Many years ago, when I first started carrying, I clearly remember trying to get information about the proper way to conceal carry a gun. There are many carry methods and holsters available, but attempting to figure out what system works best for you is a trial and error process.
Since then, I have spent the past 10 years confidently carrying a gun and training with some of the best instructors in the country. My YouTube channel and articles like this help me share my experience and pass information to people who are beginning this process. The fact is, there is so much to learn about carrying a gun that seldom do people step into it without a learning curve.
Carrying the gun itself is just one aspect. Learning how to draw and shoot is another set of skills that requires training and practice. Attempting to figure out the “ins and outs” is a daunting task. This is why I reach out on video and print by trying to give carriers habits and skills to think about.
Most beginner carriers do not consider the time and cost commitment that successfully carrying a gun requires. I’ve heard people say that they have their gun and holster, so they are now ready to go. This type of mindset is a recipe for disaster. The cost of additional training, range time and ammo is quite expensive. Researching and practice takes time, as well. It is also important to talk to experienced people who have been carrying for years so they can give advice and share talking points that most people never consider.
In the video below, I give 10 concealed carry tips for everyone who carries a gun. My goal was to emphasize the importance of understanding various situations from both a personal and legal perspective. Equally important, the viewers left well-educated advice and experience that is helpful for beginning carriers, along with good reminders for those who have been carrying a gun for years.
Watch the video below and be sure to comment back and let us know your thoughts and experiences with carrying a gun.
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