Switching hands

When would anyone switch their firearm from dominant hand to non-dominant hand?


Most shooters have found their natural point of aim using the dominant eye and primary hand. Use the full-length mirror to see it using the other hand and to help guide the body into unfamiliar territory.

Shooting with the support hand is probably a skill which most officers will never need over their entire careers. However, the officer who does need this skill will be thankful he familiarized himself with it.

Lindsey Bertomen is a retired police officer who teaches at Hartnell College in Salinas, California.

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