Maximizing the Combat Pistol Grip. Understanding, developing and refining an effective and consistent combat or final firing grip on the pistol are essential to repeatedly engage a designated target with both fundamental (precision) and combative (getting the hits necessary to stop the threat) marksmanship. While a less than optimal grip will allow us to hit a target once, follow-up shots are unlikely to hit where we want without a consistent combat handgun grip. Having worked with a lot of shooters over the last 10+ years, I’ve found that grip and improper trigger management are the two main reasons why people cannot or do not consistently put rounds where they desire…..
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I wrote this article in 2010 for the Personal Defense Network. Since I am getting questions about this subject and how we teach the combat grip here it is.
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