Competition shooters in practical shooting sports are always looking for ways to save time and be efficient. That attention to detail can cross over into every day gun handling too. Little things can make a huge difference and reduce fumble factor when it comes to handling your firearm. Whether I am setting my pistol down for a table start in competition or securing it in my bedside Liberty Safe HDX-150, I make sure I place it on the side so that I can access it easily and get a good grip with my strong hand. It’s a good habit to get into.
Here is one of my Smith & Wesson safety tips about how to position your handgun when you’re not wearing it to get to it faster, acquire a better grip and ultimately be safer.