Thursday, July 18, 2013

4 Tactical Light Techniques for Concealed Carry

 Tactical lights for concealed carry.

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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  1. Good stuff. I like the Harries best because of the extra support. Bone spurs in shoulder make FBI painful. Flashlight is part of my regular drills along with one handed shooting and reloads. Strong and weak side. Some ranges won't let me do everything. :(

    1. I like the Harries best because of the extra support.

      Me too. Need a smaller light for that though.