With new interest personal defense, I see a lot of people developing their own theories on what is important in shooting. Some theories are based on caliber being the deciding factor. Some people even think that just having a gun will act as a force field against violence.

Quality training is of the utmost importance if one decides to carry a gun. The training I feel rules over all others is the perfection of the draw shot. The draw of your pistol, in my opinion can make or break all other shots. A hit on the first round can many times determine whether the others will hit, simply because the first round will be the basis for followup shots.

David served in the USMC for a few years. Deployed twice and got wounded. Retired and moved to Alaska. Has a passion for reviewing and testing guns and gear of all kinds. Enjoys working to dispel myths and show that you can train and practice in a realistic, safe, and practical way.

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