First Person Defender

First Person Defender

10 Seasons

First Person Defender puts regular people into force-on-force, self-defense scenarios. FPD puts you inside the fight to defend your life, or the lives of your loved ones.

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  • Shoplifter Attacks Store Employee

    Episode 1

    In this episode: Our good guy is confronted with a violent shoplifter. First Person Defender® puts participants in real-life situations with unknown attackers. FPD Season 9 is brought to you by Colt, Crimson Trace, Ruger, Springfield Armory, and SureFire.

  • Learn Your Pistol Red Dot

    Episode 2

    First Person Defender's Ryan Gresham discusses the importance of learning to run your gun with a red dot, and demonstrates how a quality red dot can be utilized in a variety of ways to rack the slide, using the Crimson Trace RAD optic. Find yours at https://snp.link/1a9a982d and use the code GUNT...

  • Attack Inside Local Gun Shop

    Episode 3

    In this episode: Customers and employees are caught in the cross-fire when someone gets angry.

    First Person Defender® puts participants in real-life situations with unknown attackers. FPD Season 9 is brought to you by Colt, Crimson Trace, Ruger, Springfield Armory, and SureFire.

  • Know When to Reload by Sight

    Episode 4

    Trainer Andrew Blubaugh demonstrates how to use your sights to anticipate a needed reload, using the Springfield Armory XDm and HEX Dragonfly red dot. Buy it now at https://snp.link/50da3ee7.

  • Contractor Attacked by Trespasser

    Episode 5

    In this episode: A contractor and the property owner encounter a trespasser. FPD Season 9 is brought to you by Colt, Crimson Trace, Ruger, Springfield Armory, and SureFire.

  • How to Zero a Red Dot

    Episode 6

    Trainer Chris Cerino demonstrates how to zero a red dot on a self-defense pistol, using the Ruger MAX-9. Search for your red dot at https://shrsl.com/34lhn, and a MAX-9 at https://snp.link/cd5a976a.

  • Woman Attacked in Park

    Episode 7

    In this episode: Our good guy encounters a dangerous situation while walking in a park.

  • Cancelled Baseball Game Leads to Attack

    Episode 8

    In this episode: Our good guy encounters a dangerous situation after a ball game is cancelled.

    First Person Defender® puts participants in real-life situations with unknown attackers. FPD Season 9 is brought to you by Colt, Crimson Trace, Ruger, Springfield Armory, and SureFire.

  • Pocket Carry Tips

    Episode 9

    Trainer Chris Cerino discusses using a .380 for self-defense and offers some tips on carrying a smaller pistol like the Ruger LCP MAX.

  • Parking Lot Fender Bender Leads to Gunfight

    Episode 10

    A woman calls her boyfriend to come help after she hits a car in a parking lot, and is dealing with an angry driver. What happens after he arrives?

  • Easy Way to Find the Red Dot

    Episode 11

    Trainer Chris Cerino explains why he likes about red dot sights, and the fastest way to find the dot when presenting, using Springfield Armory's XD-S and Hex WASP red dot.

  • How To Use Self-Defense Lights

    Episode 12

    Trainer Andrew Blubaugh demonstrates two ways to engage a flashlight and weapon-mounted light to search for a threat using SureFire's Stiletto handheld light and the XC2 weaponlight.

  • Good Samaritan Stops Carjacking In Progress

    Episode 13

    In this episode: Our good guy encounters a carjacker when picking is wife up from a yoga class.

  • When to Engage a Manual Safety

    Episode 14

    Trainer Andrew Blubaugh demonstrates when and how to engage a manual safety in response to a threat, using the Colt Defender 1911.

  • Lasers on Little Guns for Training, Self-Defense

    Episode 15

    Trainer Chris Cerino demonstrates why a laser on a compact carry pistol is a good choice for defense, using the Ruger LCP II and a Viridian green laser

  • Self-Defense Shotgun Direction When Moving?

    Episode 16

    First Person Defender's Ryan Gresham demonstrates why it's best to keep a self-defense shotgun pointed down as you walk your house.

  • Angry Neighbor Confronts Landowner

    Episode 17

    In this episode: A landowner and property surveyor encounter an angry neighbor.