What Carry Position is Best For You?
Carry position is one of the numerous topics that keep getting discussed in the firearms community. The clothing we wear, the gun we carry, whether we're concealed carrying or open carrying all come into play as to what type of carry position we use. Some are better than others and some are very situational. So let's look at the pros and cons of certain carry positions. (noon is considered the centerline of the body for position references) Strong Side Carry Strong side carry is one of the most basic carry positions and usually the first to be tried. When open carrying for duty, competition, or self defense strong side is the “go to”. Strong side carry with an outside-the-waistband holster benefits from larger cover garments such as jackets, coats, and blazers. Pros of Strong Side Carry The positioning of the holster puts it easily within reach of the dominate hand. The holster can also be shifted slightly to find a comfortable position for it. Cons of Strong Side Carry. Appendix Carry