In his new book, Handgun Training for Personal Protection, firearms trainer Richard Mann admits that acquiring a good tactical light was one of the first investments he made after becoming a police officer.
It’s easy to see why. Good flashlights are a game changer for concealed carry or armed duty and should be a part of your everyday carry kit (EDC). Today’s tactical lights are powerful enough to provide total illumination of an area, your target and your handgun’s sights. They can virtually blind an attacker momentarily, providing a split-second advantage.
But what is the best flashlight technique to use while deploying your handgun for self-defense? That depends on the situation. Here are Richard Mann’s 4 techniques to know and practice.
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