    • Sportsman Channel

    Ed Head shares his love of the defensive carbine! Dick Metcalf discusses the less often considered consideration of marine defensive tools. Action Plan walks through how to avoid a tragic accident with an officer responding to a threat to your home. Clint demonstrates off-hand rifle shooting.

  • S02E12 Low Light Defense With Marty Hayes

    • Sportsman Channel

    Marty Hayes teaches low light shooting and techniques. Dick Metcalf defines second strike capability of a handgun using the Taurus 24/7 as an example. Massad Ayoob and Tom Gresham discuss body language that can tip you off to an impending attack. Clint Smith talks about non dominant hand training.

  • S02E13 Shooting From Awkward Positions

    • Sportsman Channel

    Clint Smith teaches shooting from awkward positions in the first half, then is joined by his wife Heidi as they teach team communication. Bullet weight is reviewed in this week's Survival Tools. Massad and Tom cover the dangerous and last resort method of disarming another person. Tap-rack-bang is the Skill to Drill this week with Clint Smith.

Season 3

  • S03E01 Force On Force Training

    • Sportsman Channel

    Tom gears up for force on force training at Gunsite. A new segment discusses the effectiveness of different calibers for self defense. This week the .22 lr is tested. Massad Ayoob reaches recoil management for handguns. Survival Tools talks about the importance of maintaining your AR. Clint Smith demonstrates why it's important to carry extra ammo in a dedicated space.

  • S03E02 Tiger at 'The Wall'

    • Sportsman Channel

    Tiger takes viewers to 'the wall,' and teaches how to deploy weapons in real world environments. We see the effects of the .25 ACP on some water jugs. Massad shows how to defeat an attack from the rear. Ammo reliability is covered in the Survival Tools segment, and Clint tells how to avoid printing while carrying concealed.

  • S03E03 As Easy As Apple Pie

    • Sportsman Channel

    Clint Smith isn't serving dessert when he teaches about 'slicing the pie.' The .32 Auto is the cartridge on deck this episode. Massad Ayoob recommends labeling your carry ammo so they can be checked in the case of a trial. Survival Tools talks about sighting your pistol. Clint Smith teaches the ankle draw.

  • S03E04 Ed Head with the Carbine

    • Sportsman Channel

    Ed Head is teaching the defensive carbine. Ammo showcase is the 327 magnum. Mass teaches safe holstering. Dick Metcalf talks revolver care, and Clint shows the ever stylish fanny pack!

  • S03E05 Communication

    • Sportsman Channel

    Clint and Heidi Smith show communication during a gunfight. Ammo Locker examines the .38 special. How many guns can you carry concealed? Massad Ayoob may surprise you on this week's Action Plan. Dick Metcalf talks about recoil management Clint Smith shows how a sweater can be a great choice for concealment.

  • S03E06 Shotgun Day

    • Sportsman Channel

    It's shotgun day on PDTV. Ammo Locker shows the .380 Auto. Massad Ayoob walks through a continuum of how carefully to aim at different distances. Survival Tools reviews accessories for snub nosed revolvers. Clint finishes up with a quick lesson on fighting from the ground.

  • S03E07 Tiger and Cover

    • Sportsman Channel

    Tiger McKee teaches about effective cover use. 40 S&W is demonstrated on Ammo Locker. Kid escapes and the importance of a backup gun are detailed.

  • S03E08 Wheelguns!

    • Sportsman Channel

    Il LIng runs her wheelgun today! Old reliable .44 special is the subject of Ammo Locker. Mass talks about the dangers of groundfighting. Clint talks about how to keep it together at night.

  • S03E09 Transitioning

    • Sportsman Channel

    Tiger teaches effective transitions. Big, slow, and classic - it's the 45 ACP on Ammo Locker. IDPA can be a great tool for building defensive skills. Clint talks about dealing with jackets.

  • S03E10 Don't Scare The Horses

    • Sportsman Channel

    How to keep your firearm concealed. An oldie but a goodie is still the .45 Colt. Ayoob teaches how to keep yourself alert. Clint teaches the 'Duke Drill.'

  • S03E11 There's No School Like the Old School

    • Sportsman Channel

    How to most effectively defend yourself with cowboy guns. Ammo Locker covers the mighty 10mm. Why retention is important. Clint talks improvised concealment.

  • S03E12 Flashlights

    • Sportsman Channel

    Tiger gives his take on flashlight techniques. The 9mm takes a turn in Ammo Locker. Mass talks about handling recoil. Clint talks pocket holsters.

  • S03E13 One Hour or 100 Rounds

    • Sportsman Channel

    How do you best utilize your practice time? Clint gives us his advice. One stop shot every time? No, but the .357 magnum hasn't earned legendary status for nothing. Mass teaches us how to recognize the real cops from a pretender. Clint shows us his Thunderwear!

Season 4

  • S04E01 Nighttime Rifle Work

    • Sportsman Channel

    Tiger McKee teaches how to run your carbine at night. Hand to Hand teaches how to watch your back. Mass teaches about hotel room action plans. Il Ling talks about purse carry. Tiger finished things off with rifle positions in today's skill drill.

  • S04E02 Marty on Rifles and Moving

    • Sportsman Channel

    Marty Hayes teaches rifle shooting on the move. Hand to hand teaches how to defend against an unwanted advance. Mass's action plan covers switching hands with a handgun. New's notebook deals with maintaining safe distance. How do you run a carbine up close? Tiger knows, and he's teaching you.

  • S04E03 Shotgun Myths

    • Sportsman Channel

    Ed Head dispels the myths surrounding the defensive shotgun. Hand to hand takes on two bad guys at once! Mass teaches the El Presidente. Il Ling reaches recoil management. Tiger teaches us how to turn.

  • S04E04 Small Guns

    • Sportsman Channel

    Tiger teaches small gun use. How do you stay safe on stains? George Wehby shows us. Mass shows shooting underneath cover. Il Ling talks about big guns! Practice what you carry, drawing from your concealment holster-so says Tiger McKee.

  • S04E05 How to Teach

    • Sportsman Channel

    Today Gila Hayes takes the reigns in teaching how to teach other people to shoot safely. Learn the choke escape in hand to hand. Non dominant hand draw is your action plan. Il Ling New teaches how to aim in defensive shooting. Tiger teaches the importance of proper practice.

  • S04E06 Close Quarters Defense 2

    • Sportsman Channel

    Tiger teaches close quarters defense. Carjackings are covered in hand to hand. Mass talks contact shots, Il Ling talks retention shots. Tiger covers draws from the ground.

  • S04E07 Gun Handling Skills

    • Sportsman Channel

    Ed covers the basic skills needed for effective gun handling. Hand to hand teaches breaking a reverse hug. Mass teaches guns in cars. Il Ling teaches about women's holsters. Sill drill covers malfunction clearing.

  • S04E08 Let's Talk Ammo

    • Sportsman Channel

    Tom and Ed discuss the importance of choosing good ammo. Hand to hand escapes a front on shirt grab. Mass shows us hot to take care of business when you're taking care of business. New's notebook talks about hearing protection. Tiger talks about blue guns.

  • S04E09 Getting the Right Fit

    • Sportsman Channel

    They Hayes couple talks about correct stance and fit. Hand to hand talks arm escapes. Mass takes a turn covering the Bill Drill. New's notebook talks about modifying your gun to fit you. Tiger talks movement.

  • S04E10 Fundimentals with Tiger

    • Sportsman Channel

    Tiger takes a turn teaching the fundamentals. Escaping a choke hold. Mass teaches tactical reloads. Il Ling reloads blindfolded! Tiger teaches reloads from empty.

  • S04E11 Take a Walk Through The Canyon

    • Sportsman Channel

    Ed takes Tom on a walk down the canyon. Defeating an assault attempt is shown in hand to hand. Mass teaches safe draw from a drawer. Il LIng has some fun at Hollywood's expense. Tiger demonstrates safe draws.

  • S04E12 Shooting With Your Eyes Closed?

    • Sportsman Channel

    Tiger takes some unique approaches to training. Hand to hand teaches a haymaker block. Why carry a backup? Mass explains. Il Ling talks about the importance of hand and body strength. Tiger teaches about speed and accuracy.

  • S04E13 When Things Get Ugly

    • Sportsman Channel

    Marty Hayes teaches some skills for when things don't go according to plan. Hand to hand teaches dealing with a takedown attempt. Action Plan covers one handed reloads. New's notebook deals with how best to complete your gun manipulations. Tiger talks about failure to stop drills.

Additional Specials

  • SPECIAL 0x1 Episode 1

    • Sportsman Channel

    Rob Pincus teaches defensive shooting, Massad Ayoob covers ATM safety and Clint Smith teaches safe drawing skills. Dick Metcalf Covers the Taurus Judge revolver

  • SPECIAL 0x2 Episode 2

    • Sportsman Channel

    Cory Trapp teaches the defensive shotgun, Dick Metcalf talks about the pros and cons of revolvers and auto loaders, Massad Ayoob teaches the importance of a backup gun and Clint Smith runs drills on trigger reset.

  • SPECIAL 0x3 Episode 3

    • Sportsman Channel

    Tom and Bill Porter discuss low light defense tools and methods. Dick Metcalf covers defensive ammo choices. Massad Ayoob teaches close in drawing techniques; and Clint Smith teaches how to clear jams in a hurry.

  • SPECIAL 0x4 Episode 4

    • Sportsman Channel

  • SPECIAL 0x5 Episode 5

    • Sportsman Channel

  • SPECIAL 0x6 Episode 6

    • Sportsman Channel

  • SPECIAL 0x7 Episode 7

    • Sportsman Channel

  • SPECIAL 0x8 Episode 8

    • Sportsman Channel

  • SPECIAL 0x9 Episode 9

    • Sportsman Channel

  • SPECIAL 0x10 Episode 10

    • Sportsman Channel

  • SPECIAL 0x11 Episode 11

    • Sportsman Channel

  • SPECIAL 0x12 Episode 12

    • Sportsman Channel

  • SPECIAL 0x13 Episode 13

    • Sportsman Channel