I'm gonna go out on a big limb here and assume that you carry a firearm for your personal defense on a daily or near daily basis. Am I right? Good. Me too!
Carrying a concealed firearm is a significant responsibility, and it's essential that we continuously strive to improve our self-defense skills. In this installment, I wanted to pass along 5 of the most common mistakes I see among concealed carry holders out there. If you're new, please consider these tips to help improve your weapons handling skills. If you've been at it a while, maybe you can use this information to help out someone else on their journey.
So let's get to it!
Mistake 1: Poor Holster Selection
One of the most common mistakes concealed carry holders make is choosing the wrong holster. Often, aesthetics and fashion are prioritized over function. A poor holster can hinder your ability to draw your firearm quickly and efficiently, which can be a matter of life or death in a self-defense situation.
Invest time and effort in selecting a holster that's tailored to your firearm, body type, and daily activities. Consider factors like retention, comfort, and accessibility. Holsters that offer proper retention while still allowing for a swift and secure draw are essential. Finding the right holster for you is kinda like buying a car. You gotta take it for a test drive to see how it handles. I have a closet full of old holsters that I bought and tried before I settled on a couple of brands that worked for me. Here's a few I've had great experiences with: